COMESA Competition Commission Automated Information Systems Expert - ASYCUDA and others Jobs in Kenya

COMESA Competition Commission Automated Information Systems Expert - ASYCUDA and others Jobs in Kenya

Purpose of the Job

  • To manage and support the implementation of customs systems in the region in line with Council decisions and other Trade Facilitation Agreements.

    Main Duties and Accountabilities

    Under the supervision of the Director of Information Technology, you shall perform
    the following functions:

  • Build a close working relationship with the ASYCUDA project team and National Working Group regarding all matters related to implementation as

  • Handle all requests for technical support from national ASYCUDA staff and report on action taken at project coordination meetings.

  • Ascertain training requirements for national ASYCUDA personnel and present training needs at project coordination meetings for development of project training strategy for ASYCUDA.

  • Periodically attend national project Steering Committee meetings and UNCTAD initiated PIR/TFS when countries commence ASYCUDA++ migration

  • Conduct in-country training on ASCUDA and operating systems in accordance with the project training strategy on ASYCUDA.

  • Monitor performance improvements in customs declaration processing resulting from the implementation of ASYCUDA. The country officer must establish base-line indicators and performance measures which can be collected periodically, either as part of the activities of the National Working Group or as returns from the national ASYCUDA team.

  • Attend to national ASYCUDA/EUROTRACE co-ordination issues in consultation with the Regional Centre country officer for EUROTRACE.

  • Prepare project proposals, estimate project implementation costs and follow up and monitor successful implementation of ASYCUDA projects in member States.

  • Design Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks for member States and prepare functional and technical specifications
    and follow up successful deployment of the systems.

  • Organize and conduct advanced training programmes on networks and communication systems, and UNIX operating systems.

  • Developing IT systems and Networking strategies in the COMESA region: IT policies, Networking policies, Service level management, and security.

  • Observe and ensure implemented automation systems are compliant of the ISO, ITU and Industry standards for future integration with DTI and EDI.

  • Organize meetings, workshops, and seminars,

  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Information Technology. A Master’s degree in related field will be an added advantage.

    Professional Certifications/Qualifications:

  • Certifications in systems development and design. Certificate in Customs Management system will be an added advantage.

    Specialized Knowledge

  • Good knowledge of the ASYCUDA Customs management system.

    Minimum Experience:

  • A minimum of eight (8) years work experience as an Analyst programmer with at least five (5) years in using the ASYCUDA Customs Management system.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; COMESA Competition Commission Automated Information Systems Expert - ASYCUDA and others Jobs in Kenya

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