Informations Systems Officer Job Opportunity at Uganda Communications Commission

Job Title: Informations Systems Officer-Business Intelligence
Reports to: Information Systems Specialist

Job Role: To support business decision-making by supporting various programs by way of providing an IT reporting system that feeds into various decision making processes within UCC.

Key Result Areas

  1. Promote the use of Business Intelligence (BI) tools and concepts across the Commission and contribute to the organization’s Business Intelligence strategy by developing, implementing and maintaining test strategies and plans;
  2. Maintain, the ERP database as well as optimize data for easy effective and efficient access;
  3. Provide support and expertise to the user community within UCC to assist them to better utilize Navision Database;
  4. Work with project lead and business users to gather requirements, conduct analysis and prioritize requests;
  5. Translate project requirements into functional and non-functional specifications for BI reports and applications and work with internal resources during development phases to ensure appropriate knowledge transfer;
  6. Translate project requirements into functional and non-functional specifications for Navision Reports;
  7. Design and implement multi-dimensional models, including the construction of Data View, Dimensions, and Cubes while adhering to enforced development methodologies;
  8. Design and implement reporting applications including (but not limited to) BI dashboards, reporting cubes and static reports;
  9. Convert existing reporting tools to a standardized reporting infrastructure using SQL and Microsoft products;
  10. Design and develop new customizations as required on the current ERP and test and implement customizable objects in Navision to meet standard expectations;
  11. Train existing New users on the Financial Accounting package of Dynamics Navision;
  12. Perform Database Tuning on the SQL 2005/2008;
  13. Design and implement the data loading (ETL) and publishing processes within the DW/BI environment;
  14. Assist in the development of database and development standards by providing business and technical knowledge and expertise on Organization’s core source systems with emphasis on sourcing of data;
  15. Participate in data governance for Organization’s core source systems to ensure reporting requirements can be met ensuring the development and documentation of business and technical meta data;
  16. Identify data quality issues and support the data governance initiative by participating in necessary activities including data profiling; and
  17. Ensure a focus on information/data quality by developing and publishing enterprise data standards such as a common business vocabulary, naming conventions, data standards, transformation rules and related enterprise consistency specifications 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, IT, Computer Science or related field;
  • MCITP SQL Server 2005/2008 Business Intelligence Developer and Installation and Maintenance; and
  • MCITP MS Dynamics Navision.
Key Skills and Experience
  • Demonstrate at least two (2) years experience in implementing ERP and BI solutions for medium and large enterprise organizations;
  • Expertise in the design, construction and management of Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence solutions using SQL Server 2005 and in report design using RDL;
  • Expertise in MS Dynamics Navision Financials support and Trade and Inventory support;
  • Expertise in Microsoft Packages Installations and Configurations;
  • Ability to perform system analysis and design using standard tools;
  • Ability to design, document, test and implement processes;
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics Navision C-Side scripting and Report Development;
  • Software development experience on .net frame work or Java
  • Should possess skills in Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008 and Microsoft Dynamics, including:
a.      SQL Server Integrated Services (SSIS)
b.      SQL Server Database Services (SSDS)
c.       SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
d.      SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
e.      SQL Server Management Studio Task Management
f.        SQL Server Management Studio Performance tuning and monitoring
g.      Financial Management Accounting support
h.      Trade and Inventory support
i.        System Administration with Dynamics
j.        MS Installation and Configuration
k.      Development with Dynamics Navision
  • Knowledge of any of the following would be advantageous:
a.      MS Visual Studio;
b.      MS SharePoint;
c.       MS Office tools
d.      MS Installation and Configuration
How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit applications indicating their telephone and e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:
1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
2. Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.

Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on 7th September 2012 to:

The Director, Human Resource and Administration,
Uganda Communications Commission,
2nd Floor, UCC House
Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P. O. Box 7376,

Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

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