Programme Officer – DIT

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website National Science and Technology Council

PURPOSE OF JOB:

To undertake a programme for Information Communication Technology (ICT) and management of documents and publications

KEY RESULT AREA

Information Management:

  • Undertake the creation and maintenance of an Electronic and Physical Library in order to provide information to the S&T Sector in the country.

Database Management:

  • Undertake effectively the creation and maintenance of an updated database of all activities being undertaken by the Programme Development and Implementation Department of Council.

Publications:

  • Undertake timely publication of Brochures, Newsletter, Flyer, Reports (Workshop Proceedings, Special Studies) and documentaries.
  • Undertake timely collection and collation of Annual Reports, Journals, Sectoral Policies and handling.
  • Undertake timely subscription to national and International science and technology journals.
  • Developing concepts, graphics and layouts, including making decisions about fonts, images, readability and readers’ needs.
  • Managing documents from typesetting through to graphic design, print and production.
  • Determining size and arrangement of copy and illustrative material, as well as font style and size.
  • Keeping up to date with design and software trends.
  • Liaising with external printers or production teams to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed or presented to the highest quality.
  • Production of digital content and motion graphics

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A Diploma in Graphic Design and Videography
  • 2 years’ experience in documentation and design or related field
  • Proven graphic designing experience
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics
  • Familiarity with design software and technologies (such as CorelDraw, Publisher, Photoshop)
  • Knowledge of IT is an added advantage
  • Excellent Written and Oral communication skills
  • Ability to work methodically and meet deadlines
  • A high level of integrity
  • Initiative and confidence,
  • Good public relations

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