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WEB DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL OPERATIONS

OneWorld Africa (OWA), which is part of the OneWorld network (www.oneworld.net), are inviting applications for the position of Web Development and Technical Operations Manager as part of their technical capacity enhancement plan. The position holder will be expected to strategically plan, manage and develop web based technical solutions for OWA and its stakeholders and will be responsible for IT operations within the organization.

Generic Responsibilities
ß Good oral and written communications abilities
ß Exposure to multi-cultural clientele spread across geographic locations
ß Team player with ability to grasp issues quickly
ß Language proficiency in French and/or Portuguese will be an added advantage

Specific Requirements
ß Computer science professional with 3 – 5 years experience; of which at least two years being devoted to the overall management of ICT projects and systems
ß Qualified with networking fundamentals and network security, RDBMS technologies, programming and web based CMS fundamentals
ß High degree of comfort with UML and OOAD; and good understanding of PHP and other Object Oriented language
ß Ability to review, understand and optimize previously designed system architecture and code
ß Basic Linux and Apache administration experience (comfortable with working in a Linux environment)
ß Experience with LAMP web application performance testing and tuning; practical experience of web application security
ß Aptitude for process documentation and technical writing
ß Exposure to CMM and quality processes are desirable but not mandatory

Employment terms: Full Time, Contract

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Closing date: 2 May, 2005

Africa@oneworld.net

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