Organisation: CGIAR System Organization
Position: ICT Officer
Location: Montpellier, France
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing date: 24/06/2018 (day/month/year)
CGIAR System Organization
Who We Are
CGIAR is a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services. Its research is carried out by 15 CGIAR Centers in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations, and the private sector. These 15 Centers have close to 10,000 staff based in over 50 countries.
The CGIAR System Organization, which is an international organization headquartered in Montpellier, France, provides governance to the CGIAR System in collaboration with the System Council and has about 40 staff. The Organization is committed to cultivating a work environment that reflects teamwork, gender equality, and respect for diversity. We endeavor to foster a multi-cultural environment that is free of any form of harassment and discrimination; and that embraces and values individuals regardless of age, ethnicity, race, gender, national or social origin, marital status or any other form of personal identity.
Please find more information about CGIAR at www.cgiar.org.
The ICT team’s overall goal is to work in partnership with the CGIAR Centers to deliver an integrated, efficient, and secure working environment where information is readily available to help advance CGIAR research. The role of ICT Officer offers a fantastic opportunity to contribute to this goal and make a positive impact by supporting the use of technology in the CGIAR System Organization, enabling the delivery of effective and secure IT systems and contributing to development and implementation of IT standards and policies.
The ICT Officer designs ICT operations, service delivery, architecture and information security; playing a key role within the CGIAR System Organization to support delivery of the ICT strategy by contributing to 4 strategic pillars:
Specific duties include:
Education and Experience
Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in a technical IT role, preferably in an international environment.
Excellent technical knowledge of and experience with a variety of technologies, including Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft and Linux server technologies, Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange, cloud-based storage systems, Windows OS, MS Office suites, Citrix and PowerShell.
Key Competencies / Personal Traits
Terms and Conditions
The selected candidate will be employed by the CGIAR System Organization. Appointments are typically for a fixed term of 3 years, with a possibility of renewal subject to the Organization’s needs and funding.
The CGIAR System Organization is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation with a favorable taxation arrangement, and comprehensive employee benefits comprising extensive insurance coverage, a retirement plan and relocation support where applicable.
Please send your application letter and CV in English and as separate attachments to SMO-HR@cgiar.org; ensuring that neither document contains your marital status, age, or photograph.
Closing date for Applications: 24 June 2018
Note: All received applications will be acknowledged, however, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date for applications will not be considered.
Preferred method of response: Web
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