Save The Children Regional IT Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Save The Children Regional IT Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya



Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Under the general guidance of the IT Coordinator, the IT assistant is responsible for the ICT systems of the organization including research, designing and developing application systems, and providing technical support and training to the users; updates and computerizes the major activities of the organization; plans, deploys and administers communication and application technology, through better and available infrastructure for information processing of the organization.


Responsibilities


  • Assist in the management of ICT systems at ESARO
  • Ensure effective functioning (Installation, operation and maintenance) of all SC hardware equipment and acquisition of hardware supplies;
  • Updates the users with changes and current IT systems, and provides technical support and training to the IT users of the EARO;
  • Conducts research in variety of IT topics, as needed, and develops related summaries and reference materials (supports in technology for development initiatives, T4D)
  • Ensures that the IT equipment are functioning properly and conducts pre- and post-tests of IT-equipment that are out-sourced for maintenance;
  • Conduct IT induction to all new staff in ESARO including visiting staff, others in line with Global IT.
  • Makes backups and tests the backups for the available servers and user files in the organization;
  • Develop online applications e.g. via MS SharePoint to enhance business processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure effective functioning (Installation, operation and maintenance) of all SC hardware equipment and acquisition of hardware supplies
  • Working with Admin and Finance to generate monthly technology bill related reports from and shares with Admin & Finance for recharging
  • Responsible for setting systems to secure data and communications
  • Performs other related tasks as required.


    Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in an area of Information Technology (IT) or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year working experience in a busy IT multicultural setup
    CCNA or any other IT professional certification (is an advantage)
  • Experience in SharePoint development – Proficient in JAVA, Python and Dev Frameworks like Codeigniter (advantage)
  • Knowledge about Windows AZURE AD configuration, Network Support and maintenance.
  • Having excellent proficiency in spoken and written English with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead team effectively.
  • Have commitment to work longer hours/weekends or on remote field visits whenever needed.
  • Ability to coach others and work in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in is critical.
  • Commitment to SCI’s values


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th July 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Save The Children Regional IT Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya


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