ICT Associate

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ICT Associate

  • Post Date:October 16, 2022
  • Views 36
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  • Career Level Officer
    Experience 6 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Computer and Technology
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number 2022-10-220
    Location Kabul
Job Description

About UN-Habitat:


Organizational Setting:

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the UN agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable town and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. This post is located in the UN Habitat Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (ROAP) at Kabul duty station.

UN-Habitat Afghanistan

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, has been working within Afghanistan since 1992 with funding support of USAID, Japanese and Australian Governments, EU, CIDA, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Kingdom of the Netherlands and several other bilateral donors and multilateral donors. During this period, its programme has expanded to include a wide range of human settlements initiatives, from humanitarian emergency support to small-scale neighborhood level improvement schemes to municipal scale governance reforms.








Operations Division:

Operations Section, UN-Habitat Afghanistan Programme is responsible for providing professional, timely, accurate, effective, and efficient support to the country office programme by ensuring that financial resources are unitized in the best interest of the organization and in line with UN rules and regulations. The Operations Section comprise of Finance Management, Human Resource Management, ICT, and security.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of Administrative Officer, ICT Associate will undertake the following responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities:

•   Plans, designs, and maintains the integrity of networks, servers, and databases upon which the agency relies for uninterrupted operations.

•   Troubleshoots, and resolves malfunctions with networked systems, operating platform/database interfaces, servers, configurations, and related equipment such as connections, switches, and hubs. • Supervises installation and maintenance of advanced Virus

•   Protection software for network servers.

•   Devises and administers disaster recovery plans, training the staff to implement them ensuring maximum readiness.

•   Ensures staff conversant with all back up/recovery procedures; Reviews the network resources access control, data security and the server room security systems.

•   Ensures the server room is properly protected and its access controlled.

•   Ensures all firewalls within the system are properly set and upgraded; Manages the user access control for network resources, data security back up, LAN security systems.

•   Provides advanced technical guidance; Solves more complex problems.

•   Contacts counterparts within other UN agencies/Entities regarding the coordination of IT services; • Keep and update all asset records under different projects.

•   Perform inventories and usage monitoring of all IT assets and other equipment and record all changes, physical location, and incidences of support.











Job Requirement:

Competencies (Select 3 Maximum)

Professionalism: Ability to identify and resolve budgetary problems and identify sources for data collection. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


a)      Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or computer Science. Certificate in MCSE will be an asset

b)     Experience:

c)      Bachelor’s degree with 6 years of working experience or master’s degree with 2 years of relevant experience.

d)     Language:

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the posts advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.










Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghan National Candidates should submit the following required documents.

1.      A cover letter that shows how your qualifications and experience meet the VA requirement.

2.      An update CV+ P11 form for individual contractor (IC) that contains all your information


To the [email protected] indicating on the SUBJECT line the vacancy number of the position, please note that applications received after the closing date (25 October 2022) will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted for an interview.

Note: Subject line must be: (2022-10-220) or your application may not be considered.

Submission Email: [email protected]

For more details about UN-HABITAT and UN-HABITAT Afghanistan Country Programme refer Website: www.unhabitat.org and www.unhabitat.af

Submission Email:

  [email protected]


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