UN High School Diploma Jobs – Senior ICT Assistant – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:    Senior ICT Assistant

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External vacancy notice no. 024/2020

Position Number: 10028902

Position Grade: GS-5


About US:

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: The
Senior ICT Assistant will work under the direct supervision of a Senior Officer
and the technical supervision of an ICT Officer at Sub/Branch/Regional office
level. The incumbent may play a supervisory role in overlooking the day-to-day
activities of the Telecom operators in the offices in the area of coverage.
H/She has working relationships with UNHCR staff members in the office and
other offices within the country of assignment as well as with staff of UN
agencies and other UNHCR partners within the zone of operation to exchange
information and to provide assistance


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the office in implementing set standards for applications that meets the needs
of the users and supports the overall Information and Communication Technology.

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.

out missions for new installations and routine maintenance tours of ICT

that ICT problem recovery is done as quickly as possible and make regular
system back-ups.

with the installation of the software packages, basic repair/maintenance of
computer hardware, HF and VHF equipment.

UNHCR staff on email system, utilization of VHF handhelds, telephone system.

Add and
remove users from the Networks.

the inventory of ICT equipment and keep track of movements of ICT equipment.

mails and memoranda on ICT matters.

in the drafting of technical documentation on radio equipment operating

invoices and delivery notes and pass for payment.

needs for upgrading and eventually replacing ICT equipment in the field, to
meet with UNHCR standards.

the most efficient and economic means for the transmission of messages, taking
into consideration the nature and priority of communications to be transmitted.

out administrative duties, within the area of competence as assigned.

other duties as required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Senior ICT Assistant job should hold a High school diploma. Required.

of technical school with training/certificate in Telecommunication and
Information Technology is required.

years of previous job experience relevant to the ICT field is required.

of English is required.



Qualifications & Competencies

of additional UN recognized language 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




Deadline: 17th December 2020


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