New Job Opportunities At UNESCO

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6 Dec, 2016

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Computer Jobs in Ghana

UNESCO Accra was established in the year 2000 as a Cluster Office covering 6 countries in the West Africa Region. Following the conclusion of the UNESCO Field Offices Reform, in 2014, UNESCO Accra has transformed itself into a national office focusing its activities on Ghana alone. The activities of the UNESCO Accra National Office fall within the programmatic framework of UNESCO covering all domains of UNESCO’s mandate in the areas of: Education; Culture; Natural and Social and Human Sciences; and, Information and Communication. In cooperation with the Regional Office for the ECOWAS Region based in Abuja, under which geographical area it falls, the UNESCO Accra Office works closely with the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO and the Government of Ghana in building strategic partnerships and initiatives, leading to creating and reinforcing policies and programmes aimed at achieving national targets

Job Description

Job Title: ICT Assistants

UNESCO Accra is inviting applications from qualified Ghanaian Nationals for the following position: ICT Assistant (GS6)

Summary of Responsibilities

The ICT Assistant will be responsible for the following duties

•   Diagnosis, detecting, solving and following up on IT-related issues with end-users
•   Ensuring adequate functioning of the specialised liaison time with the UNESCO IT services, in close cooperation with the relevant UNESCO HQ IT colleagues
•   As network IT Assistant:- assisting in trouble-shooting and monitoring of network problems (helpdesk)
•   Providing administrative support on ICT relevant issues
•   As member of Administrative Unit, the incombent will be responsible for the procurement tasks which include: purchasing, customs clearing and disposal of items according to UNESCO’s Policies
•   Maintain and update on timely basis the physical inventory of all office assets and report to HQ on time
•   Liaise with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and relevant government units with regard to aaccreditation of new staff

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of University Degree in IT or Technical or Vocational, Diploma in Computer sciences and information technology fields. Relevant certification in hardware and software management and application will be an asset
•   5 to 7 years of experience in the field of information technologies, network administration, support to management of hardware and software platforms, telecommunication facilities, packages and applications

Other Skills/Competencies: Confidentilaty, communication/organisational skills, Flexibility/Adaptability, Team work, Analytical skills


IT Skills: Advanced Computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications such as MS Office package, Database, PHP, Internet, including Web 2.0, knowledge of desktop publishing software and photoshop

Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should submit their letter and CV to The Finance and Administrative Officer using UNESCO CV Form:-

Click Here To Download UNESCO CV Form

Send completed CV to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 16 December, 2016

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