ICT Officer-Security Job Vacancies – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Manager Security
About UNRA:
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament;
The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on
1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
Job Summary: The ICT Officer- Security is responsible for the
administration of the UNRA’s information and data security policies and
practices to ensure authorised users can readily access information and that
the information is protected in terms of confidentiality, integrity and availability.
The Officer is also responsible for investigating and resolving security related
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will be tasked with developing
    and implementing practices for the monitoring of information systems
    logical and physical security to minimize the risk of equipment and data
    loss, theft or tampering;
  • Actively monitor and report on the
    performance of network, system and application security solutions to
    highlight areas of noncompliance and inform the development of improved
  • Manage the allocation of access privileges of
    users to ensure appropriate security settings are applied in accordance
    with UNRA ICT security policies;
  • Carry out security breech investigations to
    guide the refinement of information security policies, practices and
  • Manage the periodic maintenance of security
    systems and applications to ensure new threats are identified and managed
    and the security of UNRA’s assets is maintained;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures in ICT security management at UNRA;
  • Actively participate in planning, budgeting
    and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA ICT Officer-
    Security job vacancy should hold an Honors degree in Computer Science, Software
    Engineering, Information Communication Technology or any other relevant
    courses from a recognized University;
  • Possession of professional certification in
    information systems security is an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in ICT
    security in a large organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to work and produce accurate results
    in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks;
  • Analytical and problem solving techniques;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • High level of Integrity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download Here) ,
an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee letters (one of
whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training Centre addressed to

of the Director Human Resource,
National Roads Authority,
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours

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