Ministry of Health
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Senior ICT Officer

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) Cooperative Agreement supported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aims at supporting the Strengthening of the Ministry’s capacity to provide Leadership to the National HIV/AIDS Response through coordination, policy development, mentorship and training. MOH seeks to recruit suitably qualified and experienced persons to be appointed to the under listed positions under this project.

Reports to: Principal ICT Officer – Infrastructure

Location: Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI)

Job Purpose

To undertake development, installation and review of appropriate Information, Communication and Technology tools in order to support the operations of ZNPHI as well as facilitate accessibility to efficient flow of information.

Responsibilities/Principal Accountabilities

• Assist in monitoring that Local Area Networks installed in conformity to Smart Zambia standards and guidelines

• To implement timely, development and review of ICT systems and deployment protocols in order to ensure functional and user-friendly systems at Zambia National Public Health Institute

• To implement timely, development and review of ICT systems and deployment protocols in order to ensure functional and user-friendly systems at Zambia National Public Health Institute

• Undertakes user training at all levels in ICT technologies and change management programmes in order to enhance skills development among users.

• Conduct regularly, service and maintenance of eHealth technologies in order to prevent/minimize loss of data and ensure reliability

• Conduct effectively the provision of end-user support services to the Ministry staff in order to enhance systems usability

• Undertake to develop a disaster recovery plan (DRP) as well as business continuity plan (BCP) to avoid and recover from potential disasters

Qualifications

• A Full Grade Twelve (12)/Form 5 School Certificate with five credits or better with English and Mathematics

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent ICT related field

• Certification in Cyber Security/Forensics or equivalent, CISA, CEH, CompTIA Security+ Certifications an advantage.

• Experience and skills

• Five (5) years working experience, three (3) of which should be at technical and security operations level

• Ability to write technical reports.

• Ability to communicate effectively in English.

All interested persons meeting the above qualifications and experience should send their written applications to the undersigned with certified copies of their National Registration Card, academic and professional qualifications and a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three references including their contact numbers.

Applicants are advised to clearly indicate the positions they are applying for on the envelope or subject area.

Only short- listed candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
18 Jan 15:00
Hand deliver applications to
The Permanent Secretary-(Technical Services) Ministry of Health Ndeke House P.O. Box 30205 Lusaka