Job Opportunity at East Africa Community, Application Deadline 27 Feb 2017

IT Assistant - East African Science and Technology Commission

(REF: EAC/EASTECO/HR/01-02-17)

East African Science and Technology Commission is a newly established
Institution of the East African Community (EAC) with its Headquarters in
Kigali-Rwanda. The core function of EASTECO is to promote and coordinate
the development, management and application of Science and Technology to
support regional integration and socio-economic development.
The EASTECO would like to utilise part of its funds from EAC Partner
States to recruit an *Temporary Information Technology Assistant (IT) (G5)
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified citizens of
Rwanda for the position of Information Technology Assistant which is
vacant at the East African Science and Technology
Organ / Institution: East African Science and Technology Commission

Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
Job Grade: G5
Job reports to: Principal Administrative Officer

Job Purpose:
The main purpose of this job is to facilitate efficient and effective
Information Management.

 Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Perform the network and system administrator tasks for EASTECO
    networks (intranet/internet), computer equipment and software;
 2. Carry out and supervise the maintenance tasks on the ICT systems and
    devices (computer network and devices, printers, scanners,
    photocopiers, software, telephones, videos projector,);
 3. To advise the Principal Administration Officer on the required ICT
    supplies and services to procure and hire;
 4. Ensure data backup for EASTECO;
 5. Setup and configuring new laptops and desktops;
 6. Ensure security and upgrades are applied and kept up to date on
    laptops and desktops;
 7. Patching of network and phones;
 8. Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance upgrades;
 9. Checking computer equipment for electrical safety;
10. Provide technical assistance to office staff as needed;
11. Assist in maintaining internet service, firewalls, and telephone
12. Assist In software and hardware upgrade;
13. Assist with EASTECO website maintenance

Qualifications and Experience:
 -Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma in Information Technology or
  -System and Network Administration Certificates.
   -Relevant working experience of not less than 3 years, in IT related

Skills and Competencies:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  - Self-motivated with ability to work with minimum supervision.

The candidate must not be more than 55 years old.

Terms and Conditions of Service:
This is a Temporary Position

Fringe Benefits:

The job is at EAC G5 scale with corresponding Salary specified for it.

Equal Opportunity:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are
encouraged to apply.

 How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their applications by registered
mail, courier service, e-mail or dispatch together with Curriculum
Vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and
testimonials, names and addresses of three referees, and day time
telephone contact to:
The Executive Secretary,
East African Science and Technology Commission Secretariat
Telecom House, 2nd Floor, Kigali-Rwanda.

To be received not later than 27th February 2017 at 5PM and 4PM Rwanda
EASTECO Secretariat shall only respond to those candidates who strictly
meet the set requirements.

 Application Deadline:

Monday, 27 February 2017 - 5:00pm
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