Officer Database Administration/Data Warehousing – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Are you looking for an opportunity to join an engaging and
inspiring institution that will allow you maximize your talent and enjoy a
fulfilling career? Uganda Revenue Authority wishes to extend this
opportunity to qualified persons with proven integrity, exceptional client
orientation and passion for excellence, results and goal achievement to fill in
the following vacancies in its Corporate Services Departments.
Applicants with very good academic records from reputable
institutions, an impeccable record of integrity, and a passion for delivering
results, able to work in teams, self driven and able to work under tight
deadlines are encouraged to apply.
All appointments are subject to a six‐month probationary period and subsequent
confirmation in service
will be based on satisfactory performance of the
individual. All these positions attract a competitive remuneration package for
the successful candidates.
 JOB CODE:    HRM/073/601
Design, implement, maintain the databases, monitor and improve database
performance and capacity, and plan future expansion requirements including the
implementation of security measures to safeguard the database in line with
database strategy, systems specifications and IT Policy.
Person Specifications
 (a)    Qualifications
·         Honors
Degree in any of the following areas: Computer Science, Computer Engineering,
Statistics, Physics/Mathematics, Computer Applications and Information Systems.
·         Professional
Certifications that are relevant to Database administrators such as Microsoft
Certified Database Administrator, Oracle Certified Database Administrator or
equivalent will be an added advantage.
(b) Experience and Knowledge
·         Two years’
experience with Database administration roles preferably in a large corporate
·         Experience
with SQL Server, Oracle 10g (or equivalent RDB technology) and a corporate
Reporting tool.
·         Experience
in design and implementation of the Extract, Transform and Load process.
·         Exposure
to the Master Data Management skills will be an added advantage
·         Hands-on
experience in the management of the Database management systems technologies
(c) Character
·         Strong
analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills’
·         Customer
focused, sensitive to high quality services
·         Ability to
work on cross-functional project teams from diverse business areas;
·         Ability to
manage challenges in a high tempo/stress environment.
·         High
Integrity; Team Player and potential leader.
·         Excellent
inter-personal, negotiation, oral & written communication skills,
·         Ability to
explain technical concepts in non-technical terms to clients and staff;
·         Self-Motivated,
innovative, can work independently and as a team member;
·         keeps
current by reading, interpretingand applying information and adapting to
technology changes and updates;
·         ability to
organize and prioritize work, be proactive, take initiative, resolve problems,
follow through, and simultaneously manage multiple priorities to ensure goals
are met in a timely manner
(d) Special Requirements
·         Must be
able to sit for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer.
·         Willingness
to work additional hours during the week and/or weekend, if required.
How to Apply
If you have what we are looking for please send or post
copies of qualification certificates and CVs and the prescribed Job Application
Form to;
Commissioner Corporate Services
Uganda Revenue Authority
P.O BOX 7279
Hand delivered to the
Uganda Revenue Authority
Human Resource Office
Plot 40 Rotary Avenue, (Former Lugogo
NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on Tuesday 10th April 2012
Application forms and further details may be obtained from
Please Note: Only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
 All Successful candidates will undergo a background Check before they are
considered for appointment into the services of the Authority.

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