Jan 122021


Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China – Taiwan Province, India, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the), Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam
Organization: Women’s Fund Asia
Closing date: 31 Jan 2021

WFA seeks to recruit an IT consultant or firm with expertise in system administration and digital security.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

The consultant would advise the leadership of the organisation to develop and implement policies and measures to ensure security of its digital systems.

I. Monitoring and maintenance of digital systems

a) Monitor and maintain computer systems of a geographically distributed team. Install and configure computer hardware operating systems and applications.

b) Support staff with varying levels of computer knowledge to resolve technical issues, including documentation and relevant reporting.

c) Troubleshoot system and network issues, diagnosing and solving hardware or software problems.

d) Develop technical documentation, manuals, and IT policies.

e) Manage user accounts for email and storage system, as well as assist with management of accounts for various online services such as video conferencing, etc.

f) Perform risk assessment, operational security planning, and initial incident response.

g) Implement and enhance backup and recovery procedures.

h) Ensure that user activities are in compliance with computing policy and best practices.

i) Test and evaluate new technology.

II. Website maintenance

a) Support website content updates and website maintenance.

b) Support design company for website revamp to ensure the website aligns with digital security best practices.

How to apply:

This posting is open candidates in any of the 18* countries we work in Asia, as well as Singapore and Taiwan. (Applicant must be based in Asia already.)

Women, people with disabilities, and those who identify as LBTIQ are encouraged to apply for the position.

Interested candidates should submit a CV and cover letter. Please apply by 31 January 2021 to with the subject line “Application for IT Consultant.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 15 February 2021. Please visit our website for detailed Terms of Reference.

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Questions to ask
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