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International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) is recruiting for contract IT Assistant.

Job Details

The International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO), is a global charity dedicated exclusively to issues of humanitarian safety and to the operation of NGO Safety Offices (NSO) in volatile or insecure contexts. INSO Nigeria aims to support safety awareness and safety management capabilities amongst NGOs within Nigeria.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join our team as:

Job Title: IT Assistant
Location: Abuja (with punctual travels to NE)

Job Summary

  • The purpose of this position is to ensure the IT and Internet need of all INSO staff are efficiently met. The IT Assistant also supports for basic administration management, such as procurement and purchases of IT related items. This position reports to the INSO Logistic Officer.
  • The IT Assistant position is a highly rewarding role, offering a unique opportunity to work in a close-knit team giving support in relation to the provision of safety services to the NGO community.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conception, preparation and implementation of the office IT set-up, under the supervision of the Logistic Officer.
  • Ensure all INSO users have access to all relevant licensed software, including antivirus, office, GIS software.
  • Assess the security threat to INSO IT systems and ensure it is appropriately mitigated.
  • Ensure that emails and key electronic files are backed up once a month.
  • Support the Logistic Officer in all IT related Task
  • Ensure INSO Internet maximum performance

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

3 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Mandatory Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Information Systems, computer sciences or a relevant discipline.
  • 3 years of IT work experience, preferably with an NGO
  • Displayed capacity to understand the work and nature of NGOs will be considered as an asset.
  • Install and configure appropriate software and functions according to specifications
  • Develop and maintain local networks in ways that optimize performance
  • Good general IT knowledge (network set-ups, hardware, trouble shooting)
  • Ability to think creatively in terms of tool and process development
  • Be systematic, proactive, innovative, self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Fluency in English (working language) with good writing capacities

Preferred Characteristics:

  • 3 years’ work experience in INGO as an IT officer.
  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks

Key Personal Competencies:

  • A good listener
  • A good communicator
  • Ability to Prioritize and work with less supervision
  • Team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Terms & Conditions
12-month contract with expected start date of (1st June 2018), 2 paid annual leave days/month accrued, health and life insurance.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send the following below to and ensure to reference ‘NSO – IT Assistant Abuja’ in the subject line of the  email.

  • Cover letter specifying how you meet the mandatory requirements, your motivation in applying and what you hope to bring to INSO (1-page maximum).
  • Up to date CV (2-page maximum).


  • Please do not send any additional information (certificates, other writing samples, etc.).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date.
  • INSO do not accept or ask for payment for any Job

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