International Rescue Committee - Application Support Specialist - Jobs in Kenya
International Rescue Committee - Application Support Specialist - Jobs in KenyaJob Description
The Application Support Specialist at the IRC will provide timely support for Microsoft Teams at the IRC.
The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work well in a diverse, multicultural environment.
The candidate should also have a sense of ownership over the application and should ensure smooth daily operation of the system.
The IRC is deploying Microsoft Teams as its global, internal communications and collaboration tool.
Teams is a communications platform that provides organizations with workplace chat, video meetings, audio calls, and file sharing.
Teams integrates with Microsoft Office 365 for seamless access within Office products like Outlook.Provide timely L1 and L2 support in troubleshooting and resolving Microsoft Teams issues for IRC Users.
Under the direction of the Application Support Manager, provide guidance to global IT staff on how to respond to and escalate L1 MS Teams incidents.
Collaborate with IRC Users to gather feedback and understand the arising needs on the use of Microsoft Teams and communicate this information to the relevant stakeholders.
Facilitate webinars, in-person meetings and tele-conferences to train and support Microsoft Teams users across the organization.
Build and maintain a knowledge base and technical documentation of commonly encountered issues with the use of Microsoft Teams including but not limited to Quick Resource Guides, Troubleshooting tips and functionality of Microsoft Teams.
Report on and analyze incident trends of Microsoft Teams across different regions and different user groups within the organization i.e Africa, Asia, Middle East and U.S. Programs
Escalation of Microsoft Teams issues to the required support groups, Business System Managers, Vendor Partners or Enterprise Technology Experts
Experience RequirementsMinimum 3 years of IT and business/industry work specializing in support of Microsoft Products
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
Strong sense of customer service
Works well with others in an integrated team environment
Fast and independent learner
Self-motivated and a problem solver
Strong computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365
A sense of personal ownership of the applications, and the drive to keep customers well satisfied with the level of support they receive
Preferred Additional Qualifications
Knowledge of French is a plus
Experience in supporting other Enterprise collaboration tools such as WebEx, Skype, Slack
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, business administration, or related field; or equivalent work experience
Knowledge of Agile development methodology a plus
Experience with ServiceNow as an incident management tool a plus
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 11th June 2019
For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee - Application Support Specialist - Jobs in Kenya
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