Careers in IT – Web Master / Developer at National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Ref: NMS/2014/19
Report to: Database
Administrator / ICT Support
About NMS:
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was
established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and
distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities in
Job Summary: The Web Master
/ Developer will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing and maintaining
the NMS Website and Intranet Portal
Key Duties and
  • Study, internalize and adhere to
    established policies and procedures
  • Collect, format, compile and keep record of
    information from all key user departments
  • Write, develop, backup / restore and
    maintain content of the NMS Website
    and NMS intranet Portal.
  • Collect, format and escalate feedback from
    NMS Website visitors and NMS
    Portal users to the appropriate departments for further action.
  • Compile and prepare reports on usage of
    the NMS Website and Intranet Portal, security status, version control, Web
    quality assurance, etc.
  • Research and propose appropriate web
    standards, technologies, ecommerce and marketing opportunities,
    functionality, integration with social media, integration with GSM based
    messaging (SMS), and cost – saving opportunities, etc.
  • Mentor and train end users and content
    managers on various web management aspects, and implemented technologies /
    functionality (s).
  • Explores and takes full advantage of the
    technological horizon and uses the latest Internet technologies to make
    exciting interactive web pages.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant should possess an Honors
    Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Computer Science, Information
    Technology, Business and Information Technology, Business Computing,
    information Systems or their equivalents.
  • Past experience of managing the structure
    and design of large websites
  • Good working knowledge and updated in the
    use of HTML, CSS, AJAX, PHP, JSP, JavaScript coding.
  • Past experience with HTML editors such as
  • Prior experience working with Database
    Management Systems such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and other desktop
  • Past exposure and experience working with
    Linux and Microsoft windows server and Desktop Operating Systems.
  • Good working knowledge of image
    manipulation software such as Adobe Photoshop, GIMP, etc.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs that should include names and addresses of the last two employers
with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position
you are applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone
contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.
Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached.
Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify
Photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding
institutions to authenticate their validity.
National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.
All applications should be addressed and delivered to the Head of Human
Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12,
Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Any form of
canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only candidates who meet
the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.
Deadline: 22nd July
2014 by 5pm

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