Several Registration Officer – IDs Job Placements – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Senior Registration
Officer IDs
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.
Job
Summary:
The Registration
Officer will be responsible for registering  ID applicants in accordance with the relevant
legal requirements
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent implements and supervises the enrollment, registration
    operations for citizens and non citizens, residents in the country and
    issuance of national identity cards
  • Manages
    and ensures appropriate use of electronic registration equipment
    (biometric system) for verification and identification of physical
    characteristics of enrolled and registered persons
  • The
    incumbent also answers all queries related to issuance, usability and
    issuance of ID cards
  • Manages
    the deployment of biometric systems, ensuring performance standards within
    the operating environment in order produce appropriate person registers
  • Ensures
    that the registration data embedded in the biometric system appropriately
    interfaces with the main database at the ICT centre
  • The
    incumbent determines realistic threats to registration data embedded in
    the biometric system in collaboration with stakeholders and agencies and
    is responsible for risk mitigation
  • Performs
    any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Senior
    Registration Officer (ID)
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Registration Officer – IDs job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    with Honors in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information
    Systems or related field from a recognized institution.
  • A
    minimum of three years of relevant work experience in a reputable public
    or private organization
  • Excellent
    interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability
    to liaise and network with other Government Departments
  • Ability
    to effectively motivate and lead teams
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
NB:
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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