ICT Specialist

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) is seeking to recruit an ICT Specialist based in the ESMO Head Office in Lugano, ideally beginning as soon as possible or at a mutually agreed date.

ESMO is a learned society for the medical oncology profession. The society aims to provide its members with a range of professional services to improve standards of practice of medical oncology by enhancing the knowledge and competence of its members. The society also provides a voice for the profession at a political level.

The overall purpose of this role is to oversee that the company ICT infrastructure estate is managed effectively, with the key aim of ensuring operational performance, capacity, risk management and implementation of future strategy and to deliver an excellent ICT service through proactive development and maintenance, and ICT Helpdesk support to staff within the organisation on premises and during the ESMO’s congresses and events. The role should manage and establish priorities for maintenance, design, development, and analysis of entire infrastructure systems inclusive of both physical and virtual servers, thin clients, VOIP telephony, printers, LAN/WAN (including Firewall), databases, office products, internet, security, wireless and cloud implementations. Most of the infrastructure is managed by third party providers, therefore a key component of this role is experience in management of ICT infrastructure estate either in a fully outsourced or multiple provider scenario.

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Suitable applicants should possess the following:

Educational skills:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Information Management, Engineering, or equivalent;
  • Office and project management professional training;
  • Lack of education titles could be compensated by a robust professional experience.

Professional experiences:

  • Experience managing IT infrastructure technologies;
  • At least 6 years of directly relevant professional experience;
  • Experience or certification as project management is a welcome plus.
  • Technical skills
  • Microsoft Office 365 and associated Microsoft cloud services
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 (on line)
  • Microsoft Active Directory (GPO, DFS, groups management...)
  • SharePoint Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows server 2008 and 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 7 and 10
  • Skype for Business deployment and management
  • Web architecture expertise
  • Wan/Lan management (VPN, Vlan’s, DNS services, IP addressing, routing...) – Fortinet a +
  • Proven record of delivering results and understanding of customer service principles;
  • Web architecture expertise
  • Cloud hosting technology solutions (AWS, Azure, other)

Language skills:

  • Advanced English - written and spoken
  • Advanced Italian - written and spoken
  • Other European languages an advantage

To apply:

Please provide by the 11 August 2017, by e-mail (preferred) or regular mail and in English only to Andrea Abbatelli, Head of HR, ESMO, Via L. Taddei 4, 6962 Lugano, CH, jobs@esmo.org

  • An application letter of maximum one page (including notice time from current position)
  • A CV and at least two references
  • A recent photo, e-mail address and telephone number

NB: Applications that do not fulfil the above submission requirements, will not be considered. 

ESMO is a non-profit Society founded in 1975 to promote the art, science and practice of medical oncology.