Senior ICT Assistant – UNHCR – Turkey

Gaziantep, Turkey
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
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Senior ICT Assistant – UNHCR – Turkey

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Senior ICT Assistant – UNHCR – Turkey

Functional Statement

  • IT and Telecoms incidents are resolved.
  • The required/ requested technical support is provided in a professioanl manner.
  • The network (LAN) is properly maintained.
  • Assist the office in implementing set standards for applications that meets the needs of the users and supports the overall Information and Communication Technology.
  • Monitor and maintain the LAN, Network Servers, Routers, Printers, LAN Points, Switches, Patch  panels, Access points, HF and VHF bases, HF and VHF relay stations, Satellite Modem¿to prevent faults occurring.
  • Carry out missions for new installations and routine maintenance tours of ICT equipments.
  • Ensure that ICT problem recovery is done as quickly as possible and make regular system back-ups.
  • Assist with the installation of the software packages, basic repair/maintenance of computer hardware, HF and VHF equipment.
  • Train UNHCR staff on email system, utilization of VHF handhelds, telephone system.
  • Add and remove users from the Networks.
  • Maintain the inventory of ICT equipment and keep track of movements of ICT equipment.
  • Draft mails and memoranda on ICT matters.
  • Assist in the drafting of technical documentation on radio equipment operating procedures
  • Certify invoices and delivery notes and pass for payment.
  • Evaluate needs for upgrading and eventually replacing ICT equipment in the field, to meet with UNHCR standards.
  • Select the most efficient and economic means for the transmission of messages, taking into consideration the nature and priority of communications to be transmitted.
  • Carry out administrative duties, within the area of competence as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • To decide on appropriate resolution to incidents
  • Escalating incidents where they cannot be resolved at the office level.

Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experiences

  • Completion of Secondary school or equivalent technical school with training/certificate in Telecommunication and Information Technology
  • Minimum 6 years of previous relevant experience in the ICT field
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language and/or local language
  • In offices where the working language is not English, fluency in working language of the duty station and working knowledge of English.
Closing date for applications 09 April 2020 before midnight.

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