Fresher Information Technology Officer Career Jobs – Future Options Consulting Ltd (Insurance Company)

Organisation: Future Options
Consulting Ltd (Insurance Company)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which
now seeks to recruit on behalf of its valued Client, an Insurance Company.
Job Summary: The Information
Technology Officer (ITO) is responsible for overseeing the company’s
information technology software projects.  The jobholder coordinates project phases from
development to installation and acts as a liaison between clients, vendors, and
consultants. Professionally and effectively, maintains systems software plus
related infrastructure.  The ITO is
accountable for the following systems: Linux and Windows systems that support
UCS infrastructure; Linux, Oracle, Windows and Application systems that support
GIIS and Mail System and promoting procedures that enable staff and partners to
adhere to Company values.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
  • Prepare and develop requirements,
    outlines, budgets, and schedulers for information technology projects.
  • Ensure project is completed within budget
    and on time.
  • Follow PMI standards to coordinate
    projects through the project lifecycles of initiation, planning, execution
    and closure.
  • Develop work-breakdown structures.
  • Develop project tracking and variance
    reports
  • Prepare proposals.
  • Coordinate multiple vendors.
  • Utilize in-depth technical knowledge and
    business requirements to design and implement secure solutions to meet customer
    / client needs while protecting the companys assets.
  • The incumbent will also develop security
    standards, procedures, and guidelines for multiple platforms and users.
  • Install and configure systems that support
    GIIS infrastructure or Smarter Mail applications.
  • Identify approaches that leverage the
    company’s resources and provide economies of scale.
  • Support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet,
    and intranet systems
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts
    per request.
  • Identify user needs and troubleshoot
    problems reported by users.
  • Conduct periodic system audit and make
    appropriate recommendations and reports to management.
  • Upgrade and configure system software that
    supports GIIS applications or operational needs. Complexity/Problem
    Solving: Position deals with a variety of problems and sometime has to
    decide which answer is best. The question/issues are typically clear and
    require determination of which answer (from a few choices) is the best
  • Participate in the preparation the annual
    Information Technology budget. Communication/Interpersonal Contacts: Interpret
    and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or
    concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and
    recommend actions involving rather complex issues. May resolve problems
    within established practices.
  • Provides occasional guidance, some of
    which is technical.
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science.
  • Systems Engineer certification in Oracle,
    UNIX, Microsoft and CCNA.
  • At least two years’ Information technology
    experience.
  • Ability to document ICT processes or user
    support outcomes.
  • Prior experience in software support and
    WAN/LAN administration, Hardware.
  • Excellent
    customer care
  • Good
    team player
  • High
    degree of integrity
  • Ability
    to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Fluency
    in English
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated C.Vs and academic documents to the email address,
projects@futureoptionsug.com with the job title as the subject line.
Deadline: 27th January, 2017

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