LUAPULA WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION COMPANY LIMITED

Information and Communication Technology Officer

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Job Description

Luapula Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited (LpWSC), is a Commercial Utility mandated to provide water supply and sanitation services to the urban and the rural areas of Luapula Province. The Company operates under the legal framework as outlined in the Water Supply and Sanitation Act No. 28 of 1997. The Commercial Utility was incorporated under the Companies Act Cap 338 of the laws of Zambia and operates in five out of the twelve districts in the Province, namely Mansa, Nchelenge, Mwense, Kawambwa and Samfya. The Commercial Utility, being an equal opportunity employer, seeks to recruit self-motivated, innovative, honest, committed, adequately and appropriately experienced person to fill the vacant position below to be based in Mansa.
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
The ICT Officer will be responsible for overseeing the IT infrastructure and offer Technical Support. He or she will also be responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and designing ICT-related activities, as well as providing administrative and technical support.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage IT Infrastructure and computer systems.
Network, Database and Systems Administration
Backup and Disaster Recovery management
Develop and implement the approved ICT corporate strategy.
Plan, organize, control, and evaluate IT and electronic data operations.
Design, develop, implement, and coordinate systems, computer applications as well as policies and procedures.
Automate operational systems and procedures.
Perform cyber security audits and network vulnerability assessments, to ensure security of data, network access and backup systems.
Develop and Manage the Company Website
Provide ICT Solutions for User needs to contribute to organizational policy.
Audit computer systems and provide measures to mitigate identified risks.
Preserve assets, information security and control structures.
Provide technical support services to various Users of computer systems.
Provide capacity development (training) of Users of all ICTs.
Manage IT Staff by recruiting, training, coaching, and appraising them.
Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Proven working experience, at management level, in ICT roles.
SAGE Evolution ERP administration
Experience with Dove Payroll Software
Knowledge in Municipal Billing Software
Knowledge in LAISON Prepaid Meters and Prepaid meter management systems
Advanced SQL Database administration
Demonstrated working knowledge in computer programming.
Excellent knowledge of technical management, information analysis and of computer hardware/software systems
Expertise in data centre management and IT governance
Knowledge in Digital Meter Reading systems
Hands-on experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation
Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
Excellent communication skills
Excellent Ability to manage personnel.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

School Certificate or Equivalent (with University Entry Grades)
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or software engineering, or Programming, or Management Information Systems (MIS) or similar field
Minimum of Five (5) years work experience in a similar position.
Membership of ICTAZ or Relevant Professional Body is a requirement.
Master’s Degree in any of the above Qualifications is an added advantage.

JOB APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications together with copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae and three (3) names of referees should reach the undersigned or emailed to [email protected] or [email protected] not later than 13th January 2024 and must be addressed to:
The Managing Director
Luapula Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited
P.O Box 710594
MANSA.

Job Summary

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Mansa, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
LUAPULA WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION COMPANY LIMITED

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