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About EERC

Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC) is an international research-based NGO that works with a network of local and international partners to catalyse and develop inclusive agriculture, sustainable livelihoods, natural resource conservation, and environmental management in Africa. EERC undertakes research and capacity building to develop scalable technologies and innovative practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security, ecosystem health, conservation, and livelihood development.

Job Summary:

You will coordinate and deliver
various ICT and ICT4D (ICT) related services in accordance with established
agency ICT policies, procedures, and service standards to support all EERC programs. You will provide
responsive, professional service and technical support to EERC staffs and entire office environment to
ensure efficient operation and use of EERC information sharing, communication, and collaboration
technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deploy, configure, and maintain ICT systems and
    databases, including networks, servers, and telecommunications.
    Troubleshoot and address issues to ensure optimal performance.
  • Configure and maintain applications and user devices.
    Provide timely and quality service delivery, technical support, and advice
    to user requests to ensure proper user access to EERC data and information.
  • Maintain inventory of ICT equipment, hardware, and
    software and ensure adequate supply and functionality, in collaboration
    with relevant staff(s).
  • Provide input to budget for ICT related expenses.
  • Coordinate relationships with suppliers to facilitate
    delivery of ICT-related services that meet EERC service requirements.
  • Support capacity building initiatives, remotely or
    on-site, to staffs to ensure efficient and consistent adoption and use of ICT
    applications.
  • Prepare statistical reports on ICT-related data and
    metrics. As needed, implement measures to ensure required standards are
    met.

 

Job Requirements

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • BSc in Computer Science, ICT or other related field
    of study
  • 3 years of relevant experience work experience in a position
    with similar responsibilities.
  • Desired certifications include Microsoft Certified
    Solutions Associate or equivalent, Cisco Certified Network Associate or
    equivalent, Microsoft SharePoint Foundations or equivalent and ITIL
    Foundation Certified.
  • Experience in introduction, design, implementation,
    and adoption of relevant technology and data management tools.
  • Demonstrated capacity in management of network/server
    software and hardware devices and platforms.
  • Grasp of complex network, security, mobile, desktop,
    server, telephony, backup, application and database technologies.
  • Experience with ITSM and systems management tools
    preferred.

 

Personal Skills

  • Good relationship management skills. Ability to
    relate to people at all levels internally and externally with a strong
    client-service focus.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to
    communicate technical ideas and concerns in a non-technical manner.
  • Strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and
    problem-solving skills, with capacity to see the big picture, make sound
    decisions, and offer non-standard solutions.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and
    results-oriented.
  • Basic understanding of business analysis concepts and
    best practice.
  • Demonstrated experience building ICT capacity with
    professional staff.

 

Language: English and Yoruba

 

Key Working Relationships:

Supervisory: Not applicable

Internal: All EERC staffs, Interns, NYSCs, members of EERC ICT community, and owners of EERC management systems, specifically, Program Managers and Finance and Administration officers.

 

External:  EERC partners; Government agencies and ICT services providers.

 

How to Apply

Interested
and qualified candidates with the required
experience are invited to submit their applications online at https://www.eerce.org/join-us/ candidate should be ready to
submit Cover Letter, CV and
3 references while filling the application. Application should be submitted on or
before 30 November 2020.  You will be
required to create an account before you will be able to submit your
application. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note:
EERC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from
all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with
disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

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The Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on sustainable practices and development in agriculture, environment, and natural resources in Africa. EERC is based in Nigeria with regional offices across the West, East, North and Central Africa. We work in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural and environmental management practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security, ecosystem health, conservation, and livelihood development. EERC exists to tackle the increasing challenge of food security, climate change, and poverty across the largely agrarian sub-Sahara Africa region. To achieve our goal of ensuring global sustainable development, we work in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural and environmental management practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security and more.

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0 USD Abeokuta CF 3201 Abc road Part Time , 40 hours per week Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC)

About EERC

Environmental and Economic Resource Centre (EERC) is an international research-based NGO that works with a network of local and international partners to catalyse and develop inclusive agriculture, sustainable livelihoods, natural resource conservation, and environmental management in Africa. EERC undertakes research and capacity building to develop scalable technologies and innovative practices with real impact on poverty reduction, food security, ecosystem health, conservation, and livelihood development.

Job Summary:

You will coordinate and deliver various ICT and ICT4D (ICT) related services in accordance with established agency ICT policies, procedures, and service standards to support all EERC programs. You will provide responsive, professional service and technical support to EERC staffs and entire office environment to ensure efficient operation and use of EERC information sharing, communication, and collaboration technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deploy, configure, and maintain ICT systems and databases, including networks, servers, and telecommunications. Troubleshoot and address issues to ensure optimal performance.
  • Configure and maintain applications and user devices. Provide timely and quality service delivery, technical support, and advice to user requests to ensure proper user access to EERC data and information.
  • Maintain inventory of ICT equipment, hardware, and software and ensure adequate supply and functionality, in collaboration with relevant staff(s).
  • Provide input to budget for ICT related expenses.
  • Coordinate relationships with suppliers to facilitate delivery of ICT-related services that meet EERC service requirements.
  • Support capacity building initiatives, remotely or on-site, to staffs to ensure efficient and consistent adoption and use of ICT applications.
  • Prepare statistical reports on ICT-related data and metrics. As needed, implement measures to ensure required standards are met.

 

Job Requirements

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • BSc in Computer Science, ICT or other related field of study
  • 3 years of relevant experience work experience in a position with similar responsibilities.
  • Desired certifications include Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate or equivalent, Cisco Certified Network Associate or equivalent, Microsoft SharePoint Foundations or equivalent and ITIL Foundation Certified.
  • Experience in introduction, design, implementation, and adoption of relevant technology and data management tools.
  • Demonstrated capacity in management of network/server software and hardware devices and platforms.
  • Grasp of complex network, security, mobile, desktop, server, telephony, backup, application and database technologies.
  • Experience with ITSM and systems management tools preferred.

 

Personal Skills

  • Good relationship management skills. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally with a strong client-service focus.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate technical ideas and concerns in a non-technical manner.
  • Strategic, analytical, systems thinking, and problem-solving skills, with capacity to see the big picture, make sound decisions, and offer non-standard solutions.
  • Able to maintain confidential information.
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented.
  • Basic understanding of business analysis concepts and best practice.
  • Demonstrated experience building ICT capacity with professional staff.

 

Language: English and Yoruba

 

Key Working Relationships:

Supervisory: Not applicable

Internal: All EERC staffs, Interns, NYSCs, members of EERC ICT community, and owners of EERC management systems, specifically, Program Managers and Finance and Administration officers.

 

External:  EERC partners; Government agencies and ICT services providers.

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates with the required experience are invited to submit their applications online at https://www.eerce.org/join-us/ candidate should be ready to submit Cover Letter, CV and 3 references while filling the application. Application should be submitted on or before 30 November 2020.  You will be required to create an account before you will be able to submit your application. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: EERC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

2020-11-30

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