IT Assistant

Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2449
Date Posted:May 17, 2017
Reference:IT Assistant 123/MAIL/CLAP
Closing Date:May 23, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66



Support to National Priority Program2 (SNaPP2) is a development project of MAIL funded IFAD with the goal to improve food security and economic status of poor rural households in three provinces; Balkh, Herat and Nangarhar. The project will reach at least 57,000 households consisting of 427,500 people in these provinces. The project has two specific objectives: (i) institutional development and capacity building of community organizations, public extension services and relevant private sector entities in the provinces; and (ii) sustained increased incomes of small farmers and herders fostered by improvements in productivity and output, infrastructure and market linkages. These objectives will be addressed through supporting institutions and services, fostering increased productivity and production, and where feasible, upgrading profitable agriculture/livestock value chains. General Directorate of extension is the main stakeholders of the program and will lead the implementation of tow sub components 1. Extension services and 2. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building. G.D of extension will establish program management unit under overall supervision of G.D general director who will be responsible for the implementation of the relate activities in three provinces. Extension sub components will strengthen the extension directorate by: (i) establishing a women’s extension department in Kabul and a cadre of 12 female extension workers specializing in agriculture and livestock, in line with the Taksheel, across the six pilot districts; (ii) strengthening the male extension worker cadre at district level in agriculture and livestock; (iii) targeting young graduates from local agricultural faculties to be recruited as extension assistants, under the Taksheel, funded by the project in years 1-3 and by MAIL thereafter; and, (iv) adapting the curriculum, in collaboration with relevant MAIL directorates, using updated techniques. Small-holder Institutional development and Capacity Building will strengthen the female CDCs through an orientation and training program guaranteeing female CDCs’ direct control over financial resources, over some elements of project implementation and over female beneficiary selection.

Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position will be IT related issues under the direct supervision of RMLSP/CLAP Senior Admin Finance Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities:

Local network maintenance and installation including cabling, switches/hubs and NIC configuration TCP/IP, NAT, TCP/IP printing, windows network and domain services on TCP/IP.

Install and configure Wireless AP/Routers.

Perform and oversee software and application development, installation, and upgrades.

Updating and implementation of network infrastructure.

Installing, maintaining and upgrading Windows Servers (/2012/2008/2003)

Installing and troubleshooting of Active Directory, DHCP, WDS, DNS, and Anti-virus Server.

Installation and maintenance of computer’s hardware and software

Assess and maintain the infrastructure of network within the organization for better performance and load balancing.

Assist IT team under the supervision of IT officer regarding user’s desktop problems.

Perform IT relevant troubleshooting for desktop, network, internet and hardware problems.

Assist in the operation and maintenance of the Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) systems (Internet).

Assist in the daily and routine IT support. Installation, operation, and maintenance of computer systems and other technologies, such as communication systems.

Assist in routine tasks, such as backing up data, monitoring network and systems and peripherals, etc.

Setting up and configuring the end use requirement.

Stabilizer ups installation and its troubleshooting.

Outlook configuration and troubleshooting solved its password problems. Outlook backup and its restoration, resolve its daily problems.

Installation and maintenance of the communications equipment for wired and wireless networks.

Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners and its trouble shoot.

Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades.

setting up accounts for staff, ensuring that they know how to log in
and solving password problems.

investigating, diagnosing and solving computer software and hardware faults
repairing equipment and replacing parts.

Obtaining replacement or specialist components, fixtures or fittings.

Checking computer equipment for electrical safety.

Maintaining records of software licenses.

Attendance devices installation and maintenance.

Printer sharing through print serverand also, printer sharing wire network and wireless network and its troubleshooting.

Administration and maintenance ensure data protection and its security and provide end-user support.

Domain all staff computers and search the latest software for our staff computers.

Maintain a high degree of client support for all queries.

Administers user accounts.

Projector installation and its maintenance for workshops, presentations.

Help with procurement department when they purchasing the IT equipment’s, internet links and other work related to ICT.

Quick book software installation and sharing for the Finance Department and weekly taking backup from it.

Job Requirement:

o Bachelor of IT or computer science is preferred.
o Minimum of 1Year of professional experience as a field.
o Capable of utilizing hand tools and test equipment to perform work.
o Ability to work independently and resourceful with good initiative and discipline.
1. Proficient in Microsoft Office 2007, Windows XP, And Windows 7 in a domain environment
2. Ability to troubleshoot common hardware/software issues
3. Ability to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
4. Ability to follow instructions and work autonomously, but also able to recognize when you are in over your head
5. Ability to quickly gain new skills and knowledge when faced with new challenges,
6. Attention to detail
7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
8. ask questions and get information in order to diagnose computer problems and discern what level of support is needed when a problem is presented
9. Work as part of a team in stressful situations; maintain composure and sense of humor in the face of heavy workload and constant interruptions
10. Able to show respect to other cultures and work in a culturally diverse environment

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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