Nafasi Ya Kazi DUWASA- Head of ICT Unit
Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (DUWASA) was established under section 3(1) of Cap. 272 of 1997 as repealed by section 60 of Water Supply and Sanitation Act No. 12 of 2009. DUWASA is charged with the overall responsibility of operations and management of water supply and sanitation services in Dodoma urban within the City
Applications are invited from suitably qualified, dynamic, experienced and performance-driven Tanzanians male and female, to fill in the following excellent career opportunity:-
HEAD OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY UNIT-ONE POST
Required Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
A holder of a Master’s Degree in Information Communication Technology, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or any other relevant field. Should have at least twelve (12) years of relevant work experience out of which at least three (3) years should be at a senior managerial position.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages the Information and Communication Technology Unit by formulating short and long term work programmes for the Unit and ensures that programmes are implemented; Nafasi za ajira January 2019
Formulates the Authority’s information and communication technology policies and guidelines, and ensuring that such policies and guidelines are adhered to by all Departments and Units;
Facilitates the application of modern information and communication technology in all aspects of the Authority’s operations and ensures that such application is constantly updated;
Assists Departments and other Units in solving problems related to the use of information and communication technology equipment and systems, and takes measures to ensure that information management in the Authority is secure;
Monitors mutually signed contracts with external suppliers of ICT facilities to ensure they are adhered to in rendering quality and effective services.
Monitors the use of information and communication technology in the Authority, and takes measures to prevent the occurrence of problems;
Advises the Managing Director on all matters pertaining to information and communication technology, and ensures that the Managing Director is appraised of opportunities and threats that have a bearing on the management of information and communication technology in the Authority;
Liaising with Government agencies supporting DUWASA in ICT and other ICT service providers to ensure Authority’s ICT are always functional and are at a good state of the art;
Prepares periodic reports outlining the performance of the ICT Unit and the use of information technology in the Authority;
Works with concerned staff to establish data production schedules to meet user needs at minimum cost, develops procedures and supervises operations to ensure the schedules are met;
Prepares and maintains necessary manuals, flowcharts and system descriptions for all EDP applications;
To oversee tasks for assignment to administer all ICT systems and review performances to systems personnel;
To design new systems and improve existing ones;
Develops individual performance objectives, targets and standards in consultation with the immediate superior as part of performance agreement and conducts open performance review and appraisal for subordinates and gives feedback
Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the Managing Director from time to time.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR THE POSTS
Permanent and pensionable.
AGE LIMIT FOR THE APPLICANTS
Not above 45 years of age.
The post carries attractive remunerations package subject to work professional qualifications and experience.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Letter of application accompanied with a detailed CV, Photocopies of relevant certificates; names and addresses of three referees; day contact telephone numbers and postal address should reach the under mentioned address before or on 25th January, 2019.
Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority,
P.O. Box 431,
Tel: 026 – 2324245, Fax: 026 – 2320060,