Information Systems Lead x1: Zimbabwe Technical Assistance, Training and Education Center for Health (Zim-TTECH).

Deadline: 16 September 2022.

About the organization:

Zim-TTECH is seeking highly qualified and experienced applicants to fill the position of Information Systems Lead for the Impilo EHR/CBS program. Zim-TTECH’s activities occur primarily in the technical areas of health system strengthening; epidemiology and strategic information strengthening, health workforce development; operations research and evaluation; prevention, care, and treatment of infectious diseases. Zim-TTECH is funded by PEPFAR through the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to implement Strengthening Epidemiology and Strategic Information in the 44 districts of the Republic of Zimbabwe. Zim-TTECH also implements HIV & TB treatment and care services in five Zimbabwean provinces in support of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) under the Zim-PAAC (Zimbabwe Partnership to Accelerate AIDS Control) Program. Additionally, the ZimPAAC DREAMS consortium comprising of three local partners implements DREAMS activities in four districts in Matabeleland North Province (Bubi, Nkayi, Tsholotsho and Lupane). The contract of employment for this position will support the epidemiology and strategic information scope of work and is renewable yearly subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance of the candidate.

Position Summary

The position reports to the Technical Lead and has an overall responsibility to implement technology, direct the work of systems administrators, support specialists and technical operations.

Responsibilities

Monitoring inventory of available hardware devices or computer accessories to assess purchasing needs. Creating long-term schedules to determine when to update systems and infrastructure and fostering cybersecurity measures. Overseeing and determining timeframes for major IT projects including system updates, upgrades, migrations, and outages. Implementing new software programs and computer technologies that support organizational goals and objectives. Managing multiple aspects of the information security program, including policy, compliance, risk management, and ad-hoc consultancy to the organization. Contribute to organizational policy regarding quality standards and strategic planning

Qualifications

Degree in Computer Science or Equivalent Degree. At least 8 Years in a similar role. Project Management certification an added advantage. Certificate in Databases, Infrastructure and Networks required (e.g., CCNA, CCNP, ORACLE, IBM). Demonstrated experience in delivering solutions using an industry standard software development lifecycle (e.g., agile, scrum). Experience in backup and data recovery. Experience with computer networks, network administration, and network installation.

Commitment to Diversity

Zim-TTECH recognizes that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity. Therefore, the organization encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff including, but not limited to, socio-economic status, age, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability. Zim-TTECH strives to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its staff.

Interested candidates should submit their application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, and certified copies of certificates to The Human Resources Manager to: ehrisl@zimttech.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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