IT Services Coordinator

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) - We coordinate and unify the petroleum policies of its Member Countries and ensure the stabilization of oil markets in order to secure an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consumers, a steady income to producers and a fair return on capital for those investing in the petroleum industry.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: IT Services CoordinatorJob Code: 10.3.01Location: UnspecifiedDescriptionThe IT Services Section is responsible for ensuring availability and optimal performance of the computer network facilities, particularly the e-mail, internet and printing systems, including hardware and software planning and replacement as well as printing and the telecommunication system for the entire Secretariat.Objective of PositionTo coordinate and supervise the activities of the IT Services Section to maintain a solid and reliable computer network infrastructure;To specify hardware and software requirements; to analyze available options and make appropriate recommendations to the Head, AITSD; and to evaluate user needs and provide support as required.Main ResponsibilitiesEnsures availability and optimal performance of the computer network facilities, particularly the e-mail, internet and printing systems, telecommunication and printing equipment as well as hardware and software planning and replacement.Coordinates and administers the work of the IT Services Section to ensure that staff meets their work targets; carries out server-side and client-side hardware/software installations.Draws up a sound fault-tolerant, data backup and disaster recovery strategy, implements and regularly revises same.Analyzes and evaluates offers for technological requirements and makes recommendations to management.Supervises helpdesk activities in order to ensure that users benefit from a high level of support service; joins in providing helpdesk support when specialized knowledge is required or when there is a backlog of unresolved support calls.Monitors network activities and conducts security checks, in conjunction with the system administrators, in order to guard against network intrusion.Investigates and evaluates new IT paradigms; determines the feasibility and  potential benefits of new or emerging technology for OPEC’s work.Carries out any other tasks assigned by the relevant superiors as pertain to his/her background, qualifications and position. 

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