IT Officer (Ref. 11)
ECHO South Asia Regional Support Office
Location: New Delhi
Last Date: August 26, 2010
IT OFFICER (Ref.11)
ECHO SOUTH ASIA
REGIONAL SUPPORT OFFICE
European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department
(ECHO) funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and
conflicts outside the European Union. ECHO works with about 200
operational partners, including United Nations agencies, the Red
Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Aid is
channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race,
ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political
ECHO’s South Asia Regional Support Office (RSO) in Delhi provides support
to nine countries in South Asia – India, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan,
Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Iran and Maldives.
South Asia RSO announces the vacant position of an ‘IT Officer’ for its
Regional Support Office based in New Delhi.
Vacancy Announcement and Terms
of Reference for the post and
the standard EC format
CV are available at the EU Delegation website:
http://www.delind.ec.europa.eu/vacancies.asp for use by the potential
education and/or equivalent adequate experience, university degree is an
at least 5 years relevant working experience in IT functions, preferably
in an international environment
writing Hindi fluently
written and spoken English; other relevant languages will be considered
as a plus
of skills encompassing hardware, software (Windows 2003, MS Exchange
2007) and LAN/WAN technologies
professional qualification and certifications such as MCSE and CCNA
plan and monitor resources
conceptualise problems, identify and implement solutions
carry out missions across South Asia
work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
flexibility, versatility, initiative, pro-activity, diplomacy, critical
analysis, dynamism and enthusiasm.
Able to work
under pressure and tight deadlines
The incumbent serves as an
IT Officer in ECHO-RSO Delhi with the responsibility for planning and
executing all necessary IT requirements and acting as a help desk for the
ECHO staff in matters related to IT. In addition, the Employee acts as a
focal point and provides the necessary support to all ECHO Field offices,
under RSO area of responsibility, if required.
Applications MUST comprise of:
letter setting out briefly the candidate’s motivation and suitability for
CV in the EC standard format only (The EC Standard format can be
downloaded from the same web page
position and contact number/details (telephone, fax, e-mail) of three
references, one of them being from the last employer.
pertinent recommendation letter(s) that the candidate may wish to add.
A copy of
A copy of
relevant work certificates.
A contract of employment
will be concluded for an initial period of one year, subject to a
successful completion of 6 month probation period. Employment is expected
to start in October 2010. The candidate will be placed in Group 2 on the
ECHO salary grid which is a senior level position. A competitive salary,
comparable with international organizations in Delhi will be offered to
the selected candidate.
The European Commission’s
Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) is an Equal
Opportunities Employer. The working conditions include working with a
dynamic, enthusiastic and engaged team in an open and collaborative
Applications must arrive
in the ECHO Regional Support Office no later than 26/08/2010 at 17:00
local time. The application should be clearly marked IT Officer
(Ref. 11) on the envelope. No electronic application is accepted.
candidates will be contacted. Candidates must abstain from contacting the
ECHO Regional Support office for information on the selection process.
Any candidate that in any way tries to influence the selection process
will be disqualified immediately.
Address for applications:
ECHO South Asia Regional Support
Application for the post of IT
C-384, Defence Colony
New Delhi - 110024