NGO Career Jobs – ICT Officer at Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)

Job Title:   ICT Officer
Organization: Legal Aid
Service Providers Network (LASPNET)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance &
Administration Manager
About US:
The Legal Aid
Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a Non-Governmental Organisation
established in Uganda to harness, strengthen, and sustain synergies across the
country among Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs) in complementing Government
of Uganda’s efforts for enhancing access to justice. The Democratic Governance
Facility (DGF) has given support to LASPNET towards implementation of project
activities across the Justice, Law, and Order Sector with focus on improving
coordination structures, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, policy reform approaches,
capacity building initiatives, and various strategic mechanisms for taking a
more proactive role in setting legal aid agenda.
Job Summary:  The ICT Officer will provide IT functional support
to the LASPNET secretariat.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Provide technical expertise in assessing, supporting
and enhancing current IMS projects among members.
·        
The incumbent will make recommendations on custom
applications and databases that are needed for a central repository.
·        
Identify IMS functions that can improve efficiency
of the existing case handling and reporting processes.
·        
In charge of developing an electronic and
custom-tailored IMS tool for all participating LASPs across the cohort of
users.
·        
Investigate and resolve application functionality
related issues so as to provide proper technical support.
·        
Support the LASPNET Secretariat or IT support staff
to set up an integrated database for all the members.
·        
Regularly troubleshoot and identify modifications
needed in the IMS framework to achieve the user requirements.
·        
Examine data contained in the database and identify
data security issues so as to implement solutions.
·        
Participate in the implementation of program
activities and provide such technical input concerning IT requirements.
·        
Produce technical procedures and documentation for
all IMS tools including operations and user guide.
·        
Perform user training, quality assurance, user
acceptance tests as well as assess the database integrity.
·        
Support in the development of various policy
documents as may be required for proper institutional management
·        
Participate in periodic project meetings to discuss
progress or issues to be resolved and report progress.
·        
Advise and participate in procurement committees to
ensure acquisition of appropriate project inputs.
·        
Assist in the creation of the system design and
functional specifications for all the project components.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Finance
& Administration Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The ICT Officer should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
management information systems, information technology or have any other
relevant but equivalent professional qualification(s);
·        
At least four years’ experience in developing,
programming and implementing similar systems for information management;
·        
Extensive experience in setting up/customization of
Information Management Systems for multi-user environments;
·        
Excellent analytical, problem solving and facilitating
skills with a high sense of responsibilities and results-orientation;
·        
Excellent skills in written and spoken English.
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their applications including a letter of
interest, CV and credentials to the Executive Director indicating in the subject
line the name of position being applied and send to laspnet.ug@gmail.com
Deadline: Friday, 27th November
2015

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