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Information and Communication Technology Technician (Temporary)

Date Posted: Mar 05, 2021

Job Description

The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) is a Statutory Organization established in 1972 by an Act of Parliament, with a mandate to promote standardization of commodities and their manufacture, production processing or treatment and to provide for the verification and calibration of weighing and measuring instruments; and further to provide for matters incidental to or connected with standardization.

To beef up its operations, the Malawi Bureau of Standards seeks to recruit the services of suitably qualified individuals to fill the following vacant posts tenable at its Head Office in Blantyre.

Position: Information and Communication Technology Technician (Temporary)

Grade : BS7

Reporting to : Information Communication Technology Officer

No. of Positions : One

Duty Station : Head Office

Job Purpose

To provide ICT user support services.

Main Duties

  •  Maintaining and repairing of IT hardware and software;
  •  Installing and updating of hardware and software;
  •  Trouble shooting network system and solving hardware/ software errors;
  •  Maintaining an efficient and effective email and internet access;
  •  Identifying of IT needs in each financial year;
  •  Designing and typesetting small jobs submitted for processing;
  •  Assisting users in backing up user systems and data files;
  •  Servicing and cleaning up computer viruses periodically;
  • Training and assisting users in proper usage of ICT equipment;
  • Maintaining a register on IT services rendered to users including replacement of parts of IT equipment;
  •  Preparing quarterly reports;
  •  Preparing individual work plan.

Education Qualifications and Experience Required

At least a Diploma in Computer Science, Computer Studies, Information & Communication Technology or Information Systems with two years relevant work experience.

How to Apply

A competitive salary package awaits the successful candidates.

Applications with comprehensive and up to date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three traceable referees must be forwarded to the following address close of business on 18th March, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Director General,

Malawi Bureau of Standards,

P. O. Box 946


NOTE: Malawi Bureau of Standards is an equal opportunity employer and females are encouraged to apply

Skills Required

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