ICT Development Manager Career Opportunity – Duma Works

Job Title:              ICT Development Manager
Organisation: Duma Works
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and
potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect
person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access
new opportunities. Duma Works is a recruiting platform that fuses traditional
human-centered recruiting and an interactive digital process to simplify how
growing businesses hire top talent on the African continent. Since 2012,
hundreds of employers all over East Africa have used DUMA Works to save time
and money when identifying qualified job candidates. They are recruiting for a
valuable client, a reputable solar energy for profit company in Uganda.
Job Summary: The ICT Development Manager
is responsible for translating client and business needs into ICT tools and
solutions that improve the client journey (by enabling staff) and take away
barriers to manage & control the business. The manager ensures Innovative
ICT solutions are developed and implemented through an in-house ICT team or
external providers. The ICT manager develops a deep understanding of the
business, and translates the (constantly changing) needs of the business into
effective and cost-efficient ICT solutions, thereby displaying a high level of
care for its internal clients. He/she is a team-player with eye for detail,
taking an analytical approach to solving problems, and comes with innovative
ideas. The manager is able to adapt to change while managing multiple
assignments. The manager has a broad understanding of applied business ICT and
comes with an already well established network in the sector.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Business software and intelligence
·        
Analyse business needs and define requirements
for improved functionality of the ERP system. Supervise the (outsourced)
development and deployment of new features. Develop routine or incidental
reports and reporting tools that assist with the management of the operations
and strategic decision making. The team is also responsible for general system
administration of the back-office team.
Infrastructure: Ensure the physical and software infrastructure
keeps up with the needs of the business. Come-up with new solutions and
outsource where possible.
Research and Development: The ICT team researches and develops
innovative ICT technology that improve control, efficiency and client
satisfaction, e.g. development and deployment of mobile interfaces or support
ICT product development.
Management and Training
·        
Day to day team management and weekly, monthly
and quarterly planning & reporting. Sourcing and vetting of suppliers and temporary
resources.
·        
Train and coach junior ICT professionals in the
team and develop relevant ICT trainings for the rest of the organisation.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (or
equivalent) in Business IT or other relevant field
·        
At least five years of work experience in
managing innovative ICT environments and teams. Proven track record in managing
the implementation of business software.
·        
Previous experience with open source software in
professional environments. Knowledge of ERP systems, in particular Odoo.
·        
Knowledge of deploying and managing networks of
50+ computers.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: 
apply@jobs.dumaworks.com with the subject line as “3129”, Your Full name
&  Phone number e.g. 3129 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your
application will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic
screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive
immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8
questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the
test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to
+254702093793.
Deadline: 22nd November
2017

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