Ongoing Recruitment at Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

The Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission a Body Corporate established under the Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006 to enhance broad-based economic empowerment, foster citizens’ economic ownership, control and management of economic resources, as well as to promote economic empowerment of targeted citizens is inviting applications from suitably qualified Zambians to fill the following position:

Job Title: Information Technology Manager (1 Position) – Lusaka

Reporting to the Director Corporate Services, the ideal candidate will be responsible for planning, managing and providing quality, reliable and modern ICT services that support the operations of the Commission and contribute to overall efficiency, productivity and attainment of Commission objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the preparation of annual work plans and budgets for the Information Technology Unit and facilitate smooth execution of the activities of the Unit;
  • Manage the development and implementation of an ICT Policy that provides a framework for supporting the Commission’s operations by producing enhancements to existing in-house systems and supporting new systems;
  • Manage the installation and maintenance of the network and internet/ intranet facilities in order to promote access, sharing and exchange of information and ensure proper installation, licensing and updating of software ;
  • Manage the provision of user support services and training in various off-shelf and in-house software;
  • Troubleshoot, and resolve problems on the ICT systems operations to minimize systems downtime and ensures smooth running of all ICT systems;
  • Manage the Commission’s ICT systems such as the Pastel Accounting System, the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Loan Management Information System, Microsoft Exchange Server, etc;
  • Manage the Commission’s website and the generation and revision of the web page and uploading of information onto the domain hosting service;
  • Manage the Wide Area Network (WAN) in order to ensure that the Commission has an effective communication network;
  • Identify and ensure timely acquisition of relevant technologies for the Commission;
  • Manage the Commission’s ICT equipment;
  • Supervise and review the performance of subordinates to ensure effective execution of work plans and related activities in key result areas;
  • Manage the preparation of periodic reports of the department’s activities;
  • Ensure IT Security is achieved in a proactive manner
  • Appraise staff performance, identify skill gaps and recommend training/capacity building;

Qualifications and Skills

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Degree in Computer Sciences or related field
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Experience in network administration, including set up, maintenance and trouble shooting
  • Demonstrable technical competence in ICT operations, Networks, Database and Systems management
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Analytical skills
  • Web design and maintenance skills
  • Team player
  • Working knowledge of ITIL processes
  • Working knowledge of Windows or Linux OS and Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Knowledge of either Mysql, Oracle or MS SQL databases
  • Member of the Information Technology Society of Zambia
  • At least 10 years, 5 years of which should have been at both technical and supervisory level

Interested candidates meeting the above profiles should submit application letters enclosing the Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address not later than 21 March, 2017.

The application must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER.”

The Director General
Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission
Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard
P.O Box 35068

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