Friday, June 12, 2015

Information, Communication and Technology Technician (1 Post)

The New-Born Screening for Child Survival – Sickle Cell Disease Project (NBS) has received funding from Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) to establish a New-Born Screening programme (NBS) to identify children with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) at birth. The NBS programme has exciting employment opportunities for highly motivated and result-driven professionals interested in working in the health sector.

The duty station for all these positions is Dar es Salaam.

Information, Communication and Technology Technician (1 Post)
Reporting to the ICT Manager, the position holder will be responsible to ensure the NBS ICT systems and services are operating at a level that supports the NBS objectives

Specific Responsibilities
· Perform repairs and planned preventative maintenance on NBS systems and services
· Maintain and update the equipment inventory (including stored faulty equipment) by adding information on the status of equipment, maintenance history, where known, routine maintenance requirements and expected timing of replacement of all NBS ICT equipment.
· Liaise with suppliers and or the procurement unit on the supply of ICT equipment.
· Maintain the following critical NBS systems
o Email system
o Document storage and retrieval system
o Issue Tracking system
o Data management system
o Lab information system
o All office and clinic workstations
o Backend server hardware.
· Training of staff on the use of NBS ICT.
· Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for the IT department.
· Any other duties that might be assigned by the IT Manager

Key Qualifications
· Diploma in Computer Science or other related field.
· Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science or related field
· Other professional ICT certifications are an added advantage.

Essential Work Experience (Please Do NOT Apply if you lack this)

· Two years or more relevant experience in the following area's
◦ Microsoft Office Applications
◦ Managing windows workstations
◦ Managing linux servers.
◦ Managing network switches and routers.
◦ Managing and using issue ticketing systems
◦ Managing automated backup systems
◦ ICT inventory management
◦ Managing email systems
◦ Managing web hosted applications
◦ Structured cabling
◦ ICT hardware diagnosis.

Full details of the Job descriptions are available on the following websites:

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of THREE referees to the address below.

Applications which do not attach all the mentioned dossiers, including three referees, will be disqualified.

Your application should have a title of the position you are applying for. Failure to do this will disqualify the application

Applicants will be sent a fill out questionnaire when they submit, please ensure you use a frequently monitored . They need to submit that questionnaire before the deadline for applications. Failure to do this will disqualify the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be submitted to the email address no later than1500 hours on 29th June 2015.