Job description


Job reference: DRC/ICT0/05/12

Based: Kinshasa

Catégories: Informatique

Type of contract: CDD

Salary: USD 22241- USD 25281 Gross per annum

Post: initially one year, with possibility to renew

Closing date: October 23rd, 2012



I.         Context


Christian Aid is working with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated person who can support the ICT systems and infrastructure used across Christian Aid’s very exciting DRC programme.

The core purpose of the ICT Officer is to ensure that staff working in six offices across the DRC are able to access and use Christian Aid ICT systems. This includes:

-       Applying network and computing standards ;

-       identifying and resolving network and computer hardware problems;

-       Supporting staff in using software.

The post holder will help solve a wide variety of practical and technical challenges experienced by Christian Aid’s staff, engaging with external suppliers and contractors where necessary.

The ICT Officer is a member of the International ICT Operations team, reporting jointly to the International Operations Manager based in the UK, and the DRC Country Manager in Kinshasa.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to the effectiveness of Christian Aid’s challenging programme which aims to boot poverty out of DRC.

II.             Skills/Knowledge expertise required

a.     Essential

-       A+ Certification Hardware and Software Skills or equivalent ;

-       Network+ or equivalent ;

-       Excellent interpersonal skills ;

-       Good organisation and time management skills;

-       Good written communication and record keeping;

-       Knowledge of TCP/IP networking sufficient to implement and troubleshoot small networks;

-       Experience providing support for Windows and Microsoft Office;

-       Knowledge of generators, inverters UPS and other backup power options;

-       Fluent in English (speak and read) plus French in designated country.

b.    Desirable

-       MS Certification in Basic Administration of Windows desktop operating systems;

-       Experience supporting VSAT internet connections.

Please show your suitability for this post by filling in an application form, giving answers to the following questions which relate to competencies required for the role: using the guidance notes may help you formulate your answers.

c.     Innovation and creativity

Tell us about a time when a new idea or approach was introduced to your area and you expanded on it or adjusted it, making it even more effective or even more widely applied.

d.    Effectiveness and accountability

Please provide an example of a time when you developed a back-up plan to handle potential obstacles that could have jeopardized the success of a major activity you were responsible for.

e.     Team work

Please describe a time when you anticipated or predicted the effect on others of an unpopular communication that you delivered.

We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organisation, so you can expect a range of rewards and benefits that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

To apply for this post, please download an application pack from www.christianaid.org.uk/jobsand email your completed International application form to: drcrecruit@christian-aid.org (quoting the reference number).

Please note CVs will not be accepted and that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

DRC citizens and particularly women are highly encouraged to apply.

Interview date: the exact date will be confirmed to shortlisted candidates.

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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To apply for this post, please download an application pack from www.christianaid.org.uk/jobs and email your completed International application form to: drcrecruit@christian-aid.org (quoting the reference number).