Information Technology Graduate Intern : Plan International Zimbabwe

  • Harare

Plan International Zimbabwe

DUE : 24 NOV 2022

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.
We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years.
Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.
Plan International Zimbabwe is recruiting for suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies:

Job purpose
The primary objective of this internship is to give recent graduates experience and exposure in the practical aspects of their respective areas of study.
Duration: 1 year

Key responsibilities
IT Incident Management – Responsible for the effective implementation of the IT incident management process and carries out corresponding reporting.
Information Technology (IT) Service Operation and Support – receive, register, classify and ensure resolution of all IT service support requests.
IT Service Availability Management – responsible for defining, analyzing, planning, measuring and improving all aspects of the availability of IT services.
Provide IT expertise to communities that the organization works with. (IT as a medium of development).

IT Problem Management – responsible for managing the lifecycle of all problems.
IT Information Security – responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the
organization’s assets, information, data and IT services.
Provides support in corporate system implementation through related capacity building training
interventions to PU staff and providing required support to users.
Promote and abide by internal policies and procedures including but not limited to child protection
policy, gender equality policy, code of conduct and mandatory reporting responsibility.

Entry qualifications and experience
A recent graduate with a degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Information Systems or Computer Studies.
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and projects to meet deadlines.
Strong computer skills in a Microsoft Windows/Office environment.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Knowledge of Child Protection, community participation and partnership.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position and indicating position applied for to:

Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference and background checks on applicants will be performed including police clearances on child related offences in conformity with our Safeguarding Policy.
Plan International does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The deadline for applications is 24 November 2022