Monday, June 19, 2017

Vacancy notice from Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is an international, non-governmental humanitarian relief and development agency that exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Mercy Corps works in more than 40 countries, and has been present in Nepal since 2005. In Nepal, Mercy Corps works to build the absorptive, adaptive, and transformative potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across the country. Through a systems-based approach to market development, financial services access, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, and youth engagement, Mercy Corps builds resilience among target communities.

Mercy Corps invites applications from all interested and potential Nepali candidates for the following position:

Position: IT Officer & Assets Controller
> Job Location: Kathmandu
> No. of Vacancy: 1

Job Description:
The IT Officer & Assets Controller is responsible to maintain the current IT infrastructure in Mercy Corps Nepal and ensure the proper functioning of equipment and network to meet office needs and demands in coordination and synchronizing system with the Regional IT Advisor. Ensure IT Systems are efficient and effective to support program needs. Equipment is functional and the staff is well trained to use IT equipment confidently.
As gender and social inclusion (GESI), governance and environmental compliance are cross-cutting and core components of the all MC programs, the Senior Human Resources Officer is required to own these components and ensure GESI sensitivity and integration, governance practices and environmental compliance are integrated into his/her work area.

> Bachelors or equivalent in Degree in IT / Computer Science / Computer Engineering. CCNA & MCSE courses desired, or equivalent experience
> 3 - 5 years of experience in equivalent technical work experience as IT professional
> Experience in both hardware and software requirements in local area networking (LAN), Wireless Area Network; configuration of internal email system is required. Knowledge of web designing will be a plus
> Exclusive knowledge of internet, proxy, pop mail, FTP Server, and TCPIP settings, Proxy Servers, Firewall (hardware & software) configuration, database management, Linux and windows based servers and applications is required
> Experience for upright maintenance of all internet account, Logins and account status both web and outlook based
> Ability to troubleshoot, plan and design low maintenance systems is a must.
> Must understand, follow and implement existing policies on IT equipment use and best practices
> Previous experience in inventory management
> Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members
> Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision

The successful IT Officer & Assets Controller should ensure efficient functioning of IT infrastructure in MC Kathmandu and Field offices. S/he should ensure staff are trained on use equipment and internet as per the desired standards set forth by the organization. IT Officer & Assets Controller in close coordination with Operations Manager and Regional IT advisor identify IT needs and suggest solutions. S/he should ensure all technical, administrative and management systems and standards agreed upon for Inventory/Asset by the agency is being adhered to. S/he should have the ability to work simultaneously on multiple tasks.

Interested candidates are requested to submit cover letter and Mercy Corps Application Form available at by COB June 22, 2017 to the address below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.
Attn: Human Resources Department
[Please mention the title of the Position on the subject line of the e-mail while applying]
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