Job Opportunities at Ministry of Finance and Planning (MOF) – System Administrator

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On behalf of Ministry of Finance and Planning (MOF) the Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS) invites dynamic and suitable qualified Tanzanians to fill one (1) vacant posts as mentioned hereunder.


The Ministry of Finance and Planning is a Government Ministry of Tanzania. It manages the overall revenue, expenditure and financing of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania that includes Donor funds through The Global Fund. The Global Fund for fighting AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria was established in 2002 to dramatically increase resources to fight three of the world’s most devastating diseases, and to direct those resources to areas of greatest need. Tanzania is one of the major beneficiaries of Global Fund support to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, Malaria and to build resilient and sustainable systems for health since 2002.

There are three operational grands being implemented through the public sector principal recipient (PR). These include: HIV grant, TB grant and Malaria grant.

The grants are implemented in collaboration between the public and private sectors. Among of the objectives of the Global Fund support are to help the government of Tanzania to achieve universal access to comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment, care, support services, reduce the incidence by 25% and mortality by 50% of TB, reduce the average country Malaria prevalence and achieve 20% reduction in maternal mortality ratio.



i. To install and administer the technical issues of Epicor, Isidore or Planrep;

ii. To analyze the system performance and documenting the infrastructure System health;
iii. To write and document the problems and resolution for future references;

iv. To design physical database and recommend optimizations of existing databases;

v. To run training sessions and workshops on system processes;

vi. To promote security and data loss prevention strategies;

vii. To be responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization;
viii. To install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes;
ix. To troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues;
x. To perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures;
xi. To lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions;
xii. To create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards;

xiii. To write and deploy SQL patches;

xiv. To upgrade and improve application schema and data upgrades;

xv. To conduct regular reviews of systems and generating reports on efficiencies and improvement areas;
xvi. To respond in a timely manner to user-reported errors;

xvii. To protect the database against threats or unauthorized access;

xviii. To maintain Daily timesheet updates; and

xix. Ability to adhere to and meet Service Level Agreement goals.


Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma either in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or a related information technology field. Possession of the following will be an added advantage.

i. Relevant Professional Qualification i.e Microsoft SQL server certification;

ii. Background experience in dealing with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

software specifically Epicor, Isidore or Planrep;

iii. Skills and experience in installation, administration and troubleshooting Epicor, Isidore or Planrep;
iv. Strong proficiency with SQL and its variation among popular databases;

v. Knowledge and experience in reporting and business intelligence tools like Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SSIS, SSAS and SAP Crystal Reports;
vi. Skills and experience on deploying a Business Activity Query (BAQ) to the network and display it on Epicor main menu; and
vii. Skills on converting a BAQ report to a crystal report, Epicor ERP partner certification


Attractive remuneration package in accordance with the Institution’s Salary Scale

1.0.5 TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 3 years contract renewable on good performance.

The deadline for submitting the application is 04 November 2021.


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