IT Officers Job Vacancies in Accra & Tamale

Posted on :

10 Feb, 2012

Category :

Jobs in Accra, Jobs in Tamale

For over 45 years and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy.ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

Job Description

The West Africa Regional Office of ACDI/VOCA based in Accra Ghana, is seeking two IT Officers to be based in Accra and Tamale with frequent travels to other regions.

Responsibilities Include:
Assist with start-up and set up of new sub-offices including oversight of installation of LAN lines, enrollment of Internet service provider, set up of the Internet access;

  • Work closely with the Chief Operations Manager in establishing/implementing ICT standards and guidelines for ACDI/VOCA Ghana Information Technology (IT) environment in order to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of company computing resources;
  • Provide first level of troubleshooting for system wide Computer and IT problems;
  • Complete basic checks and system reviews for server and CGnet e-mail and Internet services;
  • Assist with software problems or failures on individual individual computers;
  • Provide instructions on advanced software actions (QuickBooks, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Other);
  • Complete routine maintenance of CIT;
  • Coordinate cleaning and other network to ensure proper operation of the hardware;
  • Update Norton Antivirus and MS operating systems for recommended schedule;
  • Add software to individual computers as required;
  • Carryout service and maintenance of Local Network, Servers, Exchange 5.5 Server, Backup Exec 9.1 Server, Microsoft Office 2000 desktop systems; Assess and recommend new technologies for office LAN and Backup;
  • Assist in the evaluation of Performa for the purchase of software


Required Skills or Experience



  • Advanced diploma or bachelor’s degree in computer-related field/Information Technology from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3 years equivalent work experience with computer related work including user support/Help desk in a busy ICT management environment
  • Strong skills in Word, Excel, Outlook and the Internet
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization; maturity and ability to work in difficult environment;
  • Willingness to travel regularly within Ghana
  • Professional and friendly communication style, with the ability to field calls from a diverse group of staff


How To Apply

Interested persons should send their curriculum and cover letter including location and names of three referees to: [email protected] or hard copies to the below contact:

The Human Resource Manager
B7/11 A&C Plaza, East Legon, Accra
P. O. Box KD 138
Kanda, Accra-Ghana

ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer

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