Expert in RF / Communications Technology / Engineering Job in Juba, Sudan

Expert in RF / Communications Technology / Engineering

Country of assignment and location: South Sudan, Juba

Project / Field of activity

GIZ supports the South Sudanese Police (SSPS) to establish and run their radio communications network.

Providing advice and technical support to the SSPS ICT unit, the projects’ focus is now on a workshop and training center that has been set up to maintain equipment and train and develop a nucleus team of police officers specialized in communications.

  • You will be deployed in the field of RF communications and maintenance, with a focus on training. 
  • In coordination with the Project Coordinator you will lead and organize the department of technicians employed by GIZ to advise and train the newly formed Police ICT Department. 
  • You will be responsible for the professional installation, commissioning and quality management of the radio facilities. 
  • You will be in charge of repair processes, the technical management of the workshop as well as the training center. 
  • This includes particularly the programming, tuning, installation, maintenance and repair of HF-Codan base and mobile facilities; HF-Codan-SCS-PTC-Pro radio data transmission systems; Motorola VHF repeaters, VHF mobile and VHF portable radio installations; computers; as well as the installation and repair of photovoltaic systems and the training of SSPS technicians to perform these tasks. 
  • You will advise the project and the Police on the network’s optimization process and organizational development of their ICT department.

You are an RF/communications engineer/technician with expert knowledge in your field and profound knowledge in:
  • HF and VHF voice and data-transmission systems, repeaters and their programming
  • HF and VHF electrical measurement, fault diagnosis and troubleshooting
  • Professional use of spectrum analyzers, mobile phone testers, oscilloscope etc. particular SSB operating mode as well as HF and VHF antenna technology
  • Technical documentation and reporting
  • Experience in training and instruction of trainees and leadership of small teams are expected. 
  • You are able to work in challenging situations, have experience in working in a multicultural environment and you are fluent in English.
  • Living and working conditions in Juba require a good physical health and the ability to cope with stress.
  • Experience with communications systems applications design and spectrum management for large radio networks, particularly of authorities with security tasks such as police, is an asset. 
  • Expertise in TCP/IT networking; hybrid communication networks; TETRA; VSAT/satellite broadcast; microwave links; or GSM is an asset.
Duration: ASAP until March 2013. Extension possible.

Application Deadline
27th August 2012

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