USAID Ghana Recruitment 2022

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for USAID Ghana Recruitment 2022.

USAID and the Ghanaian Government work together to generate prosperity and security for both the Ghanaian and the American people by increasing agricultural production, employment opportunities, and income for the poor, improving the quality of health services and education, and strengthening local government.

Job Description

  • Company: USAID Ghana
  • Location: Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Title: Information Technology Assistant

Major Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Assist management in the implementation of IT policies, procedures and protocols across the program.
  • Repair faulty Monitors/Laptops with minor faults to ensure computers work at all times
  • Manage Network to enable flow of data transmission and communication.
  • Advise on procurement of IT equipment and accessories
  • Keep inventory of all IT equipment.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot the IT equipment e.g. printers, copiers, phones, cameras and LAN/WAN infrastructures.
  • Perform computer operation functions such as end-of day processing, backup, recoveries, and network support.
  • Set up, administered and maintained Microsoft Windows and Internet gateways, including liaising with outside agencies and consultants as necessary.
  • Provide help desk support to all staff users,
  • Install and maintain computer hardware for server and client processors
  • Design, implement and use proxy servers.
  • Administer shared data connectivity resources for all terminals.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and solve PC and laptop hardware and software faults.
  • Install and maintain software including operating systems and applications.
  • Provide technical assistance to system users to ensure uninterrupted business operations.
  • Support related budgeting, procurement and operational matters.
  • Provide support to staff in computer applications, in particular Microsoft Office as needed.

Required Skills or Experience


Education: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science,Engineering, Business Administration, Management or related areas is required.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of relevant, progressively responsible work experience in IT
  • Previous employment in an IT position on a USAID-funded Activity is preferred. Experience working in multiple countries in the region is a plus.

Languages: Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Competencies: The incumbent must successfully demonstrate the following competencies:.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • A team player who demonstrates patience, flexibility and honesty.
  • Must have IT-related experience on a USAID-funded project
  • Be willing and able to meet tight deadlines
  • A self-starter, who is able to plan and manage his/her own work, takes initiative and strives to meet deadlines.
  • Be able to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent English language skills, both written and spoken with strong presentation skills.

Location: Accra

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and names and contact details of Three (3) Referees, describing how their skills and experience match the requirements of the position, by e-mail; [email protected] 

no later than Friday August 19, 2022.


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