Database Administrator Wanted At BURS

Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) is a semi-autonomous organisation of Government responsible for assessing and collecting tax revenue as well as border administration. BURS invite dynamic self-motivated and qualified citizens of Botswana to apply for the following position of database administrator.


Main Purpose Of The Job:

Responsible for the planning, maintenance and development of a database and ensuring that data remains consistent across the database, users access data concurrently in a manner that suits their business needs as well as providing for data security and recovery control( all data is retrievable in an emergency.)

Key Performance Areas

1. Business Requirements Analysis
2. Database Design and Development
3. Database Optimization
4. Technical Documentation and Change Management.
5. Adherence to quality standards
6. Database Support
7. Team cohesion and personal effectiveness
8. Project management
9. Business continuity

Position Requirements

Qualifications: Degree in Information Technology and an Industry Certification (e.g. OCP, Java Certification)
Experience: Degree Holders: At least four (4) years post qualification experience in a large database design, development and administration, two (2) of which should have been at supervisory level (BURS 06) or equivalent.
Competencies: Technical expertise
Team Leadership
Critical thinking and Problem solving
Customer focus
Communication- Technical Focus
Organising and supervisory skills
Technical writing skills

Candidates who meet the requirements for the above mentioned position should apply and attach comprehensive up to date curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates and at least two (2) work related references from current or previous employers at least one (1) reference should be current. However, your CV should be up to date and should reflect previous work experience clearly. Applications which do not meet the required provisions will not be considered. All applications should be addressed to;
Director Human Resources
Botswana Unified Revenue Service
Block B, 4th Floor
Private Bag 0013
Note that BURS will only enter into correspondence with short listed candidates.
For any information regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources office at these numbers: (A. Pule) 3638910, (M. Ramosese), 3638905 or (I.P Gaobolwe) 3638924

Closing date: 23rd May, 2016 at 1630 hours


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