Technical Officer Mid Level

United World Schools, Nepal
Location: Province 1
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-02-17 Deadline: 2020-02-27
Job Description

Under the direction of the Education Director, Technical Officer is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating computer labs set up each selected school sites in province 1. The coordinator leads program orientation, prepare and conduct training plans, prepare impact matrix and prepare progress reports in a quarterly basis to submit to the province level government. The coordinator will perform both technical and administrative tasks to ensure functionality and efficiency of e-Education project in Province 1. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Plan, develop and implement building of computer labs in rural areas across Nepal
  2. Provide advice on the most suitable IT choices
  3. Provide technical support or training for systems and networks
  4. Act as link between schools and province-level government
  5. Train Technical Officers
  6. Install and configure software and hardware (printers, network cards etc.)
  7. Monitor Impact of the implemented project
  8. Activity and resource planning
  9. Analyze and manage project risk
  10. Monitor progress
  11. Manage reports and necessary documentation

Job Specification

  • Proven experience as IT coordinator or similar role
  • Prior experience in network management
  • Solid knowledge of IT systems and applications
  • 1+ years’ experience as an IT professional
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and coordination abilities
  • Should have completed Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject
  • Computer Certification is a plus

Apply Instructions

All interested individuals who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply for the position. A cover letter and an updated resume should be sent by email to uwsnepal@unitedworldschools.org with the position you are applying in the subject line.

Applications are being accepted on an immediate, rolling basis. Short-listed candidates will be invited to participate in an assessment process. 

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Organization Summary

United World Schools, Nepal is a Nepal based charity dedicated to improve educational opportunities for the poor and marginalized children of the country. The major objective of UWS, Nepal is to construct and manage state-of-the-art facility in community-led schools of rural areas so that the children feel safe and encouraged to study. Since buildings are not enough for learning to take place, UWS also provides basic resources to the children and sends well-trained teachers and teaching fellows to teach in such areas under its new program, UWS Nepal Teaching Fellowship.

The quality of education is maintained by formulating a curriculum and introducing advanced technologies that allow for greater innovation in the classroom and greater engagement between the lessons in class and real life. UWS, Nepal also invests in education of girls from marginalized communities in order to empower young women to create better prospects for themselves and their families in the future.

United World Schools, Nepal was initiated in 2015 as a non-profit organization to provide quality education in rural Nepal, where education is desperately needed, through modern teaching and learning methodology. Since our inception, we have successfully constructed 28 schools buildings in Sankhuwasabha and Gulmi district ensuring quality education for over 3500 students. We aim to construct 35 school buildings by the end of 2019.

UWS Nepal is part of United World Schools movement. Visit the United World Schools website to find out more.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Baluwatar-5, Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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