2 Entry Level IT Officer Job Opportunities – ASA Limited

Job Title:        I.T Officer (2 Job Vacancies)
Organisation: ASA
Microfinance (Uganda) Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: IT Manager
About US:
ASA Limited is an affiliate of ASA international Holding which is
registered in Mauritius (”ASA International”). ASA International is a holding company that owns and operates
microfinance institutions in different countries in Africa & Asia. The
company currently has 43 (forty three) branches in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono,
Jinja, Iganga, Mityana, Rakai, Bugiri, Masaka, Pallisa, Tororo, Mbale,
Lyantonde, Lukaya, Mbarara , Kumi, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Luwero districts. The
major objective of ASA Microfinance (Uganda) Limited is to offer affordable,
flexible and need-responsive micro-finance products and services to the
economically active poor people in Uganda.
Job Summary: The I.T Officer
will provide daily IT support to the ASA staff and in the Branch offices.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will be responsible for
troubleshooting and resolving hardware, connection, Printer and software
issues.
·        
Ensure the reliability of the local
communications system: e-mail and Internet connections.
·        
The jobholder will update network applications
as required.
·        
Replace or repair defective parts and equipment.
·        
Ensure that the virus protection software is
installed on all machines and updated regularly.
·        
Provide timely user support and conduct
technology training for new and existing users.
·        
Perform routine server monitoring and
performance benchmarking.
·        
Establish network specifications by conferring
with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements;
designing router administration, including interface configuration,
establishing connections and firewalls and routing protocols.
·        
Participate in the network upgrades by liaising
with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
·        
Upgrade and update systems software as required.
·        
Ensure the network is secured by developing
network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
·        
Keep an up to date inventory of all IT hardware
and software.
·        
Ensure that the Local Area Network is up and
running.
·        
Manage contracts with external suppliers and
service providers in IT purchasing.
·        
Complete special projects as and when requested.
·        
Work in liaison with the other departments in
the organization to support overall department goals and objectives.
·        
Perform any other duties assigned to you from
time to time by the management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The IT Officer should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Information Technology or related field
·        
At least two years’ experience in the similar
field
·        
Age: Below 32 years.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a copy of their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document)
indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:
recruitment@asauganda.com, hrasauganda@gmail.com
Deadline: 31st October 2016
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