Several Data Processing Officer Job Careers – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Kampala, Uganda
Manager Data
Processing and Production
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
Processing Officer will be responsible for inputting, organizing, and
cataloguing data as well as performing quality control checks, identifying job
problems, and ensuring that job orders are completed according to schedule. The
incumbent will also be responsible for performing data processing activities
that may include but not limited to Image Enhancement, Citizenship
Verification, Identification and quality control checks.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent receives and processes data for all the applicants
  • Carries
    out National Identification Register data correction tasks
  • Processes
    data in citizenship, identification, quality control and warehousing
  • Prepares
    and submits monthly/quarterly/yearly reports and statistics to the Manager
    Data Processing and Production.
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Manager Data
    Processing and Production
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Data Processing Officer job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    with Honors in a computer related field or Social Sciences is required.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ work experience in a reputable public or private
  • Broad
    knowledge and experience in working with biometric data will be an added
  • Good
    IT literacy and Computer software applications skills
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.
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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