East African Community (EAC) Job Vacancies – Senior Systems Analyst

Job Title:    Senior Systems Analyst
Organisation: East
African Community (EAC)
Reports to:  Principal
information Technology Officer (PITO)
Duty Station: Arusha,
Tanzania
REF: EAC/HR/2020-21/11
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 Senior Systems Analyst will analyze each business and system requirements,
design, implement and maintain critical systems for efficient and effective
delivery of services to all EAC stakeholders. S/He will provide technical
advice, training and support to all users of ICT systems and services in the
entire Community.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Analyze,
design and implement ICT systems.
·       
Conduct
periodic business needs assessments and recommend appropriate system solutions
to address the identified needs.
·       
Conduct
research on ICT products, services and trends to keep abreast with new
developments In ICT field and to take advantage of emerging technologies.
·       
Evaluate
and design business applications and database system requirements.
·       
Prepare
systems specifications and coordinate the Implementation of approved systems as
per the agreed design and specifications and/or TOR.
·       
Give
advice on the outsourcing and project management of major systems
·       
construction
and development.
·       
Maintain
and update the data systems and user requirements documentation.
·       
Continuously
conduct tests and reviews on system requirements.
·       
Maintain
all EAC ICT systems are working properly by conducting regular system
·       
maintenance
checks on financial system, HRMIS, Registry records, Library systems etc.
·       
Maintain
and regularly update E.AC statistics database and Council decisions database.
·       
Liaison
with vendors of the E.AC systems for upgrades and any major maintenance.
·       
Custodian
of all passwords of key systems.
·       
Coordinate
and implement mitigation measures to guard against security threats and
vulnerabilities of networks systems and information data.
·       
Conduct
ICT systems risk assessment and make appropriate recommendations to management.
·       
Manage
the business continuity/ disaster recovery plans of all the critical systems in
EAC.
·       
Conduct
routine backup of all systems including management of off-site backups.
·       
Maintain
a record of all key software licenses procured by EAC and coordinate their
renewal.
·       
Coordinate
development of the EAC websites and web portals.
·       
Manage
the EAC active directory and domains system.
·       
Manage
the centralized EAC email systems and Internet based services.
·       
Train
EAC staff on the system usage and common desk top applications.
·       
Prepare
project proposals and participate in mobilization of funds for ICT
·       
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.
Key Performance Indicators:
·       
Number
of successful ICT projections to mobilize funds
·       
Business
needs assessments reports.
·       
Research
reports on ICT products and services maintained and updated EAC statistics
database and Council decisions database.
·       
Reports
on Security of ICT Networks, Systems and mitigation measures
·       
ICT
systems risk assessment report and software licenses.
·       
Records
of all procured and renewed software licenses.
·       
Number
of EAC staff trained on the system usage and common desktop applications.



Qualifications and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the East African Community (EAC) Senior Systems Analyst job must
hold a Master of Science degree in computer science, Information technology or
equivalents, with a strong bias in business and/or software engineering
·       
At least
eight years of experience, 2 in ICT projects management and/or ICT leadership
·       
Key competences: Must have Business re-engineering and strategies, Systems analysis and
design, information systems security management, ICT contracts and
specifications drafting, Data base design and administration, ICT
management/leadership, Network administration, ICT projects management,
Business continuity/disaster recovery management, Planning /Coding and ICT
training program delivery skills.
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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