18 Aug 2014

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Technician Job Vacancy

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti. It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC’s delegations in Africa.

The Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and highly motivated
person to fill the position mentioned below, who will be based in Nairobi.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Technician

The ICRC Regional Delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and highly motivated person to fill the above-mentioned position.


  • Provide support by assisting computer users on a day to day basis;
  • Ensure proper functioning of computers, printers and the network environment;
  • Assist in the introduction of computer technologies and ensure error free standard software and hardware installed and configuration on workstations according to ICRC policy;
  • Install and maintain connectivity devices on ICRC LAN’s;
  • Train, support and advise computer, radio and telephone users in the region;
  • Administer and maintain IT inventory;
  • Plan, install, maintain and repair all the radio communication systems (i.e. Mobile & fixed radio installations, repeaters, operational radio room) in the region;
  • Undertake Field Missions within the region as requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in Information Technology;
  • Professional certification in a Network Operating System or Software Development;
  • Good knowledge of computer hardware / software, utilities, printers and peripherals;
  • Experience in HF & VHF radio installations and technologies;
  • At least (3) three years’ experience in Network Administration;
  • Knowledge of French is an added advantage.

Other requirements:

  • Good organizational, interpersonal, communication and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team;
  • Flexibility to work under pressure.

Interested and qualified persons, with the required experience are invited to submit their application to the head of Human Resources on the below address, before 22nd August, 2014. (Indicate the position title on the subject line).

Please include; Detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

International Committee of the Red Cross,
Nairobi Regional Delegation,
Denis Pritt Road,
P.O.Box 73226, Nairobi, 00200,

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