Date Posted: Feb 16, 2014
Ref. AILA 007
IT & Data Center Manager position with Afghanistan Independent Land Authority (1838 Views)
About Afghanistan Independent Land AuthorityArazi previously called Amlcok department was intermittently placed within the structure of several governmental institutions in the past decades, it has been shifted to different ministries as per political circumstances, and it was initially within the structure of Ministry of Interior, then to Ministry of Finance and subsequently within the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) shaped as general directorate.
On September 2009 under the decree Nr. 23 of Afghanistans Council of Ministers, ARAZI was established as single source for managing land related issues in the country within the structure of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) performing under the direct surveillance of an inter ministerial Board of Directors chaired by MAIL minister, with the goal of later becoming a legal autonomous entity focused on removing economic constraints and improving access to state-owned land for commercial activities.
Job SummaryChech Duties & Responsibilities
Duties and ResponsibilitiesManage information technology and computer systems, IT policies and procedures
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP)
Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development
Ensure all staff takes backups of the essential data and are secured
ensure all ARAZI IT Policies and Procedures are implemented and followed up
Meet with managers to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
Provide a limited level of reactive support to staff with technical queries.
Provide basic training for use of ARAZI systems to new staff.
Research current and potential resources and services and be update on recent improvement in IT field.
Train staff about potential uses of existing technology
Provide recommendations about accessing information and support
Ensure technologies are accessible to all and are equipped with current hardware and software
Establish and maintain efficient, fast and reliable IT infrastructure
installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications
Load all required software
monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks
Schedule and execute routine services for all IT equipments
Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.
Troubleshoot hardware, software and network operating system
Make recommendations about purchase of technology resources
Ensure cost effectiveness and a reliable service from service providers including telephones
Manage the ARAZI server to provide email (webmail, spam/virus filtering, etc.) backups, database, web server (intranet) file and print servers.
Manage personnel IT Administration, e.g. create and delete employee’s outlook accounts
Provide network accounts and passwords as required
Monitor security of all technology
Advise staff of security breach and/or change in password or security status
Maintaining inventory of important IT kit (cameras, recorders, video camera etc.), responsibility for sign in/out by staff etc.
Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources
Identify and prepare hardware for disposal when appropriate
Ensure hardware is stripped and secured before disposal
Perform other related duties as required during working hours
: Datacenter and its communications equipments.
1. Develop system and procedures to ensure timely maintenance of the DataCenter equipments.
2. Develop tools for its key and important devices.
3. Assist the users for its proper and well functioned operation.
4. Provide trainings for the users and assign users for inside work of DataCenter.
5. Ensure all the equipment inside and outside DataCenter are functioning well and has no technical faults.
6. Ensure that there is a not static or electrical charge inside the DataCenter.
7. Ensure that power supply for the entire DataCenter is providing as its normal range.
8. Check and repairs of DBs on regular and timely manner.
9. Develop tools for communications in web server for the use of DataCenter.
10. Manage and maintains of web-site and its services.
11. Develop web-site and its pages and make sure all the contents are up-todate.
12. Install and update patches on DataCenter servers as required.
Computer hardware and software systems and programs
Computer networks, networks administration and network installation
Computer trouble shooting
Computer viruses and security
Email and internet programs
Knowledge of Windows and Vista networks, active directory, TCP/IP.
Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and software
In depth technical knowledge of PC hardware
Experience with complex databases
Experience with high-quality digital imaging.
Skills Management and supervisory skills Ability to install and administer computer hardware, software and networks Team building skills Analytical and problem solving skills Decision making skills Effective verbal, presentation and listening communications skills Effective written communications skills Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet, word-processing, graphics and website development programs at a highly proficient level Stress management skills Time management skills Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity Be flexible Reliable, self-motivated.
Language(s) requiredDari, Pashto and English;
Submission GuidelinePlese send your Cover letter,CV and ID proof "TASKIRA" to (firstname.lastname@example.org)or submit it to
Human resource department
District # 7, Opposite to Darul-Aman Palace
Sultaan Masud Alkozai
Human Resource & Capacity Building Coordinator
Please mention you Position title in your cover letter.
Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No telephone requires please.