Position : IT (VSAT) & Maintenance Assistant - Gwoza
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 IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state. In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri, Bama, Gwoza and Monguno of Borno State and Damatru of Yobe State.
Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, Reproductive Health, Nutrition, Environmental health, WASH, Women’s protection and empowerment, Protection, Child protection, Education, Economic Recovery & Livelihood.
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 Senior Area Manager, 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 :
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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.
Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!!!
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