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Un It Associate Job

United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted February 23, 2021.

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Job Title IT Associate ]
Organisation United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR
Position No. T/002/01/21
Vacancy Notice Internal/ External Vacancy Notice Number 002/Temp/2021
Duty Station Uganda
Reports to Senior External Relations Officer
Grade GS-6
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary Under the overall supervision of a Senior IT Officer, the
IT Associate provides reliable and timely IT services on the application and
infrastructure of UNHCR standard IT services in the Area of Responsibility
AoR. S/he normally receives technical guidance from a Senior IT Officer
for the Telecom/IT infrastructure in the region in which the field or
emergency operation exists. In offices where there is no IT Officer, direct
supervision may be exercised by the Snr Admin Officer as applicable in the
duty station.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in on-site needs assessment and installation and maintenance of
UNHCR Telecommunications and IT equipment.
In consultation with the supervisor, establish the IT requirements in field
operations, considering the overall IT and Telecom strategy of the region, the
operational needs and the security constraints.
Install and configure the most appropriate type of UNHCR IT and
Telecommunications systems HF, VHF, UHF, Microwave Links, Telephony, and
satellite systems to meet the field and emergency operations immediate IT
Ensure that the equipment under his/her responsibility is in good working
condition, by inspecting regularly the hardware and installations. If
required, arrange promptly repairs or replacement as necessary according to
established procedures.
Maintain records of the installations and repairs/replacements done and
keep the supervisor fully informed on the status of the equipment.
Provide each office, where equipment is installed, with full information
for their asset management records.
If applicable, keep a proper inventory level of all sites spares and return
spare parts for repair/replacement.
Monitor and maintain the LAN, Network Servers, Printers, LAN points, Hubs,
Patch pane, etc. to prevent faults occurring.
Add or remove users from the Network.
Assist in the maintenance of accurate records of users and usage of the
Carry out minor hardware maintenance.
Provide Technical Briefing/Training on the equipment to local IT resources
and users, including IPs, ensuring that they are able to maintain/use the
Assist in the development and configuration of IT and Telecom
Equipment/Kits used in field operations and emergencies.
Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents / problems.
Escalate issues to supervisor if incident / problem cannot be resolved with
scope of responsibility.
Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate for the United Nations IT Associate job opportunity
should hold a High school diploma. Required.
At least three years of relevant work experience is required.
Experience relevant to the function or particularly on HF/VHF radio or IT
systems, PAMA satellite systems, PABX, Cisco routers and satellite modems is
Analytical Thinking
Innovation and Creativity
Technological Awareness
Knowledge of English is required.
Certificate in Information Technology or related field is desirable.
Hands-on experience with wireless and VoIP systems, electricity,
generators, lightning protection an asset and previous experience in
Emergencies is desirable.
How to Apply
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Click Here ]
Deadline: 4 th March 2021

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