We are looking for Senior ict officer (ref:eahrc/2016-17/001)
A Master’s of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a Master’s degree in ICT administration, or its equivalent.
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective countries. This condition is applicable for both locally and internationally attained qualifications.
Plan and coordinate implementation of ICT Systems and Strategies.
Recommend innovative Systems that address EAHRC requirements.
Coordinate EAHRC wide information systems networks including coordinating and linking with other EAHRC Stakeholders in the process of designing, updating, and managing the Web Portal.
Direct and manage internal ICT systems involving feasibility studies, system analysis, design and development.
Coordinate evaluation, configuration and installations of software systems and tools.
Manage local, intra and wide area networks, bandwidth, e-security.
Maintain and upgrade servers, computers, network hardware and software.
Assist in coordinating activities of functional department within the Commission and train end users.
Ensure security and backup copies of core systems and data are maintained.
Ensure ICT disaster recovery and business continuity plans are maintained.
Embrace the Commission’s vision and values and how the culture of the Commission relates to service delivery.
Take responsibility for ensuring and achieving the objectives of the East African Health Research Commission. Administering of the East African Health Research Journal including electronic processing of the journal (e.g. handling submissions, reviews, and supporting the Editorial Team).
Supporting the biennial Scientific and Health Conference i.e. pre-conference, actual and post-conference activities e.g. registration, managing submission of abstract, live streaming of conference, podcast among other things.
Manage the open science platform for health (big data for health).
Oversee the overall management of the web portal for health information in EAC.
Undertake any other duties as may be assigned in order to meet personal, team, professional and organisational objectives following consultation with EAHRC management.