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Pact is an international nonprofit that works in nearly 40 countries building solutions for human development that are evidence-based, data-driven and owned by the communities we serve. Founded in 1971, Pact works with partners to build resilience, improve accountability, and strengthen knowledge and skills for sustainable social impact.
Programs - Pact strives for a world where all people are heard, capable, and vibrant. The Programs Team helps realize this objective by bridging program management, technical support, and business development, enabling Pact to achieve its global strategy. We ensure program excellence through continuous learning, monitoring and evaluation and provide organizational and industry-wide thought leadership by leveraging a complementary set of cross-functional, multi-disciplinary skills, expertise, and experiences. The Programs team: influences progressive change through the development and implementation of global and regional strategies and business plans; supports advancement of innovative solutions; pursues new business opportunities; and drives effective internal and external engagement to maximize Pact’s impact across the globe. Across all aspects of its role, the Programs Department adheres to and promotes a culture of inclusion, accountability, and respect.
Pact seeks a highly qualified and accomplished Senior IT Officer for the recently awarded United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/PEPFAR-funded Zambia Integrated HIV and Health (ZIH) Activity. The five-year project will be led by Pact in partnership with the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Circle of Hope, Mothers2Mothers, Copper Rose Zambia, Zambia Network of Young People Living with HIV, and Viamo. Zambia Integrated Health will improve health outcomes of Zambians through equitable access to high-quality health services in the areas of client-centered HIV, HIV/TB, MNCH, Family Planning and Reproductive Health. It will reduce mortality, morbidity, and HIV transmission for sub-populations in Northwestern, Copperbelt, and Central Provinces. Pact will work closely with the Government of the Republic of Zambia to attain the country’s goal of reaching HIV epidemic control (95-95-95) by 2030.
The activity will be delivered through three main components namely:
The Senior IT Officer is a full-time position based in Lusaka Zambia. S/he is primarily responsible for the smooth running of computer systems and networks at the ZIH Lusaka Office and occasionally support provincial IT teams and supported health facilities as needs arise. S/he will support the ZIH Operations Manager to ensure users are properly supported in a timely manner, responding within agreed time limits to call-outs, talk staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the phone, to help set up systems, troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnose, solving hardware or software faults and recommend replacement of parts as required. The Senior IT Officer will operate as part of the Project’s operations team and will be under the supervision of the Operations Manager.
This is a Zambia based local Position and open to Zambian nationals only.
Time Management / Resource Allocation:
Employee complies with all company policies and procedures, including completing all compliance training topics by the deadline to satisfy each, and receiving the corresponding acknowledgment statement that the training has been completed.
A good knowledge of software and operating systems (i.e. Microsoft Windows Server)
Active Directory (Administration)
End-User Devices (Desktop/Laptop/Mobile Phone/Desk Phones)
Understanding of networking technologies and concepts.
Use of systems monitoring tools.
Good knowledge of Voice Telephony.
Good knowledge of security systems such as centralized access control and CCTV systems.
Documentation and problem-solving skills.