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RTI International is seeking Information Technology (IT) Specialist candidate for Act to END Neglected Tropical Diseases | East program. Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases | East is a five-year program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that supports national governments to reach their control and elimination goals for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) through proven, cost-effective public health interventions. Act to End NTDs |East (2018-2023) is led by RTI International, with a consortium of partners including The Carter Center, Fred Hollows Foundation, IMA World Health, Light for the World, Results for Development, Save the Children, Sightsavers, and WI-HER.
The IT Specialist is responsible for the management of IT needs of Act to END NTDs | East program including systems installation, maintenance support and technical consultations to end-user, and provision of day-to-day IT support to staff. He/ she is responsible for ensuring the standard set by the RTI GTS Home Office are followed and that the most efficient and effective IT solutions are applied. He/she is also responsible for the maintenance of Act to END NTDs | East program website in coordination with the Act to END NTDs | East Head Quarter communication team when necessary and deal with local IPS for necessary IT requirement of Act to End NTDs | East office.
Specifically, the responsibilities of the IT Specialist include maintaining the LANs (Local Area Network) and WANs (Wide Area Network) of Act to END NTDs | East program office and staff out stationed of Kathmandu. He/ she must also ensure regular and proper back-ups are done, antivirus and disaster recovery procedure are implemented, and end-users have access to the network for shared files, wireless access, printers, and emails.
This position is based in Kathmandu, Nepal. The IT Specialist will coordinate and report to Act |East Nepal Finance and Grants Manager for daily operations, and matrixed to GTS Asia Regional Manager for compliance with RTI IT guidelines, regulations, and technical matters.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Master’s degree in Computer Science and 3 years of experience or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 6 years of experience
Skills & Abilities
To Apply: Qualified applicants should submit cover letter and a resume with contact information to Human Resource/ Act| East Nepal via email to ActEastNepal@np-ntd.rti.org by Monday, August 1, 2022.Please clearly mark “Application for IT specialist” in the subject line of the email. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short -listed applicants will be contacted.
You may apply through below given RTI online site as well.
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