Network Administrator IT Job Careers – Watoto Child Care Ministries

Job Title:        Network Administrator
Organization: Watoto Child
Care Ministries
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Watoto Child Care Ministries is a ministry of Watoto Church that
rescues vulnerable children and restores dignity to them by providing
holistically for their physical, spiritual and emotional needs. Watoto has
operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.
Key Duties and
Recommends and implements ICT strategy and
policies in line with the ministry strategy, vision and objectives.
Plans, designs, maps, the network and security
architecture and systems for the group.
Manages the administration and maintenance of
network infrastructure for the group.
The jobholder evaluates and reports on the
effectiveness of the current networks architecture against possible alternatives
Ensures backup and recovery policies and
strategies around Network systems are in place and reviewed regularly
The incumbent manages, evaluates and ensures
security concerns for the organisation are addressed, e.g. firewall
configuration, internal and external penetration testing and user access
controls for network based services.
Manages, monitors and reviews the relationships
with service providers, particularly ISPs, and ensure that high levels of
service are received and maintained
Actively participates in contract negotiations
and management of various service level agreements within pre-agreed limits
Participates in planning, budgeting and
reporting on behalf of the IT department.
Ensures that line staff and interns are
performing according to industry certified best practices,
their job descriptions, department work plans
and are appraised regularly
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Network
Administrator vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s degree in ICT, Computer Science or
Electrical engineering. Possession of a Postgraduate/Master’s degree in
relevant subjects would be an added advantage
A minimum of five years working experience in a
recognized organisation/company.
Membership of the ICT Association of Uganda.
One year of IT leadership experience
Previous experience with Microsoft based
Networks will be an added advantage
Proven experience in project management and
Knowledge of budgeting, Financial planning and management reporting
Well organised, effective time keeper, attention
to detail and a high level of commitment to accuracy
Knowledge of Linux Firewalls and Routing
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send one merged
PDF with a cover letter, academic documents and CV ( not more than 6 pages,
less than 20MB) a cell recommendation letter to
(Subject Line: Network Administrator
– Candidate – First Name, Last Name).
Deadline: 2nd
September 2016
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