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Senior ICT Systems Administrator - 1

Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy is a consulting firm focused on offering the best Human Resource solutions to the business community. With a core staff of qualified, experienced professionals and a capable approach to consulting projects, BEMCONSULT is able to offer you executive and superior service. The quality of our commitment to clients is always based on the quality of the committed staff.

Key Responsibilities

The Senior ICT Systems Administrator will provide continuous ICT services to the whole organisation and ensure an adequate and up-to-date service for all users with the least possible interruptions through implementation of regular system and hardware maintenance including required system upgrades.

Network management to ensure a continuous uptime of the internal network of the organisation

Hardware management and maintenance to achieve the best possible availability and conducting of required upgrades to match conducted software upgrades.

Management of all servers to ensure constant availability of the servers (file and mailing system) including conducting required software or technical upgrades (memory, and HD capacity) well in time before potential problems could occur.

Management of effective Firewall, Anti-Virus and Spam System to protect Hardware, Software and all end users from disrupting system problems through regular update of the required protection system.

Development, implementation and maintenance of an effective firewall to protect the whole school network from potential harmful intrusion.

Setup, implement and develop an effective backup system of all data, software and profiles to ensure a complete system backup allowing restarting a complete system restart within 24 hours (depending on availability of hardware). Upgrade of the data backup systems according to required capacity needs or technical requirements/progress.

Setup, maintenance and development of Internet access for all users proving highest possible uptime, appropriate down and upload speed for different loads during day time balanced with affordable costs.

Conduct required assessment of hardware and software to ensure availability all the time. Development of proposal of renewal of any hardware or software to ensure up to date infrastructure for network and enduser components.

Assessment, development and optimizing of all power protection and backup systems for network, servers and end-user units to ensure permanent availability of systems and data before proper shut down procedures apply.

Documentation of all systems and procedures (network, hardware, maintenance, procurement, etc.)

Implementation of the email /Library Management/Maintenance/HR management of Admin system

Continuous review of all ICT services incl. VPN, upgrading of Internet link, and central systems (hardware and software)

Optimise the Wi-Fi coverage of the organisation network

Revamp website with special services and systems offered via Website in coordination with the external Web design service provider by end of 2018

Be the administrator for the official FaceBook page and Twitter account

Any other duties as assigned by HOD

Windows Server Management (up to latest version), and Microsoft Exchange Server

Up-to-date skills in server configuration, including virtual server configurations in Hyper-V and VMware (ESXi, in particular)

Data management and structuring of different user groups (profiles and access management

Proven leadership skills

Ability to work in a multicultural setup


Degree in Computer Science/Engneering or related

Three (3)- five (5) years experience in technical and administrative management of large ICT networks with 150-200 above end-users

Microsoft Certification MSCA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator) or MSCE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) or CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Administrator)

Accuracy of work and reliability/trustworthiness

Proven experience with Pastel and Dove Payroll system

Knowledge of setup and management of database systems (e.g. reporting systems, VLMs, Ed-Admin) would be an added advantage


Proven network management, e.g. security, data back-up and recovery, routing and switching, etc.

How to apply

Send your cv and cover letter direct to:

Brilliance Executive Management Consultants Zambia,

5984 Paseli Road-off Manchinchi Road,



Application deadline
14 Dec 22:00
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