Information Technology (IT) Manager

  • Blantyre
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Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI)

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) is an apex business association with membership from all sectors of the Malawi economy. The Confederation’s mission is to serve the needs of its members through representation and provision of high value services and its vision is, to be an institution that creates and delivers value to our members throughout the country as we respond to their existing and emerging needs

The Confederation would like to invite applications from suitably qualified and competitive candidates to fill the following vacancies that have arisen within its establishment.

Job Purpose
The Information Technology (IT) Manager maintains the computer network, installs, and configures hardware and software of the Confederation and provides technical support to staff to ensure that the whole organization runs smoothly in order to achieve its strategic objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and set up of local area network (LAN), install and configure computer hardware and operating systems and applications.
  • Monitor and maintain computer networks and systems for efficient business operations and diagnose and resolve hardware, network or software issues.
  • Develop and maintain various databases.
  • Plan and undertake scheduled maintenance and upgrades and advise management on changes or improvements required.
  • Test and evaluate new technology before acquisition and support the roll-out of the same.
  • Develop an IT business continuity plan and procedures.

Qualifications, Competences and Personal Attributes

  • A Masters degree in Information Technology, Business Information Systems, Computer Science or other related fields.
  • Extensive knowledge of applications, networking and databases.
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of professionals.
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing IT projects

Mode of Application
MCCCI offers competitive compensation packages commensurate with qualifications, skills, experience and proven positive attitude of the candidate on the one hand, and the demands of the job on the other hand. ONLY those who meet the minimum qualification criteria specified under each position above should apply.

Applications must be accompanied by Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees and copies of certificates, and be sent to The Chief Executive, Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry ONLY through the following email address, mccci@mccci.org, clearly indicating the job being applied for in the SUBJECT line.

MCCCI is an equal opportunity employer