Job Description

This position is open to applications from Group 1, Group 2 and all external candidates, provided that requirements regarding professional experience, academic qualifications, language, etc. are fulfilled.

Candidates must be primarily Turkish nationals. The minimum educational requirement for this position is a university degree.

Applications must be supported by documentation of fully effective performance history and demonstrated potential to assume professional responsibilities.

Your application will NOT be considered if; -      The application form is not duly filled.

-      The questionnaire at the end of the application form is not answered. (for external candidates) Interested staff members should consult Recruitment and Assignment of Locally-recruited Staff (RALS) para 39-40-41.

IT Associate Organizational Setting and Work Relationships Under the overall supervision of a (Senior) IT Officer, the IT Associate provides reliable and timely IT services on the application and infrastructure of UNHCR standard IT services in the Area of Responsibility (AoR). S/he normally receives technical guidance from a (Senior) IT Officer for the Telecom/IT infrastructure in the region in which the field or Emergency-operation" id="link" class="link">Emergency Operation exists. In offices where there is no IT Officer, direct supervision may be exercised by the (Snr) Admin Officer as applicable in the duty station.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties - Assist in on-site Needs Assessment and installation and maintenance of UNHCR Telecommunications and IT equipment.

- In consultation with the supervisor, establish the IT requirements in Field Operations, considering the overall IT and Telecom strategy of the region, the operational needs and the Security constraints.

- Install and configure the most appropriate type of UNHCR IT and Telecommunications systems (HF, VHF, UHF, Microwave Links, Telephony, and satellite systems) to meet the field and emergency operations immediate IT needs.

- Ensure that the equipment under his/her responsibility is in good working condition, by inspecting regularly the hardware and installations. If required, arrange promptly repairs or replacement as necessary according to established procedures.

- Maintain records of the installations and repairs/replacements done and keep the supervisor fully informed on the status of the equipment.

- Provide each office, where equipment is installed, with full information for their Asset Management records.

- If applicable, keep a proper inventory level of all sites spares and return spare parts for repair/replacement.

- Monitor and maintain the LAN, Network Servers, Printers, LAN points, Hubs, Patch pane, etc. to prevent faults occurring.

- Add or remove users from the Network.

- Assist in the maintenance of accurate records of users and usage of the Network.

- Carry out minor hardware maintenance.

- Provide Technical Briefing/Training on the equipment to local IT resources and users, including IPs, ensuring that they are able to maintain/use the equipment.

- Assist in the development and configuration of IT and Telecom Equipment/Kits used in field operations and emergencies.

- Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents / problems.

- Escalate issues to supervisor if incident / problem cannot be resolved with scope of responsibility.

- Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For G6 - 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher Field(s) of Education Not applicable.

Certificates and/or Licenses Information Technology; (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential) Relevant Job Experience Essential Experience relevant to the function or particularly on HF/VHF radio or IT systems, PAMA satellite systems, PABX, Cisco routers and satellite modems.

Desirable Hands-on experience with wireless and VoIP systems, electricity, generators, lightning protection an asset. Previous experience in Emergencies is an advantage.

Functional Skills IT-Computer Literacy; TR-Training/Coaching/Facilitation; IT-Microsoft Office Productivity Software; (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential) Language Requirements For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.

Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted.

UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

REMUNERATION A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. The monthly net salary is between TRY 9,121 and TRY 11,446 depending on relevant experience, dependency status and language proficiency. For more information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the Office of HR Management of united nations.

The closing date of the job opening is 18 March 2021.

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