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Programmer/System Developer : Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC)

  • Harare

Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC)

DUE : 18 DEc 2022

Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) is an autonomous parastatal under the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education. It is an internationally accredited examinations board. ZIMSEC is an examinations board responsible for assessment, evaluation and documentation of the academic readiness, learning progress, and skill acquisition of students at primary and secondary school levels in Zimbabwe. The Council is inviting suitably qualified and motivated persons for the above-mentioned vacant position that has risen.
Confirms programming project requirements by reviewing program objective, input data, and output requirements with analyst, supervisor, and client.

DUTIES
Write, update and maintain computer programs or software packages to handle specific jobs. Identify and correct software defects.
Encodes user requirements by converting workflow information into computer language.
Programs the computer by entering coded information.
Confirms program operation by conducting tests; modifying program sequence and/or codes.
Designs user interfaces
Prepares reference for users by writing operating instructions.
Maintains historical records by documenting program development and revisions.
Performs revisions, repairs or expansions of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.
Develop report outputs as specified by users.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Participates in technical discussions and presentations.

REQUIREMENTS
HND or Degree in ICT plus three years’ experience.
Ability to accurately interpret user requirements,
SQL Programming Skills.
Knowledge of Oracle forms and Reports and / or object-oriented programming & Web Services e.g. C++, Java, Microsoft, .NET.
Experience in systems support and systems integration will be an added advantage.
Maintain data integrity of databases.
Good communication skills.
Responsibility and reliability.
Team player.

TO APPLY
Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications and Curriculum Vitae with contact telephone numbers and names of at least three (3) contactable referees. Applications are to be submitted online on the form that can be accessed through the link here: https://www5.zimsec.co.zw/careers/. Applications should be received not later than 18 December 2022.

Applications should be addressed to:
The Human Capital Director.
Zimbabwe School Examination Council (ZIMSEC)
Head Office Examination Centre
Upper East Road, Mount Pleasant
P.O. BOX CY1464, Causeway
Harare

NB: ZIMSEC recruitment policy does not require any prospective job seekers to make payment to the Council or any of its employees as a way of securing employment.

ZIMSEC is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnical backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.