Information Technology Officer

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Information Technology Officer

  • Post Date:May 3, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Local Government
Job Description

Applications are invited to fill in the vacant post of INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER GRADE 8 that has arisen in the Council.

Reports to: The Chief Executive Officer

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  •  Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution in Computer Science/ Information Technology
  • Professional qualification from a recognized Institution and must be a Member of professional body.
  • At least 3 years’ practical experience as a Systems Administrator
  • Must be 30 years and above
  • Sound technical knowledge about IT, security of systems and latest developments in the field
  • Excellent management, organization and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent observation and analytical skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong Accounting and Mathematical abilities
  • A citizen of Zimbabwe
  • A clean class (4) driver’s Licence
  • Have knowledge in software’s used by local authorities i.e SAGE PASTEL and Belina Payroll software

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing Council departmental Information Technology systems
  • Establish and directs the strategic long-term goals, policies and procedures of the IT Section
  • Provide technical guidance and orientation to Council
  • Analyse Council’s IT requirements and organize the resources accordingly
  • Evaluating Council’s needs and choosing the most suitable software, hardware and other IT requirements such as networking
  • Managing junior employees in the IT section
  • Provide troubleshooting solutions
  • Ensure that all IT requirements of Council are fulfilled
  • Ensure the smooth functioning of all IT infrastructure such as servers and network connections, besides hardware and software
  • Ensuring security of the physical and virtual components of Information Technology such as security of the server rooms and installing virus protections and firewalls
  • Organizing data, storing them securely and creating backups
  • Crafting and monitoring IT Section budget
  • Any other duties as assigned

Interested candidates should submit their handwritten application letter accompanied by a detailed CV and certified copies of academic and professional qualifications with at least 2 referees, not later than 06 May 2022 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Mhondoro Ngezi Rural District Council
Stand No. 185
Mamina Growth Point
P.O. Box 1331,
KADOMA

OR email to: [email protected]