Apply: WFP IT (Telecoms) Operations Associate

Deadline: 26 June, 2020

Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria

The World Food Programme (WFP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of IT (Telecoms) Operations Associate.

WFP is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.


  • Assist in the deployment of telecommunications systems aligned with ETS objectives for the operation in NE Nigeria
  • Assist ensuring optimal radio network operations, through the implementation of UN standard operating procedures
  • Assist in ensuring appropriate security telecommunications support to humanitarian staff
  • Assist assessing, installing, commissioning, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting VSAT stations
  • Assist in monitoring, troubleshooting HF/VHF network and performing related tasks and actions aiming at ensuring a good HF/VHF coverage
  • Train staff on radio communications procedures including related Country Minimum Operating Security Standards (CMOSS) requirements and use of HF/VHF and other equipment such as Iridium PTT, satellite phones
  • Report any technical problems immediately to the ETS Senior Telecoms Specialist or the ETS Coordinator for prompt and on the spot troubleshooting
  • Provide feedback to the ETS Senior Telecoms Specialist on potential improvements in security telecommunications systems


  • Completion of secondary school education
  • Post-secondary certificate in the related functional area
  • Six years, minimum, of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream (i.e Telecommunications, IT Operations) with experience in general administrative work
  • Fluency in English language
  • Fluency or intermediate knowledge of another official language may be required depending on the location of the post or area of responsibility
  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different
  • Experience analysing service management results and development service enhancement recommendations
  • Nationality of Nigeria

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