Vacancy Details

Assistant Officers – Information Systems Development



Issued date 19-03-2017
Closing date 13-07-2018

The Planning Authority is committed to ensure that land use meet the needs of today’s society and future communities.

The Authority has a vacancy in the post of: Assistant Officers – Information Systems Development

The role entails responsibiity for designing, developing, testing, installing, monitoring and documenting of new and existing information systems with the appropriate training and support.

• The selected candidate will be responsible :-

• Assisting the Information Systems Development Officer in analysing the demand for IS.

• Assisting in the development of the required IS using established system development methodologies and appropriate software tools.
• Assisting in the analysis of the users’ functional and information requirements and assisting in the preparation of Requirements Specifications which may be the basis for procurement or outsourcing via tendering.
• Assisting in the preparation outline and detailed designs for IS which will be developed in-house.
• Coding, documenting and testing IS software as required.
• Participating in IS development projects by contributing to planning of activities, scoping of activities, undertaking development work, reporting project progress and maintaining quality.
• Assisting in the installation and delivery of IS to users by providing appropriate training, ongoing support and maintenance.

• Assisting the monitoring of the operations of installed IS and identifying ways to improve performance and/or quality levels of these systems.
• Maintaining and enhancing existing information systems.
• Create and update the quality documentation and maintain the quality system of the ICT Section.
• To carry out other ancillary duties as may be assigned by his/her superior.


Applicants should have:

• Qualifications: A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or, a Bachelor of Science degree with sufficient amount of computing and technical content (such as a joint degree or Business Management & IT, Computing & Mathematics).

Candidates in possession of foreign degrees, are to present a translated copy of their degree in English and proof of local equivalence, with their application.

• Experience: Development skills in Microsoft platforms including ASP, DotNet, SQL Server and related Technologies.

• Skills: Proven presentation, analytical and communication skills.


The above post is for a definite period of three years. Interested candidates are advised to submit their application, together with a detailed curriculum vitae by not later than 3rd April 2017 via email on [email protected] to:


The Human Resources Manager
Planning Authority
Ref: Assistant Officers – Information Systems Development
ETC Permit No. 90/2014

Closing Date:  Friday 13th July 2018. Extension period for submission of applications and accompanying cvs which enable consideration for this position will be uploaded on the Planning Authority webpage from time to time.