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Technical Specialist Job in Moyale Kenya

Job Title:  Technical Specialist 1- LMMS 
Country: Kenya
Location: GOLBO IPA, Moyale PRRO
Closing Date: June 20 2012
Purpose of the position:
The Technical Specialist I – LMMS is responsible for leading field-based IT operations pertaining to the Last Mile Mobile Solutions technology.
This includes provision of technical support to commodity distribution field staff during field registrations/distributions, in addition to running the LMMS web application to help staff set up new distribution projects, run commodity shipment using LMMS, and assist in generating LMMS reports.
This position will also require delivering systems maintenance, testing new software development for field deployment, soliciting client user requirements, and assisting with new/upgraded system installations.
Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
·         The holder of this position must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in computer Science or IT or any other related course from a recognized University.
·         Solid background in the Window Operating System – XP in particular.
·         Comfortable invoking, stopping or restarting System Services, installing and uninstalling software, creating user groups and setting up user privileges.
·         Solid networking skills – able to set up, securing and administer wireless ad-hoc peer-to-peer networks.
·         Ability to isolate and troubleshoot network connectivity difficulties accordingly and through running IP configuration tools, resetting wireless connections. Understands TCP/IP protocol.
·         Knowledgeable of Relational Database Management Systems – exposure to MySQL highly desirable, including the use of database management tools (such as MySQL Query Browser and Administrator).
·         Ability to troubleshoot IT problems – both hardware and identify software failings. Aware of how to log, track and systematically troubleshoot IT problems. Very comfortable supporting end-users. Good written and oral communication skills
·         Conversant in English
·         Must have strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with an attention to details.
·         Requires the ability to effectively present concepts to lay users in various settings and by various means (verbal and written).
·         Requires strong communication skills to interact with all levels of staff and management.
·         Must be able to work effectively with a diverse team.
·         Requires the ability to work under pressure and on multiple tasks.
·         Must have a service orientation.
Job Details   
How to Apply     
All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than June 20th, 2012.
People and Culture
World Vision Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya
Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Disclaimer: World Vision Kenya has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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