Dec 21, 2018

Information Technology Manager

  • fhi360
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

The anticipated USAID-funded Attain & Sustain 95-95-95, Prevent New Infections and Reach all Populations for Epidemic Control (ASPIRE) will be designed to, over 5 years, reduce HIV incidence and AIDS-related mortality in pursuit of epidemic control in Eswatini in alignment with GKoE’s vision of an AIDS-free generation by 2022 and the National Multisectoral HIV and AIDS Strategic Framework 2018-2022.

Position is contingent upon receipt of donor funding and will be based in Eswatini.

JOB SUMMARY:

The IT Manager will provide leadership support and maintenance to FHI 360 Eswatini computer and network infrastructure to ensure stable operations. The position holder will be responsible for all IT related equipment and software that is part of the FHI 360 Eswatini inventory. The IT Manager will take appropriate steps in solving problems, or where necessary, in identifying suitable vendors capable of solving them. The IT Manager will support the design and implementation of new IT solutions to improve business efficiency and productivity including platforms that enhance client engagement in HIV care as well as mobile solutions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • With the Director Finance and Operations, oversee the management of information technology to include local area network, services, PC’s, printers in accordance with FHI 360 policies.
  • Troubleshoot network and server software problems, including e-mail/internet systems.
  • Perform software installations and upgrades as required.
  • Ensure the deployment of updates and security features on the entire IT infrastructure.
  • Perform “housekeeping” functions such as server and user management.
  • Provide IT training on a periodic basis to FHI 360/Eswatini staff and to partner organizations.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of IT related projects introduced by FHI 360 offices.
  • Perform daily and periodic backups of all data on the servers.
  • Maintains an IT hardware inventory.
  • Make periodic visits to project sites to provide troubleshooting support, advice and build the capacity of staff and partners in order to maintain their computers at a reasonable level of operation.
  • Liaise extensively with end-users and stakeholders and translates requirements and technical compatibility for the implementation of IT software.
  • Assist departments/End Users in identifying and selecting software solutions.
  • Perform software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis and software reliability analysis.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS/BA degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years relevant experience of which 3 years should have been in a supervisory role OR MS/MA Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience of which 3 years should have been in a supervisory role.
  • Candidate must possess Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and/or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage.
  • Experience with a multi-site network (at least 3 sites) with a minimum of 200 users is highly desirable.
  • Advanced knowledge of Software Engineering, Software Development, Analysis, Project Management and Database development. Strong Competency in developing and debugging applications in languages/platforms including but not limited to C#, ASP.Net, PHP, Microsoft SQL, MySQL. Java, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of web based, client/server and mobile applications.
  • Advanced knowledge of server administration and networking including Active Directory, Network Services – Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain Name System (DNS) etc.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and report writing skills.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

APPLICATION: Interested candidates may apply via eswatini.recruitment@fhi360.org, please make sure to put position applying for as title as email subject not later than 28 December 2018.

Alternatively go to FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org to register online, and to submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package.

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