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Roving Information Technology (IT) Officer
Muslim Aid

Muslim Aid is a faith-based British international charity that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters, conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease and illiteracy. It was established in the United Kingdom in 1985 in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. Muslim Aid's Sudan Country office (MASCO) was set up in 1991 in response to the strategic need and to enable the continuation of effective aid work in the country. Currently, Muslim Aid is implementing projects in Kassala, Central Darfur and Red Sea State , Algazieera State , Gdarief State in Sudan.


 Section/Unit: Operations
 Supervisor: Head of Operation
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum, Sudan ,Frequently Travel to field visit
 Closing Date: 08 April 2021

 
 Background:

BACKGROUND:

Muslim Aid is a faith-based British international charity that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters or conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy. It was established in the UK in 1985 in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. Muslim Aid Sudan field office (MASFO) was set up in 1991 in response to the strategic need and to enable the continuation of effective aid work in the country. Muslim Aid current geographical coverage in Sudan includes, Khartoum, Kassala, Red Sea and Central Darfur States.

 

Job Purpose:

To manage the organization’s computer resources with the aim of maximizing the benefits of information technology in supporting the business objectives of the organization.

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  1. To devise and manage a budget for the running of the organization’s computer systems.

 

  1. To ensure the organization has suitable application programs for its needs.

 

  1. To maintain a register of all hardware and software in the organization’s possession at any given time and ensure that all proper licenses are secured.

 

  1. To manage the monitoring of systems including the network, items of hardware, efficiency levels, etc. and ensure remedial action including upgrades and expansions are taken when necessary to ensure the smooth running of computer systems.

 

  1. To ensure that user support needs are met in a friendly and efficient manner and that faults are dealt with effectively.

 

  1. To manage implementation of any defined special development projects within the agreed strategy, including systems in support of special events and campaigns.

 

  1. To ensure that the organization complies with legal requirements relating to the use of computer resources e.g. Health and Safety and Data Protection Acts.

 

  1. To ensure that all systems and procedures are adequately documented.

 

  1.  Any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.

 

  1. Carry inventory of all IT equipment’s in the country

 

  1. Train staff in use One drive system and lead IT orientation to all staff and every new joiner.

 

 

 

 

2.           Database Administration and Development

 

  1. To be the in-house source of detailed knowledge as to how the database is constructed.

 

  1. To ensure the integrity of the data in the database at all times and the efficient operation of the system.

 

  1. To develop and enhance the functionalities of the database system as per department and staff requirements that has been approved by the management.

 

  1. To co-ordinate the acquisition and take-on of external datasets including Postcode Address File data and bought in name and address lists.

 

  1. To co-ordinate the exporting/communication of data files created from the database to other systems and external organizations including mailing files to mailing houses, etc.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  1. To devise and manage a budget for the running of the organization’s computer systems.

 

  1. To ensure the organization has suitable application programs for its needs.

 

  1. To maintain a register of all hardware and software in the organization’s possession at any given time and ensure that all proper licenses are secured.

 

  1. To manage the monitoring of systems including the network, items of hardware, efficiency levels, etc. and ensure remedial action including upgrades and expansions are taken when necessary to ensure the smooth running of computer systems.

 

  1. To ensure that user support needs are met in a friendly and efficient manner and that faults are dealt with effectively.

 

  1. To manage implementation of any defined special development projects within the agreed strategy, including systems in support of special events and campaigns.

 

  1. To ensure that the organization complies with legal requirements relating to the use of computer resources e.g. Health and Safety and Data Protection Acts.

 

  1. To ensure that all systems and procedures are adequately documented.

 

  1.  Any other duties commensurate with the accountabilities of the post.

 

  1. Carry inventory of all IT equipment’s in the country

 

  1. Train staff in use One drive system and lead IT orientation to all staff and every new joiner.

 

 

 

 

2.           Database Administration and Development

 

  1. To be the in-house source of detailed knowledge as to how the database is constructed.

 

  1. To ensure the integrity of the data in the database at all times and the efficient operation of the system.

 

  1. To develop and enhance the functionalities of the database system as per department and staff requirements that has been approved by the management.

 

  1. To co-ordinate the acquisition and take-on of external datasets including Postcode Address File data and bought in name and address lists.

 

  1. To co-ordinate the exporting/communication of data files created from the database to other systems and external organizations including mailing files to mailing houses, etc.

 

Person Specification

 

Essential / Desirable

Assessment Stage

Qualifications:

  Bachelor in Information Technology, computer engineering or a related field.

 

Essential

Application

Master degree in related field in advantage

Desirable

Application

Other professional qualification certificated

Desirable

Application

Experience & knowledge:

2-5 years’ experience in Finance within an International non-profit organization, UN .

Essential

Application and Interview

At least One year’s working experience with INGO.

Essential

Application and

Interview

 Strong practical knowledge of IT packages including Word, Excel, Access etc.

 

Essential

Application and

Interview

Skills and Abilities

Excellent leadership, team coordination skills

Essential

Application and Interview

Detail oriented and the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and meet deadlines

Essential

Application and

Interview

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Essential

Application and

Interview

Proven initiative and ability to work independently

Essential

Application and

Interview

Professional proficiency in Arabic &English

Essential

Application and

Interview

Willingness and ability to travel

Essential

Application and

Interview

A strong communicator, demonstrating the ability to network, present and negotiate effectively at a very senior level

Essential

Application and

Interview

Ability to work in a systematic and methodical manner

Essential

Application and Interview

Work independently, accurately and efficiently to deadlines and targets, often under pressure, managing a wide and varied workload, using strong organizational skills, with minimal supervision

Essential

Application and

Interview

 

You will display the competencies below :

Competencies

Definition

Team working

Co-operates with and respect colleagues to exceed up and beyond

individual efforts

Communication

The ability to listen, express and communicate information effectively

Performance Management

Delivery of organization objectives through effective setting of SMART

personal goals and team goals

Results Focused

Getting the job done in an efficient way through effective time, task and

Finance management

Leadership

Inspiring, supporting and developing others to achieve outstanding levels

of performance

Innovation & Continuous

Improvement

Constantly seeking to improve the way business is done through analysis,

creativity, problem solving and change initiatives

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Interested applicants are requested to submit their applications with C. Vs and Credential certificates HAC Khartoum OR via sudanjobs.net Only short listed candidates shall be invited for the interview

 

How to apply:

•            To apply for the above-mentioned position, please submit your CV and credentials to Sudanjob.net or HAC Khartoum.

•            The closing date for submission of applications is 31st March 2021. 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Child safeguarding level:

 

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable people in our work. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable people are recruited to work for us.

 









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