Data EXIM Officer Career Jobs – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Title:          Data EXIM Officer
Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager MIS
About US:
The National Identification
and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established on the passing of the Uganda
Registration of Persons Act, 2015. The Act was made to harmonise and consolidate
the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of individuals
and to establish a national identification register. It provides for the
mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad as well
as aliens identification cards and for related matters.
The Data EXIM
Officer will coordinate and manage data from and to district field offices
while ensuring that this data is consistent with required formats. The Data
Import/Export officer will be responsible for importing registration data from
the field into the central system and exporting issuance data and feedback from
the central system to the district servers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Data EXIM Officer receives data from District level field offices
  • Checks
    data coming from the field for quality control
  • Works
    closely with Field Officers to ensure accuracy of data submitted to
  • Imports
    quality checked data to the main central system
  • The
    incumbent prepares information to be dispensed to Internal and External
    stake holders of NIRA as authorized
  • The
    Data EXIM Officer exports quality checked data from central system to the
    field offices
  • Maintains
    stock of the removable and flash disks used to transfer data to and from
    the field offices
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Manager MIS.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Data EXIM Officer job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree with
    Honors in Information Technology or Computer Science or Software
  • A
    minimum of three years’ work experience in a reputable public or private
  • Previous
    experience working in handling and transferring data between media
  • Keen
    attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director,
Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya,
Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices
indicated above from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a
daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional
referees. Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope,
clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016
If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.

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