Vacancy: Website Host and Maintenance Specialist

27th June 2024

The role objective

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Website Host and Maintenance Specialist to oversee the hosting, functionality, and ongoing maintenance of our website. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in web hosting, troubleshooting, and content management, ensuring the website remains accessible, up-to-date, and secure.


The Website Host and Maintenance Specialist will report to the Program Officer. The roles are as outlined below;

1. Website Hosting & Server Management:
  • Manage web hosting services to ensure optimal performance, reliability, and uptime.
  • Monitor server health, perform regular backups, and manage server updates and configurations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hosting-related issues promptly.
2. Website Maintenance:
  • Regularly update website content, plugins, and themes to ensure compatibility and security.
  • Perform routine checks to identify and fix broken links, errors, and bugs.
  • Implement security measures to protect against potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Manage and update the paflar registry security and other technical requirements.
3. Content Management:
  • Work with content creators to upload and format new content, ensuring it aligns with the website's design and user experience standards.
  • Manage multimedia content, including images, videos, and documents.
4. Technical Support:
  • Provide technical support to website users and address their concerns or issues.
  • Assist with website enhancements and the integration of new features and functionalities.
5. Performance Optimization:
  • Monitor website performance using analytics tools and implement strategies to improve load times and user experience.
  • Optimize images, code, and other elements to ensure the website runs efficiently.
6. Collaboration & Communication:
  • Collaborate with the communications, content, and design teams to ensure the website meets the organization’s goals and standards.
  • Communicate technical information to non-technical team members effectively. Improving the user manual document.


  • Proven experience in web hosting and server management.
  • Proficiency in content management systems (e.g., WordPress).
  • Strong understanding of web technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.
  • Familiarity with website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics).
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud hosting services
  • Knowledge of web security best practices and experience implementing security measures.
  • Basic graphic design skills for content formatting and updates.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter detailing their relevant experience, and examples of previous website management work to with the subject line "Website Host and Maintenance Specialist Application."

Application Deadline: 30th JULY 2024

If you are passionate about web hosting and maintenance, we would love to hear from you!

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