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YOUMANN CONSULTING GROUP is looking for a sub-regional organization based in West and Central Africa, and involved in Agricultural Research and Development, a highly qualified professional for the position of:


Main mission:

Under the authority and direct supervision of the Executive Director, the ICT Specialist is responsible for ensuring the proper functioning of the Institution’s network and IT tools. This will include ensuring the management of infrastructure (servers, network, security), services, the office environment made available to employees; the design, development, animation and maintenance of the Organization’s website and a dozen web portals; the supply, development, implementation and maintenance of the park of fixed and mobile computer equipment.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

The ICT Specialist will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate ICT systems, policies and procedures in line with the Institution’s vision for development and for the benefit of its various regional programs;
  • Develop software applications and integration systems;
  • Ensure the management and maintenance of IT systems and equipment;
  • Ensure the administration and security of the computer network;
  • Manage messaging and ensure system and data security;
  • Identify problem areas and implement strategic solutions on time;
  • Audit the systems and evaluate their results;
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures;
  • Administer and maintain the organization’s main website and a dozen web portals;
  • Ensure the organization and management of knowledge related to ICT and train users in better appropriation and use of ICT tools;
  • Ensure the execution of ICT-related contracts (supplies, services, etc.) in conjunction with the Procurement Manager;
  • Perform other tasks at the request of the hierarchy based on Office needs.

Selection criteria:


Required experiences


  • Have a basic knowledge and an acceptable practice of the most popular programming languages (JavaScript, Java, PHP, C, C ++, Python, etc.);
  • Have a good command of current CMS (WordPress, Drupal, etc.);
  • Justify a good command and a current practice of the protocols used for the deployments of the networks and prove a mastery of the LAN, WAN, MAN networks;
  • Have sufficient knowledge of database management systems (MySql, Oracle, etc.);
  • Master all IT and Telecom security rules;
  • Have a very good knowledge of TCP / IP protocols and associated communicating services and communicating systems such as messaging, Internet gateways, web servers;
  • Have significant experience with mobile devices (GSM / UMTS, GPRS / 4G, Wifi, LTE, etc.);
  • Have excellent knowledge and good practice of operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux);
  • Have solid knowledge of Microsoft 365 Enterprise tools, Ubiquiti unifi, Fortigate, Digium asterisk;
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to maintain a professional attitude and be results-oriented;
  • Have a high sense of priorities and confidentiality;
  • Demonstrate high moral integrity in the management of data and property rights;
  • Be able to work in an international and multicultural working environment;
  • Be able to tolerate the stress and pressure generated by exceptional professional unforeseen situations.

Linguistic and social media skills

ADDRESS AND METHOD OF APPLICATIONS: For more information and to apply: Consult the detailed offers and submit your application online via the link: no later than 9th April, 2021.Eligible application: Only applicants who are nationals of West and Central African countries and whose country of residence is Senegal, are eligible to apply; female candidates being strongly encouraged;Application file: To be valid, your application must include a cover letter addressed to the Managing Director of YOUMANN CONSULTING GROUP, Dakar, Senegal and a detailed CV, with the names and contacts of three mandatory references (e-mail, address, and telephone);Response to your application: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the selection and interview phases.