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IT Specialist at General Nursing Council of Zambia

(The Nurses and Midwives Act No. 31 of 1997)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – IT SPECIALIST

General Nursing Council of Zambia (GNCZ) is a statutory body established in 1970 under the Nurses and Midwives Act No. 55 of 1970 with an express mandate to regulate nursing and midwifery education and practice. The Act was repealed and replaced by the Nurses and Midwives Act No. 31 of 1997, uyhich redefined the functions of the Council and expanded the scope of practice for nurses and midwives.

The Council is therefore, inviting applications fiorn highly motivated, result oriented, qualified and experienced person to fill the position of IT SPECIALIST.

JOB PURPOSE:

To manage the provision of CT services in order to facilitate the effective management of information and communication systems.

Job Title: IT Specialist

Department: Administration

Grade: GNCZ 03

Reports To: Director Human Capital and Administration

Location: Lusaka

KEY RESULT AREA

Policy

Formulates strategies and guidelines for management of ICT systems for the efficient management of the information and communications systems within the Council.

Maintenance

Manages the maintenance of ICT systems and infrastructures to preserve and restore interoperability in ICT systems in line with IT governance standards and international best practices.

Application Systems

Designs and install ICT networks systems that support the business operations.

Network Management

Manage Business Technology Projects, monitor applications and provide analytical solutions to technical issues.

Server Management

Manages the Council’s infrastructure of software, hardware and database systems such as configuration, installation and maintenance of server and ensure availability of e-services and applications.

Database Management Systems

Ensures effective management of the Council’s Network Service Management in order to make accurate information available to the public and ensure easy access to e-services.

Technical Support

Provide technical support and Business Technology guidance to the Council, on various aspects of Information Technology and ensure compliance to existing regulations, standards and best practice

On-line Services

Manages effectively the provision of on-line services in order to facilitate easy access to information and services.

Disaster Recovery Plan

Develop and manage an effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan and ensure security of the IT infrastructure

Website Management

Ensures effective management of the website and portals in order to make information available to the public and facilitate easy access to e-services

Statistical Data

Carry out research and statistical data analysis for ICT Trends, Keeping track on emerging technological advancements and developing initiatives to improve processes related to the business.

Supervision

Provide expert guidance, conduct performance assessment and identify learning needs for staff in order to enhance performance.

Performance Management

Develops and implements work plans, conduct performance appraisals and ensure efficient utilization of resources

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience required for this Role

Competences Required

Only candidates who meet the above listed competencies and role specifications should apply attaching their curriculum vitae, certified copies of their academic and professional qualifications and three names of referees with their contact addresses and telephone numbers.

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 27th September, 2020. Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.

The Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer,
General Nursing Council of Zambia,
Plot 1 71, Luanshya Road,
Villa Elizabetha,
PO 33521,
Lusaka

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