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JOB VACANCY:  SYSTEMS ANALYST X 1 POST - ICT UNIT

The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) is inviting suitably qualified, honest and self-motivated applicants for the following post:

1. Systems Analyst x 1 Post

Reporting to the ICT Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following among other duties:

  • Analyzes system specifications and translates system requirements to high level documents.
  • Interprets project and the users’ requirements, evaluating all the options for potential solutions.
  • Examines existing business models and flows of data, discusses findings with client and evaluation of system specifications for business requirements.
  • Risk mitigation planning.
  • Creates system guidelines and system manuals for the organization.
  • Performs UATs and the user training sessions on new and existing systems.
  • Conducts regular reviews of systems and generates reports on efficiencies and improvement areas.
  • Provides input across the full project life-cycle, at times guiding the solution from concept through development, testing and onto post implementation support.
  • Ensures that operational systems are designed, developed and fully supported in line with policies, standards and procedures.
  • Works closely with the lead developer, programmer and users to understand functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Ensures systems integrity and product quality.
  • Participates in daily development and support issues.
  • Troubleshoots problems and correcting issues as reported by users.
  • Makes recommendations for future system upgrades.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • At least three (3) years post practical experience in software development.
  • MCSA Web Development (C#, VB.NET)
  • MCSA Database development
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

2. Temporary Systems Developer x 1 Post

Reporting to the ICT Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following among other duties:

  • Researches, designs and implements technical specifications for software projects based on user requirements as indicated in scope of work.
  • Designs database models following business requirements
  • Works closely with the Systems Analyst, ICT manager and other developers to understand business requirements.
  • Develops patches and additional modules to existing systems
  • Provides guidance in the validation of computerized systems used to generate GxP data
  • Resolves identified risks in the software development process.
  • Provides recommendations to ICT Manager concerning issues of programming productivity and software development management

Requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • At least three (3) years post practical experience in software development environment.
  • 3+ years’ experience in ASP.NET(Web forms)
  • Extensive working knowledge of coding using .NET languages (C#, VB).
  • MS SQL Database Experience
  • Experience with modern UI frameworks such as telerik

 

The MCAZ is an equal opportunity employer. Female graduates are encouraged to apply.

 

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, certified copies of qualifications, experience, references and expected remuneration package to:

 

The Director-General

Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe

106 Baines Avenue / Cnr Third Street

P O Box 10559

HARARE

Closing date: Thursday, 19th November 2020

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