UN Information Technology Associate Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.:
Vacancy Notice: 004/2019
Duty Station: 
Post Grade: GL6
About UNHCR:
The Office of the
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14,
1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute
of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead
and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent
solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and
well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness,
as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the
Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary:  The Information Technology Associate will act
as supervisor and administrator of the LAN system and as such will ensure that
data and data bases are secure and confidential.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Monitor and maintain the LAN, Network Servers, Printers, LAN points,
    Hubs, Patch pane, etc. to prevent faults occurring
  • Provide technical user-support services and training in UNHCR
    applications, including e-mail., upgrade the Software when instructed.
  • Ensure that information problem recovery is done as quickly as
    possible by making regular system back-ups
  • Add or remove users from the Network.
  • Provide support in the maintenance of accurate records of users and
    usage of the Network.
  • Provide technical support to UNHCR implementing partners
  • Carry out minor hardware maintenance.
  • Ensure that the clients databases are up-to-date by identifying and
    keeping what is relevant and accurate in an accessible manner.
  • Generate statistical reports as required by the Management for
    improved decision making.
  • Undertake basic analysis/interpretation of data and draw conclusion
    or identify patterns/trends, which can assist the work of the Office.
  • Develop forms and tools for data collection and analysis..
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Technical guidance is received from the supervisor and may also be
    found in technical manuals. Guidance and advice may also be given by the
    functional unit at Headquarters
  • May supervise some technical support staff
  • Regular technical discussions with the supervisor and other staff in
    the immediate functional unit.
  • Contact with management to receive instructions and to provide
    required information.
  • Training and guidance to staff members in other sections in the use
    of the information system.
  • Technical support and extension of IT systems to implementing

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Information
    Technology Associate job placement should hold have completed Secondary
    school certificate
  • Certificate/training in Information Technology.
  • Ability to support network (LAN) and computer equipment.
  • Knowledge of computer application packages
  • At least six years of relevant experience in the relevant function
  • Very good knowledge of local language(s)
  • Good communication and training skills
  • Ability to work in a team
How to Apply:
All interested
Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for
Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the
link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job
Deadline: 17th January 2019
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