IT Network and System Administrator

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is offering a position as IT Network and System Administrator at its office in Wuppertal.


Part-time or full-time position for negotiation, beginning as of 1st July 2021.


Wuppertal, Germany (partly home office possible)

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is an independent, not-for-profit “Think and Do Tank” committed to providing collaborative solutions for a sustainable planet. The Centre was founded in 2005 by the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy and is headquartered in Wuppertal, Germany. A team of currently 60 multi- disciplinary professionals contributes to the worldwide activities of the Centre

The CSCP offers you a dynamic and stimulating work environment, diverse assignments and international development opportunities, the chance to work on future-oriented sustainability topics and the opportunity to make a true difference with your work at a reputable organization working on key sustainability issues.

Job Description

The position will include maintenance of the network and the computers (Mac/Linux/Windows), strategic advising on further IT needs / possibilities (e.g. acquiring new hardware, extending network) and occasionally advising on IT implementation aspects in projects. We offer you a friendly work environment with opportunities to develop new IT solutions and approaches.

This includes in particular:

  1. Server Administration (Linux, synology, seafile, PBX)
  2. IT Set-Up, Maintenance and Helpdesk of 60 Mac OS computer
  3. Network Administration

And in general:

  • software / hardware research & implementation (e.g. extension of network, data storage, online applications, DATEV) and advising strategically (e.g. acquiring new hardware or software, other IT needs and possibilities)
  • Setting up and maintaining employee IT accounts
  • Data administration, data recovery
  • Knowledge of Webserver and supporting with external webserversettings, updates and maintenance
  • Documentation of processes and finding improvement possibilities

You have:

  • Networking Skills (TCP/IP Setup, Wireless LAN Configuration, Network security, etc.)
  • Good knowledge in administrating Linux Servers
  • Interest in open-source software to enable an agile workingenvironment
  • Strong general knowledge and interest in computers (peripherals,hardware, new developments/trends)
  • Knowledge of Adobe Products (Acrobat, InDesign, Photoshop) aplus but not required
  • Knowledge of hypervisors (vSphere / ESXi) is a plus but not required

Other requirements:

  • Teamwork-spirit
  • Independent execution of tasks
  • Previous work experience in similar set-up required


As German and English are the working language of the CSCP, fluency in written and spoken German and English are necessary.


We apply the TV-L Salary system.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested in this position, please send us your complete application (including 1-page letter of motivation in English, your CV, certificates and reference(s) to:

Contact person

Gabriele Eigen