The following job opportunity has arisen within I-TECH Botswana
The IT Assistant reports to the Operations Director for all Information Technology related issues.The position is responsible for the perfomance,coordination,maintenance,installation and development of IT Networking devices and Software.
Installation and Configuration
●Commisioning & installations of equipment(Networking Devices,Servers,Laptops,Desktops,Printers,Wireless Access Points).
●Configure and install Office2016 and antivirus for all Country Office computers.
●Proactively schedule software upgrades and patching.
●Assure all software on I-TECH equipment is licensed and keep records of licenses.The Operations Director must be notified of upcoming renewals.
●Administer the Office365/Exchange server online infrastructure.
●Maintain IT infrastrucutre (eg. Network,Email serve,file server,printers)
●Ensure all networking cabling and infrastructure in the office ir neatly wired and working well(all network outlets labelled on the patch paneland outlets,WI-FI routers mounted where possible all network cable ends with tabs,etc)
●Administer the local domain controller and file server.
●Monitor and benchmark technology in order to ensure continous improvements.
●Decomission and dispose of equipment as per Company policies and procedures.
●Create and maintain websites/informational material as needed.
I.T User Support
●Perform repairs,installations and any work required to set up,align or otherwise prepare for operation, all information technology equipment/systems including setting up audio/visual equipment for presentations,meetings and trainings.
●Perform operational checks,monitors perfomance and related maintenance to identify and diagonise information technology performance problems.
●Perform diagnostics on a routine basis and corrects any problems found.
●Monitor trends to make recommendations for inventory control.
●Identifies,plans and executes IT projects in line with department plan(e.g plan and coordinate office move.)
●Record all tasks related information as required and generate IT Technical documentation.
●Inform and training users on how to adhere to the I-TECH global/local security IT policies.
●Assist in the procurement of I.T equipment.
Data Entry Management
●Assist Monitoring and Evaluation(M&E) team with quarterly RHT indicator data collection and data entry.
●Liaise with the M&E team to enter and manage Real Time Reporting data and weekly reports.
●Assist M&E team and RHT teams with daily testing data entry and analysis(developing bars graphs and charts)
●Support the scanning and uploading of RHT patients registers into Captricity for data digitization.
●Support the I-TECH TB program officer to validate the national TB data in Open MRS.
Required Qualifications,Skills and Attributes
●National Diploma Computer Sciences or Network Engineering plus industrial certifications,or equivalent professional experience.
●At least 4 years work experience as IT Assistant.
●Demonstrated high degree of professionalism and ethical levels.
●Computer skills in Microsoft Server administration,Exchange Server,Microsoft office suite,network and router configuration,physical network installation and maintenance.
●Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a part of a team.
●Strong time management skills.
The Logistics Officer serves to coordinate the implementation of efficient and effective operational logistics services to enable I-TECH Botswana to deliver quality programs to its partners and stakeholders,including but not limited to coordination of vehicle management and allocation of resources to program teams.
Travel Management
●Arrange all aspects of travel for I-TECH staff,consultants and visitors.
●Flight,vehicles and accomodation bookings,airport transfers per diem.
●Coordinate applications for visas as and when needed.
●Develop,monitor and communicate trip plans for the country office on regular basis.
●Ensure travel forms have been completed properly with all the necessary approvals.
●Provide periodic safety and security travel update to I-TECH staff,conultants and visitors.
Motor Vehicle Fleet Management
●Facilitate orientation and refresher sessions on the use of I-TECH vehicles for staff and consultants and ensure use of I-TECH vehicles is in line with policy.
●Provide guidance on maintenance and deployement of vehicles for field trips and in town services.
●Plan and coordinate annual refresher first aid trsinings for I-TECH drivers.
●Oversee procurement of furniture,fixtures ,IT equipment and office supplies for the I-TECH office and serve as point person regarding maintenance of above items.
●Work with the Program Procurement Assistant(PPA) to identify and evaluate vendors.
●Evaluate the performance and quality of service providers.
Logical and Administrative Support
●Monitor the assignment of office keys,access cards/keys,cellphones and other office equipment.
●Oversee the general upkeep of store rooms and monitoring stock levels.
●Work with the Operation Manager to ensure the management of facility services contracts(electricity,water and phones
Required Qualifications ,Skills and Attributes
●Bachelor's Dergree in Logistics Management or equivalent.
●Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position.
●Previous experience supervising staff and proven ability to work as part of a team.
●Strong organizational and time management skills.
●Excellent communication,problem solving and interpersonal skills.
●Proficient in Microsoft Word,Excel,PowerPoint,Internet Explorer and email applications.
●Proven abiity to take initiative in meeting program needs
Job Application Procedure
If you have the required training,experise,experience and would like to work for I-TECH in this vital work ,we encourage you to apply.To apply please send the cover letter,scanned certified certificates copies and CV;including a list of names of four refrees(with up to date email and telephone contact detail via email to
Closing date: Friday, 26 MAY 2017
Source : Mmegi,12 May 2017

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