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13 January 2021
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced Ukrainian professionals for the position of ICT Assistant with its Office in Donetsk. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.
Initial duration of appointment is for 12 months, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.
Under the direct supervision of the ICT Officer and overall guidance of the Director, Administration and Finance/ Chief of ICT, ICT Officer and Communications Officer in HO the ICT Assistant assists with administration of Mission Members in the following services:
Acting as focal point for all user related issues in conjunction with ICT equipment; responding to requests for assistance from users; logging calls in a database; maintaining accurate log entries of requests with fault details;
Searching documentation and previous requests for assistance on related topics to find most effective solutions;
Assisting staff in the area personally, by phone or via remote access software with technical and procedural computer problems related to the use of ICT equipment and software; identifying problems and implementing or recommending solutions;
Following ICT standard operating procedures and standards installing computer hardware, taking care of IT deployment and performing upgrades and minor repairs of workstations, notebooks and printers; Escalate requests to Kyiv HQ ICT service desk if needed;
Installing or updating software on user workstations, checking the conformity of workstation configuration with the standard setup;
Assisting and advising staff members in using all installed PC applications; preparing manuals for the office automation products in use; advising and introducing new staff members in the use of the OSCE standard PC setup;
Supporting stable operation of the local network and making any necessary changes to it;
Performing periodic quality tests of Office’s Communications System (GSM, Satellite, HF, VHF, switchboards, leased lines, etc.);
Performing other job-related duties as required.
Citizenship of Ukraine or holding permanent resident status in Ukraine;
Completed secondary education supplemented by formal ICT course training;
Minimum of four years of relevant professional experience;
Proficient knowledge of AD services, DNS, DHCP;
Experience in installing operating systems, software and other applications;
Understanding of network protocol TCP/P, Network topology;
Knowledge of CISCO technologies is highly desirable;
Very good communication skills and competence in handling user's problems;
Knowledge of GSM technologies, Satellite solutions, radio networks (VHF, HF) is highly desirable;
Professional fluency in English, Russian and Ukrainian languages, both oral and written; Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure, proven resilience to high stress environments;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
Cultural sensitivity and judgement.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1029.00 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale
How To Apply
For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at http://www.osce.org/employment/. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.
Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
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