IT Systems Analyst (12 Months FTC)

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  • Category: Jobs - IT and Computer
  • Region: Gauteng
  • Published: 29/10/2019
  • Ad Type: Jobmail Affiliate

An IT Systems Analyst (12 Months FTC) vacancy is available at our Client, Wits Health Consortium in Parktown - Johannesburg. Background
Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited ("WHC") is a wholly owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences. WHC provides Faculty with a legal framework within which to operate the research and other activities necessary to support its academic objectives. In addition WHC offers a range of products and services to the Academics conducting these activities in order to assist with the management thereof.

Main purpose of the job

WHC -Department of Molecular Medicine and Haematology (DMMH) is looking for a suitable incumbent to assist in either upgrading or creating a roadmap for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), or an equivalent electronic resulting system
The incumbent will be required to perform an initial LIMS/electronic laboratory resulting GAP analysis for each African country identified by DMMH, then collaboratively propose and/or implement an appropriate solution into that country
The ideal incumbent should be creative in their functional and technical strategy towards a proposed resulting system as each country varies in their level of connectivity sophistication and thus a ‘one solution fits all’ may not apply

Location

WHC-DMMH, Parktown, Johannesburg

Key performance areas

Foster close relationships with the various Ministries of Health, in-country partners and other relevant stakeholders in order to allow for a close collaboration to ensure high-quality viral load test resulting within each country
Compile functional requirements, technical specification and design to ensure that programs are aligned to and address the needs in each country
Ensure that system solutions are developed in line with technical specifications to ensure that solutions meet business requirements
Ensure that all relevant technical documentation and training notes are created, distributed and stored appropriately
Develop system implementation plans and project manage the implementation of systems
Create test cases and test solutions to ensure that required standards and objectives are met
Provide training to relevant stakeholders to ensure that they understand and achieve optimal system utilisation
Monitor and evaluate the LIMS/electronic resulting system in order to ensure accurate data reporting
Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc reports including power point presentations as requested by management
Frequent travel to the specified African countries is expected

Required minimum education and training

IT Degree/ IT National Diploma or NQF level equivalent is essential
Business Analysis qualification is advantageous

Required minimum work experience

2-4 years IT system support experience is required
Experience in medical pathology laboratories is essential

Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities

Good understanding of systems development life cycle methodology
Takes ownership of and resolve very complex IT problems in a way that demonstrates balanced judgement
The ability to develop creative solutions to LIMS and laboratory resulting within appropriate time frames
Must be results driven by displaying a strong tenacity, sense of urgency and drive to see things through to successful conclusions
Must be able to work collaboratively, and frequently initiate and pursue professional relationships, with Ministries of Health and in- country partners
Maintain awareness of developments in the rapidly moving IT industry and quickly apply this knowledge, if need be
Have the ability to anticipate problems and identify, advise or implement a new and unique way to ensure high-quality service levels
Excellent problem solving/conflict management skills
Ability to work under pressure to ensure that deadlines are met
Ability to work overtime
Ability to travel frequently into Africa
Valid passport
Valid driver’s license.

TO APPLY


Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV - Please Apply Online
Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.

The closing date for all applications is 31 October 2019.



Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.
Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.
In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

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AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position.
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