Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1921
Date Posted:Aug 7, 2018
Reference:IN - 265
Closing Date:Aug 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:IT
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Internews – Afghanistan:

Internews® Network is an international media development organization based in Arcata, CA and Washington, DC whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect, and the means to make their voices heard. Internews has worked in Afghanistan Since 2002 to further development of independent media and access to the information.

Job Summary:

The Information Technology (IT) Manager is responsible for the oversight of all IT related activities at the Internews Kabul office, including but not limited to systems installation, maintenance, support, and network services and engineering. She/he is also responsible for ensuring that Internews IT office standards and guidelines are followed.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Design and oversee local data security on all computers

Oversee the distribution and collection of IT equipment to and from staff

Track and ensure compliance with software licensing regulations and policies

Comply with and help enforce standard Internews policies and procedures

Initiate and implement improvements in all areas of IT related activities including VSAT

Troubleshoot systems backups, archiving, and disaster recovery and provide expert support and recommendations when required

Supervise the LAN, WAN, VSAT and telephone systems

Conduct maintenance of computers, servers and software as directed

Interact with staff on all levels to help resolve IT-related issues in a timely manner

Coordinate with Internews HQ IT teams to help implement internal systems

Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions accordingly

Resolve and/or report IT issues in a timely fashion

Coordinate all IT related issue with Internews HQ IT team as required

Any other duties as assigned by supervisors(s) and Country Director.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor of Computer Sciences or diploma in IT or similar field with emphasis on network computing and services. Relevant experience and university degree in another field may be accepted in lieu of the aforementioned

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an equivalent position. Experience working in a similar position for an NGO or an international organization is preferred. USAID funded project experience is a plus

PC and Server support experience, especially with Windows Server & Windows Client operating systems, cloud computing and network services

Ability to undertake point to point and point to multi point Wireless configuration and installation

LAN, WAN, and VSAT knowledge and experience

Knowledge of MS applications including MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Teams and of network management software and common client applications such as Adobe Acrobat

IT troubleshooting skills and experience

Expert knowledge of VSAT setup and maintenance, and wireless bridge and access point set up and configuration

Ability to gain understanding of Internews IT systems and applications

Good communication skills (oral and written) in Dari, Pashto and English

Able to work overtime as well as provide remote support on evenings, weekends or holidays, as required by supervisor(s) or Country Director.

Job Keywords:

IT Manager
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