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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

AWF Information Technology Officer Job in Kenya

The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) is the leading international conservation organization focused solely on the African continent.

Since its' inception in 1961, AWF has recognized that Africa's wildlife resources and ecosystems are critical to the prosperity of Africa and its people.

AWF's mission is, together with the people of Africa, to ensure that the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.

AWF currently seeks to hire an Information Technology Officer to be based in its Headquarter Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Reporting to the Director, Information Technology, he/she will provide information systems and technology support, administer and maintain operating stability and ensure efficiency and security of AWF network systems and infrastructure.

In addition, the IT Officer will participate in conducting technology research, purchases, deploy and configure new hardware and software, provide user training and support.

The successful candidate will:

    * Have a bachelor's degree in information technology or Computer Science or a diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology with at least 6 years of relevant work experience in a busy environment
    * Have a minimum of 4 years experience in a busy work environment
    * Have a minimum of at least 3 years in windows 2003/8 server and exchange 2003/2007 installation plus user support.
    * have done an MCSE 2003 or MCITP
    * Have good interpersonal skills; good team skills and able to work without supervision
    * Have good communication skills
    * Have the ability to configure firewalls and first level network security
    * Have working knowledge of accounting systems (Navision) and terminal /Citrix services.
    * Have the ability to configure and install Video conference facility and VOIP solutions deploying Cisco and Tandberg equipment.
    * Have CCNA, Structured cabling installer (DLI); and Database administration using Microsoft SQL server 2005
    * A professional operating environment with latitude to innovate and deliver value as well as a competitive reward package is available to the right person who shares an interest in AWF's mission and core values.

If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications please send a cover letter, your detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees to

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Closing Date: December 22, 2010

For further information on the position and AWF, please visit

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