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 The GIZ Country Office Tanzania is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of IT Professional.
Duty station: Dar es Salaam
Terms of the Contract: Fixed term contract
Responsibilities
  • ensuring that IT and management systems operate and function correctly
  • implementing and complying with GIZ IT standards
  • regularly updating computer software
  • providing technical support to projects and programmes relating to IT and databases
Tasks
  • ensures the availability of up-to-date hardware (laptops, servers, all PCs) in accordance with current GIZ standards
  • deals with maintenance of PCs, notebooks, printers, digital cameras, scanners and other hardware
  • discusses possible new purchases of or improvements to hardware and networks with the administrative manager, based on the requirements and recommendations outlined in GIZ’s IT guidelines
  • implements, maintains and configures all standard GIZ software (e.g.APS.AMS, MS Office,WinPACCS, SAP)
  • tests new or upgraded software and updates all the software to the latest versions
  • provides and maintains backup programmes to ensure system availability
  • regularly updates antivirus software
  • maintains and updates existing web sites
  • coordinates necessary modifications to the existing home page in consultation with office management and the project or programme managers
  • is responsible for the availability of the LAN, installs any updates and ensures routine, professional maintenance of the necessary hardware, installs and maintains the LAN
  • consults with suppliers to guarantee the availability of the network, telephone system and IT hardware
  • monitors the market for quality and value for money, and is responsible for specifying and procuring computer equipment
Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • BSc/MSc in IT
  • familiarity with IT hardware and software used at GIZ, IT network systems, database software, GIZ intranet and basic understanding of specific GIZ software (SAP, APS, AMS, PACCS, etc.)
  • At least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
  • Outstanding working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone,fax, email,the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
  • good knowledge of English, ideally a knowledge of German
  • Microsoft IDA knowledge is an advantage Applications:
Interested candidates are invited to send their letter of application together with the CV and copies of academic certificates by email to hr.giz-tanzania@giz.de.
Please use the subject line “IT Professional”.
Closing date for submission: 31.10.2019
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
GIZ Tanzania is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their gender, origin, religion/belief, disability or any other minority group.