Advertisement for Web & IT Technician Post at IFLA, Hague : Last Date 08/11/19

Web & IT Technician

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Headquarters is looking for a Web & IT Technician to join a dynamic international team working with volunteers worldwide.

Over the next ten years, IFLA aims to transform the library field and itself through concerted and coordinated efforts at the global, regional, and national level. The ultimate benefit of this work will be seen at the local level through better library services helping more people gain literacy, improve their education, find employment, improve their health, etc. IFLA has outlined a number of activities to initiate this transformation and a key to their success will be communication with members and others through a new IFLA website and other web related channels. Your contribution to a secure and stable IT environment within IFLA headquarters is an important enabler for this transformation.


IFLA Headquarters is located in The Hague (next to The Hague Central Station) in The Netherlands.

Key areas of Responsibility

This position is part of the Communications Team. The Web & IT Technician will provide first/second line support for internal office users and diagnose and fix general computer issues. They will help support, on a day to day level, with the administration and maintenance of Windows servers, Linux servers, Office 365 and Windows 10 laptops. The Web & IT Technician will aid with testing of IT solutions and web developments as well as assist in web administration tasks such as uploading files, solving minor issues, and applying updates. The Web & IT Technician will assist with website developments, particularly from a front-end perspective, and the processing/reformatting of data used in website projects.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher diploma in a relevant field, or equivalent experience;
  • Good written & verbal communications skills in English (with the ability to convey technical information clearly and effectively);
  • Basic knowledge of PC hardware setup and configuration, Windows and Linux Server administration and Active Directory;
  • Experience with Windows 10 and Office 365;
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and PHP;
  • JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX (Desirable);
  • Experience with WordPress (Desirable);
  • Familiarity with databases – MySQL, MSSQL (Desirable);
  • Experience in working within an international NGO (Desirable).


The gross monthly salary offered will be commensurate with skills and experience, on a scale of EUR 2668 per month up to EUR 3147 for an ideal candidate. You will also receive a holiday allowance (8% of your annual salary), an end of year bonus and enjoy 25 days of holidays per year. You will also participate in IFLA’s group pension scheme.

Closing date

The closing date is 8 November 2019. Due to the high volume of applications we are expecting to receive, interested candidates are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible.

How to apply

Please send your CV including a motivation letter addressing the responsibilities and skills required for the position in English to Only candidates with valid documentation to work in The Netherlands will be considered.


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