Systems Technician – Office of the Prime Minister

POST/TITLE: Systems Technician.
No of Vacancies:   One (1).
Duty Station: Kampala.
Age:  25 and above.
Salary: Attractive.
Reports to: Principal Systems Analyst.
Job Purpose: The Incumbent will be responsible for
general maintenance of defined ICT equipment and for the resolution of
identified technical problems, as well as undertaking general tasks which will
promote the use of ICT in the department of M&E.
Software be able to;
  • Install and test new software,
    make software available to appropriate users, ensure the anti-virus
    software is installed, kept up to date and working properly on all
  • Check new computer equipment on
    arrival and install as appropriate
  • Maintain battery condition in
    notebook computers according to the manufacturer’s guidelines, and ensure
    staff are aware of the importance of battery maintenance
  • Maintain computer peripheral
    equipment such as scanners, printers, whiteboards, projectors; ensure that
    these are prepared and ready to be used
  • Assist the Systems Analysts in the
    deployment of computer hardware.
  • Keep a log of all technical
  • Liaise with external suppliers for
    the repair of equipment under warranty or maintenance contract
  • Check the network back up logs
    where appropriate.
  • Set up, maintain and remove user
    network accounts where appropriate.
  • Carry out routine network
    maintenance tasks.
  • Be familiar with the network
    infrastructure (cable and patch panels, hubs, switches,) and keep a log of
    any damage to it
  • Follow supplier’s recommended
  • Any other related duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.
Qualification and
Work Experience
Diploma in ICT from a
recognised academic institution, with a minimum of 2 years practical
Other abilities
  • Be able to work on his/her own
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge
    and problem-solving strategies.
  • Have high quality inter-personal
  • Keep abreast of new developments
    in software and hardware.
to apply:
accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic Documents,
Testimonials and two Competent Referees, one of whom must be from your current
or previous employers should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Office
of the Prime Minister, P.o.Box 341, Kampala.
Applications should reach
not later than Friday 3rd February, 2012 at 5:00pm.
Note: Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead
to disqualification of a candidate.

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