Position Title: IT and Network Coordinator
Open period : 31 May - 30 June 2023
Background : The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) is an international and intergovernmental institution, owned and managed by its Member States, for the generation and application of early warning information. RIMES evolved from the efforts of countries in Africa and Asia, in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, to establish a regional early warning system within a multi-hazard framework for the generation and communication of early warning information, and capacity building for preparedness and response to trans-boundary hazards. RIMES was established on 30 April 2009, and was registered with the United Nations on 1 July 2009. RIMES operates from its regional early warning center located at the campus of the Asian Institute of Technology in Pathumthani
Position Description : The IT and Network Coordinator, reporting to the Head-Operational Support Department, supports all computing systems of RIMES and is responsible for addressing all user issues.
Duty station: RIMES Regional Facility, AIT Campus, 58 Moo 9 Paholyothin Rd., Klong 1, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand.
Type of contract : Full-Time Contract
At least a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation, electrical, information and communications technology, computer science, computer networks, or a related field.
At least 3 years’ experience in configuration and maintenance of servers and Windows Server Operating system and Ubuntu or any other Linux OS variant
Experience of working with Content Management Systems (CMS) like WordPress or Drupal is an advantage
Working experience of PHP, My SQL and Laravel and other web technologies.
Knowledge of Internet Network configuration and network security
Skills and Abilities:
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability to plan and organize work independently.
Excellent interpersonal skills; commitment to quality, responsibility, high work standards, and initiative; remains calm, in control, and has good humor even under pressure
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the overall supervision of Head Operational Support-Department, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
Ensure all devices and systems are working smoothly and in good health.
Support and troubleshoot the HR, Admin, Finance, Accounting, and Procurement System Servers related issues
Maintain and develop a scheduler for the availability of intranet, print, and web services;
Ensure all equipment and related software and other applications as well as meeting SMART screen, and LCD projectors are in working conditions
Maintain an inventory of all equipment and software and up-to-date manuals of RIMES LAN and computer systems software and other equipment;
Maintain logbook of issues and troubleshooting measures and health of equipment.
Coordinate and provide technical support to all the units of RIMES in meeting their computing, networking, and internet needs;
Coordinate with AIT and other network service providers about internet and electricity-related issues and discuss to resolve the issues.
Establish and maintain contacts with computer and network consultants, suppliers, vendors, and service providers;
Provide assistance with the purchase of computer-related equipment, software, applications, and other accessories;
Providing training, technical advice, and technology updates to all staff, and promoting a computer virus-free working environment;
Reviewing and assessing the applicability and compatibility of state-of-the-art computer, network and internet software, databases, and other applications to the business needs;
Assist in the design, development, and maintenance of the RIMES Intranet as well as the RIMES website for Operational Support Department part such as job posting and other matters;
Maintain an online database of borrowing of computer-related equipment;
Set up new users' accounts (Gmail, Microsoft365, Zoom, etc) and profiles and deal with password issues.
Manages Google Drive storage and file sharing, and provides assistance to users to keep data on OneDrive.
Perform other related tasks as assigned by the Head Operational Support Department
The contract will initially be for one year and will be extended upon satisfactory completion of 120 days probationary term and each annual performance review.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send your application letter, resume, salary expectation and 2 references in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight of 30 June 2023, Bangkok time. Please state “IT and Network Coordinator: Your Name “ the Subject line of the email. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Ms. Dusadee Padungkul
Head-Operational Support Department
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System
AIT Campus, 58 Moo 9 Paholyothin Rd., Klong 1,
Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand.
RIMES promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Well-qualified applicants particularly women are encouraged to apply.