DSW - IT Consultant Jobs in Kenya

DSW - IT Consultant Jobs in Kenya


About DSW

  • Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW) is a global development organisation that focuses on the needs and potential of the largest youth generation in history.

  • We are committed to creating demand for and access to sexual and reproductive health information, services, supplies, and economic empowerment for young people.

  • We achieve this by engaging in advocacy, capacity development, and reproductive health initiatives and empowering young people to lead healthy and self-determined lives.

  • DSW Kenya was established in May 2000 in Nairobi.

  • It has additional offices in Mombasa and Kitale with active programme interventions in 16 counties: Bungoma, Embu, Busia, Kakamega, Kilifi, Kwale, Laikipia, Meru, Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru, Nandi, Nyandarua, Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu, and West Pokot.

    Background

  • DSW seeks to engage an IT consultant who can help with the maintenance of the organizations software and hardware systems.

  • The consultant is to help the organization with analysing and diagnosing the IT infrastructure, understanding the IT needs and implementing technological solutions.

    Required outputs will be to

  • Provide support for office ICT operations as required.

  • New workstation setup and training for users on the systems set up on new workstations

  • Local area network (LAN) management and troubleshooting

  • Monitoring ICT systems and troubleshoot any incidences affecting service availability
    Liaise with the Head of Administration and service providers for escalations.

  • Ensure all users have access to peripheral devices like; – printers and scanners.

  • Audits of Laptops software in terms of updates, performance etc.

    Knowledge and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology / Computer science or any related field
    Comptia A+, N+, an added advantage.

  • Excellent knowledge of PC/LAN operating systems.

  • Hardware and software troubleshooting skills.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Flexible person and ready to work at odd hours.

  • Team player.

  • Works under minimum supervision.

  • Ability to multitask.

    Duration

  • You will be required to offer your services on a need basis.

  • There may be times when your services may be required for an unspecified duration given the task in hand for example if there is system troubleshooting.

  • Submissions.

  • Technical

  • Verifiable plan on how you can conduct the assignment(s).

  • Clear verification of how to support staff especially those in the field/field office.

    Financial

  • Consultant’s rate in KES per month of service.

    Compensation

  • The consultancy fee will be paid monthly for the duration of the contract as per the negotiated/agreed rate.

    Organizational and Personnel Capacity Statement

  • Relevant experience related to the assignment.

  • Contacts of organizations previously offered similar services.

  • Curriculum Vitae of proposed team members.

    Application guidelines

  • Interested firms or individuals are requested to submit a bid dossier.

  • The dossier as well as any inquiries shall be submitted through email by March 12, 2020 to vacancies@dswkenya.org with the title “IT consultant” in the subject line.

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