Assistant IT Officer

Posted 1 year ago

Suitable applicants sought to manage the implementation of provincial Birth Registration Project, with a specific focus on Digital Birth Registration interventions.


Job Title:                              Assistant IT Officer


No. of Positions:               02


Duty Stations:                    Thatta & Badin


Duration:                             06 months with the possibility of extension Months


Supervision:                       District Manager / IT Officer


Salary:                                   Rs.55000/per month


Purpose of this Post:


The services of an Assistant IT Officer will be required, who will work under the supervision of the IT Officer for the provision of technical support and coordination for the successful implementation of identified interventions in selected districts of Sindh.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assist IT Officer in implementing the district level activities and perform tasks as directed by the IT Officer.
  • Assist the IT Officer in the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, telephones, software applications and peripherals
  • Provide support during systems upgrades, installations, data transfer and data security and integrity
  • Work with the IT Officer, District Manager, Telenor and UNICEF to develop strategies and plans for upscaling and maintaining systems and services during the birth registration project.
  • Assist in maintenance and management of servers, desktops, mobile devices, hardware, systems and applications, including the dashboard
  • Provide IT support to Project team in the districts, facilitators and Local Government Department staff, as and when required
  • Assist the IT Officer and District Manager in developing and maintaining IT documentation, processes and procedures.
  • Assist Birth Registration Field Facilitators in troubleshooting any technical problems encountered in the field
  • Assist IT Officer and District Manager in capacity building trainings for frontline staff related to the android based Birth Registration application.
  • Assist the IT Officer and District Manager in data collection from District, Taluka and Union Council levels for consolidation and present same in weekly and monthly reports.

Support in maintain Server Room Environment

Perform Data Centre security monitoring and ensure customers are following appropriate rules and regulations

  • Respond to and escalate equipment alarms
  • Perform daily and weekly server room clean-up
  • Maintain adequate supply levels for Ethernet patch cables, power cables, power bars, and other tools
  • Ensure all visitors to the ROOT Data Centre follow all health and safety regulations and protocols
  • Undertake any duties or tasks, assigned by the Supervisor

Qualification / Specialist Knowledge / Experience Required:

  • Should have a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering
  • Possess at a minimum a Diploma/ Advanced Diploma/ Bachelor Degree in IT
  • Knowledge of hardware, software and network management
  • 3 years’ experience in the IT field
  • Experience in data center operations is preferred
  • Technical knowledge of Microsoft Windows on both desktops and servers
  • Desktop: Windows 7, 8.1 and 10
  • Server: Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012 R2, Linux
  • Android and android development kit
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is highly desirable
  • Must be a team player

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