Job Description

Job Purpose

To deliver high quality technical support, system and data maintenance across a range of areas, in order to contribute to the effective delivery of IT services.

Key Accountabilities

1. Carry out system maintenance tasks, such as performing monitoring tasks, running system diagnostics, and system optimization, to ensure they are running effectively and enable easy and efficient use.

2. Maintain technology, including standard repairs, configuration, and storage, in accordance with data security and access controls to ensure IT equipment required for WFP staff is available.

3. Prepare files and systems for inventory and archives, such as website content and directories, to ensure information is accurate and up to date.

4. Allocate tasks to other colleagues, ensuring that tasks are delivered to agreed standards and deadlines, to support the effective delivery of services.

5. Respond to a variety of queries about technology and systems in order to assist WFP staff to deliver their services.

6. With support of senior colleagues, provide standard training to end users of technology and systems to ensure staff use standard technology and systems effectively.

7. Perform routine deployments of server hardware and software, including testing and the identification of problems, to contribute to the effective functioning of technology.

8. Responsible for maintaining information records such as updating web pages and statistical databases to ensure the information is current and well organized.

9. Install, operate and maintain telecommunications systems and equipment, to ensure optimal services in compliance with standard operations procedures.

10. Support the development of standard material such as training documentation and web content on behalf of senior officers, to ensure staff have access to required information about IT services and products.

11. Suggest improvements to methods and processes in order to support the continuous improvement of IT services.

12. Follow set emergency response processes and procedures as required to provide support in enabling emergency food assistance needs to be met.


Additional Job Requirements

13- Carry out backend system and hardware (DC Servers & Enterprise storage) configuration, management and maintenance.

14- Carry out backend infrastructure (Core Switches, Firewalls, PBX , LAN, WLAN, VLAN) configuration, management and maintenance.

15- Identify user needs, analyze data and produce accurate reports to recommend IT solutions to support informative decision-making.

16- Monitor technology reliability, identify user needs, analyze data and produce accurate reports to recommend IT solutions to support.

17- Ensure Systems & Links availability in 8* 5 mode with target availability of 99 %

18- Provide technical support to end users for incidents and problems ·

19- Provide IT guidance and training to WFP colleagues.

20- Provide IT Asset physical Control.

21- Prepare IT purchase requests.

Standard Minimum Qualifications



  • Education: University degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or any the related functional area.
  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in the area of IT system administration & IT technical support.
  • Languages: Excellent command in both English & Arabic languages.



  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  •  Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.
  •  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.
  •  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.


  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.
  •  Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.
  •  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.
  •  Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.


  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.
  •  Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.
  •  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.
  •  Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.


  • Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.
  •  Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.
  •  Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.
  •  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.

Desired Experiences for Entry into The Role

• Has experience resolving more complex technical issues.

• Has worked with head of units in defining requirements for functional area.

• Has experience with the application of client services standards to resolve or escalate clients’ service problems.

Job Details

Job Location
Cairo Egypt

Company Industry
Non-profit Organization

Company Type
Non-Profit Organization

Job Role

Employment Type
Full Time Employee

Monthly Salary Range

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