Assistant Manager - Management Information Systems

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Position: Assistant Manager - Management Information Systems ( 1 Post)

Mwanza Urban Water and Sewerage Authority (MWAUWASA) is one of the competitively best Authorities in the Tanzanian water sector supplying clean and safe water and efficient sewerage services for the residents of Mwanza City, its suburbs and other areas of jurisdiction. The Authority is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced, dynamic and motivated Tanzanians to fill the understated vacancies that currently exist in the Authority: Appointing Authority: Board of Directors
Employment Terms:Five Years Contract - Renewable
Responsible To:Managing Director
Subordinates:Information Systems Officers and Computer Maintenance Technicians
Salary Scale:MWAUWASA's Salary Scale of MAS 11

  • Degree/Advanced Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology,
  • Possession of Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) or Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CNA). 
  • At least five years relevant experience. 
  • Second degree in a relevant field is an added advantage. 
  • Should not be above 48 years.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Manager - Management Information Systems (AM-MIS) is the head of Management Information Systems Section that is responsible for information and communication technology activities in the Authority. In particular, he/she:-
  • Direct daily operations of the section, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.
  • Assign and review the work of information systems officers and other computer-related staff In liaise with users, management, vendors, and technicians evaluates/assesses computing needs and system functionality and requirements and ensures that ICT facilities meet these needs.
  • Plans, develops, implements and control operational budget and expenditures in ICT.
  • Schedules upgrades and manages backup, security and user help systems of hardware and software,
  • Evaluate the organization's technology use and needs and researches and recommends improvements such as hardware and software upgrades, and installation of new systems,
  • Develops computer .information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery,
  • Ensures smooth running of all ICT systems, including ensuring of security of data from internal and external attack, anti- virus software, print services, internet, intranet and email provision,
  • Manages crisis situations, which may involve complex technical hardware or software problems,
  • Develops and manages Authority's website to required standard.
  • Develops and interprets organizational goals, policies, and procedures relating to ICT.
  • Keeps up to date with the latest technologies.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by his/ her superiors.
How To Appy
Apply in handwriting; enclosing certified detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and 2 letters from 2 referees; telephone numbers and e-mail address so as to reach the undersigned not later than 6th June 2013. Application should be sent to MWAUWASA as registered mails by postal office, EMS and DHL. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. MWAUWASA is an equal opportunity employer.  

The Managing Director,
Mwanza Urban Water & Sewerage Authority,
Makongoro Road,
P.O. Box 317,

Deadline: Jun 06, 2013
Source: Daily News May 6, 2013



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