Information and Technology Officer World Bank DRDIP Project Jobs – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Organisation: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM) 
Funding Source: World
Project Name: Development
Response to Displacement Impact Project (DRDIP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
About US:
The Government of Uganda has
received a grant from the World Bank towards the Development Response to
Displacement Impact Project (DRDIP). The Project is intended to improve access
to social services, expand economic opportunities and enhance environmental
management for host and forcibly displaced households in the targeted areas of
Uganda; in the districts of Arua, Adjumani, Yumbe, Koboko, Moyo, Lamwo, Hoima,
Kamwenge, Isingiro, Kiryadongo and Kyegegwa. The project has components which
include; Social and Economic Services and Infrastructure; Sustainable
Environmental Management; Livelihoods Program; and Project Management including
Monitoring and Evaluation, and Regional and National Institutional Support.
Job Summary: The Information
and Technology Officer will support the provision of efficient and effective
ICT Support Services to project staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provision
    of ICT support to project users both at OPM/DRDIP and at the districts.
  • Troubleshoot
    ICT users’ problems relating to internet connectivity, LAN connectivity,
    email access, computer hardware and software.
  • Maintenance
    of regular backup for project data (both onsite and off-site).
  • Installation
    of software and related upgrades
  • Support
    users in backing up and restoration of data, as well as in virus
    detection, removal and prevention.
  • Monitoring
    of systems and network logs, traffic, usage and performance all time.
  • Employ
    security measures to secure project systems and data from unauthorized
  • Maintenance
    of an up-to-date inventory of ICT software and hardware.
  • Support
    the regular update of the NUSAF3 webpage in conjunction with Development
    communications unit.
  • Assist
    in training of project staff on ICT and emerging technologies.
  • Any
    other assignment related to the above .

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the World Bank DRDIP Project Information and Technology
    Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer
    Science, Information technology or its equivalent from a recognized
  • Should
    be certified in any of the following CCNA, MCSE.
  • A
    post graduate qualification is an added advantage
  • Knowledge
    of windows-based applications, web designing, Relational Databases and
    programming skills in sql and/or oracle
  • At least three years and above work experience in any of Network
    administration, systems administration, and/or database administration.
  • Knowledge
    of ICT systems analysis, design and implementation.
  • Knowledge
    of implementation of network and systems security.
  • Ability
    to update websites using any of html, java scripts or any other language.
  • Self-driven,
    initiative-taking, highly dynamic & able to work long hours
  • Demonstrates
    ability to identify problems and propose solutions.
  • Demonstrate
    knowledge of current and emerging ICT technologies.
  • Ability
    to identify new and better ICT approaches to work processes and
    incorporates same.
  • Demonstrate
    logical and analytical approach to problems solving.
  • Good
    team player with high level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Age: 25 years and above.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications accompanied by detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three
competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current employer or previous
employer (for those temporarily unemployed) plus a passport photo, contact
details (mobile number and e-mail), photocopy of the National ID should be
addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Office of the Prime Minister
New Government,
Block Plot 9-11 Apollo Kaggwa
Road P. O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda
NB: The
application forms should be delivered at the Human Resource Office 3,d
Floor, Office of the Prime Minister
Deadline: Friday, 2nd March 2018 at 5:00pm.
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