Fresher Information Technology (IT) Officer NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:          Information Technology (IT) Officer
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
Job Summary: The Information
Technology (IT) Officer will be mainly responsible for the smooth running of
computer systems, equipment, and connectivity; back up, communication system,
ensuring users get maximum benefits from them.
Key Duties and
  • Offer technical support to operational
    computer systems and networks.
  • Carry out systems analysis and/or systems
    design related to computer systems programming tasks.
  • Work closely with users /clients and
    provide advice/troubleshooting on a range of IT problems.
  • Evaluate and report on the operating
    efficiency of all computer systems, office equipment and other
    communications systems.
  • Supervise service providers undertaking
    the development of or maintenance of equipment, computer systems and
    internet networking.
  • The incumbent will investigate and report
    on the application of new information technology and information
    technology techniques.
  • Offer technical input in the purchase and
    disposition of computers and Office equipment
  • Train and support staff on computer and
    online systems
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee
    Council (NRC) Information Technology (IT) Officer career vacancy should
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer science,
    Systems engineering or related field
  • Additional certifications &
    qualifications in areas of computer networking and hardware, computer
    software development, internet engineering and related will be an added
  • Certification in and good knowledge of
    Computer software and applications for Microsoft, Linux and Cisco
    technologies is of added advantage
  • At least two years of experience in
    Information technology or similar work
  • Previous experience working in a
    humanitarian and volatile context
  • Working with people and in a team
  • Technical Knowledge of computer systems
  • Good knowledge and command of English
  • Ability to think logically
  • A good memory of how software and
    operating systems work
  • Excellent listening and questioning
    skills, combined with the ability to interact confidently with clients to
    establish what the problem is and explain the solution
  • Good problem solving skills
  • A strong customer focus
  • Ability to prioritize your workload
  • Keen attention to detail
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee
    Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four
    organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of
the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 2nd April
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