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UN Jobs in Zimbabwe – ICT Support Assistant



Category: UN Jobs in Zimbabwe, Vacancies in Zimbabwe
Posted: May 30, 2013

UN Jobs in Zimbabwe – ICT Support Assistant

UN JobsVolunteer ICT Support Assistant

LOCATION: HARARE

 
THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO NATIONALS OF ZIMBABWE. THIS IS A 12 MONTHS CONTRAC
UN Jobs Zimbabwe – United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.
In most cultures volunteerism is deeply embedded in long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the communities. In this context, UN Jobs Volunteers take part in various forms of volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with co-workers, host agencies and local communities.
In all assignments, UN  Jobs Volunteers promote volunteerism through their action and conduct. Engaging in volunteer activity can effectively and positively enrich their understanding of local and social realities, as well as create a bridge between themselves and the people in their host community. This will make the time they spend as UN Jobs Volunteers even more rewarding and productive.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Secretary for Economic Planning and Investment Promotion the UN JobsVolunteer will undertake the following tasks:
  • Ensure implementation of ICT strategies and introduction/implementation of new technologies, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Ensure effective functioning of hardware and software packages, focusing on the achievement of the following results: •Effective functioning (installation, operation and maintenance) of all Ministry hardware equipment
  • Ensure efficient networks administration, focusing on achievement of the following results:

PERSONALITY REQUIREMENTS for UN Jobs in Kenya 

•Demonstrates integrity by modeling the Government and UN values and ethical standards
•Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the Government and UNDP
•Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Functional Competencies •Focuses on impact and results for the client and responds positively to feedback.
•Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
•Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative and ability to meet tight deadlines.
•Uses knowledge and reasoning to identify the strength and weaknesses of alternate solutions, conclusions and approaches to problems.
•Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure.
•Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive attitude
•Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development.
•Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture in the office.
•A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EQUIPMENT

•Secondary education with relevant certifications in hardware and software management and application or Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) required.
•University Degree in Information Management, Information Technology, Computer Science would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
•Minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience, including network administration, support to management of hardware and software platforms, telecommunications facilities, knowledge of Windows-based packages/applications.
•Effectively manages own work related to multiple tasks or activities.
•Responds quickly to emergencies with a solution or a decision.
•Strong IT skills.
•English language fluency and strong writing skills required.
•Good communication skills


OTHER DETAILS:

•12 month contract; monthly volunteer living allowance (VLA) intended to cover housing, basic needs and utilities.
UN Jobs Zimbabwe
UN Jobs Zimbabwe


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