Job Opportunity at GIZ IT Professional

IT Professional  

GIZ assists the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation . We offer demand-driven , tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development worldwide . Our actions are guided by the principles of sustainability.We advocate for human rights , equal opportunities and integrity , and we promote market-oriented , ecological and social economic development . We work to shape a future worth living around the world .

The GIZ Country Office Tanzania is looking for a qualified person to fill the position of IT Professional .

Duty station : Dar es Salaam

Terms of the Contract : Fixed term contract


  • Ensuring that IT and management systems operate and function correctly implementing and complying with GIZ IT standards
  • Regularly updating computer software providing technical support to projects and programmes relating to IT and databases


  • Ensures the availability of up-to-date hardware (laptops , servers , all PCs) in accordance with current GIZ standards
  • Deals with maintenance of PCs , notebooks , printers , digital cameras , scanners and other hardware
  • Discusses possible new purchases of or improvements to hardware and networks with the administrative manager , based on the requirements and recommendations outlined in GIZ’s IT guidelines
  • Implements , maintains and configures all standard GIZ software (e.g.APS.AMS , MS Office,WinPACCS , SAP)
  • Tests new or upgraded software and updates all the software to the latest versions
  • Provides and maintains backup programmes to ensure system availability
  • Regularly updates antivirus software
  • Maintains and updates existing web sites
  • Coordinates necessary modifications to the existing home page in consultation with office management and the project or programme managers is responsible for the availability of the LAN , installs any updates and ensures routine , professional maintenance of the necessary hardware , installs and maintains the LAN
  • Consults with suppliers to guarantee the availability of the network , telephone system and IT hardware
  • Monitors the market for quality and value for money , and is responsible for specifying and procuring computer equipmen

Required qualifications , competences and experience

  • BSc/MSc in IT
  • Familiarity with IT hardware and software used at GIZ , IT network systems , database software , GIZ intranet and basic understanding of specific GIZ software (SAP , APS , AMS , PACCS , etc .)
  • At least 3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
  • Outstanding working knowledge of ITC technologies (related software , phone,fax , email,the internet) and computer applications (e.g . MS Office)
  • Good knowledge of English , ideally a knowledge of German

Microsoft IDA knowledge is an advantage Applications :

Interested candidates are invited to send their letter of application together with the CV and copies of academic certificates by email to hr.giz-tanzania@giz.de

Please use the subject line “IT Professional”.

Closing date for submission : 31.10.2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted .

GIZ Tanzania is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their gender , origin , religion/belief , disability or any other minority group .

To apply for this job email your details to hr.giz-tanzania@giz.de