System and Desktop Administrator (Linux) at Clean Clothes Campaign

The Clean Clothes Campaign (CCC) is dedicated to improving working conditions and supporting the empowerment of workers in the global garment industry. In the twenty five years of our existence an extensive and effective global network of some 250 trade unions and NGO's has been created. For more information:


Job description

The CCC offices house both the International Office (which supports the world-wide network), the Schone Kleren Campagne (which campaigns in the Netherlands) and the Bureau which offers support for both, including ICT support.
Communication is the lifeblood of our organisation, and our ICT goals and practices reflect that. A functional, secure and reliable ICT infrastructure is therefore vital in carrying out our work. In this position you will, together with one other colleague, maintain the current ICT infrastructure (~20 Ubuntu desktops and laptops, Debian servers, open-source VoIP), monitor systems, as well as investigate and implement future needs of the office and the wider CCC network. Where possible, we use Open Source software.


Tasks and responsibilities include:

-       maintain the desktop infrastructure, including printing and VoIP;

-       maintain the services running in the office servers (mail, file server, vpn, backup, calendaring);

-       help desk for staff to work in efficient and secure ways at the office as well as remote;

-       develop and maintain infrastructure such as CRM databases, photo archive, global intranet;

-       depending on skill and aptitude, provide IT related capacity building trainings for the CC global network;

-       taking part in staff meetings, planning activities and general organisational related tasks.


We ask:

-       extensive experience with Linux sysadmin and a passion for Open Source;

-       knowledge of and experience with desktop and server applications;

-       experience with at least four of the following technologies: Ubuntu/Debian, Libreoffice, Postfix/Dovecot, OpenLDAP, NFS4, Plone, CiviCRM, MariaDB, Python, GPG, Shorewall;

-       intelligent, problem-solving, analytical mindset;

-       good communication skills and service-oriented approach. Fluency in English is required, (some) Dutch preferable;

-       willingness and ability to be flexible in working hours;

-       affinity with the work of the Clean Clothes Campaign;

-       skills and experience with the creative use of IT in campaigning is a plus

-       have a valid work and residence permit for the Netherlands/EU


We offer:

a dynamic job in a non-hierarchical organisation in which all staff earn the same salary, within an inspiring international network

- a salary of 2250 Euros gross per month for a 24-hour work week and 8% holiday pay

- fringe benefits such as a fully paid pension plan, reimbursement of travel costs, phone allowance, monthly net allowance, personal training budget and 5-6 weeks holidays


Job title: System and Desktop Administrator (Linux)

Location: Amsterdam

Contract: 24 hours/week

Closing date: 4 January 2016