ICT Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   ICT Assistant
Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
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 ICT Assistant is
responsible for providing technical ICT support to the office. NRC may be
required to verify the identity of its partners/employees and to check that its
partners/employees have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves
the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Generic responsibilities
  • Provide
    technical advisory services in relation to new or appropriate office
    technology options that are relevant to NRC offices in respect to ICT
  • Plan
    for technology upgrades, expansion and replacements by overseeing their
    systematic needs assessment, specification and budgeting.
  • Ensure
    that computer network and other office technology access privileges,
    applications and data storage requirement and regular backups and
    configured and maintained.
  • Provide
    ICT technical support to NRC field offices to ensure respective office
    technology optimum performance.
  • Schedule
    regular computer and other technology related services maintenance and
    license renewals.
  • Update
    a harmonized data and other office technology disaster recovery plans and
    implement where appropriate.
  • Define,
    deploy and maintain system security for shared services.
  • Ensure
    installation and maintenance of protection services (Antivirus, firewalls)
    for the entire office setup.
  • Monitor
    LAN and subsequent WAN bandwidth usage and advice management on LAN/WAN
  • Create
    and maintain ICT configuration database for both hardware and software and
    ensure the file copy is regularly updated.
  • Organize
    for regular quarterly preventive service and maintenance schedules for ICT
    Hardware and ensure all service and maintenance reports are properly filed
    and shared with management.
Specific responsibilities
  • Conduct
    technical evaluation
  • Technical
    Support on IT related issues such as Hardware, software, LAN/WLAN
  • Handle
    and follow ISP related issue with the service provider
  • Implement
    the IT policy
  • Ensure
    system security

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant
    for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICT Assistant job opportunity
    should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology
    or related field.
  • Three
    years of work experience
  • Hands-on
    experience and knowledge in Hardware, LAN/WLAN,
  • Prior
    ICT experience in a setup with environmental and geographical constraints.
  • Experience
    from working as an ICT Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Certification
    on Microsoft Server/Cisco product is a plus
  • Good
    communication skills.
  • Good
    grasp of intra net systems.
Personal Qualities
  • Planning
    and delivering results
  • Working
    with people
  • Analyzing
  • Handling
    insecure environments
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: ASAP
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