About the IRC :
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is among the world’s leading nonprofit humanitarian relief and development organizations.
Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC’s mission is to assist those whose lives and livelihoods have been shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control over their lives.
The organization has been at the forefront of virtually every major humanitarian initiative for the last 80 years.At work today in over 40 countries and 29 U.
S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IT Department supports the organization’s work by providing reliable and scalable applications and infrastructure of the IRC’s offices in the US and around the world, including many technologically challenging locations.
An integral component of this effort is ensuring that Country Programs have the capacity to implement and support these IT initiatives effectively across the country offices and in the field sites.
Supporting Monguno field sites a VSAT Communication Technician that is skilled in installations, repairs, commission, and service of VSAT System.
Under the supervision of the Country IT coordinator and IT Officer in Maiduguri, the VSAT technician is primarily responsible for providing technical support for products and services in the IRC field office.
Major Responsibilities :
Key working relationships
Position reports to : Snr. Area Manager
Position directly supervises : no staff.
Indirectly Reports to : IT Officer
Education : Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering / Science and or related
Technical Skills & Experience :
Must be able to work with limited supervision and exercise independent judgment in problem solving.
Soft Skills and Competencies :
Language Skills : Excellent English and other major Country languages communication skills including speaking, listening, and writing.
Knowledge of Hausa will be an added advantage.
Standards of Professional Conduct
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.
Gender Equality : IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.