World Vision International NGO Jobs – IT Manager

Job Title:  IT Manager
Organisation: World
Vision International 
Reports to:  Associate Director Support Services Division
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The World
Vision IT Manager will provide vision and leadership in exploiting the
potential of evolving Information and Communication Technologies that supports
World Visions vision/mission. The job holder will also be required to provide
leadership and management of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and
establish ICT as a critical success factor in World Vision Uganda ministry. The
incumbent will also build ICT capacity in the National Office that will support
the ministry and contribute to its effectiveness, quality and accountability.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain a national IT
    strategy that is in alignment with partnership ICT strategy, policies and
    standards and National Office ministry objectives, in collaboration with
    the Regional IT Leadership Team.
  • Responsible for designing, developing,
    deploying and maintaining appropriate ICT infrastructure solutions for
    both head office and field offices for secure, efficient and effective
    flow of information to facilitate operations and decision making. This may
    include but not limited to Servers, Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area
    Network (WAN), Internet
  • Connectivity, user productivity tools such
    as desk top computers and laptops, performance monitoring and reporting
    tools, etc.
  • Responsible for the design, development,
    deployment and maintenance of appropriate business applications that
    support critical business processes to ensure accurate data gathering,
    storage, retrieval, processing and reporting to facilitate operations and
    decision making. This may include but not limited to acquisition and
    implementation of commercial business applications and other software
    based productivity tools.
  • Develop, document, implement, test and
    review Business Continuity Plan (Disaster Recovery Plan) in alignment with
    the National Office Disaster Mitigation and Management Plans for ensuring
    high systems availability and business continuity
  • Establish appropriate operational
    procedures, tools and resources for effective and timely delivery of
    technical support to all users (at the head office and field offices) that
    ensures high user productivity and guarantees customer satisfaction.
  • Provide team leadership by building and
    maintaining a high performance and motivated National IT team.
  • Represent the NO in Partnership IT and
    other Forums as required by the ND, Regional IT Leadership
  • Effectively manage relationships with role
    players and stakeholders in the IT industry both internal and external to
    World Vision, for example hardware and software vendors, service
    providers, industry regulators, consultants, etc.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the aforementioned
    World Vision IT Manager job should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer
    Science, Information Technology and related field.
  • Qualified as a Microsoft Certified Systems
    Engineer (MSCE) or CCNA.
  • Professional ITIL Certification will be an
    added advantage
  • Willingness and ability to travel within
    and outside the country for work assignments and/or to attend national,
    regional and partnership-wide meetings and events.
  • A mature and committed Christian
NB: Only Ugandan
Nationals are encouraged to apply
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
NB: Please
follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th December, 2014. 
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