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Assistant Systems and Database Administrator

Date Posted: Mar 17, 2021

Job Description

Applications ae invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant post detailed below at the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE).

Job Title : Assistant Systems and Database Administrator

Grade : NC6

Department : Finance and Administration

Division : ICT Division

Reports to : Systems and Database Administrator

Responsible for : None


Purpose of the job: To provide ICT services

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Providing first line support for any information technology issues.
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  • Liaising with ICT Service providers.
  • Managing the inventory of ICT Systems;
  • Maintaining database systems to meet user requirements .
  • Conducting system needs assessment for ICT services and
  • Providing necessary support in designing backup processes for server and associated data.


Minimum Academic/Professional Qualification and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/information Technology of equivalent, PLUS
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in related fields

Decision Making/Job influence

  • Male decisions and judgement using standard Operating procedures
  • Make decisions on new IT processes for innovations.

Working Conditions

  • Interacts with clients who may exert external pressure to get favourable consideration:
  • Need to create extra time to search for information to keep abreast of emerging trends.


Internal Contacts
  • Interacts with all members of staff

External Contacts

  • IT Suppliers.
  • E-government
  • Other stakeholders

Functional skills (Behavioural Competencies/Attributes

  • Accountability and transparency.
  • Integrity,
  • Team Player
  • Time management.


Applications with copies of certificates must be forwarded to the address below whether as hard copies or soft copies before 31st March, 2021:

The Chief Executive Officer

National Council for Higher Education

Private Bag B317

Capital City,

Lilongwe 3.

NCHE House, Area 47 Sector 2 next to Chitukuko Petroda Filling Station.


NCHE is an equal opportunity employer

Skills Required

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