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Junior ICT Assistant job at UN-Habitat in Afghanistan, (2 Vacancies )


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About UN-Habitat:


Organizational Setting:

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable town and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. This post is located in the UN Habitat Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (ROAP) at Kabul duty station.

UN-Habitat Afghanistan

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, has been working within Afghanistan since 1992 with funding support of USAID, Japanese and Australian Governments, EU, CIDA, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Kingdom of the Netherlands and several other bilateral donors and multilateral donors. During this period, its programme has expanded to include a wide range of human settlements initiatives, from humanitarian emergency support to small-scale neighborhood level improvement schemes to municipal scale governance reforms.

Operations Division:

Operations Section, UN-Habitat Afghanistan Programme is responsible for providing professional, timely, accurate, effective, and efficient support to the country office programme by ensuring that financial resources are unitized in the best interest of the organization and in line with UN rules and regulations. The Operations Section comprise of Finance Management, Human Resource Management, ICT, and security.

Job Summary:

Under supervision of ICT Associate, Junior ICT Assistant will be responsible for

Duties & Responsibilities:

  •   Maintaining Local Area Network and client machines.
  •    Installing and configuring server software (Microsoft) and tasks related to LAN/WLAN.
  •    Experienced with network testing, cabling, troubleshooting etc.,
  •    Provide support to the implementation of ICT strategies and new technologies in accordance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  •    Repairing of IT equipment (hardware and software) (pcs, notebooks, printers, scanners….etc.).
  •    Provide technical support and advice to ACO and Programme Presence staff
  •    Service and maintenance of IT equipment.
  • Undertake missions to provinces where there are functional projects
  •   Installing and upgrading various PC application software packages.
  •    Performing problem analyses and problem determination for all hardware and software systems.
  •   Implementing appropriate recovery procedures as required.
  •   Assisting Procurement Officer in selecting appropriate technical equipment.
  •    Any other duties assigned by supervisor

Job Requirement:


a)   Education:

University Degree, (Computer Science) with 3 years relevant experience with UN or International Organizations.

b)   Language:

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the posts advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghan National Candidates should submit the following required documents.

1.      A cover letter that shows how your qualifications and experience meet the VA requirement.

2.      An update CV and UN-Personal History form for individual contractor (IC) that contains all your information To the unhvacancies@unhabitat-afg.org; indicating on the SUBJECT line the vacancy number of the position, please note that applications received after the closing date (20  January 2023) will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.

Note: Subject line must be: (2023-01-226) or your application may not be considered.

Submission Email: unhvacancies@unhabitat-afg.org;

For more details about UN-HABITAT and UN-HABITAT Afghanistan Country Programme refer Website: www.unhabitat.org and www.unhabitat.af

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