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IT Officer (12 month FTC) - Entry Level

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Recruiter: Development Initiatives
Listed on: 28th January
Location: Bristol
Salary/Rate: £Competitive
Salary Notes: £Competitive
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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IT Officer (12 month FTC) - Entry Level
Bristol (with hybrid working)

About Us

Development Initiatives applies the power of data and evidence to build sustainable solutions.

Our mission is to work closely with partners to ensure data-driven evidence and analysis are used effectively in policy and practice to end poverty, reduce inequality and increase resilience.

While data alone cannot bring about a better world, it is vital to achieving it. Data has the power to unlock insight, shine a light on progress and empower people to increase accountability.

We are now looking to recruit an IT Officer on a 12 month, fixed-term contract with the potential of becoming permanent.

The Benefits

- Competitive salary
- 25 days' holiday pro rata, plus all Bank/public holidays
- Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution
- Flexible working arrangements (e.g. homeworking, flexitime)
- Healthcare scheme with an employee assistance programme
- Paid study leave and financial support
- Paid professional membership fees
- Buy and sell holiday scheme
- Cycle to work scheme
- Informal work environment (e.g. casual dress)
- Free access to the onsite gym in the Bristol office
- Up to five days' paid leave to volunteer for causes that address poverty and help vulnerable people

If you are looking to kickstart an engaging and successful career in IT, this is the perfect opportunity to learn everything there is to know about IT, computer systems and networks.

Mentored by some of the best in the business, you will soon be fully equipped with the skills and knowledge you need make a success of your career whilst contributing to our exciting organisation and our mission to end poverty.

So, if you want to be part of the next generation of IT professionals, we want to hear from you today!

The Role

As an IT Officer, you will gain practical experience and skills in IT and receive exceptional training to be able to monitor and maintain our computer systems and networks.

You will be taught how to perform technical fault diagnoses and provide user support to our staff, both in the office and remotely.

With a mentor for support, you will learn how to perform system and network maintenance, configure equipment and install software and upgrades across our locations.

About You

To be considered as an IT Officer, you will need:

- Experience solving complex problems
- A strong working knowledge of MS Office
- A ‘can-do' attitude and to be motivated to learn
- To be passionate about all things IT and how it influences business
- At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or C and above or equivalent, including English, maths and IT

A higher level qualification would be beneficial to your application.

Please note, early applications are highly encouraged; we will be reviewing submissions as they arrive, and interviews will be held periodically. As we are recruiting on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to end recruitment without notice.

Other organisations may call this role IT Trainee, Trainee IT Officer, Entry Level IT Specialist, Entry Level IT Officer, Trainee IT Engineer, 1st Line Support Technician, Helpdesk Technician, IT Support Technician, or Junior IT Engineer.

Webrecruit and Development Initiatives are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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