ICT officer

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30 Sep 2021
ICT officer
Background:
EURACTIV is an independent pan-European media network specialised in EU policies. We spark and nourish policy debates among stakeholders, including government, business and civil society. We cover policy processes upstream of decisions, summarising the issues without taking sides.
The EURACTIV Network provides free localised EU policy news in 13 languages. Together with our media partners, we reach over 1.7 million users across Europe and beyond, every month.
With 2,5 million page views and over 1 million unique readers per month, EURACTIV is a leader among online media specialised in EU policy. We address 80% of our readers in their own language.
EURACTIV has an original business model, based on five elements (corporate sponsoring, Euractor membership, advertising, EU projects, and content syndication). It is well funded and the content usage is free.
Our offer:
Location: Brussels
Type of Contract: freelance contract
Languages Required: English
Starting Date: ASAP.
Duration of Contract: full time, unlimited
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the IT director, the ICT Officer is expected to contribute to the work of the developers’ team to design new applications and to improve the efficiency of the existing ones, write and keep documentation updated required for the applications and contribute to the team by supporting, updating and managing EURACTIV’s online applications.
The ICT Officer is expected to initiate process improvements to better answer user demands, provide technical background in the development of new products and services, troubleshoot ICT equipment and other related tasks assigned to him/her.
Summary of key functions:
  • Very good knowledge of PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Very good knowledge of WordPress, Drupal, Bootstrap framework, Laravel, Symfony
  • Working experience with Git, Github
  • Good knowledge of LAMP/LEMP
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Google API, GCP
  • Experience with newsletter services, SEO
  • Experiences with developing platforms for mobile applications
Functional Competencies:
  • Coordinate with the IT team and other service support providers to effectively resolve incidents and requests.
  • Supervise and process help desk support requests.
  • Assist in Google Workspace administration and user support.
  • Basic administration of Windows operating systems.
Core Competencies:
  • Demonstrates flexibility and good judgement of priorities
  • Complies with EURACTIV’s rules, regulations and code of conduct
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and part of a team carrying out multiple tasks
  • Proactive, open-minded, team-player
  • Organised and detail-oriented
Required Skills
  • Post-secondary education in science related subject and/or relevant IT qualifications with specialized formal training in computer Science.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills in English.
  • Working knowledge of other EU official languages is an advantage.
Other details:
Candidates must have the legal right to live and work in EU countries.
Application Submission Process:
Please mention in the subject line: ICT officer job application_First and last name and send your CV and a short cover letter to the following email address: selection@euractiv.com, in CC: Tolis Papastolopoulos, IT Director tolis.papastolopoulos@euractiv.com
 
Applications welcome immediately!
NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY: EURACTIV is looking for ICT officer based in Brussels. Apply as soon as possible.

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