Information Technology (IT) Officer USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John
Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Director of Finance
& Administration
About US:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a
leader in improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries, and currently
operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.
The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading public health
research and consulting organization.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute
to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the
capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-
driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria,
nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders
to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up
high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional,
district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual
elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and
condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can
be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
Job Summary: The Information
Technology (IT) Officer will set up and maintain the IT systems and provide
ongoing IT support for the RHITES-N, Lango project.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provides
    help desk support to LAN users, diagnosing, trouble shooting and solving
    PC hardware faults; and recommends training where appropriate
  • Is
    responsible for setting up, administration and maintenance of Microsoft
    Windows Servers, Linux Servers and the Internet gateways, including
    liaising with outside IT agencies and consultants.
  • Researching
    the purchase, rental and lease of computer systems, communications
    services, hardware, software and other services to meet the needs of the
    project;
  • Enforcing
    IT policies, standards, practices, software manuals and security measures
    to ensure effective operations and to safeguard information resources;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Information Technology (IT)
    Officer job placement should hold a Degree in Computer Science,
    Information Technology, or related field;
  • Seven
    years of relevant experience in designing, developing, or implementing
    information technology projects in developing countries
  • The
    applicant must be conversant with Google apps;
  • Relevant
    experience with USAID-funded programs and knowledge of USAID rules, and
    regulations strongly desired
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their updated cover letters and updated CVs to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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