Systems Support Operator

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary:


The Zambia Electronic Clearing House Limited (ZECHL), is a non-profit making corporate entity formed in 1999 and registered under the Companies Act of 1994, Chapter 388 of the Laws of Zambia.

It was formed for the purpose of providing interbank clearing services to Bank of Zambia and the commercial Banks and its registered offices are at the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) Head Offices.

ZECHL is now inviting applications for the position of Systems Support Officer for its Lusaka Office. 

Position Title: Systems Support Operator

Grade: ECH 5

Reports To: Operations Officer

Reporting to this position: None

 Job Summary

The Systems Support Operator will be the first point of contact between the participants and the National Financial Switch (NFS) and will ensure the system is avail

Key Accountabilities

  • Handle customer inquiries on the National Financial Switch (NFS) both telephonically and through emails.
  • Log calls and assign all reported incidents for ATM, POS, and Mobile Channels
  • Application Monitoring for critical systems on the NFS and report all internal issues affecting the smooth operations of the NFS
  • Track incidents and ensure resolution
  • Escalate issues to relevant parties, internal and external, where necessary
  • Provide customers with information regarding status of logged items
  • Follow up customer queries with necessary ZECHL or external personnel
  • Provide first level support to clients for basic Data Navigator transaction searching and report generation.


Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least two years’ experience in call centre operations
  • Having worked for a financial institution involved in clearing and settlement would be advantageous

Knowledge, Skills, Attributes and Related Competences

  • Basic understanding of electronic banking transactions, payment cards, & switching systems.
  • Basic knowledge on Clearing and Settlement
  • Basic understanding on MS-Office (MS-Word, Excel, PPT,)
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be a team worker
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Good coordination and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and be result oriented.
  • Innovative solution provider, capable of articulating new ideas and changes
  • Ability to interact and coordinate effectively with internal and external business partners
  • Upholding organizational objectives, rules and regulations
  • Ensure operations are performed in secure environment
  • Meeting personal and team targets as shall be set from time to time

How to Apply:

Please send only your application letter clearly stating the position in the subject line with a detailed CV indicating 3 traceable referees, one of whom should have been your direct supervisor, through email to: [email protected] and carbon copied to: [email protected]

Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.


The closing date for receiving of applications is 16th October, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. ZECHL reserves the right to check (through references) that candidates being considered are suitable to work within its environment.

Zambia Electronic Clearing House Limited reserves the right to re-advertise if suitable applicants are not found.

Important Note: Offers of employment or job openings with requests for payment or fees should be treated with extreme caution, viewed as potentially fraudulent and reported immediately.