Re-advertised Senior ICT Officer – Security

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency

Vacancy title:

Re-advertised Senior ICT Officer – Security

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

Zambia Medicines and Medical Supplies Agency

Deadline of this Job:

Tuesday, March 05 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


Main Job Purpose

To manage the provision of ICT Services to facilitate the effective and efficient operation of the


Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and regularly undertakes the design, installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, and upgrading of networks, and security programs to facilitate smooth operation of ICT infrastructure and ensure data integrity.
  • Supervises and effectively undertakes the acquisition, configuration, installation, and maintenance of Server Infrastructure to facilitate availability of e-services and applications.
  • Supervises and undertakes the availability of disaster recovery infrastructure and procedures to guarantee business continuity.
  • Supervises and undertakes timely servicing, repair and rehabilitation of ICT infrastructure and assets to prolong life span of the equipment and facilitate replacement.
  • Supervises and effectively undertakes the design, development, acquisition, and management of application systems to promote innovations and efficient service delivery.
  • Supervises and undertakes effective design, development, acquisition, and management of database systems to ensure the highest levels of data security, integrity, and availability.
  • Supervises and undertakes efficiently the provision of ICT Technical support to facilitate smooth running of business.
  • Supervises and effectively undertakes the development and implementation of service level agreements with ICT providers to ensure quality ICT services.
  • Supervises and effectively undertakes the development and maintenance of institutional web
  • applications to facilitate transactions and access to information.
  • undertakes timely implementation of performance management systems to monitor and evaluate performance.
  • Effectively supervises the human, financial and other resources in order to attain the objectives of the department.

Communications skills.

Written Skills

  • Able to write strategic, operational, and analytical papers.

Oral Skills

  • Able to communicate fluently in English.

Other Skills / Attributes required.

  • Leadership, Managerial and team building skills.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Integrity and Confidentiality
  • Tact and Diplomacy
  • Results-oriented
  • Approachable
  • Analytical

Staff Management

  • Supervises, coaches, motivates, trains/develops, disciplines, and appraises performance of staff to ensure staff engagement and optimum performance.
  • Ensures delegation is conducted properly that each service allocation is adequately managed, staffed, and resourced.

Academic qualification and work experience required.

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 4 years’ relevant work experience in a similar role

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CV

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