East African Community (EAC) Job Opportunities – Network Administrator

Job Title:    Network Administrator
Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Deputy
Clerk
Duty Station: East
African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Arusha, Tanzania
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/19
NB: Open
to Ugandan Nationals
About US:
The East African
Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic
of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic
of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan, and the Republic of Uganda with its
Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The EAC mission is to widen and deepen
economic, political, social, and cultural integration to improve the quality of
life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value
added production, trade, and investments. This is an exciting opportunity
for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African
Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and
Uganda) to apply for the following position .
Job Summary:
The Network Administrator will analyze business needs of the Assembly and
develop, implement, train and maintain software systems including database
systems, network systems and EALA Website
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
To
analyse, design, develop, implement and maintain applications of software in
accordance with established IT standards;
·       
Obtain
and analyse needs of the users for developing or modifying website software
systems;
·       
Develop,
improve and maintain EALA website and coordinate with other players to ensure
the websites smooth operations;
·       
Prepare
and maintain up-to-date systems and user documentation;
·       
Evaluate
existing information systems and procedures and recommend solutions for
improvement;
·       
Construct
or modify software to meet designed solutions, using modern software tools;
·       
Test and
implement new and revised application software systems to ensure that they meet
user requirements;
·       
Implement
software systems, including acceptance testing, user training and preparation
of documentation;
·       
Provide
software maintenance and technical support for all existing software systems ;
·       
Develop
and implement proper backup procedures for data files stored on EAC servers and
maintain up-to-date electronic copies of data at an offsite location; and
·       
Provide
computer training and user support to ensure that technology is best utilised.



Qualifications and Experience:
·       
The applicant
for the East African Community (EAC) Network Administrator job must hold a Masters
Degree in Computer Science, information, technology, Telecommunications,
electrical/electronic Engineering plus relevant professional qualifications .
·       
Minimum
of 8 years of relevant experience . Proven experience in incorporating IT
systems/networks.
Eligibility for applications: Applicants from all EAC Partner States are eligible to apply for
the above position.
Fringe Benefits:
The established
posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance, transport
allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.
Equal Opportunity: The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those
candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above
mentioned position are advised to :
  • Fill in the application form attached (download
    from here
    );
  • attach their application letter, a detailed
    CV, Copies of certified academic certificates, and a copy of National
    Identity Card or Passport in PDF format scanned in one (1) file.
  • Please quote the respective reference
    number on both the application letter and envelope.
  • For electronic submission, please quote
    the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to
    the address given below.
Please note:
1.        
You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not
both.
2.        
Applications which do not :
    • have EAC application form;
    • indicate nationality and age;
    • have the reference number;
    • or have an application letter attached;
    • have certified copies of their academic
      degrees and other professional Certificates;
    • or fail to provide three referees will
      be disqualified.
3.        
Only qualified candidates will be contacted
4.        
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55
years of age.
Please note that EAC
does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All
invitations for interviews will be done in writing.
A due diligence will
be conducted for all successful candidates in respect of their academic
certificates (certification by a recognized higher education body in the
respective Partner States) and employment records .
The Secretary General
East African Community
P. o Box 1096
Arusha – Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Deadline: Friday, 21st August 2020.
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