Management Information System Officer IT Careers – Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

Organization: Institute of Certified Public Accountants of
Uganda (ICPAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance Manager
Ref: DCS231/03/18
About US:
Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) is the national
professional accountancy body in Uganda, established by the Accountants Act.
The Institute also has a mandate to conduct professional accountancy examinations
in Uganda. The Institute is mandated to also:
Regulate and maintain the Standard of
Accountancy in Uganda.
Prescribe and regulate the conduct of
accountants and practising accountants in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Management
Information System Officer mainly monitors and maintains the computer systems
and networks of ICPAU. The job holder installs and configures computer systems,
diagnoses hardware and software faults and solves technical and applications
problems, either over the phone or in person.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides IT Support to staff, members and
students including procedural documentation and relevant reports
Installs and configures computer hardware
operating systems and applications
Updates the institute’s websites
Monitors and maintains computer systems,
databases, applications, backups and networks;
Troubleshoots database queries, system and
network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware or software problems
before they are escalated
Manages the security of the network
Repair and maintenance of the institutes IT
Equipment replacing parts as required;
Tasked with the maintenance and management of
the servers
Supports the roll-out of new applications;
Sets up new users’ accounts and profiles and
dealing with password issues;
Procurement of IT equipment and some software
Develops new database applications/modules
Keeps track of the IT Assets
Performs any other duties as requested by the IT
in Charge, Head of Finance
Occasional Tasks/Duties:
Design the institute’s websites
Involvement in the design of new IT systems
Training staff, members and students on how to
use the new systems designed
Supervision of the cabling work in new offices
Making proposals to management for new database
Handling database application trainings for
staff as an when required
Integration of database applications both
internal and external
Involvement in Procurement of ICT items
Working with consultants on development/testing
and implementation on new systems
Seasonal Tasks:
Involvement in Invigilating exams
Managing ICT, registration and other duties at
residential seminars
Organizing staff party/reflection and retreats
Offering support during major residential
seminars and other activities

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a
University degree in Computer science or related field business e.g.
information technology; business systems engineering; computer networking and
hardware; computer software development; information technology; internet
engineering; software engineering
Two years of relevant practical working
experience in a reputable organization,
In-depth knowledge of the programs and
applications, typically Microsoft, Linux, UNIX and Cisco technologies.
Customer service experience.
Knowledge of MYSQL and Php Programming
Ability to think logically;
A good memory of how software and operating
systems work;
Excellent listening and questioning skills,
combined with the ability to interact confidently with clients to establish
what the problem is and explain the solution;
The ability to work well in a team;
Problem solving skills;
A strong customer focus;
Ability to prioritize workload
Attention to detail.
How to Apply: 
All interested applicants should their applications including a
detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including
at least two from previous employers (if any), and functioning telephone
numbers/e-mail addresses quoting the Job Reference Number. Please send your
application with all the necessary documents in a sealed envelope quoting the
job reference number on the envelope to the address below.
The Secretary,
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda,
Plot 42 Bukoto Street, Kololo,
P. O. Box 12464, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 16th March 2018
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