Database Administrator

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Database Administrator

  • Post Date:November 26, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry ICT
Job Description

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) is an Independent Electoral Management Body established in terms of Section 238 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Its major function is to manage and conduct elections to the offices of President, Parliament and Local Authorities, and Referendums, and all related electoral processes in accordance with the laws of Zimbabwe and international best practice.

The Commission wishes to recruit professionals of high integrity with good communication and decision-making skills, and sound knowledge of electoral democracy to fill the vacancy of Database Administrator that has arisen in the institution.

REPORTS TO : Deputy Director -ICT
STATION : Head Office


  • Designing, developing and maintaining ZEC ICT and voters roll Databases
  • Drafting database administration policies, protocols and procedures that ensure data security and integrity.
  • Data modelling and optimization.
  • Overseeing backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover of ZEC database systems.
  • Performing database backups, restorations, and recoveries
  • Evaluating and recommending new database technologies.
  • Developing database utilities and automated reporting.
  • Monitoring systems and platforms for availability.
  • Drafting standard operating manuals and reports.
  • Providing any other support as may be required and expected by the Commission


  • Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Two years’ experience in database management
  • Experience in programming and database administration.
  • Knowledge of Visual Studio VB. Net, Crystal &/or Telerik Reports and database structured query language such as MS SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL and Mongo.

Interested and suitably qualified persons should submit applications, and certified copies of professional and academic certificates and detailed curriculum vitae indicating contact details such as email address, cell-phone numbers, and residential address, to:-

The Director – Human Resources
Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
P. Bag 7782

OR hand deliver to:-

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission
Mahachi Quantum Building
Cnr. Kaguvi Street/Jason Moyo Avenue

Or email to [email protected]

All applications should reach ZEC not later than 28 November 2021.

Suitably qualified women are encouraged to apply