IT Officer Job Opportunity – Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Job Title:      IT Officer
Organisation: Uganda Free
Zones Authority (UFZA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: IT Executive
Job Reference No: FZ/HRM/6/15
About US:
The Uganda Free
Zones Authority is mandated to establish, develop, manage, market, maintain,
supervise, control and to provide for other related matters of Free Zones in
Uganda, as outlined in section 13 sub-section 1 to 2 of the Free Zones Act,
Job Summary: The IT Officer
will be in charge of implementing and maintaining the Authority’s IT
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will facilitate the development of a
database structure;
Manage the hardware and software maintenance  for the Authority e.g. installing hardware,
sorting out computer breakdowns, monitoring performance of machines and
software, installing virus protection systems on computers;
Ensure around the clock readiness of connectivity
and IT support;
Manage and maintain the internal network system;
Actively participate in ail emergency situations to
support the IT functions;
Perform any other duties that may be assigned from
time to time by the IT Executive

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the IT Officer vacancy
should hold a Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or
its equivalent from a recognized University or Training Institution;
Possession of professional IT certifications e.g. MCSA
and any other internationally recognised professional certification.
A minimum of three years’ experience in IT
operations in a reputable organisation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Keen attention to detail;
Ability to work in a team;
Self-motivated and capable of working under tight
deadline in a competitive environment;
Impeccable levels of integrity
Age: Between 25 – 35
years old
How to Apply: 
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application
letters quoting the reference number (Check top of advert) for the post applied
for accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), names and addresses of
three (3) referees (at least one of whom must be a current/former employer),
photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts. The
complete application packages should be sent to:
The Manager
(Human Resource and Administration),
Uganda Free
Zones Authority,
6th Floor,
Communications House,
Plot 1 Colville
P.O. Box 37578,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Thursday, 26th
November, 2015
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