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Position titleElectronics / Computer Technician - Higher level
Place of performanceMogadishu, Somalia
Apply by20/08/2020
Start date01/10/2020
Durationup to 2 years 731 days
QualificationCertificate in Computer Science / Information Systems & Technology..
Sector experienceMinimum of 3 years of demonstrable relevant Biometrics experience and/or minimum of 3 years of demonstrable relevant Information Technology experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 3 year of experience in Africa (essential).
LanguageFluency in English and Somali are essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
  • Electronics / Computer Technician duties include running performance analyses on electronic devices like biometric machine, print & reporting on results. They also troubleshoot and replace faulty materials. The repair or replacement of faulty kits must be performed within a maximum of 48 hours from receipt & employees will be expected to work the required hours.
  • Laxton Group requires two employees that would be able to work together with its project team in Somalia. This role requires staffs that are able to work well with their hands & can follow instruction.
  • Employees are expected to work 7 days a week during the registration period. Thereafter work days will be reduced to a 5 to 6 day work week depending on demand.
Role objectives
  • Understand laptops & how to use them with an above average understanding of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.
  • Robust knowledge of programming language(s) would be an advantage. (i.e. Java, C++, Python etc).
  • Load & run software on a laptop via USB flash drives provided & where needed troubleshooting software issues that may arise.
  • Understanding the workings of batteries, battery systems & Power Control Boards (PCBs).
  • Be able to identify & diagnose issues pertaining to faulty connections / power caused by loose cables.
  • In the event of cables coming loose, the employee should have a good understanding of the workings of plugs & be able to re-solder cables.
Project reporting
This role reports to the Project Manager.
Key competenciesCore competencies:
- Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimise results.
- Delivering results produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
- Managing & sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
- Takes ownership for achieving the organisation’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
- Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
Team management
This role does not have any team management responsibility.
Further information
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this role.
  • Candidates with strong experience matching the TOR but with no degree qualification will also be considered for this role