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Activation Date: 30 May, 2021   Announced Date: 30 May, 2021   Expire Date: 10 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Information Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: According to the ICRC salary scale
Vacancy Number: B3TE10062021
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Years of Experience: • Experience at five to seven years minimum of tro
Contract Duration: Open-Ended
Gender: Male/Female
Education: The candidate must hold a post-graduate degree in telecommunications, electronics, or related techni
Close date: 10 Jun, 2021

About The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC):

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral, impartial and independent organization. Its exclusive humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC endeavours to alleviate suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

Job Description:


The ICT Engineer is a senior technical expert who manages and organizes all ICT systems and services in her/his assigned location. S/he designs install ICT information systems and act as the country Radio Telecom, VSat/SatCom, ICT Electricity, and Unified Communication (Telecom) Engineer.


Functional Responsibilities:

Manage a good level of radio telecom (HF/VHF), VSat/Satcom, ICT Electricity/backup system, voice/VoIP services, and Unified Communication system in Afghanistan. 
Ensure an excellent level of HF/VHF, VoIP, Voice, VSat, Sattelite phone, server/radio room electricity, and power backup setup in each site for stability, reliability, and availability.
Assist and Work with ICT Managers in AoR to maintain a minimum level of Telecom Support and Services.
Collaborate with ICT Manager in AoR to submit the periodical technical plan and Manage technical visits for each structure in AoR.
Work with ICT Specialist, ICT Workplace, and other ICT Engineers on technical projects and implementation.
Visit each structure in AoR to review and plan possible adaptions.
Generates and submits weekly technical situation reports.
Attend technical meetings, coordination, and implementation of projects.
Assist ICRC institutional and country implementation projects in AoR.
Attend technical discussions, progress/situation review, and biweekly ICT Technical Coordination
Build and maintain good relationships with external Telecom Companies, Suppliers, and Service providers.
Manage the minimum level of Telecom and Electricity Material stock for AoR and periodic ICT hardware renewal according to hardware lifecycle and problem mitigations.

Report to ICT Coordinator for Afghanistan. 

Job Requirements:

The candidate must hold a post-graduate degree in telecommunications, electronics, or related technical background.
Experience at five to seven years minimum of troubleshooting experience in the area of ICT Service catalog (e.g., Workplace services, telecommunications, IT, Helpdesk, and related fields).
Currently works or had previous experience working as Telecom Engineer or position responsible for a region-wide Telecom technical or system operation.
Excellent Telecom Knowledge and good team player.
Excellent in IT Knowledge is an asset.
An excellent command of English, depending on work location; other languages as an asset.
An excellent communication skill includes feedback giving/receiving and reporting.
An excellent analytical skill, troubleshooting, and provide a solution.
Good level in competencies: Leadership, Accountability, People Management, Team Work & Collaboration, Representing ICRC (external relation) and Beneficiary & Client focus (people-centric).
Proficient in Component integration, functional Support, Problem Management (ICT), and Information Security Management.

Submission Guideline:

Interested qualified Afghan national Male/female candidates are requesting to submit their CVs and cover letter to [email protected]  no later than 10.06.2021.

Clearly indicate or copy & paste vacancy number (B3TE10062021) in the email subject line, CVs not mentioning the vacancy number in subject line, will not be considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for written test and interview.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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