- Position Level : Band H
- Salary Range : $34,760.31 – $44,564.50
- Duty Station : Government Buildings, Suva
- Reporting Responsibilities;
- Reports To: Manager Information Technology
- Liaises with: Speaker, Secretary-General, Deputy Secretary-General, Members of parliament, Staff and other stakeholders
- Subordinates: Assistant Programmer, Graphic Artist, Senior Technician, Technician, Technician Bookbinder
The incumbent is responsible for ensuring the highest levels of ICT systems and infrastructure availability and IT related support services are provided for the Honourable Speaker, Members of Parliament, Secretary General, Parliament Caucus Office and the Parliamentary Secretariat Staff.
- Examine / evaluate current systems and submit proposal for upgrade and
- Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure
- Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and systems management
- Routinely test installed software for glitch detection and other
- Proactively maintaining the highest level of systems and infrastructure
- Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
- Design and implement security, backup and redundancy strategies to maintain data safety
- Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem
- Provide technical direction to IT support staff
Performance will be measured through the following indicators:
- Timely, accurate and reliable IT advice that supports decision making is provided to Executive of Parliament;
- Management and Members Appropriate solutions developed to support information sharing, storage and retrieval
- Quick turnaround time for addressing IT troubleshooting;
- All draft IT reports, systems and usage analysis submitted within agreed timelines
- Monitor and manage ICT help
- Active participation in Corporate meetings and specific activities
In addition to Bachelor’s Degree / Advance Diploma in Information Technology/Computer Science or equivalent combination of education, the following Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities are required to successfully undertake this role:
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
- At least 3-5 years of working knowledge in the areas of information technology and communication services;
- Good understanding of the Fijian Constitution and all other relevant
- Sound knowledge and understanding of procurement processes, policy and
- Sound knowledge on industry
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Network security including TCP/IP, communication protocols and vulnerabilities;
- Technical knowledge of different types of hardware, storage, imaging and file system analysis;
- Familiarity with multiple software types at the application and enterprise levels;
- Strong trouble shooting skills
- Organizational abilities and the ability to be impartial, confidential and to make firm decisions.
- Demonstrated ability to manage demanding workload and tight deadline;
- Ability to effectively work within a team with people from diverse backgrounds and communicate with people at all levels and proven team leadership skills and abilities;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills including public relations skills;
- Service oriented approach and ability to develop, co-ordinate and maintain stakeholder relationships;
PERSON CHARACTER AND POLITICAL NEUTRALITY
The Department of Legislature operates in a politically sensitive environment. Any person who is, and is seen to be active in political affairs and intends to publicly carry on this activity, may compromise the strict political neutrality of the Department of Legislature and cannot be considered for employment.
All applicants for employment in the Department of Legislature must be under the age of 55, in sound health, with a clear police record. The successful applicant will be required to provide a police clearance report and medical certificate.
The Department of Legislature is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are encouraged from all eligible, qualified applicants. Only the specific knowledge, experience, skills and abilities required for the job will be considered in assessing the relative suitability of applicants.
Please provide written application addressing the Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities (KESA) of no more than two pages with an up to date job related CV, certified copies of academic transcript/certificates and two work related referees one of which must be a current or recent supervisor and a covering letter. Applications that do not address the criteria may not be considered.
The appointment process for this positions will be in accordance with the Civil Service Open Merit Recruitment and Selection Guideline.
Applications must be submitted by 4.00 pm on Friday, 24th May, 2019; late applications will not be accepted.