IT Officer at North East Regional Initiative (NERI)

  • ICT & Software
  • Full time
  • 8 months ago
  • Abuja
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 3 years

Job Description


In support of the operational set-up of the Abuja office, Creative requires the services of an Information Technology Officer (IT Officer).  The IT Officer will be responsible for the set-up and maintenance of all IT-related hardware and software, will oversee server administration and will troubleshoot all IT-related activities on the ground.  This position is based in Abuja and travel to the state offices is required.


The IT Officer reports to the Administrative Manager.


Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide technical set-up and needed support on all IT related issues, including installation and testing of workstations, printers, client software, upgrades, and configuration
  • Implement and document network operations, processes, and procedures
  • Deploy and implement office network according to HQ specifications
  • Serve as the office Network Administrator
  • Identify and solve possible problems in the network
  • Supervise installations performed by third parties such as cabling, Internet connection, etc.
  • Supervise and follow-up on equipment maintenance performed by other contractors
  • Support and troubleshoot users in the Abuja office on their daily work
  • Implement and enforce security on the network and prevent misuse of the IT resources
  • Participate in writing IT office policy
  • Responsible for IT inventory; work closely with the DCOP and procurement team to monitor distribution and location of IT equipment by performing a yearly inventory check-up
  • Set up, implement, and maintain hardware firewall
  • Keep the network healthy by applying all required security patches and monitoring the correct delivery of all antivirus updates
  • Coordinate with Creative/DC IT support staff to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Any other IT-related work as required 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • University degree in Information Technology or related field is highly preferred;
  • Minimum three years of relevant work experience;
  • Minimum two years of experience working with international organizations in a IT capacity;
  • Fluency in English and in one or more of the local state languages in the North Eastern part of Nigeria.

Method of Application

Qualified applicants MUST submit the following documents to by May 22nd, 2020:

  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) listing all their work experience and qualifications; AND
  • A cover letter

Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.

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