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Category Host entity Country
ICT Assistant Nat. Specialist UNICEF Iraq

ICT Assistant

ICT Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
Location, Country
Basrah (IRQ)
Language skills
Expected Starting Date
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief Field Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV ICT Assistant will:

• Administration of user access, incident management, ICT services, monitor the performance and the service delivery
• Ensure a reliable communication system is administered: SAT phones, IP Telephony and Unified Communications
• Establish periodic user orientation and ICT related training

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A university degree in computer science, telecommunications, information management or related fields; completion of Diploma education supplemented with formal training in Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Engineering may be accepted in lieu of university degree.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of two years of practical work experience in information technology, requiring systematic methods of troubleshooting and problem solving is required, also, practical experience and working knowledge of various computer platforms and applications is required, in additon to providing technical and business Customer Support and Services.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
IT architecture and IT project management, Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration, Other information and telecommunications technology experience
Area of expertise details

Providing assistance to users on IT products and services and use of applications and diagnostic tools is required.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-08-2021