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  • Posted: May 20, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 1, 2022
  • The Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (WF) was created in 2011 to increase the representation of women in Nigerian governance at all levels and address the growing concerns about the gender imbalance in elective and appointive positions. Nigeria currently falls short of the National Gender Policy benchmark of 35% minimum gender representation and other globa...
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    ICT Officer

    Contract type: Half/Full Time (Negotiable)

    Reports to: CEO

    Contract length: 5 years, renewable yearly

    Remuneration: Negotiable and competitive within the sector.
    Main Role:

    Under the guidance of the Communications Manager and the CEO, the IT officer will have the following responsibilities and provide the following deliverables:

    Manage the overall technology infrastructure including implementation and management of the software applications and hardware infrastructure that support operations.

    Ensure systems administration including:

    • General computer support.
    • Upgrades and updates operating systems and user applications.
    • Software installations.
    • License management.
    • Server set up and management.
    • Network and printer support.
    • Deployment of equipment.
    • Setup and support audio/visual equipment for presentations and training on and off-site.
    • Update and maintain the ICT equipment inventory.
    • User support.
    • Perform needs assessment for new applications and modifications to existing ones
    • Inform and train project staff on how to adhere to security ICT policies and train new and current employees on computer software and ICT systems
    • Provide procurement assistance including, but not limited to, researching solutions,
    • Be innovative with ICT and gender, elections, and election observation from a gender perspective.
    • Engaging with potential vendors, making recommendations for product purchases, and assessing needs and developing terms of references
    • Assist with preparation of operating budgets based on estimated and actual expenditures for ICT systems and support needs.
    • Liaise with project experts to provide targeted support.
    • Troubleshoot any IT technical issue and resolve it in a courteous, professional, and timely manner in person or via email, telephone and/or other electronic media.
    • Complete setup and configuration of company laptops and desktops and troubleshoot these devices as the need arises.
    • Maintain accurate IT asset inventory and assist in the acquisition of new ones if necessary.
    • Consult IT knowledgebase(s), Internet, other team members and any other appropriate resources for the purpose of independent troubleshooting.
    • Work with vendors on hardware warranty issues.
    • Install patches and upgrade hardware and software in accordance with the company’s life cycle management policy.
    • Monitor and maintain email applications, virus protection software, web filtering and monitoring appliances, and security system profiles.
    • Implement network security measures to protect data, software, and hardware.
    • Maintain user profiles ensuring password policies and other system policies are enforced.
    • Assist with new IT projects by investigating options and making recommendations as to what systems, hardware, and software changes are appropriate, including and not limited to desktops, laptops, cell phones, printers, and area/department-specific software.
    • Train and enhance user knowledge regarding computer software and hardware.
    • Perform all other working tasks as required

    Educational Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree within information technologies, or substantial working experience within relevant fields and have obtained and maintained relevant certificates


    • Minimum of three (3) years within the ICT technical field.
    • Prior working experience in national and or international organizations.
    • Experience in handling servers and related access management control.
    • Experience in drafting reports.
    • Ability to prioritize work, multi-task and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to work with results-orientation and efficiency in a multi-tasking environment.
    • Ability to perform effectively under high pressure.

    Core skills:

    • Good command of ICT in relation to women's political participation
    • A good overview of women’s political participation issues, and an active interest in the workings of civil society.
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Enthusiasm to learn and apply new skills.
    • Good interpersonal and team-working skills.

    Work Environment:

    Traditional Office hours of 8 am – 5 pm on weekdays with some travel in and outside Abuja.

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