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Microsoft 365 Administrator/1st Line Support (Remote)

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African Development Choices

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African Development Choices (ADC) is a UK-based Social Enterprise on a mission to reduce poverty by empowering communities to make more informed choices in the management of public resources.

ADC’s purpose is to enable communities to independently meet their needs for essential services, such as clean water and safe sanitation and improve lives in Africa.

At ADC we encourage a working culture of seeking and giving input, showing and taking initiative, and commitment to the organisation and its purpose.

Main purpose of job:

To administer and maintain ADC’s cloud-based applications and end user services. The right candidate will be able to provide support for a user base of approximately 90 users . This is a big challenge so the right candidate should be resourceful. Furthermore, the Microsoft 365 Administrator will be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly . In this role, it will be necessary to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users .

Department and/or Division: Shared Services / IT

Position reports to: Head of IT

Position is responsible for: N/A

Main duties & Objectives

  • Configure and maintain Microsoft Environment e.g., Azure AD, Exchange Online, Teams, SharePoint, and Power Platform
  • Manage shared mailbox access
  • Manage user and system accounts
  • Troubleshoot technical problems and provide technical support to users
  • Ensure security through access controls and backups
  • Build and maintain an org-wide communication site on SharePoint to keep our volunteers up to date
  • Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies



Knowledge, skills, education, and experience

  1. Knowledge of Microsoft 365 systems administration and cloud-based applications
  2. Experience with Microsoft Teams and Management
  3. Experience with Microsoft SharePoint
  4. Excellent communication skills
  5. At least 2 years of relevant experience
  6. Available to volunteer at least 7 hours a week



What ADC Offers You

This is a volunteer, remote and unpaid position with the following benefits:

  • Professional learning and career development opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your work experience within your profession
  • An opportunity to be part of a diverse team representing different parts of the world that is changing lives in Africa
  • An opportunity to help shape a start-up social enterprise
  • We provide work reference


This job description is a written statement of the essential characteristics of the job, with its principal accountabilities, incorporating a note of the skills, knowledge and experience required for a satisfactory level of performance. This is not intended to be a complete, detailed account of all aspects of the duties involved.

Here at African Development Choices, we celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our teams are made up of people from all over the world and we welcome all applications. If you are disabled or have a long-term health condition, and you require any reasonable adjustments for your application with us, please let us know by contacting recruitment@africandevelopmentchoices.org.

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About African Development Choices

Location:

Kemp House, 160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX, GB

Mission Statement

Our mission is to reduce poverty by empowering communities to make more informed choices in the management of public resources.

Description

African Development Choices (ADC) is a UK-based Social Enterprise on a mission to reduce poverty in Africa by empowering local communities and their leaders to make more informed choices in the management of public resources so that they can independently meet their own needs for essential services. Improving public resources management is key to establishing a sustainable society. And increasing access to essential services, such as clean water and sanitation, is key to fighting poverty because lack of access to essential services is a root cause of poverty.

We achieve this using our unique approach to reduce poverty as follows:

  1. Set better precedent
  2. Raise expectations
  3. Increase public participation
  4. Improve management of public resources
  5. Increase access to essential services

By delivering access to essential services through our donor-funded community projects, we set better precedents in the management of public resources and the delivery of essential services. Then we raise expectations through education and support and mobilise communities to play an active and informed role in the management of public resources so that they can enact change for themselves. We achieve this by sharing information from our projects that provides a new perspective. It’s not the information that empowers communities to participate; it’s raised expectations from a new perspective.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Computers & Technology
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • IT Help Desk
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Security / Network Administration

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Capacity to volunteer 7-10 hours per week

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