Technical Manager Job Placement – Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:      Technical Manager
Organisation: Uganda
Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono,
Reports to: Director,
University ICT Services
About UCU:
Uganda Christian University was
founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was promoted as a
university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained clergy and
educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. Uganda Christian
University was established in 1997.
Job Summary: The Technical
Manager provides in-depth technical coordination for the technical units
(Infrastructure and Systems). The position will ensure optimal availability of
ICT resources and facilities throughout the University including all of its
regional campuses.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible
    for the daily coordination of all University ICT technical operations;
  • Work
    with the Director of University ICT Services to propose and implement
    needed ICT services to required standards or according to existing Service
    Level Agreements (SLA);
  • Plan
    for, introduce and integrate new technologies in the existing environment;
  • Develop,
    implement and maintain an effective network and data security strategy;
  • To
    provide periodic update reports to the Director of University ICT

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Technical Manager job must hold a Master’s and
    Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or
    Engineering related field from a recognized institution of higher learning
    or more than one related professional certification.
  • Engineering,
    IT or Computer Science related professional certifications will be an
    added advantage and at least three (3) years post Masters experience two
    (2) of which should be at supervisory level
  • OR
    a Bachelor’s degree and professional certification in Information
    Technology, Computer Science or Engineering related field from a
    recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Three
    (3) years post professional certification work experience two (2) of which
    should be at supervisory level.
  • Must
    have ICT project management experience.
  • Strong
    team leadership skills and demonstrable knowledge of strategic planning.
  • Excellent
    verbal / written communication skills.
  • Must
    be a person of strong faith and integrity and a committed Christian.
How to Apply:
All prospective employees are
encouraged to send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly
demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and two
references (Leadership & Pastoral). Please also attach two (2) copies of
academic and professional certificates and transcripts.  All online
applications must be sent in one PDF attachment.
Send to:
The Manager of Human Resource
& Administration,
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono. Uganda
Email to:
Deadline: Friday, 9th February 2018 by 5:00pm
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