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Roving IT Manager, Wider Europe

Warsaw | Belgrade

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Warsaw | Belgrade
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

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Belgrade or Warsaw with travel to other IRC sites in Europe. Wider Europe

Major Responsibilities: 

Manage onboarding and offboarding of all staff supporting the Ukraine Emergency Response and country programme including:
  •  Enrol all users in Mobile Device Management
  •  Manage compliance by all staff with the cross border SOP for movements into Ukraine
 Maintenance, Repair & Security: 
Perform preventative maintenance on all IRC computers and network resources. 
Develop and review backup\disaster recovery plans for the Moldova, Balkans and Italy Country Programmes
Diagnosis and resolution of routine hardware and software issues. 
Support core IRC applications such as Office 365, Teams and Box and provide 1st line support for finance and bespoke, in-house applications.
Update appropriate network security and data loss prevention procedures to safeguard system from physical harm, viruses, unauthorized users and damage to data.
Maintain IRC computer software/hardware inventory ensuring accuracy.
Create and maintain network documentation to include IP address, system access, email creation system, upgrades and changes to original network, etc.
Closely collaborate with International and HQ IT team on helpdesk, connectivity and other in country and global IRC IT projects. 
Create, implement and manage backup solutions for office/individual users and provide the necessary training on the use of these back-up solutions.
Investigate local Internet connectivity options to obtain adequate bandwidth for Intranet and application connectivity.
Provide guidance on data privacy and the General Data Protection Regulation.

Project activity
Management or provision of support to IT projects as needed, either country, regional or global.

This position falls within Management in Partnership – there is dual reporting to the Balkans Head of Office in country and the Regional IT Director.

Installation & Configuration of:
Laptops, printers and peripherals. 
Management of software installation either manually or using remote deployment tools.
Local Area Network, wireless network, essential network services peer-to-peer or client server architecture, as appropriate.  (2) 
Support the rollout of an ERP platform (Microsoft Dynamics).

Training, Evaluation, & Testing: 
Develop and implement user and support staff training, including training on basic care and maintenance of computers and equipment for users.  
Test and evaluate new technology.  
Prepare and submit reports that provide sufficient detail for HQ to understand the country office’s computer environment, needs, IT staff availability and skill levels and future plans. 
IT Asset Management
Perform annual IT Audit as requested.
Create and maintain network documentation to include but not limited to IP address, system access, email creation system, upgrades and changes to original network, etc.
Maintain an updated IT Asset Registry, including software & licenses\Identify/Monitor needed MSA/MPA for the IT related equipment

 Policies & Protocols:
Develop appropriate protocols for regular maintenance of all IRC computer related equipment.
Identify through tender process, as per standard IRC policies and procedures, local supply chain for IRC IT requirements. 
Develop and monitor IT related tasks through the development of Checklist and scheduled tasks, including contributing towards IT security, physical security & safety policies & SOPs in  use across the Ukraine Operations team.

Job Requirements: 
Proven track record of delivering excellent customer service.
Experience of working independently and in a cross-functional team to deliver IT services.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. 
College Degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical work experience.
MCP, CCNA courses desired, MCSE or equivalent experience is required.
At least five years of experience in IT profession
Experience installing, configuring and managing both wired and wireless LAN, and firewalls. 
Computer imaging skills required.   
Strong written and interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic. French desirable.
Able to work independently within a team environment 

Experience of Microsoft Dynamics or similar ERP platform
Experience providing IT support for financial systems.
Advanced knowledge of Excel macros and formulas
Experience and knowledge of RPA (Robotic Process Automation)

Working schedule:  Office hours Monday to Friday 9:00 – 17:00


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