Hardware Technician

  Ministry of Education (MoE)
Diploma   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1189
Date Posted:May 14, 2017
Reference:MoE/ICT/EQUIP/WB/002
Closing Date:May 26, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:IT - Hardware
Nationality:Any
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Ministry of Education (MoE):

Founded:  

The aim of the EQRA Project is “to increase equitable access to primary and secondary education, particularly girls, in selected lagging provinces, and to improve learning conditions in Afghanistan.” EQRA introduces a shift from monitoring only the enrollment of students (which also includes attention to students designated as ‘permanently absent’) to focusing on bringing children into school as well as student attendance. The Education Quality Reform for Afghanistan (EQRA) is fully aligned with the goals of the Afghanistan National Strategic Plan (NESP III). The project is designed to (A) increase equitable access in disadvantaged districts especially for girls; (B) improve quality of instruction/education service delivery and (C) enhance MoE governance and management capacity. The project focuses on the construction and expansion of schools, provide community-based education to out of school children, reform curriculum for all grades, improve and ensure textbooks delivery to schools, enhance academic supervision, strengthen teacher & TTC quality, improve execution of budget, strengthen and increase use of EMIS, implement capacity building reform, and reform recruitment process for civil service.

Job Summary:

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Duties & Responsibilities:


Installs, configures and upgrades operating systems and software, using standard business and administrative packages; may modify specific applications for use in operational departments.

Installs, assembles and configures computers, monitors, network infrastructure and peripherals such as printers, scanners and related hardware; pulls cables and rewires or directs the rewiring of cables as required for new installations and office reconfiguration.

Troubleshoots problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware and software, e-mail, network and peripheral equipment problems; makes repairs and corrections where required.

Troubleshoots LAN connectivity issues

Ability to configure different server services

Acts as a technical resource in assisting users to resolve problems with equipment and data; staffs a centralized help desk to facilitate exchange of information and advice; implements solutions or notifies outsource providers as required.

Assists in instructing MoE staff in the use of standard business and administrative software, including word processing, spreadsheets and database management; provides instruction or written documentation where required.

Assists with the planning, design, research and acquisition of new or upgraded hardware and software systems; maintains current knowledge of hardware, software and network technology and recommends modifications as necessary; and, performs other duties of a similar nature or level. 

Installation, Repairing Photo copy machines, printers, scanners and electronic board is a MUST

Cleaning and maintenance of office wide Printers and Photocopy machines, etc

Job Requirement:


The candidate must Bachelor’s Degree in ICT, Computer Science, information technology, electronics or any other related fields and two years of general computer installation,maintenance and repair experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.

Familiarity with open source software would an advantage

Prior experience working with government systems would be an advantage;

Experience in managing and developing client relationships;

Excellent written and spoken Dari, Pashtu and English languages;

Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills;

Strong written and oral communication skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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