ICT Officer Nigeria Yola, Yola
Norwegian Refugee Council
Yola, Nigeria
6d ago
source : Uncareer.net

The ICT Officer is responsible for the overall establishment and implementation of NRC Information & Communication Technology systems and procedures.

S / He will assist day-to-day management of IT functions, ensuring the proper functioning of LAN, Server, E-mail system, and internet connectivity.

S / He will provide timely end-user computer support, ensure that Hardware, printers, and software resources are available and that the office is comply with NRC ICT policies, rules, and procedures.

Generic responsibilities (max 10)

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential.

Details belong in the Work and Development plan.

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Specific responsibilities

    Adheres to and supports for implementation of NRC ICT policies and procedures, handbooks, and guidelines. Visit NRC field offices to provide support for internet setup on new bases according to ICT-HO Standards.

    S / he will oversee the staff support, ICT Policy compliance, hardware / software including troubleshooting’s for the smooth running of business operation of the Area Office and sub deep field offices under his responsibility.

    Ensure performance monitoring of ISP links to the assigned duty office. Provide proactive and responsive support to all end-users including field offices by implementing a helpdesk system that will capture regular support issues for the purpose of generating management information required for performance improvement.

    Report to the ICT coordinator the breakdowns and difficulties encountered in the resolution of incidents. Ensure delivery of client Microsoft Outlook setup and troubleshooting outlook issues and webmail access.

    Ensure preventive maintenance of computer equipment according to the policies in place and after consultation with the ICT coordinator.

    Manage the Local Area Network (LAN) and the Wireless Local Area Network, with aim of optimal performance of the network infrastructure for Internet connections (fibre, radio, VSAT), access to cloud applications, data storage, and backup on the Cloud (0365), Cisco Meraki networks, UPS and backup power systems, security of ICT installations (air conditioning, electricity, physical access), desktop computers and laptops, smartphones, software, and mobile applications.

    Send the monthly report of anomalies to the ICT coordinator for verification and compilation. Ensure delivery of critical Microsoft Windows (Client) operating system patch and updates of network schema.

    Critical interfaces

    By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments / units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are :

    Area Manager ICT Coordinator / assistant HR Team Procurement team

    2.1. Professional competencies

    These are skills, knowledge, and experience that are important for effective performance.

    Generic professional competencies :

    Experience from working as ICT Assistant / ICT Officer in a humanitarian / recovery context preferably with a similar organization like NRC.

    Documented experience in related to network management and cloud networking Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Fluency in English, both written and verbal

    Context / Specific skills, knowledge, and experience :

    Good knowledge of the Nigerian context (internet services, Networks, software / hardware authentication) Office organization skills, Knowledge of Microsoft office 365, Access, and SharePoint is required.

    Certification in ITIL, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and Cisco CCNA will be an added advantage. Fluency in Hausa is an asset

    2. 2 Behavioural competencies (max 6)

    These personal qualities influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies and the following are essential for this position :

    Managing resources to optimize results Planning and delivering results Communicating with impact and respect Managing performance and development Empowering and building trust Handling insecure environments The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

    We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

    We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.

    NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

    Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks.

    NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

    NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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