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Director Information Communication and Technology

Levy Mwanawasa Medical University

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 05/05/2022.

Director Information Communication and Technology Jobs in Levy Mwanawasa Medical University Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Levy Mwanawasa Medical University

# Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to
fill the following vacancies at Levy Mwanawasa Medical University,



The Director Information, Communication and Technology ICT is responsible
for providing the leadership and services necessary to ensure that
LMMU has the proper ICT support for its operations. The office is also
responsible for coordinating teams that provide information and communication
technology hardware, software and solutions


a Oversee all ICT operations inducing staff and infrastructure in order to
support Health and Academic Systems

b Coordinate development and implementation of the ICT policy and guidelines
in order to support overall ICT performance of the Academic and Health Systems

c Develop, implement, and evaluate IT projects in line with organisational
objectives and assess ICT requirements in order to establish ICT

d Approve, prioritise, and control projects and project portfolio as they
relate to the selection, acquisition, development, and installation of major
information systems

e Optimise costs of services through a mix of internal and external resources

f Supervise effectively the detailed analysis of information needs and usage
in order to determine appropriate solutions for specific tasks;

g Oversee and manage the academic and Health ICT communication platforms,
website, Facebook, twitter, etc.

h Ensure effectively, systems development in order to facilitate storage and
retrieval of information for decision-making for management:

i Timely monitor and coordinate effectively the implementation of preventive
maintenance procedures in order to prevent/minimise the loss of data in case
of malfunction or corruption and prolong the life span of computer equipment

j Establish procedures and control methods necessary for the data and
computer systems protection

k Develop, review and secure certification of all back up and disaster
recovery procedures and plans;

l Undertake timely research on development activities in the information
technology industry in order to provide quality guidance to the university on
it trends

m Keep current trends, issues, prices, advice, and counsel the immediate
supervisor and other concerned executive management on their competitive and
financial advantage in the ICT industry:

n Identify new key technological developments that are likely to have
potential strategic benefit to the academic and health systems and initiate
projects for evaluation and acquisition

o Ensure effectively the maintenance of up-to-date databases in order to
provide accurate information for decision-making;

p Supervise effectively subordinate staff in order to facilitate the
attainment of the LMMU ICT objectives, and

q Manage effectively the implementation of individual work plans in order to
monitor performance and facilitate appropriate remedial action in the


a Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent which should include English
Language and Mathematics;

b A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology,

c Master’s degree in Information Technology:

d PhD will be an added advantage

e Microsoft/Linux Certification will be an added advantage;

f Moodle certification will be an added advantage

g Knowledge of Students records systems

h Sound knowledge of SQL databases and virtualization technologies

i Programming in Java, C# PHP Python

j Knowledge of Accounting Systems and Human Resource Management systems

k Firewall and Computer Security certification

m Sound knowledge of SQL databases and virtualization technologies

n Certification in Networking will be an added advantage

o Minimum often 10 years of work experience in various ICT environments
preferably in a higher institution of learning,

p Possess proof of membership to a professional association or organisation

q Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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Interested candidates who meet the stated requirements should apply enclosing
the following: Letter of application, detailed Curriculum vitae, and copies of
academic and professional certificates certified by the Zambia Qualifications
Authority, names and contact details of three traceable referees.

**Applications marked with the “POSITION”must be sent to:**

The Registrar

Levy Mwanawasa Medical University,

P.O.Box 33991,


Closing date: 14th May, 2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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