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8 Mar 2018

Internship Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Intern

Save the Children International – Posted by savethechildren Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe

Job Description

Deadline: 11 March 2018

(This position is also open to third year students looking for Attachment who meet the required specifications).

Save the Children International (SCI) PVO 03/2002 is the world’s leading independent organization for children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Role purpose
The ICT Intern facilitates the maintenance of the IT environment and infrastructure. The Intern will also be responsible for trouble-shooting and resolving computer and internet related issues with users. He/she will also be responsible for maintenance of all computer related equipment and software, to include updating of Windows and Anti-virus files.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Key areas of accountability
Ensure global IT standards, policies and procedures are adhered to; Provide timely trouble-shooting and other support for hardware/software problems by phone and email to field staff and during workshops; Work with the IT team to keep the network and all staff computer systems safe, secure and virus-free in an ‘always on’ environment; Provide first level support to SCI applications and systems and promptly report any failures to the deployed IT resource and the regional office IT operations; Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time

Qualifications, experience & skills
Pursuing a first degree in related field and looking for Attachment for their third year; Diploma in Information Technology or the equivalent accrued working experience in a related position. Demonstrated understanding and proficiency of recent networking, telephony, internet technologies and ability to maintain awareness of current technologies and trends within these areas; Having enough practical experience on computer based systems, and environment and with good background in user support; Practical experience in the following products, platforms and areas of expertise: Microsoft Windows 32/64 bit; TCP/IP Networking, DNS, DHCP, WAN; Remote Access; Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team; Good documentation skills are desired; Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills; Good time management and task prioritization ability

A detailed Job Description will be given to applicants before the interview.

How to Apply

To apply Interested candidates meeting the above specifications should submit their applications and CVs with the position applied for clearly marked in the subject section of the email or on top of the envelope by the 11 March 2018 to the Country Director, 221 Fife Avenue, Harare or email to: zimrecruit@savethechildren.org Candidates will be subject to Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding recruitment procedures and checks. We value all the applicants; however, due to the anticipated large volumes of applicants only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: ICT, networking, NGO, and technician.

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