British High Commission IT Assistant Jobs in Sierra Leone

British High Commission IT Assistant Jobs in Sierra Leone


Job Category
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

    Job Subcategory
  • Information Technology Services
    Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

    Main purpose of job:
  • Assisting IT Manager to provide IT support to staff and act as local Help Desk support responding to queries, including support of telecommunications and video-conferencing.

    Roles and responsibilities:
  • Assisting IT Manager to provide support to end user devices and act as local Help Desk support for both DFID and FCO UK government IT systems, responding to queries, including support of telecommunications and video-conferencing
  • Supervise maintenance of IT equipment
    Asset Management - Monthly mobile, ECHO phones, DSTV and internet bills
  • Management of inventory for phones, dongles, and other IT equipment
    Manage IT Stores Inventory
  • Essential qualifications, skills and experience
  • Relevant working experience as an IT Assistant for an International Organisation, diplomatic mission or company
  • Qualification or degree in IT or HND, computer networking, hardware and internet operation
  • Priority will be given to applicants who have had previous or current experience working in that capacity at a diplomatic mission, DFID or International Organisation in Sierra Leone
    Ability to work in a team, and strong customer focus skills
  • Knowledge of Database management (MS Access; SQL)

    Required competencies
  • Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering
    Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

    Other benefits and conditions of employment
    Learning and development opportunities:

    Training on DFID Systems in Abuja

    How to Apply

  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Freetown are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Sierra Leone.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;
  • Obtain the relevant permit
  • Pay the fees for the permit
  • Make arrangements to relocate
  • Meet the costs to relocation
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 9 January 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission IT Assistant Jobs in Sierra Leone

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