Mobile VAS Officer IT Jobs – Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Job Title:   Mobile VAS Officer
Organisation: Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager, ICT 
About UNEB:
The Uganda National Examinations Board is the national assessment body
in Uganda. UNEB is a public organization that strives to maintain fair
assessment in a bid to produce valid and reliable results. UNEB welcomes the
various stakeholders in the fight against malpractice.
Job Summary: The Mobile VAS Officer will provide technical support
for the development of mobile platforms for a variety of projects within UNEB
including developing the functional and technical specifications of any mobile
interventions in the Board.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build, strengthen and develop working
    relationships with the telecommunications industry, including identifying
    potential platforms, approaches, and partnerships for multi-media outputs
    that meet the Board’s agreed objectives, timelines and budgets
  • Works closely with content producers and
    aggregators, mobile network operators, web design and development
    agencies, web hosting services, technical suppliers and email marketing
    agencies on all matters related to mobile content of the Board.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidates should possess Honours
    degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Statistics, Physics and
    Mathematics.
  • A minimum of three or more years’
    experience in VAS in Mobile Content Provider industry
  • Possess broad working knowledge and an
    understanding of working with mobile aggregators and content providers to
    design and develop Value Added Services using trending technologies such
    as IVR, SMS and USSD.
  • Programming languages – a combination of
    any of the following languages is desirable (Heitml /HTML/PHP /PERU
    PYTHON)
  • Practical experience and exposure on
    mobile VAS platforms
  • Working knowledge of relational database
    systems such SQL server and MySQL
  • Possess the ability to manage the design
    and development of IVR services will be an added advantage
Age Limit: 25 – 45 years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs, copies of academic certificates and transcripts, telephone contacts and addresses of three referees in hardcopy and hand delivered to:

The Executive Secretary, Uganda National Examinations Board,
Plot 35 Martrys’ Way, Ntinda,
P. O. Box 7066, Kampala, Uganda. 
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 18th March, 2016 by 5pm
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