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  • Posted: Jan 29, 2020
    Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
  • The Foundation for International Community Assistance (FINCA International) is a non-profit, microfinance organization, founded by John Hatch in 1984. Sometimes referred to as the "World Bank for the Poor" and a "poverty vaccine for the planet", FINCA is the innovator of the village banking methodology in microcredit and is widely regarde...
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    Assistant Systems & Network Administrator

    Location: Owerri , Imo
    Department: IT

    About the Job

    • FINCA is recruiting a fresh graduate, motivated with knowledgeable background as Assistant Systems & Network Administrator to join FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited, Nigeria Subsidiary. 
    • The position is an officer level with a direct reporting line to the System & Network Administrator or as may be assigned, and is responsible to provide support to all systems and network related activities in the department

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide first line of support to users of the network.
    • Diagnose and resolve hardware failures, network operating system problems and other LAN/WAN related malfunctions
    • Identify and resolve all hardware, Network Operating System, Operating System, and LAN, MAN, WAN related issues.
    • Set up and maintain security measures on the network, including the setting up of passwords and provision of access privileges to users.
    • Ensure the security and safety of corporate databases against viruses, hackers and intruders
    • Set up, install and configure all IT related equipment and accessories
    • Arrange for regular servicing and maintenance of networking equipment.
    • Liaise with third party suppliers and vendors to ensure that all IT related equipment and network operating systems operate to specifications
    • Maintain servers, routers, switches, workstations, stand-alone PCs and miscellaneous supporting devices and OS software.
    • Maintain an inventory of all Network related equipment showing the physical location, the user, a clear description, the speed and capacity of the equipment.
    • Assist in maintaining the disaster recovery site and ensure business continuity in times of crisis.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely with other departments and users to resolve user problems.
    • Carry out installation on in branches and Head office.
    • Maintain all the registers and logs pertaining to your job functions
    • Update procedures and manuals relating to the job function
    • Undertake any other assignment related to information systems technology as may be assigned by the Head of department.

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Degree / HND in Computer Science / IT
    • Relevant experience in related function, especially with a financial institution.
    • Network certification will be an added advantage
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • An MCSE / CCNA / CCNP or Linux Certified is added advantage
    • Prior experience working in a telecom industry is an added advantage

    Critical Competencies and Key Deliverable

    • Employee Engagement: Maintains a fulfilling work environment; Provides feedback on performance regularly.
    • Achievement Focus; Overcomes obstacles creatively; Consistently achieves business objectives; Recognizes and pursues opportunities; Takes calculated risks to achieve goals
    • Collaboration; Convinces others collaboration is a win-win; Holds people accountable to work together; Fosters mutual accountability to achieve results; Develops rapport throughout the Company.
    • Responsible for Results; Takes responsibility for own actions; Balances urgency with attention to detail.
    • Financial Responsibility; Conserves organizational resources; Works within budget guidelines; Assesses ROI on expenditures; Adjusts allocations to take advantage of unplanned opportunities

    Language Skills:

    • Fluency in written and spoken English; Fluency in at least 1 local language preferred

    Key Deliverable:

    • Ensure information system costs are within budget
    • Ability to get a good return on investment in computerized banking systems.
    • Maintain minimum downtime on information.
    • Timely and efficient implementation of information system in the Region.
    • Timely and promptly delivery of services to customers.
    • Ensures financial reports are produced accurately and timely.
    • Ensure an efficient information system

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application and Resume to:  with “Assistant Systems & Network Administrator “as the subject of the email. For consideration of your application, Resume must be in Word or PDF format and less than 4 pages.


    • Successful Candidate MUST be willing available to relocate to Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria
    • Also note, interview process will be conducted in Owerri Imo State
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