Information Technology (IT) Specialist

Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1744
Date Posted:Sep 16, 2018
Reference:Technology (IT) Specialist
Closing Date:Sep 29, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:IT
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:90

About Ministry of Public Health:

Founded: 2006  http://www.moph.gov.af

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is tasked with a critical mandate; to deliver and promote sustainable and accessible health care services to the people of Afghanistan. Social and economic advancement can only be realized in a thriving and healthy society. The success of the MoPH is heavily driven in its ability to plan and use allocated resources effectively. Effective financial management is therefore critical for sustainable development and is the primary tool that translates the MoPH development strategies into noticeable outcomes or service delivery. Good governance and democratic accountability relies on transparent management of the MoPH budget. Therefore, ineffective financial management undermines the effectiveness and efficiency of development interventions and hinders the country’s progress towards improved and sustainable health care. MoPH finance directorate is going through a reform process and after reviewing the structure of finance directorates of other line ministries such as MRRD, MoE and MAIL, has proposed a new and standard structure that is approved by MoPH leadership, for this purpose MoPH needs a qualified staff as head of coordination and reporting unite, to take the responsibility of overall coordination and financial reporting of MoPH.

Job Summary:

The selected candidate provides technical Implementation plan for MoPH IT Directorate, supervise the installation, maintenance and proper use of ICT resources and assist in needs assessment.

This position will report technically on day to day activities to his/ her direct line manager/supervisor. However, contractually, the consultant is accountable to Sehatmandi Coordination Office and will report project related activities/deliverables to Sehatmandi coordination Office on regular basis.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:


Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language.

Ability to travel in the provinces

Duties & Responsibilities:

Objective: Enhance the MoPH IT operations by providing data, reports and assessments.

Configuration and troubleshooting RMX VC host system.

Installation and maintenance all datacenter Servers (Virtualization and Clustering).

Configuration all network devices in the MoPH Enterprise network.

Configuration and troubleshooting VTC system in MoPH and 34 province.

Ensure network connectivity throughout a company's LAN/WAN infrastructure is on par with technical considerations.

Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.

Operate master consoles in order to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.

Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.

Monitor network performance in order to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.

Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.

Administer servers, desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, personal digital assistants, smartphones, software deployment, security updates and patches.

Maintain network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, and intrusion detection systems.

Assign configuration of authentication and authorization of directory services.

Design and deploy networks for custom directorate.

Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.

Determine network and system requirements.

Finding creative ways to overcome technical challenges.

Convey complex IT concepts and terminology clearly to both technical and non-technical staff, stakeholders and third-parties.

Submit a one-page monthly report to Sehatmandi Coordination office about project related work and deliverables.

Any other tasks and duties assigned to him/her by his/her supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


Having Master degree in computer Science.

At least five (5) years professional practical experience in IT Field including development life cycle on enterprise scale systems is required.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language.

Ability to travel in the provinces
Deliverables:

Network Monitoring System to improve network up time, service and maintenance, security and network management Established.

Networking projects in MoPH Central office and hospitals designed.

Monthly activities report submitted to Sehatmandi Coordination office on a regular basis.

Job Keywords:

The selected candidate provides technical Implementation plan for MoPH IT Directorate, supervise the installation, maintenance and proper use of ICT resources and assist in needs assessment.
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