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Zimbabwe OSTS Intern - Zimbabwe

  • Location
    (ZIMBABWE) and Harare
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    IT / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

The OSTS Technology intern performs multiple technology support activities in providing end user support to Firm personnel. Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks, working with multiple software and hardware technologies, in a fast paced environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assists with the deployment of hardware and software to end users (including the installation, configuration and testing of more complex firm hardware)
  • Assist with provisioning and deprovisioning processing, including setting up of hardware/software for new hire, and receiving hardware from separating employees
  • Assists with (or coordinates) the repair of end user hardware and the reinstallation of software as necessary to resolve end user incidents
  • Resolves incidents associated with firm-standard end user software and hardware, including mobile/hand-held technologies identify sources and trends of technical problems to prevent future occurrences
  • Under minimal supervision, provides after-hours service for escalated issues from the Service Desk or supervisor
  • Preforms assets management activities (procurement, receipt inventory, tracking, distribution, etc.) in accordance with firm policy and IT Service process
  • Assists with off-site support for firm sponsored functions/meetings
  • Preforms asset management responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
  • Assists with IT tasks related to office moves, buildouts and relocations
  • Operates as “remote hands” for other IT functions such as Telecommunications and Hosting
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of IT Services’ organization and service offerings in order to identify how best to address end user technology needs and incidents
  • Understands the Firms business and organization sufficiently to anticipate and resolve end user technology issues that affect productivity of firm personnel


  • Working towards Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Work experience in end user technology support is an added advantage

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Good communication, interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
  • Good customer service attitude
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of end users and IT personnel
  • Strong analytical skills are required to address end-user incidents escalated from the service desk or offered by end user on walk-up issues
  • Decision making responsibilities are limited to addressing a single end-user issue; need to be able to prioritize incidents being worked on and communicate those priorities to end users as necessary
  • This role receives direct oversight from a supervisor, with regular (at least daily, but more frequently for new hires) contact to monitor and assign activities
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