UNDP Ghana Jobs: Telecommunications Technician - Jobs in Ghana

UNDP Ghana Jobs: Telecommunications Technician

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15 Nov, 2010

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Technician Jobs in Ghana, Telecoms Jobs in ghana, United Nations Jobs in Ghana

UNDP is the UN’s global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. UNDP Ghana recruits Telecommunications Technician

Job Description

Job Code Title: Telecommunications Technician
Grade: Gs4
Duty Station: Accra, Ghana
Department: United Nations Department for Safety and Security

The role of this post is to provide support in the installment and maintenance of telecommunication equipment and transfer knowledge and training to other staff on the use and maintenance of telecommunication equipments. Direct supervision and guidance received from the Security Advisor.

Install all types of UNDSS communication equipments with particular attention to ensure the proper operation and maintenance of the field equipment comprising of VSAT and PBX telecommunication systems;
Carry out general and preventive maintenance of RFC Units, Satellite Modems, Multiplexers and Antennas;
Inspect system power resources (generator, inverters, rectifiers, stabilizers, UPS devices) and ensure that safety precautions are followed;
Ensure that the equipment under his/her responsibility is in good working condition by inspecting regularly the installations and arranging promptly repairs or replacement as necessary;
Maintain records of the installations and repairs done and keep the SA fully informed on status of equipment;
Keep a proper inventory level of all sites spares and return spare parts for repair / replacement;
Provide technical briefing / training on the equipment ensuring that Radio Operators and users are able to maintain/use the equipment;
Performs other duties as required.

Required Skills or Experience



High School diploma with a recognized telecommunictions technician qualification and/or formal training on satellite communication (PABX, PAMA, satellite systems)
At least 6 years of relevant professional job experience
Language Requirements:
Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of a relevant UN Language (French) is an advantage
Required Competencies:
Code Managerial Competencies
MCOl Strategic Planning
MCQ2 Leadership
MC03 Managing Performance
MC04 Coaching and Developing Staff
MC05 Managerial Resources
MC06 Political and Organizational Awareness
TC01 Assessing Telecommunication needs
TC03 Providing Telecommunication services
TC05 Keeping Telecommunication equipment operational
CL01 Coordinating with other staff
CL03 Data Handling

How To Apply

Qualified candidates are requested to send their application marked ” TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN” with supporting resume including telephone numbers and email addresses to the address below:

The Human Resource Unit
U.N.D. P. Office
(Next to the Ghana National Fires Service Hqtrs)

Offer valid till: 26 Nov, 2010

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