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Principal Information & Communication Technology Officer

Closing: Apr 17, 2024

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Published: Apr 3, 2024 (16 days ago)

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Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • At least eight (8) years of cumulative relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have served at the supervisory level;
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering, or other ICT-related disciplines with a bias in computer science from a recognized institution;
  • Certification in any of the following; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Developer (MCSD), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Oracle certification;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Membership to a professional body;
  • Proficiency in computer application;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution only for the successful applicants.


Responsibilities

Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • At least eight (8) years of cumulative relevant work experience, three (3) of which should have served at the supervisory level;
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Information Communication Technology, Electronics Engineering, or other ICT-related disciplines with a bias in computer science from a recognized institution;
  • Certification in any of the following; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Developer (MCSD), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or Oracle certification;
  • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • Demonstrated merit in work performance;
  • Membership to a professional body;
  • Proficiency in computer application;
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution only for the successful applicants.


  • Coordinating systems analysis, design, and requirement definition;
  • Overseeing implementation and maintenance of Information Systems;
  • Coordinating timely implementation and maintenance of systems;
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN);
  • Coordinating backups and ensuring the security of information resources;
  • Overseeing system and database administration;
  • Overseeing ICT equipment maintenance;
  • Preparing reports for ICT equipment maintenance;
  • Preparing work plans, conducting staff performance appraisal, and submitting performance reports;
  • Developing and implementing measures for staff capacity building;
  • Delivering feasibility and cost-benefit analysis aspects to enhance overall ICT systems improvement;
  • Identifying areas of ICT process improvement;
  • Liaising with end-users to determine future ICT requirements;
  • Preparing reports on the health status of the various ICT resources;
  • Establishing and implementing practices for the monitoring of information systems’ logical and physical security to minimize the risk of equipment and data loss, theft, or tampering;
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining the organization’s security architecture to provide an effective platform to protect the organization's assets;
  • Undertaking investigations and reporting on security breaches and incidents to guide the refinement of practices and processes and reduce the likelihood and impact of security-related incidents;
  • Performing regular security reviews and compliance testing to ensure adherence to adopted security standards.


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