Senior IT Assistant

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World Bank Group




The Senior IT Assistant in Kabul, Afghanistan will primarily be responsible for providing first Level IT support services in WBG’s Office in Kabul, Afghanistan. S/he will be responsible for Installation and Maintenance of IT Hardware, Software, communications and telephony devices for the office staff and visitors.  The Senior IT Assistant will provide IT support to WBG Staff and Visiting Staff/ Consultants at Kabul Office on usage and maintenance of entire range of information technologies in use at the Bank which include but are not limited to PCs, Video/Audio conferencing, remote access, LAN/ WANs, as per Bank defined SLAs and Processes. 

This position will report to the Regional IT Lead for the South Asia Region.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as the first point of contact on all matters related to IT hardware, software and communications support for the South Asia region
  • Support and maintain complete end user IT environment; this includes assessing, deploying, and implementing hardware and software upgrades, telephony and video conferencing systems
  • Work directly with users to probe and ask effective questions to fully diagnose both the root cause of a problem and the customer’s comfort level with technology; assess complex, non-routine problems; follow up with all fixes and repairs of IT problems
  • Install and maintain videoconference, audio-visual equipment and other electronic devices for presentations or conferences; when necessary support installation, maintenance and upgrades of local networks and communications infrastructure as part of the office infrastructure projects.
  • Provide IT training and updates to existing/ new Staff regularly. 
  • Participate in Service Continuity, Security and Business Continuity activities. Troubleshoots, provide workarounds, and permanent fixes to issues identified in the end user environment.
  • Administer WBG information security standards, including requesting IT accounts, Yubikey, remote access and passwords. Adhere to Institutional policies and advise on ITS policies, directives, and procedures. Consistently enforce WBG technology standards. Ensure that the integrity and security of WBG Systems are not compromised from within or outside the corporation. 
  • Use the incident management tracking system to track work and analyze reports to identify problem areas and training opportunities.
  • Maintain a proper inventory of all CO IT related equipment and software. Ensure licensed software is tracked and maintained in line with the Institutional Software Asset Management (ISAM) Procedure.  
  • Ensure Service Level Goals are met for IT Support.

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/ Science/ Computer Engineering with no experience required or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Industry certifications like ITIL, Microsoft, A+, etc. preferred.
  • Good Knowledge of IT Technologies (Troubleshooting, Windows Platform, Exchange, Microsoft Office, Printers, Scanners, Servers and alike)
  • Experience of serving Clients in a multi-cultural environment Preferred

Core Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • Good Knowledge and understanding of IT Technologies: Windows Platform, Microsoft Office, Printers, Smartphones, video conferencing, remote access technologies, remote troubleshooting etc.
  • Strong client service skills and the ability to work under pressure with professionalism
  • Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory, DNS service and other networking methods and technologies.
  • Proficiency in MS Outlook and Office 365 products
  • Strong knowledge/ experience of ITIL best practices for helpdesk/ IT Service Management.
  • Knowledge of Network communication technologies and other WAN/LAN products.
  • Familiarity with IP Telephony and troubleshooting
  • Flexible to work in rotational shifts
  • Language and Communication Skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Ability to listen and then clearly describe the problem and proposed solution





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