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Regional Assistant Information Technology (IT)

Activation Date: 23 Mar, 2021   Announced Date: 23 Mar, 2021   Expire Date: 07 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Bamian
Nationality: National
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Grade F NTA salary scale
Vacancy Number: BRO/03/21/009
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Bamian
Organization: Aga Khan Foundation
Years of Experience: 2 years of experience or Baccalaureate degree (IT
Contract Duration: One Year- Extendable
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
Close date: 07 Apr, 2021

About Aga Khan Foundation:

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and East Africa. Created as a private, non-profit foundation under Swiss law, it has branches and independent affiliates in 19 countries.

AKF seeks to provide sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and ill health. In Afghanistan, AKF works with rural communities in mountainous, remote or resource poor areas to improve quality of life in the areas of natural resource management, market development, governance, education and health.

The Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan (AKF (Afg)) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of international, private, non-denominational development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in some of the poorest parts of the developing world. The Network’s organizations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to architecture, rural development and promotion of private-sector enterprise and institutions that seek to empower communities and individuals, usually in disadvantaged circumstances, to improve living conditions and opportunities.  

At present, it is seeking an exceptional individual to fill the position of Regional Assistant, Information Technology (IT) at its Bamyan Regional Offices – Afghanistan.

Job Description:

Job Summary

The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing support to Regional IT Team to manage IT inventory system, database and to provide IT support and services to employees in Bamyan Centre and district offices for better maintaining office network and standalone systems within the region with frequent field visit.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist Regional Officer, IT in updating the inventory, database and getting backup of all system, servers, and Data in the region.
  • Installation and configuration of Servers (Kaspersky Antivirus server, DATA Server, Domain Controller, Kerio Proxy Server, Printer Server and WSUS Server) updating and monitoring them regularly.
  • Responsible for daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly data and system backup of (Shared folders, Servers, network devices, and client computers).
  • To make sure that all the servers’ function properly.
  • Making sure that all clients Anti-Virus is updated, connected and scanning normally.
  • Configuring shared Drives to all client’s computer and making sure that shared drives are secured.
  • Maintenance of all computers and printers as per schedule.
  • Installing and sharing of printers to client computers.
  • Making all new laptops and desktops functional for AKFA staff.
  • Creating users, configuring users and managing the quotas of all users.
  • To check the all Servers and IT hardware system on daily bases.
  • Check internet speed and Servers on daily bases.
  • Installation and configuration of operating systems and taking image of computers.
  • Receiving all IT equipment from NPO IT and BRO logistic and recording it properly.
  • Receiving and giving delivery of IT asset and updating the Database on time.
  • To maintain accurate and updated Inventory and database of IT equipment.
  • Configuring users outlook and keeping outlook data safe and secure.
  • Regularly travel to district offices and camp base offices of AKFA in Bamyan region for solving IT problems, IT equipment’ maintenance and physical verification of IT Asset.
  • Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
  • To assist Regional Office for providing regular (monthly and yearly) progress reports of IT related activities.
  • To carry out the responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects AKF’s commitment to protecting children in accordance with the Child Safeguarding Policy.

Occasional Significant Duties

  • Support Regional Coordinator, IT for coordination & integration with NPO IT department for urgent problems.
  • Perform any other related task and duty assigned by the supervisor.

Decision-Making & Authorities

  • Solving technical problems.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science) with 2 years of experience or Baccalaureate degree (IT Diploma) with 4 years’ experience or equivalent Diploma in IT related field from recognized institutions.           
  • High computer knowledges of all required programs, certification of MCSE, MCITP, CCNA, Exchange etc.
  • Good behavior toward others, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Management and Interpersonal Skills.           
  • Good Communication and Report Writing Skills in English and one of National/Local Languages (Dari or Pashto).         

Required Core Competencies

  • Attention to details & Technical Skills.
  • Writing, Reading and Accurate listening Skills.
  • Management & Communication skills.          
  • Creativity and Initiative.
  • Accountability and honesty.   
  • Good Interpersonal skills, Confident.

Submission Guideline:


Applicants meeting the above criteria are requested to submit their CV along with a cover letter to [email protected] no later than April 7th, 2021.

Important Notes:

  • Please quote the Vacancy Number as the Subject of the e-mail when applying.
  • No supporting documents (e.g. diplomas, recommendation letters, identification card(s) etc.) are required at this stage.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further assessment.
  • Salary scale – Grade F based on NTA salary scales.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal opportunity and safeguarding of children, beneficiaries, partners, community members and employees in accordance with AKF(Afg)’s safeguarding policy.

Your details and information shared on this advertisement shall remain confidential.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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