Intern Job in Nairobi Kenya - IT



Position: IT Intern
Direct Hierarchy: Capital IT Officer

Contract duration: 3 Months

Location: Nairobi
Starting Date: April, 2015

ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non- political and non-confessional international NGO founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, France.

The organization’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable populations and bring hope to those in need for a better future.

ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the IT Intern position in Nairobi, Kenya.
Main objective: To perform transparent and efficient IT management for ACTED programs in Kenya and Somalia

Reporting to the Capital IT officer, his/her duties will include;
  • Troubleshooting variety of problems on PC’s, laptops, printers, hard drives and maintain status logs.
  • Perform daily documentation and helpdesk duties/activities as they occur.
  • Maintaining a log of all problems detected user request and system backups.
  • Provide technical support to users remotely and onsite and support user data backups,
  • Assist in resolving user logons issues, mapping drives, wireless internet password and setting up created user accounts in Active directory.
  • Assist users to setup up for meeting ie projector, speaker, laptops, and cables as request by user.
  • Assist in setting up and maintaining computer networks ,
  • Support set up of computer security measures-Antivirus installation and maintenance.
  • Assist in configuring of new Information technology equipment.
  • Assist in installing and deployment of relevant hardware and software
  • Providing voluntary training to users on emerging I.T technologies in the organization e.g. Windows 7, Microsoft office 2010.
  • Any other duty that may be requested by your supervisor
Required Profile
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s in Information technology, computer science, information system.
  • Must have graduated in last 2 year
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Good inter personnel skills
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Able to communicate in Somali
  • Able to travel to  South central Somalia
  • Ability to work in a complex environment, with short deadline
  • A strong team player with ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
Application Procedure
Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications (cv and cover letter) to on or before March 27, 2015. 

Please do not attach any other documents while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage.

ACTED reserves the right to hire prior to the application deadline.

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.