IT Systems Administrator
- Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
- Suva, Fiji
JOB DESCRIPTION & SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (Forum Secretariat) is the region’s premier political and economic policy organisation, with a vision of helping to create a region of peace, harmony, security, social inclusion and prosperity, so that all Pacific people can lead free, healthy, and productive lives.
The international organisation works to achieve this vision by fostering cooperation between governments, collaboration with international agencies, and by representing the interests of its members – including directly engaging with community members in order to identify pressing needs of the region.
The work of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) is guided by the Framework for Pacific Regionalism (FPR) as:
The expression of a common sense of identity and purpose, leading progressively to the sharing of institutions, resources, and markets, with the purpose of complimenting national efforts, overcoming common constraints, and embracing sustainable and inclusive development within Pacific countries and territories and for the Pacific region as a whole.
The FPR is underpinned by the Blue Pacific narrative, endorsed by Forum Leaders in Samoa in 2017, which calls for a long-term regional commitment to act as one “Blue Continent” as the means to achieve its development aspirations. The Leaders vision was that it would serve as the platform to reinforce and inspire the region in its shared stewardship of the Pacific Ocean, and to reaffirm the connections of Pacific peoples with their natural resources, environment, culture and livelihoods.
PIFS is an Employer of Choice in the region, aiming to recruit and employ staff based on merit and organisational needs, and ensures that employment selection upholds its values and commitment to Forum membership, gender balance and building a diverse and inclusive organisation. PIFS is committed to achieving gender balance and being fully representative of our member countries. Our workforce is currently over 50% female and we have representatives from twelve of the eighteen Forum member countries.
To achieve greater workforce representation from our member countries we strongly encourage applicants from the following countries to apply: Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Nauru, Niue, New Caledonia and Palau.
About the Opportunity
The Forum Secretariat is looking for an IT Systems Administrator to join the team in Suva, Fiji. The role of the IT Systems Administrator is to provide an efficient, secure, stable, scalable, and robust IT infrastructure for the Secretariat. The position reports to the Team Leader – Information Services and will work closely with the Information Technology team to advance the responsibilities of the team.
To facilitate the above, the incumbent will be responsible for:
- Systems and Network Administration; Continuous Business Improvement and Innovation;
- Incident/ Problem Management; Project Management and Continual Service Management;
- Change Management; and Administrative and Support Duties
The Secretariat seeks a strategic and proficient individual with a degree in Computing, networking, cybersecurity, information systems, etc and/or at least fifteen years’ experience in coordinating and supervising back-office support and user support roles within a medium to large organization. Demonstrated knowledge & experience (at least 5 years) in a Networking, Systems, storage and visualization, Information Systems and Information security. Good communications and interpersonal skills essential, including formal report writing for different audiences
About the Benefits
The appointment carries a competitive remuneration and benefits package including medical and life insurance. The starting salary will be in the range of SDR 24,587 to SDR 27,660 per annum. At the 1 April 2022 exchange rate this salary range was equivalent to FJD73,680 to FJD82,078. For non-Fijian nationals, this salary may be tax-free. To be eligible for this position, applicants must be nationals of Forum member countries.
- Job Application Details Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through our website: www.forumsec.org where an information package containing the job description and remuneration details is also available. Candidates must include in either their application or Curriculum Vitae the full contact details of three referees.