Manager, Information and Communications Technology

Solomon, Islands, Oceania
14 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Solomon Islands Campus
Information Technology Services

The Manager ICT position provides an on-site ICT support resource for all ICT Services on USP Solomon Islands Campus – overseeing and performing third level technical support on all ICT issues. The incumbent will also be the primary point of coordination for all USP ICT infrastructure, services and facilities on site working jointly with USP Solomon Islands campus on the administration of this function. The position will oversee provisioning of key resource for the operation, maintenance and configuration management for all ICT infrastructure. The position provides accurate and timely reports on the status of all ICT infrastructure.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the appointee will be responsible for the availability and process of collation, documentation and dissemination of information regarding ICT user services at USP Solomon Island campus. The appointee will also be required to coordinate the use of all ICT services, resources and facilities for USP Solomon Islands campus users. The incumbent will also be responsible for the third level operation and maintenance of critical ICT infrastructure and is expected to. In coordination with Laucala Campus IT Services or work in isolation, perform third level troubleshooting on any faults/issues on Solomon Islands ICT Services and expected to resolve faults/outages in a timely and proficient manner.

The Person We Seek

To be considered for this position, applicants must have:

  • A Master’s Degree in Computing/Information Systems/Engineering and ideally 5 years of experience in relevant field(s) Or an undergraduate degree with ideally 8 years of experiences;
  • Enthusiasm for networking and network building;
  • A good knowledge of ICT;
  • Be innovative, creative and entrepreneurial;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and also have a working knowledge of enterprise-level ICT technology.

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Any relevant technical certification on relevant ICT VSAT networking, systems, PC, OS or application technologies will be an added advantage.


The position is available for a term of 3 years and may be renewed by mutual agreement.

Salary Range: Level 3 SBD $261,553 to SBD $320,353 per annum (Inclusive of 15% Gratuity)

The University may pay an inducement allowance to secure the services of an exceptionally well qualified candidate.

In addition to the above benefits, the University contributes 10% of basic salary to an approved superannuation scheme, provides airfare and relocation costs where appropriate.

Enquiries: Fereti Atalifo; tel.:(679) 32 32491; email:

Closing date for applications: 15 July 2018

How to Apply

Candidates may use the University’s online E-Recruitment system to view full details and apply for this position at Manual and emailed applications are no longer accepted. Candidates may request further information from the Human Resources Office; tel.: (679) 32 32072; email: or

Please also include the following documents in your application: Cover letter and Resume clearly addressing key Selection Criteria, academic transcript and names of three referees, one of which must be your current or most recent direct work supervisor.