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Job for Associate, EOC IT Support at eHealth Africa (eHA)


eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings, and smartly uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate, EOC IT Support

Location: Bauchi
Department: Operations
Employment Type: Full-Time National Employee

Purpose of the Position

  • The Associate EOC IT Technical Support will serve as the functional link between Sales, Operations, Research and Development, Sustaining Engineering and Product Line Management with regards to the support of existing and new technology.
  • Oversight and Development of region technical standards in engineering, sales and operations.

What You’ll do
To perform this job successfully, the Associate EOC IT Technical Support will perform the following responsibilities which may include but are not limited to:

  • Provide “on-site” support to client and client’s customers as needed.
  • Attend Client support meetings when required.
  • Review and create technical documentation
  • Support solution delivery, implementation and systems Management
  • Recommending high quality solutions to clients in response to varying business requirements Integrate hardware and software and giving prompt feedback to eHA.
  • Perform assigned first technical resolution tasks including study and  analysis of Technical/Geographic Data.
  • Assist with developing and implementation of eHA Related Applications and softwares.
  • Attends all EOC staff meeting and liaise with State  EOC Teams where necessary.
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Responsible for escalating technical issues for Technical and Data Management Team.
  • Maintain the support log and make this available to the Client and/or Technology Provider as requested.
  • Ensure that all actions and discussions pertaining to software issues are escalated,
  • Ensure that all stakeholders are informed of all eHA Data Solutions latest by working closely with the State  Data teams and sharing that information with all stakeholders.
  • Ensure customer and partner inquiries are responded to within established timeframes and customer care and support service levels are achieved.
  • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
  • Ensure general Technical support to the EOC Office staff and Partners as required are provided.
  • Provide field technical support as needed.
  • Assist in technical investigations and problem Job reporting.
  • Support the overall technology strategy in maintaining awareness of the available technology in the organization and informing partners on the availability of these solutions.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by Management.
  • Provides technical support to troubleshoot malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, telephones and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
  • Participates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environment.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervision.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized academic institution in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Electronics  or any related field.
  • Minimum of Two (2) years IT Technical support experience preferably in an International NGO or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced level knowledge of telecommunications, IP design, and implementation skills, & in-depth knowledge of IP Network.
  • Ability to find the solution to complex network problems through creative thinking, analytical reasoning and past experiences along with available resources and information.
  • Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints.
  • Excellent business communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem solving skills.
  • Must have flexibility in working hours, including on-call availability and the willingness to work holidays. Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem solving skill.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency working within specialized software utilized in programe to work calmly under pressure.

Language Ability:

  • English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in local Hausa is an advantage.
  • Ability to read, analyse and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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