Fresher Management Information System Officer Job Careers – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head ICT
About US:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was
established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of
Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other
healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of
human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the
regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary: The Management
Information System Officer will oversee, manage, and be accountable for and own
the operations and business-as-usual (BAU) activities of the ICT department
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Provide
day to day IT support and maintenance of key IT infrastructure
·        
Manage
IT and computer systems including budgets and expenditure
·        
Maintain
automated registers
·        
Maintain
the Secretariat’s website
·        
Maintain
current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software resources
·        
Maintain
a log of required repairs and maintenances
·        
Develop
and implement policies and procedure for electronic data processing
·        
Develop
standards, guidelines, and procedures for system development, and management
·        
Perform
regular backups of Secretariat’s Registers
·        
Ensure
backup and recovery procedures and plans are in place and regularly updated
·        
Provide
individual training and IT support to all Authority staff.
·        
Undertake
any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from time to
time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the National Drug
Authority (NDA) Management Information System Officer job placement should
preferably hold a Bachelor’s in Computer Science, IT, Computer Technology,
Software Engineering
·        
One year
working experience in Management Information System in a reputable
organization.
·        
Extensive
knowledge of: Programming languages and operating systems; current
equipment and technologies in use e.g. virtualization, storage systems;
UNIX/Linux system administration, enterprise backup and recovery procedures,
and system performance monitoring tools.
·        
Ability
to: plan, organize and document complex system design activities and to
configure systems to be consistent with institutional policies/procedures;
communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing;
establish and maintain cooperation, understanding, trust and credibility;
perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations
effectively.
·        
IT
literacy and Computer software applications skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your
Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be
your current or most recent employer either electronically to the e-mail
address- hr@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office, 1st
Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application should
be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National Drug
Authority.
Deadline: 10th
January 2018
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