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ICT Officer – 2 Posts


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Position: ICT Officer –Two Posts
Company: National Institute for Medical Research

Area: Dar Es Salaam

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) in collaboration with Centre for Disease Control end Prevention have established the National Health Laboratory Quality Assurance and Training Centre (NHLQATC). The main function of the Centre is to provide Leadership in HIV / AIDS related laboratory tasks to support the ongoing HIV / AIDS Care and Treatment and specifically in technical assistance, so as to ensure highly functional and operational health laboratory testing systems.

The specific functions include:

  • Reference laboratory testing in all disciplines
  • HIV Reference Laboratory and Drug resistance Tests
  • Quality Assurance and Laboratory services to support Health care interventions including HIV / AIDS care and treatment
  • Laboratory Training on Quality systems, refresher and formal training programmes
  • Epidemic prone disease surveillance
  • Evaluation and validation of new and existing technologies
  • The National Institute for Medical Research has been assigned by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to look for well trained, competent and self motivated personnel to fill the following vacancies:


Responsible to:The Laboratory Manager - NHLQATC

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Holder of Degree or Diploma in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering or Full computer Technician Certificate from a recognized institution.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To perform equipment repair, diagnosis and resolution of software and hardware problems;
  • To perform all functions required to prepare and install software to computers and related equipment, including connections to the data and voice communications network;
  • To report faults and undertake some minor maintenance To train users in the basic operation and maintenance of computers and related components;
  • To develop system specifications, write and test programmes and compile support documentation and manuals;
  • To evaluate requests for computer services, develop alternate proposals and recommend new applications,
  • To perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software
  • Ability to prepare and install computer software and related equipment  
  • Knowledge of voice and data communication networks Ability to communicate effectively and conduct training

Terms of Employment
One year contract (renewable on mutual agreement)

Salary and Fringe Benefits
Attractive Salary and fringe benefits will be paid depending on qualification and experience
Application letters accompanied by a typed CV, Certified copies of Academic Certificates, Names of Referees, Current postal address, phone Number and E-mail Address, should reach the undersigned by 20th September, 2013. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Director General
National Institute for Medical Research
NHLQATC Vacancies
P.O. Box 9653
Dar es Salaam

Deadline: 20th September, 2013
Source: Mwananchi September 11, 2013


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