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IT Officer at Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)

  • Full Time
  • Abuja
  • Applications have closed

Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)


IT Officer at Africa Youth Growth Foundation (AYGF)

Key Responsibilities
Network Management:

  • Maintain and troubleshoot the organization’s computer networks, including LANs, WANs, and internet connectivity.
  • Ensure network security and implement measures to protect sensitive data.
  • Collaborate with external service providers to optimize network performance.

Hardware and Software Support:

  • Provide technical support to staff for hardware and software-related issues.
  • Install, configure, and maintain computer systems and peripherals.
  • Manage software licenses and ensure compliance.

Data Management:

  • Develop and implement data backup and recovery procedures.
  • Manage databases and ensure data integrity and security.
  • Assist in the development of data management policies and protocols.


  • Monitor for security breaches and implement security best practices.
  • Educate staff on cybersecurity awareness and best practices.
  • Stay up-to-date with cybersecurity threats and technologies.

IT Infrastructure:

  • Evaluate and recommend hardware and software upgrades as needed.
  • Procure IT equipment and manage inventory.
  • Collaborate with vendors and service providers to maintain IT infrastructure.

Training and Capacity Building:

  • Conduct training sessions for staff on IT tools and systems.
  • Provide guidance and support to staff to enhance their IT skills.


  • Maintain documentation of IT systems, processes, and procedures.
  • Prepare regular reports on IT activities and performance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in IT management and support, preferably in an NGO or nonprofit context.
  • Strong knowledge of computer systems, networks, and software applications.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of AYGF.



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