Job Opening at United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

Position: Information Systems Assistant
Type: Full-time
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Deadline: May 21, 2024

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) was established in 2011 with the aim of promoting peace, security, and development in South Sudan.

Key Responsibilities:

Asset Management:

  • Creation of notifications for users and equipment write-off.
  • Maintenance of inventory and equipment master data.
  • Assistance in receiving, inspecting, and verifying incoming ICT assets.
  • Issuance of ICT equipment and maintenance of records in the asset control system.
  • Monitoring of physical inventory of stocked items.
  • Generation of reports using Power BI.
  • Spare parts tracking and related duties.

Server/Data Centre Administration:

  • Technical assistance in server operations and administration.
  • Installation, configuration, and testing of server systems hardware and software.
  • Administration, operation, and technical support of server systems.
  • Collaboration with other units for optimal server systems operations.
  • Assistance in planning and implementing security controls.
  • Participation in security incident response activities.

Network Administration:

  • Support for network projects implementation.
  • Review of network configuration for efficiency.
  • Management of network backup and security enforcement policies.
  • Implementation of new technologies for voice, video, and data integration.
  • Maintenance of data security projects.

IT Service Support:

  • Coordination of service requests and tasks.
  • Provision of basic training to end-users.
  • Logging of actions and escalation of problems as per procedure.
  • Quality assurance procedures and client satisfaction.
  • Keeping abreast of developments in information systems and technology.

ICT Security/DRBC:

  • Involvement in Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan.
  • Installation, operation, and maintenance of information security systems.
  • Regular security assessments and vulnerability analysis.
  • Maintenance of scheduled updates for ICT systems.

Other Responsibilities:

  • General assistance across various fields of ICT support services.
  • Participation in cross-functional teams within FTS for ICT-related projects.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • High school diploma or recognized equivalent required.
  • Technical or vocational qualification in Information and Telecommunication Systems desirable.
  • Minimum five years of experience in office automation and Asset management-related functions.
  • Fluency in oral and written English required.
  • Experience in a complex technical environment and Information systems support.
  • Experience within the United Nations system or similar international organization desirable.


  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Planning & Organizing

Application Process:
Interested candidates should apply through the UN Careers portal here.

Join the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and contribute to peace and development efforts! Apply before the deadline on May 21, 2024.



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