Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Officer Jobs – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Organization: National
Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head-ICT
About US:
National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan
construction and real estate management company, partly owned by the Uganda
Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the
country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes
in an organized environment.
Job Summary:  The Information Communication and Technology
(ICT) Officer will be responsible for Supporting the Implementation,
Maintenance and Management of ICT solutions, projects and operations, as well
as providing support to ICT users in the Company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the design, development and Maintenance of Enterprise
    Management Systems in the organization including computer devices, Servers
    and Network infrastructure
  • Implement and enforce the disaster Recovery plan and Information
    Technology (IT) security in the organization.
  • Provide technical support for the Local Area Networks and Wide Area
  • Provide 1st level and 2nd level support in the organization to
    enhance availability of IT services such as troubleshooting software and
    hardware failures.
  • Assist staff to solve telephony and Computer-related problems and
    management of social media platforms, websites and online services.
  • Liaise with external vendors, who provide maintenance and repair
    services and keep an up-to- date inventory of the work they do for the
  • Manage computer hardware and software maintenance in the
    organization to facilitate business continuity such as installations, upgrades,
    IT Asset tracking, repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Perform daily backup as per the backup schedule.
  • Liaise directly with end users to clarify, analyse and resolve
    reported issues, delivering high standards of customer service.
  • Assist in ICT procurement including needs assessments and
    benchmarks, preparing technical specifications and evaluation.
  • Assist in monitoring and updates of cloud services in the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information
    Technology, Computer Science, Statistics with specializing in Computer
    Science or a closely related and relevant field, from a recognized
  • Possession of Certified ICT training such as CCNA, MCSA, CISSP, ITIL
    from a recognized Institution shall be an added advantage.
  • Good working knowledge of various operating systems like windows,
    Linux, UNIX shall be an added advantage.
  • Experience in developing, administering websites, information
    security program, Digital Marketing, IT Project Management, Emerging
    Technologies and disaster recovery operation is desirable.
  • Working experience of three (3) years as an ICT Support and team
    leader, or in a similar position, in a large and reputable public or
    private sector organization.
  • Age Limit: Below 50 years
Competencies/Personal Abilities:
  • Results-oriented with high level of flexibility
  • Ability to detect and attend to ICT problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to train others to acquire basic Computer skills.
  • Proven presentation and reporting abilities.
  • Creative thinking
  • Good systems development methodologies
  • Proven analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good IT and computer proficiency skills.
  • High Level of Integrity.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications indicating the position being applied for and
accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates,
evidence of relevant working experience & contacts of three professional
referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human
Resource Officer,
National Housing
& Construction Company Limited,
Plot 5, 7thStreet,
Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: (All applications via email must be sent as one document not
more than 10 mbs)
Deadline: 1st February, 2019 by 4.00 p.m.
(Local time)
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