Tuesday , December 5 2023

SARS Internships – MIS Specialist

Website South African Revenue Service (SARS)

Job Description:

To analyse and provide expert advice on Management Information Systems strategy in order to achieve business objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessments and use information to advise, make recommendations and facilitate improvement.
  • Develop and/or align governance and compliance policies for own practice area to identify and manage risk exposure liability.
  • Implement and monitor financial control, management of costs and corporate governance in area of specialisation.
  • Plan for value-added, continuous practice & system improvements to deliver on objectives to enhance tactical implementation and excellence.
  • Translate top down policy in relation to own practice area and communicate impact to relevant stakeholders.
  • Proactively identify interconnected problems, determine its impact and use to develop best fit alternatives; best practice implementation solutions.
  • Draw on own technical or professional expertise, knowledge & experience to identify & recommend tactical solutions to defined problems in practices.
  • Participate in the specialist practice community and contribute positively to organisation knowledge management.
  • Develop & ensure implementation of a practice that builds service delivery excellence & encourage others to provide exceptional stakeholder service.
  • Provide specialist know-how, support, advice and practice thought leadership in area of expertise.
  • Provide authoritative, specialist expertise and advice to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop a single practice area in alignment with operational activity and procedural frameworks and ensure tactical implementation.
  • Integrate new knowledge and transfer skills attained through formal and informal learning opportunities in the execution of your job.
  • Recommend changes to optimise processes, systems, practice area and associated procedures and execute the implementation of change and innovation.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of information technology/ information management, particularly in systems analysis, database design and programming.
  • Knowledge of several high level programming languages and significant exposure to and demonstrated proficiency in all aspects of programming and analysis, including structured/object-oriented design, relational systems, scripting and query languages, document design and management, hardware and software requirements, systems facilities and execution protocols.
  • Experience with relational database management systems and MS SQL and with the .NET application development framework is required.
  • A minimum of five years of programming experience in the design, implementation, operations and maintenance of complex database applications is required.
  • Excellent understanding of data administration and management functions.
  • Familiarity with modern database and information system technologies.
  • Knowledge of statistical software and data standards is desirable
  • Experience with AJAX and XML as well as hands-on experience with C# language is desirable.
  • Bachelor’s Degree / Advanced Diploma (NQF 7) in computer science, management information systems, computer engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, software engineering, mathematics, statistics or related field AND 8-10 years’ experience in a similar environment, of which 3-4 years ideally at operational specialist level

Job Details:

Company: South African Revenue Service (SARS)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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