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2 Jul 2020

Software Developer Officer (1 Post)

Job Description

Zanzibar Insurance Corporation was established on the 20th June, 1969 under the Public Enterprises Decree of 1966 legal Notice no.11 of 1969. It is now oper­ating under the Public Investment Act No.4 of 2002. The Corporation is a Parastatal Organization owned by the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar through the Ministry of Finance and Planning. Zanzibar Insurance Corporation is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the following vacancy:

Job Title: Software Developer Officer (1 Post)
Report to: Manager ICT
Duties Station: Zanzibar.

Job Purpose
The Software Developer Officer is responsible for the development, design and implementation of new or modified software products or ongoing business project.

Duties and Responsibilities:
A standard Software Developer job description should include, but not be limited to:
Researching, designing, implementing and managing software programs Testing and evaluating new programs
Identifying areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently developing these modifications
Writing and implementing efficient code
Determining operational practicality
Developing quality assurance procedures
Deploying software tools, processes and metrics
Maintaining and upgrading existing systems
Training users
Working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts

A degree and a technical background should be required to gain a Software Developer role. Degrees in the following subjects should be highlighted as particularly advantageous:

Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Software Programming and Development
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

As well as formal qualifications, a Software Developer job description should highlight the following qualities:

Knowledge and interest in computer systems and the latest technologiesThe ability to learn new technologies quickly
An analytical mind
The ability to communicate complex procedures to other colleagues
Commercial and business awareness
Good communication skills – both written and verbal
Attention to detail and desire to probe further into data

Remuneration will be according to Zanzibar Public Service scale and other terms and conditions of ZIC.


How to Apply

Mode of Application Application letters accompanied by a typed detailed CV, certified copies of Academic Certificates, Three Names of Referees, Current Postal Address, Phone Number, Email Address and two current Passport Size. Application Should be addressed to: MANAGING DIRECTOR ZANZIBAR INSURANCE CORPORATION P.O. BOX 432 MAISARA-MPIRANI ZANZIBAR Application Deadline: 04/07/2020 Important Note: Testimonials/provision results /statements of results are not accepted Employed applicants are required to channel their application letter through their employers Age 25-35 years

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