IT Operations Assistant, Dolo Ado, Ethiopia

IT Operations Assistant position in Ethiopia

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

This job is found in Dollo Ado Sub Office. The Jobholder report to a Head of IT Unit and Head of Sub Office or the designate.

At this level, jobholders are expected to take responsibility for completion of a range of processes and activities requiring interpretation of standard guidelines/practices. Jobholders are able to recommend a course of action to staff at various levels and may allocate tasks to other staff.

JOB PURPOSE

To deliver high quality technical support, system and data maintenance across a range of areas, in order to contribute to the effective delivery of IT services.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
  1. Carry out system maintenance tasks, such as performing monitoring tasks, running system diagnostics, and system optimisation, to ensure they are running effectively and enable easy and efficient use.
  2. Maintain technology, including standard repairs, configuration, and storage, in accordance with data security and access controls to ensure IT equipment required for WFP staff is available.
  3. Prepare files and systems for inventory and archives, such as website content and directories, to ensure information is accurate and up-to-date.
  4. Allocate tasks to other colleagues, ensuring that tasks are delivered to agreed standards and deadlines, to support the effective delivery of services.
  5. Respond to a variety of queries about technology and systems in order to assist WFP staff to deliver their services.
  6. With support of senior colleagues, provide standard training to end users of technology and systems to ensure staff use standard technology and systems effectively.
  7. Perform routine deployments of server hardware and software, including testing and the identification of problems, to contribute to the effective functioning of technology.
  8. Responsible for maintaining information records such as updating web pages and statistical databases to ensure the information is current and well organized.
  9. Install, operate and maintain telecommunications systems and equipment, to ensure optimal services in compliance with standard operations procedures.
  10. Support the development of standard material such as training documentation and web content on behalf of senior officers, to ensure staff have access to required information about IT services and products.
  11. Suggest improvements to methods and processes in order to support the continuous improvement of IT services.
  12. Follow set emergency response processes and procedures as required to provide support in enabling emergency food assistance needs to be met.
  13. Perform other duties as required.
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE
  • Has experience resolving more complex technical issues.
  • Has worked with head of units in defining requirements for functional area.
  • Has experience with the application of client services standards to resolve or escalate clients’ service problems.
  • Has hands-on experience on planning, installing and operation of Ubiquiti point-to-point and point-to-multipoint wireless links/networks.
  • Has experience on climbing short and mid height telecom towers.
  • Has experience with small Thuraya satellite terminals installation and operation.
  • Has experience on providing IT support to many locations concurrently.

 

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable. Trained on Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Operating System Platform; Cisco Certified (CCNA), Trained and Certified on Wireless Network infrastructure.

Experience: At least five years of progressively responsible job related experience in IT. Specifically, experienced in LAN, WAN, WLAN, VSAT and PABX installation and troubleshooting, Exchange Server based messaging system administration, Office 365 desktop applications support, Microsoft Active Directory Infrastructure, IT Helpdesk support, and IT asset management.

Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage.

 

Job Title: IT Operations Assistant
No. Position/s: 1 (One)
VA No.: 108418Contract:Fixed Term
Date of Issue: 05 December 2019Grade:G5
Deadline: 19 December 2019Duty Stations:Dollo Ado (1)
Post Duration: One year with possibility of extension.
 
HOW TO APPLY:

WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply on-line through WFP recruitment website.

This VA is open ONLY to Ethiopian Nationals.

Public access: http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings

WFP staff access: http://newgo.wfp.org/services/e-recruitment

Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

ABOUT WFP

Assisting 91.4 million people in around 83 countries each year, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. On any given day, WFP has 5,000 trucks, 20 ships and 92 planes on the move, delivering food and other assistance to those in most need. Every year, we distribute more than 15 billion rations at an estimated average cost per ration of US$ 0.31. These numbers lie at the roots of WFP’s unparalleled reputation as an emergency responder, one that gets the job done quickly at scale in the most difficult environments. WFP’s efforts focus on emergency assistance, relief and rehabilitation, development aid and special operations.

WFP Ethiopia is working with the government and other humanitarian partners to strengthen the resilience of Ethiopia’s most vulnerable population and to chart a more prosperous and sustainable future for the next generation. The Country Office also supports programmes that use food assistance to empower women, transform areas affected by climate change and keep children in school. It aims to contribute to Ethiopia’s five-year development agenda, the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP), through which the Government combats food insecurity.

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