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Information Technology Specialist Human Rights Commission

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 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

Services/Work Description: Information Technology Specialist

Post Title: IT Specialist for the EWER System Zambia and HRC IT help-desk

IT support to the Analyst Team is a key constituent part of the EWER system as the team conducts analysis of data, elaborate recommendations on response options, inform rapid response activities, and prepare strategic recommendations on managing the electoral cycle in the long term. In this context, UNDP Zambia is looking for IT Specialist with recognised skills.

SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT AND DELIVERABLES

The IT Specialist is meant to perform the following tasks and duties prior to the launch of the Early Warning and Early Response System:

  • Provide maintenance, administration, management and helpdesk services for the Early Warning System and Early Response software/ targeting incident and risks reports;
  • Support the roll-out of training and EWS exercise to the province and district level where requested;
  • Support the development of supporting documents and materials.
  • Provide IT related help desk as requested by HRC Management. The IT Specialist is meant to perform the following tasks and duties following the launch of the Early Warning and Early Response System up until end of August:
  • Maintain the software module and Web Applications for the EWS.
  • Provide satisfactory day-to-day ICT support to users in and out of the office;
  • Production of comprehensive Operation and User -Maintenance Manual, Training/Capacity Building for the staff on the manual;
  • The IT Specialist is expected to work directly with the HRC Management team, modify the platform according to the specific request from Management;
  • Daily update of the database and creation of working-form according the reporting needs;
  • Processing of data and creation of a project-specific database based on different EWS databases including data anonymization, database matching and merging, and daily/weekly/monthly updates to the management,
  • Manages different users, grant access and permission according to Management requirement;
  • Ensure users data accuracy and confidentiality; Other :
  • Provide IT related help desk as requested by HRC Management;
  • Develop and implement basic IT procedures for operating and maintenance of IT equipment.
  • Ensure proper management of IT equipment assets through proper assignment to users and asset management. Propose IT equipment maintenance strategy.
  • Produce an IT work plan with clear action items;
  • Manage the backup and restore of databases;
  • Manage HRC networks,
  • On-the-job training for the longer term ICT personnel in the office;
  • Maintenance and update of HRC servers

RECRUITMENT QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Ba.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science, or relevant experience of at least 6 years in the same field of work; or Professional Certification in relevant Microsoft Technologies or Information Technology, mathematics or equivalent field. Those with qualifications/expertise in more than one area will have added advantage.

Required area of expertise:

  • Proven experience in training and helpdesk service provision for Information Systems with large number of users;
  • Experience in documenting systems and bug reporting and documentation;
  • Proven experience in training and helpdesk service provision for Information Systems with large number of users;
  • Experience in documenting systems and bug reporting and documentation;

Functional Skills:

  • Previous experience with large Organisations IT Infrastructure;
  • Previous specific experience in the Information Systems;
  • Experience in web design would be an asset;
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environments;
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure;
  • Language requirements: Excellent command of written and spoken English.

INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENT/REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

The IT Specialist will be deployed to support the workings of the Early Warning and Early Response System and beyond that period act as help desk for HRC Management.

Data confidentiality

Prior to commencing work, the consultant will sign a data confidentiality agreement, committing him or her not to misuse the data obtained from EWS.

DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The duration of the assignment would be to cover for 3 to 4 months (June – September) operation period of the Situation Room and the post- operational period amounting to another 3 months (up to December)

PAYMENT

The successful IT specialist shall receive his/her payments on a monthly basis.

All applications should be addressed to the undersigned no later than Monday 17th May 2021.
Applicants should enclose Curriculum Vitae’s and photocopies of relevant certificates/documents. Original Certificates must be produced during interviews for the shortlisted candidates. Applicants are encouraged to bring their applications in person or send them by post. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

The Director, Human Rights Commission, Human Rights House (Ministry of Lands Premises) Independence Avenue, P.O. Box 33812, Lusaka.

The Human Rights Commission is a National Human Rights Institution established under Article 230 (i) of the Constitution of Zambia [as amendment] Act No. 2 of 2016 with a broad mandate of ensuring that the Bill of Rights is upheld and protected.

Website: www.hrc.org.zm

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