USAID TIS Program Information Technology (IT) Assistant Job in Kenya

Seeking: Information Technology (IT) Assistant
Do you have Information Technology (IT) experience and interest in working on a Somalia program?

Do you want to make a difference in Somalia?

Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for
Somalia please read on?
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.

The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Information Technology (IT) Assistant. 

As our IT Assistant you will provide a range of IT support services in our Nairobi office on a regular basis. 
As the Assistant you will work closely with the IT Manager on all aspects of staff computer support including but not limited to. 
This position requires travel to Somalia.

Qualifications and skills sought:

  • Diploma in information Technology or Computer Science.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in similar position.
  • Working knowledge in using Microsoft office required
  • PC and server support experience, especially with Windows Server and Windows Client Operation Systems.
  • Experience of basic knowledge of Lotus Notes Client Administration, and replication within a WAN.
  • Computer repairs, assembly and technical troubleshooting.
  • Good Knowledge of computer hardware and software theory.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office applications, Lotus Notes, Windows operating systems.
  • Industry standard certification by Microsoft or Cisco preferred.
  • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
  • Honesty, confidentiality and integrity required.
  • Cultural Sensitivity.
  • Ability to work with strict deadlines.
  • Competency in performing multiple functional tasks.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • English language fluency required and Somali Language fluency preferred.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 
Please send 
1) a CV 
2) current position and salary history and 
3) three professional references 
Closing date: Tuesday, October 23, 2012. 
Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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