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Description :

Position: Webmaster
Accountable to: Information and Documentation Program Manager
Duration: One year renewable subject to performance appraisal and availability of funds
Duty station: Djibouti

Job Summary

Under the general guidance of the Information and Documentations Program Manager the Webmaster is responsible for the day to day operations of the IGAD portal, intranet, Software and Hardware to ensure smooth operations.

Core Duties & Responsibilities

1.    Assist the development of content for the Knowledge Management System in close consultation and input from the Communications Officers Team as well as the Professional staff of IGAD.
2.    Technically support the staff and end users of the portal and intranet
3.    Assist with technical support of computers on network and software
4.    Update Content Management Systems and server software
5.    Maintain Social Media accounts

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

•    Thorough knowledge of basic concepts of Web and social networks, knowledge and mastery of a content management system (CMS) such as Joomla
•    Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively on websites/intranet
•    Expertise in graphic design and applications such as Adobe flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Java
•    Knowledge of Social Media and CMS integration, and API
•    Expertise in PHP, Apache, MySQL and Unix based servers
•    Knowledge and understanding of web programming languages (HTML, XML, TCP / IP XSLT, PHP, Javascript, Flash, etc)
•    knowledge of Google Analytics and reports
•    A degree in IT, Communications or related field from a recognized university
•    A minimum of 5 years of experience in a relevant field
•    Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal skills

Key Skills & Competencies

•    Good communication, presentation, research and analysis skills;
•    Proactive and self-motivated
•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Able to demonstrate organizational skills
•    Ability to handle pressure and work with minimum supervision

Language: Fluency in English 

Duty Station: The position will be based at the IGAD Secretariat in Djibouti

Terms and conditions of Service

This position is partner funded and is a non-established position whose contract terms are limited to the period of support; it may be renewed subject to performance and extension of the funding. The post offers attractive consolidated remuneration package.

How to apply :

Interested candidates should submit their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three reputable referees, contact details (e-mail, telephone) should be sent by registered mail, courier service or by email in MS Word to:

How to apply

1.  Send your Applications to the Following Addresses:

Division, Administration & Finance

IGAD Secretariat

P.O.Box 2653

Tel: 253 354050

Fax: (253) 356994,353520

with copy to abdullahi.busuri@igad.int

2. In the Subject line, please write:  Ref: HR1314 Webmaster

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