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PI is looking for a Webmaster and IT Officer based in Brussels

9 September 2013

Job title: Webmaster and IT Officer

Location: Brussels

Hours: 15 hours per week

Reports to: Outreach and Communication Officer

• Administer and manage PI´s web platform (WordPress CMS)

• Plan, design and develop improvements to PI websites in coordination with Outreach

Officer and Executive Direction.

• Develop and code web solutions on request of the Outreach Officer, Protection Desks

and otherthematic units.

• Fix bugs and monitorthe overall performances of the websites.

• Manage the email accounts for PI staff.

• Master PI’s web-presence: support colleagues responsible for content of particular sites

or pages.

• Liaise with the host fortechnical issues, updates, certificates and DNS renewals and

requests by PI staff.

• Develop an encryption culture within the staff, support people on the field on encrypting

and safe communication.

• Organize the internal communication of PI(Intranet, exchange of documents, etc.).

• Manage the technical aspects of PI database.Investigate – and develop – a secure and

Education and experience required

• Degree in web development.

• Experience in working with a CMS and with social media and web-publications platforms

(Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, etc.).

• Experience of network administration.

• Experience with encryption.

• Three to five years of experience in website development.


and IT OfficerSkills

• Ability to work in English and French. Spanish highly appreciated too.

• Broad knowledge of software and web platforms, languages and functionalities.

Minimum requirements are:

– WordPress (with an ability to adapt to other CMS)

– Languages : PHP, HTML5.0, CSS 3.0, Javascript

– GIT versioning system

– MySql and similar databses tools

– Knowledge ofAJAXand Javascript Libraries

– MSOffice (Access, Word, Excel)

– Illustrator,InDesign , Photoshop (photo grading, basic knowledge) or open-source

alternatives (Gimp).

– Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo,Youtube.

– Thunderbird, Mail.

– Creativity in finding open-source/free solutions in a working environment where

communication budgets may fluctuate.

Personal Qualities

• Self-motivated, innovative and independent worker.

• Ability to work in a small team.

• Dedication to support PD teams.

• Capacity to work in a multi-cultural environment.

• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.

• Knowledge of encryption softwares (TrueCrypt, PGP, etc.)

• Knowledge of frameworks such as Django orRuby-on-Rails (exploration of the

future of the PI website).

• Knowledge of Mailchimp and BitBucket.

• Following new developments in Social Media and Internet.

Deadline for application: September 15, 2013.

Please send your CV and cover letter with your motivation to:
recruitment [at]