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Information and Communication Technology Officer (Mauritius)
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Rose Hill
Business Support Services
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Pay band: 4/H / Location: Rose Hill, Mauritius/ Contract type: 1 Year Renewable Contract/ Requirements: Applicants must have existing legal right to live and work in Mauritius / Closing date and time: 21 February 2020 (23:59 UK Time)
The British Council SSA has an exciting opportunity for an Information and Communication Technology Officer in Mauritius.

The Role:  

Information and Communication Technology Officer (Mauritius)

The Role Purpose:

The post holder is responsible for implementing, maintaining and monitoring the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure in Mauritius Main Offices, supporting Facilities Manager and providing a range of appropriate, efficient IT services. Overall this will ensure the wider staff body have seamless access and services to meet their own objectives, business needs, strategy, and the aspirations of the Country Plan.

Role Requirements:

  • English at Proficiency IELTS 6.5
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) on Win 7 and Server 2008 platform 
  • Diploma + Cisco certified network associate (CCNA) BSC qualification in IT/IS or Computer Science 
  • 3 years of IT experience on desktop support and server administration, networking and providing technical and business application support 
  • Office 2016 support and Knowledge of Office 365 functionality, including Skype for Business, Teams, OneNote, One Drive, Planner, Sway; and practical ability in deployment, and supporting user requests 
  • User Support Skills: Ensures all IT issues are resolved or channelled to appropriate support function in GIS within agreed service levels 
  • Practical knowledge of computer networks (client-server and work group networks) 
  • Practical knowledge of working with Microsoft Windows Server products in a corporate environment.

Please refer to the role profile for a full list of the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:  

Information and Communication Technology Officer (Mauritius).pdf

British Council Behaviors.pdf

British Council Core Skills.pdf

Closing date for applications is 21 February 2020 (23:59 UK time)

In your application form, please clearly explain how you meet the essential and desirable skills, qualification and experience criteria mentioned in the person specification section of the role profile. This will help us determine your fit for the role and increase your application's chances of success.

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.  

We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.