Database Administrator at Road Fund


The Road Fund was established by Legal Notice No. 179 of 1995, with the primary objective of providing a mechanism for progressive transformation of the road sector, whereby the fiscal burden for maintenance of roads is gradually being shifted from the Government to users of public roads. Overall management of the Fund rests with the Road Fund Board, which was established by Legal Notice No. 16 of 1996 whilst the day to day operations of the Fund are entrusted to the Secretariat.

The Road Fund Board requires the services of a suitably qualified Lesotho National to fill the position of Database Administrator.

Job Purpose:

   To provide Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Technical support services to the Road Fund Secretariat. The incumbent will design, implement, maintain and support the Road Fund Databases in order to ensure availability, optimum performance, security and integrity of data at all times.

   The incumbent will further ensure that business applications and database faults and incidents are correctly prioritized for resolution in order to minimize downtime and meet the Service Level Agreement (SLA). This shall include appropriate escalation of issues through the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Manager as may be necessary.

Qualifications, Working Experience, and Knowledge:

   Bachelor’s      Degree     (BA)     in     Computer     Science,     Information Technology/Information Systems/ B. Eng. Computer Systems or related field, with at least three (3) years’ experience in any of the area of Database Administration and Business Applications support.

   At least three (3) years working in the Oracle databases environment.

   At  least  three   (3)  years’  experience  working  in  a  Linux/Unix  server environment.

   The successful candidate must be a holder of a valid driver’s license with at least two (2) years’ driving experience and be willing to travel to the Districts as required.


Salary will be in accordance with the Road Fund scales of remuneration, which are competitive and market related.

Closing Date for applications:  Friday 29 March 2019 at 12:00hrs. (Midday).

Interested candidates may send their applications, complete with Curriculum Vitaes, Certified Copies of Certificates of Academic Achievement and letters of reference from two referees to: The Human Resources and Administration Manager, Road Fund, P. O. Box 14644, Maseru 100 OR hand deliver them at the Ground Floor Reception Office of the Road Fund Secretariat, situated at the former Department of Rural Roads, Corner
Senate and Moshoeshoe Roads Industrial Area, Maseru OR send it via e-mail to: [email protected]

Disclaimer: Only candidates who succeed to the short-listing stage will be contacted.
The Road Fund reserves the right not to appoint, if no suitable candidate is identified.

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