Job Vacancy: IT Systems Administrator & ICT for Development (ITSA & ICT4D) Officer
About Mercy Corps: Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.
Mercy Corps began working in Kenya in 2008 and has to date built a robust and diverse portfolio of programs aimed at sustainably improving the lives and livelihoods of Kenyans affected by poverty, resource scarcity and conflict.
To do this, we deliver integrated programming to strengthen resilience, market and governance systems, address the root causes of conflict, and equip vulnerable populations- in particular youth, women, adolescents and marginalized social groups- with the skills, opportunities and resources they need to be healthy, productive, and drive the development of their communities.
Mercy Corps Kenya also collaborates with Mercy Corps teams and partners in neighboring countries to implement a number of multi-country and cross-border programs.
Programme / Department Summary: The operations department is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of efficiency and integrity in daily administration, logistics, procurement, asset management and IT for field offices Kenya.
The overriding objective for all Mercy Corps (MC) operations activities are the prompt and effective provision of on-time solutions MCs’ beneficiary populations in compliance with MCs’ and donor policies, procedures, regulations and specifications
General Position Summary: The primary role of ITSA &ICT4D is to oversee and maintain all aspects of a Mercy Corps Kenya (Head office in Nairobi and all field offices) ICT Systems/infrastructure and effective programs to deliver programmatic impact through the savvy application of technologically.
This includes maintaining networks, servers and security programs and systems. ITSA &ICT4D manage the upgrade and installation of new hardware and software, perform troubleshooting to address any problems with computer systems, and assess viruses and potential threats to the organization network.
It supports the use of email, create and change passwords, make suggestions for improvements to computer systems, backup data and perform data recovery if needed. Additionally, S/he is responsible for promoting the use of ICTs within Mercy Corps through research, training, webinars, how-to guides and by building and managing an active ICT4D community of practice among team members.
The ITSA &ICT4D will coordinate with the Regional IT System Administrator, Regional ICT4D, Operations Manager and other designated persons.
For the detailed position description and application procedure please visit the following link: http://bit.ly/3bB9vQc.
Applications should be submitted on or before 24th February, 2020 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We do not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process