17 May 2013

United Nations MONUSCO IT Jobs - Information Technology Technician

Organization: United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Vacancy Announcement Number:               MONUSCO/EBB/CITS/13/002

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Test and repair of IT and Communication equipment; MSA, Servers, desktop computers, laptops, printers, switches, plotters, digital senders, ID machines , VHF Radio and Modems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve integrated circuit, microchip, semi-conductor technology and repair of faulty components on PCB boards and motherboards.
  • Upgrade hardware on all IT equipments.
  • Provide support to staff support unit and users in regards hardware & software issues, clients and servers and other IT related issues and problems.
  • Maintain functional specifications for computer hardware and all application systems while performing the business continuity task of data recovery if required.
  • Install and maintain CCTV surveillance and monitoring systems.
  • Making fresh installations to new and existing computer model within the UN’s legitimate working software i.e. Operating systems, MS Office Suite, Acrobat, Anti-virus and all licensed software and creating and image thereafter.
  • Collaborate with the warehouse in readying computers, servers to be issued to new or existing users or units and ensuring that they are up-to-date with application software and hardware.
  • Install new fiber cable lines and maintain them accordingly including evaluating and repairing them.
  • Test circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications such as satellite modems, VHF and HF equipment and isolate problems and resolve them as necessary.
  • Any other duties as assigned. 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Secondary school level, with completion of vocational training in Computer systems A+ certification, hardware and software repair certification or its equivalent.
  • At least (5) Five years of experience in the implementation and maintenance of computer systems and hardware.
  • Strong understanding of How to setup and administer VTC Calls and troubleshoot both ISDN and IP VTC issues.
Personal Competencies:
Professionalism: Hands-on training and excellent troubleshooting skills. Ability to perform with minimal supervision whilst working under pressure and often times difficult and demanding conditions.
Communication: Excellent communication skills particularly the ability to understand the duties & responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor, and also ability to relay technical messages and concepts to staff of varying levels of expertise.
Technological awareness: Comprehend applicability of technology while appreciating its limitations in the office and apply it where need be to accomplish organizational mission.

How to Apply:
All candidates must attach a United Nations Personal History form (P-11);Academic certificate(s)and/or University/High school /secondary diplomas, a Completed detailed application as specified above referring to this vacancy announcement should be addressed not later than the established deadline and addressed to:

Human Resources Section,
Entebbe Support Base, MONUSCO,
P. O. Box 710,
Old Airport,
Entebbe, Uganda
Or by E-mail: monusco-ebb-hr-recruitment@un.org

With reference: Vacancy MONUSCO/EBB/CITS/13/002

  • Applications from qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged.
  • UN staff members must enclose two of their latest EPAS
  • Kindly note that all applications will be reviewed and only applicants who are short-listed for interviews will be contacted.

Deadline: 27th May, 2013

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