Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

Network Administrator: ICT (Level: 9)

Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)
Mar. 18, 2024
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the above mentioned post within the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) – an equal opportunity employer.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assess and evaluate network needs.
  • Plan and design of Wide Area Networks and Local Area Networks (LANs) for ZIMRA.
  • Carry out network installations and configurations.
  • Ensure physical and software network security.
  • Implement network solutions to ensure acceptable network uptime and network performance tuning.
  • Deploy network devices to data centres and ZIMRA stations.
  • Ensure availability, utilization, throughput, and latency are within best practices.
  • Monitor ZIMRA network using approved tools.
  • Rectify network connectivity problems are resolved as per SLA.
  • Resolve service desk reported issues.
  • Maintain ZIMRA and stakeholders Infrastructure.
  • Plan and implement network maintenance schedules.
  • Provide periodic and network uptime reports.
  • Provide station reports after each visit..
  • Carry out department projects in liaison with projects section.
  • Participate in various project teams as required.
  • Work with bandwidth service providers, contractors and other government agencies.
  • Offer consultancy services to other departments and government departments or entities – Ad hoc.
  • Implement audit and health issues observed for the department.
  • Knowledge of Telecommunications.
  • Perform any other functions as assigned by Networks Manager.
  • Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Network Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • Relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Certification in CCNA is a must.
  • Experience and certification in Data centre core technologies an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of network security, virtualization or telecommunications is an added advantage
  • Experience in network monitoring tools an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ hands on network experience in an enterprise ICT environment.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure and beyond stipulated hours.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication and people skills.
  • Unquestionable integrity.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by a detailed CurriculumVitae, All applications should be emailed to:

ZimraRecruitment@zimra.co.zw clearly stating the position applied for and addressed to:

The Director, Human Capital

Zimbabwe Revenue Authority

6th Floor ZB Centre

Corner First Street / Kwame Nkrumah Avenue

P. O. Box 4360 HARARE

NB: female candidates are encouraged to apply and only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.

Deadline: 18 March 2024

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Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA)

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority, or ZIMRA, is the body responsible for collecting taxes and other revenue streams for the government in Zimbabwe. It derives its mandate from the Revenue Authority Act, passed by the parliament of Zimbabwe in 2002 and other related legislation.

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