Fresher Database Administrator IT Jobs – Uganda Road Fund (URF)

Job Title:     Database Administrator
Organization: Uganda Road
Fund (URF)
Project: 2017 Road User
Satisfaction Survey (RUSS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: M&E Officer,
Statistics
About Us:
Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a body corporate established by the Uganda
Road Fund Act 2008, to finance routine and periodic maintenance of public
roads.
Job Summary: The Database
Administrator for the 2017 Road User Satisfaction Survey (RUSS) will for
re-format and enter edited RUSS datasets into the RUSS database for storage and
online visualization.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will be re-formatting RUSS
    data into an appropriate structure;
  • Importing the re-formatted data into a
    relational database;
  • Tasked with uploading the database onto
    the online RUSS interface; and
  • Responsible for documenting all processes
    undertaken on the assignment to facilitate knowledge transfer;
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Road
    Fund Database Administrator job opportunity must hold an Honors Bachelor’s
    degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or Information
    Systems or any other Data Communications related discipline. Post Graduate
    qualification in any Computer Science or Information Technology discipline
    is an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Python programming
    language;
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    with Linux open SUSE distribution; and
  • Knowledge of database development and
    administration for Django based databases.
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Good written and oral communication
    skills;
  • A self-starter able to work under minimal
    supervision; and
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to
    meet tight deadlines;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications accompanied by;
  • A capability statement detailing the
    applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated
    personal experience
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae showing
    experience and positions held
  • Current Salary
  • Three professional referees including
    phone and E-mail contacts
  • Copies of testimonials
  • Postal Addresses, daytime telephone
    contacts and E-mail address of applicant
The complete application package should be sent in hardcopy to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund,
5th Floor TWED Towers, Plot 10 Kafu Road, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 7501, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 3rd March,
2017

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