Regional IT Officer Entry Level

UNDP
Pokhara
Salary: Negotiable
1536 Views 2015-04-24 00:00:00
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  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : -
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities

The Regional IT Officer will work under the guidance of the Project Manager of ESP and direct supervision of National IT Specialist of ESP and Head of IT Unit of Election Commission, Nepal. The main duties and responsibilities of the proposed position are:

  • Provide IT support to UNDP ESP regional team in the area of responsibility (AOR)
  • Provide support to ECN at regional and district level in implementation of newly developed continuous voter registration software.
  • Ensure good coordination and communication with election commission headquarters, district election offices and registration offices in the area of information technology management.
  • Provide training to data entry operators as a resource person and facilitator.
  • Oversee the voter registration activities in the assigned regions and provide necessary technical support at registration centres.
  • Analyse the data and prepare regular reports as needed by ECN and ESP
  • Analyze, diagnose, troubleshoot and report IT related problems faced in the registration centres and   district election offices.
  • Provide data security support and ensure proper backup of data
  • Manage network connectivity between region and ECN headquarter and ensure the transmission of data from registration centres to district, region and ECN headquarters and vice-versa
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned by supervisor

Competencies

Planning and Organizing:

  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, organize, coordinate and monitor own work plan and provide advice and guidance to others.
  • Troubleshooting: Ability to proactively solve problems;
  • Teamwork: Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with subordinates and supervisors.
  • Technical expertise: Excellent exposure in computer hardware, networking, software troubleshooting, server administration (Microsoft Windows and Linux platform), Oracle & PostgreSQL database, office IT equipment and applications.
  • Excellent and effective communication (verbal and written) skills in English and Nepali, including ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • At least a Bachelors’ degree in computer engineering or information technology related fields. Master's Degree preferable.

Experience:

  • At least three years progressive experience in field related to database management, network administration, IT help desk with field level supports and experience in conducting IT Trainings
  • Election-related work experience is preferable