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Medical Stores Department (MSD)

Medical Stores Department (MSD) was established by the Act of Parliament No.13 of 1993
as an autonomous department under the Ministry of Health, Social Development, Gender, Elderly and Children responsible for develop, maintain and manage an efficient and cost effective system of procurement, storage and distribution of approved medicines and medical supplies required for use by the public health services as the Ministry of Health, Social Development, Gender, Elderly and Children may from time to time approve.

SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR – 1 POST
Employer: MEDICAL STORES DEPARTMENT (MSD)
Date Published: 2017-12-30
Application Deadline: 2018-01-12
JOB SUMMARY:
N/A


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. Installs, configures and upgrade Database server software and related products.
ii. Monitors storage and utilization growth and changes and advice on capacity planning.
iii. Performs data backups, storage and recovery during development, implementation and periodical testing.
iv. Provides database troubleshooting and user support.
v. Evaluates Database features and related products if they meet established user requirements for beneficial utilization.
vi. Conducts Database design, implementation and maintenance.
vii. Implements and maintains database security.
viii. Carries out database performance monitoring.
ix. Conducts in-house training for database users.
x. Monitors users requests, progress and report on unresolved problems.
xi. Reviews relevant change and custom releases for risk and impact analysis.
xii. Ensures the implementation of backup & recovery policies and procedures.
xiii. Executes database migrations, patching and critical patch upgrades.
xiv. Creates and maintains system/process documentation.
xv. Ensures that the required standards of reliability and safety performance of the constituent systems are achieved in the deliverables.
xvi. Develops and carries out user training programs for database and related products
xvii. Performs any other official duties as may be assigned by Supervisors from time to time.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
i. Holders of Bachelor Degree in IT or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution and Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) certified.
ii. Computer literate
iii. Four (4) years relevant experience

COMPETENCIES
i. Communication skills
ii. Analytical skills
iii. Problem solving skills
REMUNERATION: Salary Scale salary scale MSDS 5

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PUBLIC RELATION OFFICER – 1 POST
Employer: MEDICAL STORES DEPARTMENT (MSD)
Date Published: 2017-12-30
Application Deadline: 2018-01-12
JOB SUMMARY:
N/A
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i. Analysing Media coverage
ii. Prepare articles and stories from the different events conducted in order to publish them on several media.
iii. Monitoring both electronic and print media
iv. Coordination of corporate events
v. Preparing Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) support
vi. Follow up on external PR issues
vii. Organizing Promotional events such as press conferences and exhibition
viii. Dealing with enquiries from public press and stakeholders
ix. Designing, writing and producing press releases and public notice concerned several issues.
x. Provide support in maintaining organization good image.
xi. Coordinate several visits.
xii. Collects information from different Directorates.
xiii. Assists in writing of speeches and articles.
xiv. Initiates press releases.
xv. Performs any other official duties as may be assigned by Supervisors from time to time.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• Holders of first degree in Mass Communications or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
• Computer literate.

COMPETENCIES.
i. Interpersonal Skills
ii. listening skills
iii. negotiations skills
iv. Computer graphics design programs skills
v. Prioritization
vi. Presentation skills
vii. Communication
viii. Customer Care Skills
ix. Report writing
REMUNERATION: Salary Scale salary scale MSDS 4

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