Director E-Government Services Job Placement – National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U)

Organisation: National
Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
About NITA-U:
The National
Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) was established as a statutory
body under the National Information Technology Authority, Uganda Act, 2009 as
one of the key players in the Information and Communications Technology Sector.
Its mandated is to coordinate, promote and monitor IT development within the
context of national social and economic development, with a vision as “a
facilitator of a knowledge-based, globally competitive Uganda where social
transformation and economic development is supported through IT enabled
Job Summary: The Director
E-Government Services will be responsible for developing and managing
application development, delivery, hosting and commercialisation capability for
public sector and also support private sector clients.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Actively promote and provide technical guidance for
the establishment of eGovernment, e-Commerce and other e-Transactions in
The incumbent will promote integration of Government
IT systems
Provide information management services through
acting as a records management facility and an information repository.
The incumbent will also promote data and information
sharing in Government.
Promote awareness and develop capacity for
e-Government applications and services.
Promote the development of interoperable and secure
e-Government applications.
The incumbent will steer electronic content
Develop support services for e-Government.
Manage and promote the development of Business
Process Outsourcing (BPO) /Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) industry.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should hold a Master’s degree in
Computer Science or related discipline
Accreditations from relevant professional
bodies/associations e.g. MSCE, Certified Information Systems Auditor
(CISA),Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project
Management etc
A minimum of ten years’ experience in management of
enterprise IT systems, five years should have been at senior management level.
Significant experience in development of enterprise
Previous exposure and experience in development and
management of shared IT services.
How to Apply:
All candidates
who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal
attributes are invited to complete and submit their application form, download
,  with a cover letter,
supported by curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and
must specify day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the
applicant and three referees, to the address below.
The Executive
Information Technology
Authority –
Palm Courts,
Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)
P.O. Box 33151,
Tel: 0417 801
Or via email: (application must not exceed 10MBs)
Applicants must
also submit with their application verifiable evidence supporting previous
relevant appointments such as appointment letters and employment contracts.
Deadline: 30th September, 2015
(Not later than 17.00 hrs. Local Time).
NB: No application will be accepted without a duly completed
and signed standard application form (refer to above).
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