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IT Associate

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 17/03/2022.

IT Associate Jobs in United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHC

# Job Description

Eligible Applicants

This position is advertised open to Group 1, Group 2 and external applicants.

Procedures and Eligibility

Interested staff members should consult the Administrative Instruction on
Recruitment and Assignment of Locally Recruited Staff RALS,
UNHCR/AI/2020/1/Rev.2.

In line with the RALS, the below category of candidates are eligible to apply
for internally/externally advertised vacancies.

Group 1 candidates: Group 1 comprises current GS staff members holding an
indefinite or fixed-term appointment who, at the date of the deadline for
application, are serving in the country of the vacancy at the grade of the
position or one grade below or above. However, current GS staff members
holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment in the country of the vacancy
who apply for a position two grades above the personal grade will be
considered as Group 2 applicants.
Group 2 candidates: Group 2 comprises candidates from the below categories
after completion of one cumulative or continuous year of service in the
country of the vacancy.

I. Current locally recruited UNHCR staff members holding a temporary
appointment up to a maximum of two grades above their current positions;
II. Former locally recruited UNHCR staff members who held an indefinite or
fixed-term appointment within 2 years of separation for males and 5 years for
females up to a maximum of
two grades above the last position at UNHCR;
III. National United Nations Volunteers currently working for UNHCR;
IV. National UNOPS and individual contractors currently working for UNHCR;
V. Current GS staff members holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment
applying to a position in the same category two grades above the staff
member¿s personal grade;
VI. Current UNHCR staff members in the International Professional category
holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment applying to a GS post;
VII. Current UNHCR staff members in the NPO category holding an indefinite or
fixed-term appointment applying to a GS post;
VIII. Current locally recruited female staff members from other UN system
Organizations holding the equivalent of an indefinite or fixed-term
appointment up to a maximum of two grades above their current positions.

External candidates: External candidates are candidates who are not in Group 1
or Group 2. They must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position,
candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility
requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative
prerequisites in the
country.

Duties and Qualifications

Duties

–>Assist in on-site needs assessment and installation and maintenance of UNHCR Telecommunications and IT equipment.
–>In consultation with the supervisor, establish the IT requirements in field operations, considering the overall IT and Telecom strategy of the region, the operational needs and the security constraints.
–>Install and configure the most appropriate type of UNHCR IT and Telecommunications systems HF, VHF, UHF, Microwave Links, Telephony, and satellite systems to meet the field and emergency operations immediate IT needs.
–>Ensure that the equipment under his/her responsibility is in good working condition, by inspecting regularly the hardware and installations. If required, arrange promptly repairs or replacement as necessary according to established procedures.
–>Maintain records of the installations and repairs/replacements done and keep the supervisor fully informed on the status of the equipment.
–>Provide each office, where equipment is installed, with full information for their asset records.
–>If applicable, keep a proper inventory level of all sites spares and return spare parts for repair/replacement.
–>Monitor and maintain the LAN, Network Servers, Printers, LAN points, Hubs, Patch pane, etc. to prevent faults occurring.
–>Add or remove users from the Network.
–>Assist in the maintenance of accurate records of users and usage of the Network.
–>Carry out minor hardware maintenance.
–>Provide Technical Briefing/Training on the equipment to local IT resources and users, including IPs, ensuring that they are able to maintain/use the equipment.
–>Assist in the development and configuration of IT and Telecom Equipment/Kits used in field operations and emergencies.
–>Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents / problems.
–>Escalate issues to supervisor if incident / problem cannot be resolved with scope of responsibility.
–>Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

& Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For G6 – 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years
relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Fields of Education
Not applicable.

Certificates and/or Licenses

Information Technology;

Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk> are essential

Relevant Job Experience

Essential

Experience relevant to the function or particularly on HF/VHF radio or IT
systems, PAMA satellite systems, PABX, Cisco routers and satellite modems.

Desirable

Hands-on experience with wireless and VoIP systems, electricity, generators,
lightning protection an asset. Previous experience in Emergencies is an
advantage.

Functional Skills

TR-Training – Virtual and face to face
IT-Computer Literacy
IT-Microsoft Office Productivity Software
Functional Skills marked with an asterisk> are essential
Position Competencies
Core Competencies:
Accountability
Communication
Organizational Awareness
Teamwork & Collaboration
Commitment to Continuous Learning
Client & Result Orientation

Managerial Competencies:

Empowering and Building Trust

Cross-Functional Competencies:

Analytical Thinking
Innovation and Creativity
Technological Awareness
Language Requirements
Please also note that English is essential for this Job Opening.

Additional Information

Remuneration:

A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on
UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the
International Civil Service Commission and please refer to the relevant
category / grade level. You can download the salary scale at:
http://icsc.un.org

Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test and/or oral
interview

Applications will be accepted only via the online portals. Please do not send
application via email.

External candidates: External candidates are candidates who are not in Group 1
or Group 2. They must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position,
candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility
requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative
prerequisites in the country.

Not signed, incomplete and late applications will not be accepted. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be
required to sit for a written test and do a competency based oral interview.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
application, interview, processing or any other fees.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted based on the information
submitted during the application. Applicants must provide complete and
accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications.
No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to
applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration
for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information
provided in the application.

UNHCR is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and
encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, sexual
orientation, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with
disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNHCR seeks to
ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

UNHCR has a zero-tolerance policy against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse SEA.
SEA is unacceptable behavior and prohibited conduct for UNHCR personnel. It
constitutes acts of serious misconduct and is therefore grounds for
disciplinary measures, including dismissal. Any concerns or suspicions about a
possible case of SEA should be reported immediately to the Inspector Generals
Office IGO at inspector@unhcr.org or through the online complain form at
https://www.unhcr.org/php/complaints.php or by confidential fax: +41 22 739 73
80.

UNHCR only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an
institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database
WHED, a list updated by the International Association of Universities IAU
/ United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO.
The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net/.

For any technical problems encountered during the online application, please
send an email to the below email address titled Online VA Query-your name and
surname. Human Resources Lusaka: ZAMLUHR@unhcr.org.

See below for this postion’s Operational Context

Operational Context

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected
in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in
line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN
Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as
well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are
required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the
core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s
core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Please also note that recruitment as a UNHCR staff member and engagement under
a UNHCR affiliate scheme or as an intern is subject to proof of vaccination
against COVID-19.

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

Under the overall supervision of a Senior IT Officer, the IT Associate
provides reliable and timely IT services on the application and infrastructure
of UNHCR standard IT services in the Area of Responsibility AoR. S/he
normally receives technical guidance from a Senior IT Officer for the
Telecom/IT infrastructure in the region in which the field or emergency
operation exists. In offices where there is no IT Officer, direct supervision
may be exercised by the Snr Admin Officer as applicable in the duty station.

Closing Date

The Closing date for submission of Applications is 31 March 2022, Midnight
Geneva time.

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Closing Date : 31st March , 2022.

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