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Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose: The IT Coordinator is responsible for operations, management, and improvement of IT systems and equipment’s in Nairobi field offices. Works in close collaboration with Administration, Finance, Grants, Programme and project teams in the Field Offices to improve and innovate IT tools to support the staff in collaborates with IT Manager.

Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility for extension

Location: Nairobi with travel to Somalia/SL

Qualifications and Experience


Degree in IT from a reputable institution with a minimum of 3 years in experience in troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems working in a similar role
Familiar with all the day-to-day aspects of managing the IT needs of an organisation, with specific areas of the role involving: familiarity with Windows and MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook), LAN/WAN infrastructures (routers, modems, switches, etc.); trouble shooting and administering a Microsoft Windows based network (LAN) and servers; good working knowledge of Windows server and domain system configuration, antivirus software for workstations and servers etc.
Good communication skills, ability to work with minimum supervision and willingness to work in a team environment.
Experience if office 365, SharePoint online and windows Azure
Fluency in written and spoken English
Previous experience in an INGO is an advantage but not a requirement
Ability and experience of training end users or staff
Commitment to Save the Children values.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Female candidates are encouraged to apply


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Contract – Full-Time

Closing date: Thursday 24 May 2018

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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