Junior IT Assistant (Kabul, Afghanistan) 235 views

Job Description

Job Description:

General Function:

AKCS-A is supporting a number of projects in Kabul aimed at protecting specific neighborhoods or buildings at risk, and improving living conditions of the inhabitants, as part of a broader process of urban revitalization.  Working within a team of Afghan and international professionals, under the direct supervision of the IT Manager, the Junior IT Assistant will be involved in a range of IT related tasks in support of AKCS-A’s conservation and rehabilitation activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Basic Installation, configuration, and maintenance of AKTC workstations (hardware and software). Provide IT support to AKTC staff, including basic usage of IT equipment and software. Installation of network devices (printer, scanner, copier, plotter, wireless access points, and local PABX). Undertake 6-monthly maintenance (cleaning and blowing of workstations, UPSs, printers, etc.). Assist AKTC staff in office relocation and workstations setups in AKTC main office and site offices. IT equipment hardware repairing and parts replacing (workstations, UPSs, Laptops, etc.). Keep track of IT asset inventory and managing IT stock for spare and faulty equipment. Handover all necessary IT & communication equipment to any newly recruited staff members. Perform IT helpdesk and other IT related tasks as required.


About Aga Khan Cultural Services – Afghanistan (AKCS-A):The Aga Khan Cultural Services – Afghanistan (AKCS-A) was founded in 1988 and is registered in Geneva, Switzerland, as a private, non-denominational, philanthropic foundation. It is an integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a family of institutions created by His Highness the Aga Khan, with distinct yet complementary mandates to improve the welfare and prospects of people in countries in the developing world, particularly in Asia and Africa. Part of the wider development programme of the Aga Khan Development Network in Afghanistan, the AKCS-A has since 2002 been engaged in a range of initiatives in Kabul, Heart, Balkh and Badakhshan aimed at the conservation and revitalization of historic neighborhoods, the improvement of living conditions and the development of professional and crafts skills.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of DIT degree required (Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science will be preferred). 1-3 years’ experience in similar position with recognized institutions. CompTIA Network + and A + certifications is must. Proficiency in Microsoft applications and MS. Office package is must.

Vacancy Number

Junior IT Assistant (AKCSA/21/03)

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Years of Experience

1-3 years’ experience in a similar position


Six months with extension possibilities


As per AKCS-A salary scale

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:Interested Afghan nationals should submit their letter of interest and CV by e-mail to Human Resources Department, jobs.akcsafg@akdn.org The subject line of your email must be: Junior IT Assistant (AKCSA/21/03). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for written test or/and interview no later than February 25, 2021. AKCS-A is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. AT THIS STAGE, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT THE SCAN COPIES OF YOUR SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS (degree, certificates etc.)
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