IT professional (Part Time Job)
JOB TITLE: IT professional (Part Time Job)
EMPLOYER: GIZ Azerbaijan DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-10 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2020-03-11

IT professional (Part Time Job)

Reports to: Administrative manager

A. Responsibilities

The IT professional is responsible for

 ensuring that IT and management systems operate and function correctly
 implementing and complying with GIZ IT standards
 regularly updating computer software
 providing technical support to projects and programmes by dealing with questions and problems relating to IT and databases

The IT professional performs the following tasks:

B. Tasks

1. Tasks (hardware)

The IT professional

 ensures the availability of up-to-date hardware (laptops, servers, all PCs) in accordance with current GIZ standards
 deals with maintenance of PCs, notebooks, printers, digital cameras, scanners and other hardware
 discusses possible new purchases of or improvements to hardware and networks with the administrative manager, based on the requirements and recommendations outlined in GIZ’s IT guidelines

2. Tasks (software)

The IT professional

 implements, maintains and configures all standard GIZ software (e.g. APS, AMS, MS Office, WinPACCS, SAP)
 tests new or upgraded software and updates all the software to the latest versions
 provides and maintains backup programmes to ensure system availability
 regularly updates antivirus software

3. Tasks (the internet, websites)

The IT professional

 maintains and updates existing web sites
 coordinates necessary modifications to the existing home page in consultation with office management and the project or programme managers

4. Tasks (operational support)

The IT professional

 is responsible for the availability of the LAN, installs any updates and ensures routine, professional maintenance of the necessary hardware, installs and maintains the LAN
 consults with suppliers to guarantee the availability of the network, telephone system and IT hardware
 monitors the market for quality and value for money, and is responsible for specifying and procuring computer equipment

5. General tasks

The IT professional

 manages and ensures general administration of the entire IT system
 backs up data and deals with the problem of data security
 resolves all computer and internet problems, prepares all the necessary information and provides phone support
 ensures that an IT emergency service is available
 notifies the GIZ IT help desk of fundamental problems with GIZ IT applications
 assists in advising on IT projects
 maintains a list of all hardware and software systems, and updates this to reflect changes
 documents the installation and settings on the server and all computers.

1. Other duties/additional tasks

The IT professional

 performs other duties and tasks at the request of management

C. Required qualifications, competences and experience


 BSc/MSc in IT
 familiarity with IT hardware and software used at GIZ, IT network systems, database software, GIZ intranet and basic understanding of specific GIZ software (SAP, APS, AMS, PACCS, etc.)

Professional experience

 At least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position

Other knowledge, additional competences

 Outstanding working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software, phone, fax, email, the internet) and computer applications (e.g. MS Office)
 good knowledge of the European language widely used in the country, ideally a knowledge of German
 willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management

Qualified candidates are kindly asked to send their applications and motivation letter by e-mail to:

Please indicate the name of the position (IT Professional) you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Application deadline: 26.02.2020

Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be invited to the interview.

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