ICRC Regional ICT Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

ICRC Regional ICT Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Regional Delegation in Nairobi, Kenya, is recruiting an experienced, highly motivated and qualified person to fill the position of Regional ICT Engineer.

Overall Responsibility: The regional ICT engineer is an expert who oversees technical infrastructure and systems in a wide or complex Area of Responsibility. S/he independently designs, installs, maintains and ensures optimal performance of complex ICT systems.

S/he provides support at regional level for projects deployments, technical compliance, training and covers staffing gaps in the region.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Independently contributes to the definition, documentation and support transition of new standards related to computer and telecommunication infrastructure
  • Independently leads installations, maintenance and adaptation of large / complex computer and telecommunications infrastructure projects according to ICRC standards
  • Monitors ICT installations throughout the region and in consultation with the ICT head of region and coordinators, takes appropriate measures to guarantee their evolution and their proper functioning and that policies and procedures are followed
  • Tests ICT services and infrastructure, (hardware and software) to ensure optimal performance and compliance
  • Provides expert level technical support and training on ICT related matters in the region

    Minimum requirements and competencies:

  • Master of science, engineering degree or equivalent work experience in electronics, computer science, telecommunications or similar field
  • At least two years of relevant equivalent work experience
  • Minimum four years’ experience as Junior ICT Engineer or equivalent previous experience
  • One year of people-management experience is a strong asset
  • Certification in project management is an asset
  • Systems and network certifications (CCNA, Windows Server etc)
  • ICT management certification (ITIL) is an asset
  • Proven strong competences in Enterprise grade Networking technologies (wired,
    Wireless, TCP/IP protocols, switching, Routing, SD-WAN, SD-LAN, etc.)


    The interested candidates should submit their applications on or before the 7 February 2020 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (certificates, diplomas, degree etc) and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Nairobi delegation, HR department via:
    e-mail: nai_hrrec_services@icrc.org

    The reference regional ICT engineer must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying and attach the required certificates and other supporting documents, your application may not be considered.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. May the candidate be asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR department through the recruitment contact.

    The ICRC is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

    It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

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