Information Technology Specialist (Marawi Response Project)
Plan International
Iligan, LAN, PH
3d ago

Plan International is an

independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.

And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity.

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

Plan International Philippines is currently implementing a USAID funded Marawi Response Project. The project's goal is to support the return to the homes of internally displaced people (IDP) due to the Marawi Crisis.

In line with this, Plan International is seeking committed and passionate individuals to fill the role indicated below.

The Information Technology (IT) Specialist will be responsible for the provision of technical support to users, manage and administer local IT infrastructure, including hardware, software and corporate systems under the direction of the Deputy Chief of Party.

He / She will also work closely with Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Team in the development of the project's database.

  • Performs installation and maintenance hardware to maintain inventory records of IT equipment.
  • Provides user support, training, and coaching in the use of IT applications and services.
  • Assists in the preparation of technical specifications for IT-related procurements.
  • Provides ICT support in delivering program outputs and expert advice on IT initiatives in the communities.
  • Support organizational systems and procedural review to propose / identify areas to develop improvements.
  • Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in computer science, information technology or related field, or equivalent combination of education.
  • At least two years’ actual experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed
  • Has proven ability and experience in setting up LANs and telecommunication networks.
  • Must have a solid foundation in managing and supporting network equipment.
  • Has knowledge and experience in managing and implementing information systems and providing support to users
  • Capacity to work effectively in different cultures.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the Philippines. Local applicants are preferred.
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact short-listed candidates for further screening. Due to the urgency of the position, we will contact qualified applicants for an immediate interview and may offer the job to the qualified candidate before the recruitment period ends.

    A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy. As an international child-centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse.

    That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

    Location : Iligan City, Philippines

    Reports to : Deputy Chief of Party

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