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

About UNMISS:
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.

Competencies:

  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Planning & Organizing

Application Process:
Interested candidates should apply through the UN Careers portal here.https://careers.un.org/jobSearchDescription/233190?language=en

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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