Information Technology and Digital Security Manager

  • Contract
  • remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression

The Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM) is an independent, non-governmental, and non-profit organisation registered in France in 2004, governed by a non-remunerated board. It has held a special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2011.

SCM’s vision is for a world based on freedom, justice, and equality that respects personal dignity, human rights, and fundamental freedoms.


Unit-Department: Information Technology / Digital Security

Job title/ Profession: IT/DS Manager

No. of positions available: 1

Type of contract and duration: 12 months

Type of Announcement: (Internal/External)


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead IT projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems and services.
  • Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure.
  • Help define IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes.
  • Analyse business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organisation to develop solutions for IT needs.
  • Assess vendors and develop test strategies for new hardware and software.
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues related to internal IT.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent experience.



  • 2 to 5 years of experience working in IT operations.
  • Experience leading and managing IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, AZURE administrator CERT is a must”, databases and data storage systems
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritise
  • A firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices


Years of Experience: 2 to 5 years of experience working in IT operations.


Languages: High proficiency in both English and Arabic.


How to apply

  • The CV should contain full contact information (phone number – Skype), previous experiences with professional references, academic qualifications and three reference contacts.
  • The CV must be in PDF format with the full name of the applicant in the title.
  • Applications should be sent via email to: [email protected] with the name of the vacancy in the email subject.
  • Any request sent after the deadline will be ignored.
  • The CV review process will start after the advertisement period expires, and only candidates who have moved to the second stage of the recruitment process will be invited for interviews.
  • We apologise in advance for not sending responses to the rest of the applicants.


Closing date: 8/31/2022