Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

Deputy Director: Information And Communication Technology (Grade: G2)

Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)
Feb. 26, 2023
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Job Description

Applicants are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant post that has arisen in the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission.

Reports To: Director Financeand Administration.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement ICT policy and best practice guides for the organisati66.
  • Plan, organise, control and evaluate ICT and electronic data operations.
  • Manage ICT Hardware and Software systems.
  • Plan and coordinate the acquisition of and maintenance of ICT equipment.
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems.
  • Preserve ICT assets, information security and control strategies.
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organisational policy compliance.
  • Facilitate and supervise website management.
  • Design in-house ICT training for Commissioners and staff.
  • Run regular checks on data security and integrity.
  • Maintain a disaster recovery system.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions.
  • Consolidate monthly, quarterly and annual ICT departmental reports.
  • Appraise, supervise and offer advice to subordinates.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Bachelor of Technology (Honours) degree in Information Technology and any relevant qualification from an accredited tertiary institution. A professional qualification from a recognised institution is a must; ie CISCO, CISSP or any other professional course. A relevant Master's degree is an added advantage. Proven three years' working experience with computer networks, network administration and network installation. Excellent knowledge of technology management, information analysis and computer hardware and software systems. Expertise in data centre management and data governance. - Knowledge of ERPs used in the public sector a priority. Must be a person of high integrity, professionalism, assertiveness and innovation. Excellent report writing, oral and written communication skills and excellent leadership skills. Proficient in Microsoft packages. Aclean class four (4) driver's license.


How to Apply

Applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, proof of qualifications and experience should be addressed and forwarded to: 

The Human Resources Director,

  • Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, 144 Samora Machel Avenue, Harare OR
  • Bulawayo office, 46 Park Road, Suburbs, Opp. Bulawayo Polytechnic Main Gate, Bulawayo OR
  • Mutare Office, 59 Second Street, PREMCO Building, 2nd Floor, Mutare OR
  • Masvingo Office, Chiefs Hall, Masvingo.


E-mail application t: zhrchumanresources23@gmail.com

NB: Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above requirements will be responded to. NB: Applicants should indicate the post applied for on the envelopes and email subject. "The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission is an equal opportunity employer which practices gender and human rights-based approaches to recruitment. Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply". 

Deadline: 26 February 2023.

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Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC)

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) is a national human rights institution which was established under section 242 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. It is an independent Commission whose main mandate is to protect, promote and enforce human rights.

Website: https://www.zhrc.org.zw/

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