Vacancy: Information Technology Officer

Date 17 Mar 2023
Company Confidential
Job Type Full-time

Job Description

An International NGO in the WASH sector is seeking to engage an IT Officer in Tamale. Applicants MUST be based at the indicated location.

  • Department: Evidence and Analytics

  • Reports to: E&A Systems Manager

  • Start Date: 10th April 2023

  • Work location: Tamale 

  • Area(s) of operations: Across all business operational areas (including potential opportunities) 

Reporting line relationships:

  • Reports directly to the E&A Systems Manager 

  • Work closely with the E&A Team

General Job Description 

Under the direction of the E&A Systems Manager, the IT Officer plays a key role in general office Information Technology Systems.  He/she monitors and maintains the computer systems, internet, and networks.



  • Deals with hardware and software enquiries including diagnosing hardware and software faults and providing solutions.

  • Undertakes routine monitoring and maintenance of servers, networks, and staff & consultants’ computers and laptops.

  • Servicing and cleaning them regularly.

  • Installs and configures computer systems.

  • Conducts electrical safety checks and routine maintenance on computer equipment - office printer and photocopiers.

  • Provides onsite support.

  • Recovers data and ensures staff data are backed up regularly and provides updates to management where necessary.

  • Administers network and internet issues to allow the organization’s computers, printers/photocopiers/scanner assets to completely utilize available network services.

  • Monitoring the organization’s internet fiber to ensure adequate downward and upward speed on the internet, based on dedicated bandwidth from the service provider.

  • Provide monthly internet report updates to management on the internet speed & usage, unauthorized sites visited by staff, and other recommendations that will ensure adequate internet availability for the organization’s use.

  • Keep staff informed about issues related to internet connectivity emanating from the service provider.

  • Support the Operations and Procurement Manager in the procurement of IT hardware and software, and other equipment for office use.

  • Collaborate with the People & Culture team on staff IT training, new hires IT orientation, and computer setups.

  • Support with the management of Pingboard, dropbox, phone tree, and other IT software.

  • Assist with onboarding and offboarding procedures.

  • Innovate systems to improve People & Culture department record keeping.

  • Monthly reconciliation of MTN Ghana invoice with iDE Ghana staff time for payment process

  • Routine cleaning of office IT equipment such as laptops, Tablet phones, and printers

  • Any other assigned responsibilities

Required Skills or Experience

  • Diploma/bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or ICT.

  • At least 3 years of proven experience in managing Information Technology Systems.

  • Must demonstrate exemplary work ethics.

  • A positive “can do” attitude with the ability to identify opportunities and overcome challenges.

  • Ability to work well with others and a demonstrable commitment to diversity and equal opportunities.

  • Responsive, team player and self-driven.

  • A willingness to learn.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining required performance standards.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

  • Goal oriented.

  • Must be emotionally intelligent, responsive, and proactive.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Salesforce.

  • Holds a valid driving license and the capability to ride a motorbike.                                

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications and CVs with 2 current referees, relevant educational certificates, and National Service Certificates to [email protected] on or before 31st March 2023.

Kindly state the position title as the subject of your application email.

In view of the anticipated volume of applications to be received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next phase of the recruitment process.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!


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