|USAID/GUINEA IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
Position is open to all Guinean nationals and those eligible for permanent residence and authorization to work in Guinea
|JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: SOL-72067521R10007
BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
The Information Technology Management Specialist, hereafter referred to as IT Specialist, is the senior member of a two-position Information Management Services team within the Executive Office of USAID/Guinea & Sierra Leone. The System Manager has full management responsibility for providing a technological vision through Information Systems Administration, Technology and Information Services Support. Core duties are in the areas of systems administration, user account management, asset management, network operations, secure operations, and technology adoption and application support. As the subject matter expert for the Mission and its AIDNet system, the incumbent is in charge of the technical oversight of all information technology and related activities, which may include, but are not limited to: hardware/software installation and maintenance, application testing and support, client/helpdesk services, and system backup/recovery. The incumbent is also the primary implementer of computer systems policies regarding information systems security and computer systems usage.
Education: Minimum of bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields is required: computer and electronic engineering, network\information systems management, computer science, and\or computer and/ or related fields is required. Microsoft and Cisco Certifications are highly desirable.
Work experience: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in all of the following: operating computers, PC support, Windows 2016Server and Server/Web Server(IIS), managing information systems and automated data processing operations is required. Work experience in process analysis, design, analytical skills in problem solving, and technical writing skills for documentation is also required. Experience preferably in a multinational organization, International Non-Government Organization, International donor organization and public sector is required.
Language Proficiency: Excellent to very good English and French language skills both oral and written. Proven ability to communicate quickly, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, including technical documentation. Proven ability to communicate effectively in cross-cultural settings. Language skills will also be tested as part of the recruitment process.
DEADLINE TO RECEIVE APPLICATIONS: June 11, 2021, GMT Guinea Time
HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants MUST submit a complete application package which includes:
* A cover letter
* An AID 309-2 form
* Responses to the Two (2) Evaluation Factors
* A detailed resume (CV) and
* 3 to 5 References.
To ensure consideration of applicants for the intended position, please reference the solicitation number on your application, and as the subject line in any cover letter, as well as using the address/delivery point specified in this solicitation
All the above-mentioned documents are REQUIRED, must be SIGNED, prepared in ENGLISH and should be addressed as to the attention of the Human Resources Office, USAID Guinea via this email address – Conakrypscjobs@usaid.gov
§ A copy of the Solicitation listing all duties and responsibilities can be found at USAID https://www.usaid.gov/guinea/work-with-us/careers or on the US Embassy website https://gn.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs-at-the-embassy/
§ Form AID 309-2 can be found at: https://2017-2020.usaid.gov/forms/aid-309-2
§ Due to the number of applications we receive, only applicants who have been short-listed will be contacted by USAID/Guinea