Job Details

  • Job Location:
    Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • Funcational Area:
    IT - Software
  • Industry:
    NGO / NPO
  • Contract Type:
  • Work Type:
    Full Time
  • Contract Duration:
    1 year
  • Extendable:
  • Open Ended:
  • Salary Range
    Salary is negotiable.
  • Preferred Candidate:

  • Years of Experience:
    5 Year(s)
  • Nationality:
  • Education:
    Bachelors Degree
    Becholars Degree in IT
  • Closing Date:
    Mar 14, 2014

Date Posted: Mar 08, 2014
Ref. VA#/ROP/Share/ITM/184

IT Manager position with Roots of Peace (1658 Views)

About Roots of Peace

Roots of Peace (ROP) is a humanitarian, not-for-profit organization focused on the removal of land mines and the restoration of agriculture in former conflict zones.
ROP implements Programs, which is funded by USAID in
Afghanistan. The Program is implemented in the following Provinces:
Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Uruzgan, Nangarhar, Laghman, Kunar, Nuristan,
Ghazni, Logar, Wardak, Bamyan, Paktya, Paktika, and Khost.

ROP offers farmers the opportunity to establish new orchards and new
vineyards and/or to install trellising on existing vineyards. The Program will be quite similar to the World Bank MAIL-HLP orchards establishment program being implemented by ROP in Northern and Central Afghanistan. ROP will be responding to farmer demand for the species of trees and grapes to plant. We expect that in the higher altitudes, farmers will demand apples, almonds, apricots, walnuts and some grapes. In the lower altitudes, farmers will demand citrus, apricot, pomegranate and some almonds. We will select farmers for participation based on their agreement to pay a portion of the cost of the saplings, trellising and/or other materials provided by ROP.

Job Summary

Position Objectives: To ensure that internet is working properly and everyone is satisfied of internet service. IT Manager will be reporting to Admin/Logistics Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

 Installing and maintaining of the Windows Server 2008
 Assembles and configures net work components and associated services.
 Install and test necessary software and hard wares.
 Establish network user’s environment, directories ad security for networks being installed.
 Provides users with network technical support
 Install upgrades and configures network printing, directory structures, rights, security, software and file services.
 Perform net work trouble shouting to isolate and diagnose common net work problem.
 Responds to need and questions of users concerning their access of network resources.
 Determines most cost effectives methods of data sharing and transfer with or without a net work system
 Ensures that the internet is performing as maxima capacity and speed in the most cost effective manner.
 Determine future computer needs based on cost efficiency and effectiveness.
 Restore the ROP data form of each employer’s computer daily and monthly base.
 Configuring, Managing and Maintaining the Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain
 Managing and Controlling Client Workstation.
 Creating and Managing the Local/Domain Users and Groups
 configuring the permissions and users privileges on network resources using the Domain Global Groups
 Creating and Linking the GPOs (Group Policy Objects)
 Configuring the GPO Settings and Applications
 Configuring and maintaining the DNS (Domain Name Services)
 Configuring and maintaining the DHCP (IP Address Services)
 Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting of Switches, Access Points, Printers
 Designed the network topology and infrastructure
 Controlling and Repair network topology (Physical Layout)
 Installing and Configuring File Server. Or Share Folder
 Require to travel to all Department Provincial offices for solving the issues.
 Setup equipment for Department employee use, perform or ensure proper installation of IT equipment.
 Ensure staff usage of offices network/IT Manager is consistent with IT policies.
 Maintain all operating systems, Antivirus and software ensuring compliance with registrations and upgrades.
 Configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting Microsoft Outlook.
 Provide hardware and software troubleshooting support to all Department offices in Kabul and Provinces seeking technical advice and support from senior network staff as required.
 Ensure that client computers are standardized with respect to software, hardware & network configurations.
 Perform any other IT related duties assigned by Supervisor.


• The IT Manager expected to have the following qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in Computer Science in the respected field, Master is preferred.

• 5 to 9 Years of Experience in IT field.

• Must be, MCITP or CCNP cleared.

• Must have very good knowledge of Windows all editions, Apple OSX also Linux a plus.

• Must be very good with wireless technologies; secure wireless network encryption, firewalls and data protection.

• Expert in Administration and Maintenance of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise edition

• Must have a background in configuring, assembling, planning, integrating and trouble-shooting ISP VSAT, P2P, Cisco Routers, Network designing and improving the overall IT infrastructure of the enterprise.
• Must have a strong background in troubleshooting in Client-server and web-based environment


Excellent Analatycal and Logical skills Required

Language(s) required

Must be good in written and Oral English, and Dari/Pashto.

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline: All applicants are requested to first carefully read the TOR and pay attention to the requirements required for this position and then apply, please submit your CVs with a cover letter explaining your suitability and interest for this job and send it to the email address mentioned below

Hard Copy Submission:
Dar-ul-Aman Road, opposite to UMEF University Ayoub Meena Avenue near to Ayoub khan Mosque.
Note: Dear applicants kindly mention the position name and vacancy announcement number in subject line of your message otherwise your application will not be considered.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Roots of Peace is an equal opportunity employer.

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