Fresher IT Careers – Systems Administrator at Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Organisation: Equal Opportunities
Commission (EOC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Under Secretary
Ref: HRM/EOC/15/07
About US:
The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) was
established by the Equal Opportunities Act of 2007 and is mandated to provide a
framework for redressing imbalances which exist against the marginalized groups
while promoting equal opportunities for all.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offering timely
    technical assistance and guidance to all staff
  • Responsible for
    evaluating and planning for the information system needs of the department
    and preparing the budget for information system projects
  • Providing
    recommendations and making justification for technical specifications for
  • Responsible for
    designing, developing and maintaining computerized information systems and
    diagnosing server management issues.
  • Interpreting
    regulations to determine impact on assigned system functions; developing
    system modifications to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Responsible for
    preparing user manuals, procedures and ensuring system requirements are
  • Ensuring work
    quality and adherence to established policies and procedures and
    performing technical and complex tasks relative to the assigned area of
  • Reviewing system,
    application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as
    backups of database and critical files.
  • In charge of
    troubleshooting faults in the Data Centre systems and subsystems.
  • Providing,
    installation configuration, operation, and maintenance of the Data Centre
    systems hardware, software and related infrastructure.
  • Perform any other
    duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Systems Administrator
    should hold an Honors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
    Information Systems Management, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering
    or other relevant qualification in Systems Analysis/Design/Development
    from a recognized
  • University/Institution.
    Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in the above related field from a
    recognized University/Institution shall be an added advantage.
  • At least two (2)
    years relevant working experience in Government or equivalent level of experience
    from a reputable organization in systems administration or related field.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications
including a Public Service Form 3 (2008), download here,
with the following attachments in triplicate: a handwritten application,
detailed curriculum vitae (one of the two referees should be the applicant’s
employer), copies of academic transcripts, certificates and three recent
passport size photographs. The applicants shall be requested to present
certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates
at the time of sitting the oral interviews.
The application forms may also be obtained
from the Public Service Commission Offices, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Kampala,
or at the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Offices, Plot 7, Luthuli Close,
The completer applications should be addressed
to: The Secretary, Equal Opportunities Commission, P.O. Box 27672, Kampala,
Uganda indicating the post applied for, together with the job reference (See at
Beginning of Job Advert) which should be indicated on the right hand top corner
of the envelope.
Deadline: Monday 23rd March, 2015 by 5:00pm.
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