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Roving IT and data security officer
Save the Children International



 Section/Unit: Operation
 Grade Level: 4
 Supervisor: Head of IT,admin and Change project
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum with Frequent Travel to field offices
 Duration: 12 months
 Closing Date: 24 July 2021


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.


 Duties and responsibilities:


  • Responsible of receiving IT equipment procured in Khartoum Liaising with Khartoum ICT section ( IT, Administration and Change department ), setup and preparation with full documentation.
  • Technical supervision and coordination of the use of all IT equipment, items programs, systems etc in  Khartoum  office and filed offices
  • Responsible for administration of the Local Area Network (LAN),
  • Evaluate computer equipment, planning of hardware needs.
  •  Act as a technical advisor on the use of proper hardware and selection of software for program use.
  • Ensure related compliance requirements are addressed, e.g., privacy, security, and administrative regulations associated with federal and state laws.

Ensure appropriate risk mitigation and control processes for security incidents as required

Procurement should be centralized as the ICT equipment must be standard (specifications and features )

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  • Document and disseminate information security policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of a University-wide information security training and awareness program.

·         Coordinate a response to actual or suspected breaches in the confidentiality, integrity or availability of information assets.

  • Produce IT Monthly Reports, Maintenance Tracking and Trip Reports.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all IT equipment in  Khartoum  office and ensure all equipment are efficiently functioning at all times.
  • Responsible for installing internet networks and  ensuring continuous maintenance and up keeping.

Liaison with IT service providers, supervise and coordinate the use and billing of all IT equipment/service in an accurate and timely manner 


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor Degree in Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other relevant degree / Master degree is preferable.



  • At least 3 years previous work experience preferably with NGOs and any similar institutions
  • Advocacy, campaigning, and documentation skills
  • Strong planning, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a team
  • Knowledge in VSAT systems and installation. ( & other satalite solutions )
  • Good computer skills in MS packages (Computer Applications; word, excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Fluency in English and Arabic Written and Spoken
  • Familiarity with network infrastructure and operating systems
  • Knowledge in operating most ICT and office equipment
  • Knowledge in cybersecurity and data security.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.  Tact and diplomacy are essential
  • The ability to work closely in a team, patience, adaptable, flexible, ability to improvise and work in an environment that is often stressful and potentially volatile
  • Willingness to travel regularly and in difficult circumstances

Sensitive to issues affecting children and committed to Save the Children Child Safeguarding


  • CCNP or and Security+ certificates


Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street. Send or through CV

to https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000531&lang=en

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly to Labour Office–HAC Khartoum. Closing date will be on day: 19/July/2021. Any application after this date will not be considered. All interviews done in HAC Labour Dep.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract.

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