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ICT Officer – Programmer / Developer at Mkapa Foundation February, 2020 Job Description
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The Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF) is a non- profit Trust, established in 2006 with the vision towards healthy lives and well-being for all, in Tanzania and the rest of Africa. Its strategic focused results areas include to combat HIV and AIDS,TB, Malaria and Reproductive, Maternal New Born, Child and Adolescent Health coupled with Health Systems Strengthening including Human Resource for Health. The Foundation addresses the above health challenges through innovative design and implementation of sustainable programs such as the Mkapa Fellows Program. Achievement of the BMF’s vision can be achieved through empowered workforce, which is self- motivated, committed to growth and integrity, and seeks excellence in execution. BMF seeks for innovative, self-driven, dynamic and competent qualified candidates to fill the below vacancies: –



Position Title: ICT Officer – Programmer / Developer (1 position)
Direct Reports: Department: Duty Station: ICT Manager

-Operations Support Services Unit BMF Headquarters Office – Dar es Salaam


Overall purpose of the Job:

The ICT Officer will serve as the expert for the technologies and solutions to be created and used in the development of the business applications and integrations at the Mkapa Foundation. He/she will further utilize in-depth knowledge of technologi­cal alternatives and business requirements to recommend solutions that are user friendly, efficient and scalable. The Incumbent will work closely with ICT Manager, Systems analyst and Users departments in defining requirements for system functions and must ensure effective communication in group settings, as well as must have ability to collaborate within team and across teams.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or its equivalent.
  • Professional training (Certificates shall be an added advantage) in Enterprise level software development framework.
  • At least 4 years of software development and design experience.
  • Working knowledge of various software languages (such as Java, .NET, Python, C++].
  • Advanced knowledge in RESTful and SOAP APIs, Queue Management, SMS Gateway, Data Visualization, Database Optimization, and Smartphone App Development etc. will be added advantage.
  • Expertise in relational database concepts and database management systems as well as advanced knowledge on SQL Server, PostgreSQL or Oracle Database and MySQL.



For all interested candidate, please find detailed job requirement for each position from our website:

For all interested candidate send your achievement focused CV, copy of relevant academic certificates and cover letter addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Benjamin W. Mkapa Foundation, via email: [email protected]

The deadline for application is on Monday, 9th March 2020

BMF is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity




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