Information Communications Technology (ICT) Officer

National Fertilizer Regulatory Agency

Agriculture & Farming

Freetown, Sierra Leone

Job Type

Full-time

Closing date:

28 February 2022

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About

National Fertilizer Regulatory Agency

Position Summary

The Information Communications Technology (ICT) Officer will monitor and provide support to maintenance of computer systems and networks. Set up computer systems or resolve issues such as troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults. She/he will support the Senior ICT Officer to ensure smooth operations of ICT equipment and services at NaFRA premises.

Key Relationships

The ICT Officer reports to the Senior ICT Officer

Requirements

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Together with the Senior ICT Officer, ensure the provision of an effective and appropriate ICT service designed to meet the needs of the Agency.
  • Provide first line assistance to users when problems arise with systems such as troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
  • Carry out computer repairs and replace parts as required.
  • Conduct electrical safety checks on computer equipment.
  • Maintain local and wide area networks and support remote working.
  • Contribute to the development of policies relating to ICT, Information and Security including implementation, monitoring and supervision.
  • Provide support in the testing and evaluation of new technologies including M&E systems e.g. database systems, websites etc.
  • Enhance office IT system through appropriate upgrades and report to the Senior ICT Officer on changes or improvements required.
  • Help install and support of all ICT hardware and software.
  • Assist the Senior ICT Officer in supervising routine network startup and shutdown procedures and maintain control records.
  • Carry any other responsibilities as directed by NaFRA Management.

Duty Station: Based in Freetown with occasional travels to the Provinces.

Profile required (Person Specifications)

About the Role

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Together with the Senior ICT Officer, ensure the provision of an effective and appropriate ICT service designed to meet the needs of the Agency.
  • Provide first line assistance to users when problems arise with systems such as troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
  • Carry out computer repairs and replace parts as required.
  • Conduct electrical safety checks on computer equipment.
  • Maintain local and wide area networks and support remote working.
  • Contribute to the development of policies relating to ICT, Information and Security including implementation, monitoring and supervision.
  • Provide support in the testing and evaluation of new technologies including M&E systems e.g. database systems, websites etc.
  • Enhance office IT system through appropriate upgrades and report to the Senior ICT Officer on changes or improvements required.
  • Help install and support of all ICT hardware and software.
  • Assist the Senior ICT Officer in supervising routine network startup and shutdown procedures and maintain control records.
  • Carry any other responsibilities as directed by NaFRA Management.

Duty Station: Based in Freetown with occasional travels to the Provinces.

Profile required (Person Specifications)