ICT Officer

Locally recruited position

Public Procurement & Disposal of Assets Authority (PPDA)

The Public Procurement & Disposal of Assets Authority (PPDA) invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill various vacant positions tenable at the Authority as follows:

ICT Officer (1 position)

Job Title: Senior ICT Officer

Grade: PPDA6

Division: Human Resource and Administration

Location: Lilongwe

Reporting Responsibility: Human Resource and Administration Manager

Purpose of the Job

To be responsible for managing and implementing ICT systems, networks and infrastructure to meet the needs of the business and clients within and outside PPDA

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  1. Carrying out system development and modification to enhance existing systems
  2. Carrying out installation and configuration of ICT systems and applications
  3. Monitoring and maintaining the effective performance of ICT equipment, systems and applications
  4. Supervising outsourced ICT service providers
  5. Performing routine audits of systems and software applications and servers; and upgrading them when necessary
  6. Troubleshooting computers to identify and resolving defects
  7. Providing advice on matters relating to ICT
  8. Providing user support and training to staff to ensure proper and effective utilization of ICT equipment
  9. Facilitating implementation of ICT projects/ new systems across PPDA directorates and sections
  10. . Assisting in undertaking disaster recovery of  electronic data and information
  11. Compiling periodic reports

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Management Information Systems, Electronic Engineering or comparable degree of professional qualification
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in related work at officer level

Requisite Knowledge, Abilities and skills

  • Proficiency in Accounting Software, Database Administration, Network Administration, Windows System Administration, Linux Systems Administration, Software Development, Web Development, Database Development, Business Requirements Analysis, IT Project planning and management; internet technologies and network infrastructure
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems including Windows
  • Ability to troubleshoot ICT networks, systems and hardware
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Analytical, accurate, and deadline driven
  • Ability to act promptly on ICT issues

General Conditions

The positions attracts a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with one’s qualifications and experience.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should send their application together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and names of three traceable referees ONLY to:

The Director General
Private Bag 383

To reach the Authority on or before 10th December, 2021.

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.

To view other opportunities, visit the PPDA website www.ppda.mw.


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