IT Manager

  Afghanistan Cricket Board
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1697
Date Posted:May 11, 2019
Closing Date:May 20, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Information Technology
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 - 10 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Pashto,Dari,English

About Afghanistan Cricket Board:


The Afghanistan Cricket Board was established in 2001. It is an independent and specialized organization in the field of Cricket. It works for the development of cricket, and players in the country, and organizes different formats of opportunities aiming to improve cricket and support players. ACB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Therefore, applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities, and experience

Job Summary:

The IT Manager has overall responsibility for managing all the IT needs and functions of the ACB. The position is a hands-on job – involving planning as well as basic maintenance. The Manager’s primary responsibility will be to proactively manage the ACB’s strategic, tactical and routine IT needs on a daily basis. The Manager will ensure that these needs are all met effectively as personal duties.


The Procurement Manager will report to Chief Operation Officer (COO).

Duties & Responsibilities:

Networking and Systems 

 The ongoing design, implementation, administration and maintenance of the ACB’s internal and external networking infrastructure including, but not limited to, the following:

o Troubleshooting system and network problems

o Diagnosing and solving hardware/software faults

o Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications

o Monitoring and maintaining computer systems and networks

o Recommending upgrades and improvements to the IT systems of the ACB

o Maintenance including physical repairs and replacing parts as required

o Systems backups

o Archiving staff data on the central server

Staff IT Support

 Ensuring that all and any ACB staff members’ IT problems are dealt with in a professional and timely manner

 Helping staff to help set up systems or resolve issues

 Setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues

 Provide support and training to individual staff members needing to develop their IT literacy in areas such as the MS Office Suite

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

 WAN connectivity and maintenance.

 Installation and maintenance of shared printers and shared drives.

 Server and server application maintenance and installation (Hardware integration, Windows server installation and maintenance, LAN and WAN connectivity & Antivirus Protection for both server and client environment)

 Manage, control, and secure server and clients windows.

 Fluency with Electronic Attendance machine, register staff into the machine, generate monthly timesheet.

 Download and Upload data into E-Attendance machine, generate weekly, monthly attendance report.

 Make suggestions for network hardware and software system improvements.

 Provide assistance in procurement in the evaluation of all IT technical equipment.

 Solve any hardware and software problem of staff.

Supporting and Enhancing the ACB’s Web Presence

 Ensuring that the ACB maintains a user-friendly presence on the internet via its website and Facebook page – in collaboration with the marketing and media department and web designers who may be contracted from time to time

 Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

 General Programming, Software Design, Software Debugging, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Software Development Fundamentals, Software Development Process, Software Requirements.

 Expertise in current computer hardware and software

Individual Laptop, Desktops, Workstation and Server Maintenance 

 The administration and maintenance of computer stations, servers, printers and software across the ACB offices

 Setting up of individual laptops/desktops and ongoing maintenance and repair of these 

 Creating network and email accounts, updating ACB phone lists and email address books

Asset Management 

 Management of the ACB internet connection, software licenses, software, hardware, and other IT supplies

 Purchasing, in collaboration with the Procurement Office, of software, hardware, and other IT supplies as approved by management

 Maintaining an inventory of all IT equipment belonging to the ACB – including ensuring return of equipment by staff who leave the ACB 

 Ensuring responsible storage, usage, and care of the ACB’s IT equipment

Other Activities

 Any other tasks assigned by senior management which is aimed at enhancing the IT systems of the ACB

Job Requirement:

Minimum Bachelor degree in computer science 

 Require 5 years relevant job experience

 Ability to think clearly and logically.

Skills in planning, problem identification, and solution.

 Exceptional interpersonal skills.

 Ability to meet deadlines, ability to allocate and review priorities. 

 Effective communication skills to communicate effectively with all concerned partners

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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