Lutheran World Federation IT Officer Job in Kenya

The Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service, Kakuma Refugee Assistance Project and Host Community Project hereby invites applications from suitably qualified citizens for the following vacant position.

IT Officer

Key Points of Communication: Logistics and admin Coordinator, Project Coordinators and the Area Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintain, & update as necessary, all hardware configurations to ensure optimum operations,
  • Maintain and administer the internal server running on windows 2003 platform (file server,print server, database server)
  • Maintain a regular data backups, disaster recovery and do perform system repairs and servicing
  • Provide support services , technical support services, troubleshooting and resolving end-users problems
  • Monitoring WAN links performance and ensuring all malfunctions and/or breakdown are resolved.
  • Manage organization Local area network of over 70 plus computers and carry out networking exercise when needs arise
  • Installing and configuring any new hardware/software/New computers and also Systems servicing and repairs
Relevant Experience
  • Higher Diploma in computer science, information technologies, Electronics Engineering or telecommunications engineering.
  • Diploma in Information Technology plus at least 4 years working experience in a busy ICT industry.
  • Good knowledge of Internet technologies (TCP/IP protocol suite, as well as voice-over-IP, Internet routing and Internet security)
  • Good knowledge and experience in computer hardware installation, configuration, troubleshooting and repairs
  • Excellent knowledge of office automation software (Microsoft Office Suite-2003,2007,2010)
  • Fair knowledge of software systems development using Lotus Notes, Visual Studio languages, and database management systems (MS SQL Server and MS Access)
  • Knowledge of Telecommunications Technologies (HF and VHF Radio, Satellite/VSAT, Wireless, Microwave, and Telecommunications Cable technologies) and Networking Architectures for both LANs and WANs would be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows server 2003/2008 in WAN environment
Personal Attributes
  • Strong interpersonal and a good team player.
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently with guidelines and clear expectations.
  • Should possess a high level of integrity, commitment & professional responsibility and must be highly confidential.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be an excellent team player
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. 
Female candidates are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. 
Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.

Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment. 
They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 20th June, 2012

C/o HR Officer, P.O. Box 48 Kakuma, Or e-mailed to:
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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