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Naaarwich
12th October 2009, 14:07
I've just received this. Even in the current climate I wonder how many will apply at €275 per day?


SW1206: Configuration Manager (2 vacancies)

Location: ISAF HQ, Kabul, Afghanistan

Our client, an international service provider, is seeking to bid on a Major NATO contract in Afghanistan and requires a Configuration Manager to be in place by early November 2009.
This post will be initially for 6 months, but has the ability to extend for almost 2 ½ years.

This post is in direct support of HQ ISAF and the entire ISAF Area of Operations.

Reports to:
CJ6 OPS SO CM

Principal Duties:
• Implement all aspects of configuration management for deployed systems in ISAF;
• Responsible for the maintenance of the Configuration Management baseline documentation (network architecture drawings, floor plans, cable plans, power drawings, etc.) for all NATO CIS within the ISAF AQO through the use of designated responsible officer(s);
• Maintain a library of physical media and appropriate licenses for all software in use in ISAF AOO;
• Change Manager for all changes to the ISAF deployed baseline;
• Implement processes to ensure the collection and upkeep of data stored in ISAF configuration management databases is accurate;
• Monitor the ISAF deployed baseline to ensure it is compliant with all applicable NCSA approved fielded product lists;
• Review all Configuration Change Proposals originating in ISAF prior to submission to the NCSA CIS CCB;
• Assist NCSA CM staff with the upkeep of the ISAF Secret Approved Fielded Product List;
• Provide direction and guidance to CIS Depots and all CIS Account holders;
• Act as alternate CJ6 Financial Manager and the point of contact for all financial functions within CJ6 Division authorized to initiate requests for commitment of credits in support of provision of IT Services;

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
• Professional/Experience:
Experience with CM policies and procedures such as ITIL, ISO or NATO CM (2 years)
• Experience with a Service Management Systems such as Remedy or Service Desk Express (3 years)
• Experience defining system requirements (1 year)
• Project management experience (1 year)
• Extensive knowledge and experience of computer systems, networks and telecommunications. (5 years combined)
• Experience on MS Products.
• Experience and/or basic knowledge on Financial Management and budgeting.

Education/Training:
• Bachelors degree or international equivalent in Engineering or Computer Science. Candidates without a university degree will be considered if they exceed the minimum professional experience requirements.

Security Clearance:
NATO Secret


DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
• Professional/ Experience
• Previous military service.

Education/Training
• ITIL V2 or V3 Practitioner

For this role, you will be based out in Afghanistan for a full 6 month period, accommodation and food will be provided as well as insurance. You will not be armed for this role, but if you need to move from locations, a security detail will be provided by NATO.
Closing date for applications: 20 October 2009

Interested candidates will be expected to complete and return by e-mail a simple questionnaire to which CVs must be pasted. This position would ideally suit someone with an Armed Forces background. Applications from ex-military candidates are strongly encouraged.

FRS is acting as an employment agency with respect to this vacancy.

Salary: €275 per day

singhr
12th October 2009, 14:11
This post will be initially for 6 months, but has the ability to extend for almost indefinately.



fixed it for ya!:spel

DimPrawn
12th October 2009, 14:12
275 per day.

Thanks, but no thanks.

Diestl
12th October 2009, 14:13
For this role, you will be based out in Afghanistan for a full 6 month period, accommodation and food will be provided as well as insurance. You will not be armed for this role, but if you need to move from locations, a security detail will be provided by NATO.

Kidnnap fodder

DimPrawn
12th October 2009, 14:17
For this role, you will be based out in Afghanistan for a full 6 month period, accommodation and food will be provided as well as insurance. You will not be armed for this role, but if you need to move from locations, a security detail will be provided by NATO.

Kidnnap fodder

Yeah but for 275 per day, it's got to be worth risking having your head cut off on video, no?

Diestl
12th October 2009, 14:22
Yeah but for 275 per day, it's got to be worth risking having your head cut off on video, no?

Think of the excitment and the stories you would have (if you survive).

Fred Bloggs
12th October 2009, 14:23
Should be that rate per hour. I heard of a job in the Chernobyl radioactive exclusion zone recently on £500 per hour. No, I didn't apply.

Clippy
12th October 2009, 14:24
One for Mr Chasing the Aurora me thinks.

His 'military background' should make him a shoe-in. :laugh

alreadypacked
12th October 2009, 14:25
you will be based out in Afghanistan for a full 6 month period, accommodation and food will be provided as well as insurance. You will not be armed for this role, but if you need to move from locations, a security detail will be provided by NATO.

Applications from ex-military candidates are strongly encouraged.

Salary: €275 per day

I am guessing you would not get much of a chance to spend the money, unless it was drink, drink and more drink. :suicide:

Zippy
12th October 2009, 14:26
It would be a job for life - albeit a short one.

Diestl
12th October 2009, 14:26
Should be that rate per hour. I heard of a job in the Chernobyl radioactive exclusion zone recently on £500 per hour. No, I didn't apply.

Why not, the radiation is probably less than on a tube with 50 mobile phone with 10 feet of you.

AtW
12th October 2009, 14:41
For this role, you will be based out in Afghanistan for a full 6 month period, accommodation and food will be provided as well as insurance. You will not be armed for this role, but if you need to move from locations, a security detail will be provided by NATO.

Not armed eh?

:rollin:

Not that IEDs would care if you are :eyes

AtW
12th October 2009, 14:42
Should be that rate per hour. I heard of a job in the Chernobyl radioactive exclusion zone recently on £500 per hour. No, I didn't apply.

The first jobs inside Chernobyl was done for free - people were just given shovels...

George Parr
12th October 2009, 14:58
I would apply but I don't have the security clearance.

daviejones
12th October 2009, 14:59
I just had one for a repair Specialist (no idea why..) for the same address.

TimberWolf
12th October 2009, 15:01
What happened to the last guy?

Andy2
12th October 2009, 15:02
Applicant should have a head for advanced computing
IGMC

NotAllThere
12th October 2009, 15:05
All the configuration managers I've known have been heavily armed. It's the only way to deal with the end-users.

OwlHoot
12th October 2009, 18:36
Should be that rate per hour. I heard of a job in the Chernobyl radioactive exclusion zone recently on £500 per hour. No, I didn't apply.

At that rate I'd apply like a shot - Most of the area is as safe as houses.

Well fairly safe outside - the insides of houses are the parts that still aren't. :eyes

centurian
12th October 2009, 18:42
It would take 275 per hour for me to be interested...

Fred Bloggs
13th October 2009, 07:37
At that rate I'd apply like a shot - Most of the area is as safe as houses.

Well fairly safe outside - the insides of houses are the parts that still aren't. :eyesWorking on the concrete sarcophagous that is encasing the nasty bits, I guess you're going to get a pretty good dose of radiation I reckon.

BoredBloke
13th October 2009, 08:12
With all the things wrong out there the last thing I would have thought they would have been interested in would have been who put what service pack onto what box.

shaunbhoy
13th October 2009, 10:40
• Maintain a library of physical media and appropriate licenses for all software in use in ISAF AOO;


Like anyone from Microsoft is ever going to come round and audit your software licenses. :laugh

Seriously though, what an adventure. Some of you younger guys should seriously think about it. I'd go myself, but I have this bone in my leg.
:(

sasguru
13th October 2009, 10:41
Like anyone from Microsoft is ever going to come round and audit your software licenses. :laugh

Seriously though, what an adventure. Some of you younger guys should seriously think about it. I'd go myself, but I have this bone in my leg.:(

:spel head

shaunbhoy
13th October 2009, 10:44
:spel head

Good point. That would be the protective casing for the brain. I would suggest you purchasing something similar sg, but I assume you believe the casing that your walnut came with to be ample protection. :tongue

TheFaQQer
13th October 2009, 11:03
I flew my tornado in Afghanistan - almost spilled my pasta, but lucky I got out after being shot down. My medical training came in really useful too, as I had to perform an emergency tracheotomy on some locals to prove that I was trustworthy. So trustworthy, in fact, that they let me marry their daughters. All of them.

Craig.

TheFaQQer
13th October 2009, 11:05
At that rate I'd apply like a shot - Most of the area is as safe as houses.

WHS - £20k a week sound reasonable to me. I'd not be doing it for too long, mind.

BoredBloke
13th October 2009, 11:14
"Originally Posted by Naaarwich
• Maintain a library of physical media and appropriate licenses for all software in use in ISAF AOO;"

Put Enterprise Discovery on the boxes and I'll do it from home thanks!

Diestl
13th October 2009, 11:17
WHS - £20k a week sound reasonable to me. I'd not be doing it for too long, mind.


Yeah I would do it, one condition I login in remotley from UK. do that for 3 years and bingo.

Scary
13th October 2009, 12:07
Be the target of suicide bombings, Boomed!

Andy2
13th October 2009, 13:12
Doesn't matter which software you install
Server will be bombed anyway

threaded
13th October 2009, 19:09
Doesn't matter which software you install
Server will be bombed anyway

Best keep an off-site backup then. Don't forget the user accounts, that'll be a good chap.

AtW
13th October 2009, 19:12
One perk of the job is that you can play minesweeper whilst at work and not get fired on the spot for that...

IGMC

Board Game Geek
13th October 2009, 19:26
One perk of the job is that you can play minesweeper whilst at work and not get fired on the spot for that...

IGMC

:yay: