Zimbabwe Technical Assistance, Training and Education Center for Health (Zim-TTECH)

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

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Job Description

Deadline: 12 May 2024.

Zim-TTECH is seeking highly qualified and experienced applicants to be considered for the post of ICT Lead. The vacancy has arisen in Harare, at Zim-TTECH Head office. Zim-TTECH is a registered Private Voluntary Organization (PVO 125/23). Its 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. The contract will terminate on the 29th of September 2024.

Job Summary
The successful candidate shall be responsible for managing the implementation of ICT processes and harmonizing all initiatives, systems, and infrastructure across all Zim-TTECH awards. He/She will report to the Finance and Operations Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Working with senior management and other Zim-TTECH departments to define program needs, provide ICT support, develop, and adjust ICT plans to meet rapidly evolving program demands.
• Providing strong technical expertise, guidance, and recommendations to achieve organizational objectives in a cost effective and efficient manner.
• Identifying and documenting current industry best practices in ICT governance, data security, deployment of solutions, support, and device management.
• Formulating overall strategy and guidelines which inform on implementation and maintenance of all ICT infrastructure.
• Participating in budgeting and forecasting of all ICT expenses including procurement of new equipment, purchasing of consumables, licensing of software products and monthly payment of service providers.
• Establishing systems and processes that ensure the implementation and maintenance of best practices, including feedback loops for improvements and alerts to program team on any upcoming issues.
• Developing and collecting (in collaboration with other project team members) quality assurance and performance metrics for ICT implementations, such as usage of ICT tools, accuracy, and timelines of data collection.
• Managing the ICT team and ensuring clear division and allocation of responsibilities across various projects.
• Preparing regular progress reports highlighting challenges experienced and proffering solutions on same.
• Attending program meetings regularly and making contributions on ICT related issues.
• Performing any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Computer Science, or related degree.
• Advanced Degree in a related ICT field, project/strategic management.
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience administering ICT solutions, 2 of which must be at managerial level.
• Possession of ICT certifications including networking, programming and project management, data security and open data will be preferred.
• Strong ICT project and team management skills, including development of policies, processes, timelines, and budget/resourcing.
• Direct experience in managing ICT staff and in working with PEPFAR data is essential.
• Ability to design integration points and provide guidelines on integration with outside data sources such as partners’ data sets, MoHCC ICT systems.

How to Apply

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 can submit their application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, and copies of certificates clearly indicating position applied for to ictlead@zimttech.org

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.