Senior ICT Officer – System Analyst Job Careers – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)




Organisation: Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
ICT
About US:
Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade
Industry and Cooperatives responsible for standardization, Quality Assurance,
Metrology and Laboratory Testing (SQMT) with the objective of facilitating fair
trade, promoting local industries and Consumer protection. The Uganda National
Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade,
Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327 and became
operational in 1989. It is governed by the National Standards Council and
headed by the Executive Director who is responsible for the day-to-day
operation of UNBS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide
technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT software projects
and initiatives to support and enhance UNBS developed systems.
·        
Identify
opportunities that can improve efficiency of business processes.
·        
Coordinate
application development for multiple projects.
·        
Assist
in troubleshooting software application issues.
·        
Troubleshoot
technical issues and identify modifications needed in existing applications to
meet changing user requirements.
·        
Analyze
data contained in the corporate database and identify data integrity issues
with existing and proposed systems and work with development team to implement
solutions.
·        
Provide
assistance and advice to business users in the effective use of applications
and information technology.
·        
Write
technical procedures and documentation for applications including operations,
user guide, etc.
·        
Produce
technical documentation for new and existing applications.
·        
Participate
in regular meetings with the IT team to discuss progress and issues to be
resolved, and report progress on a regular basis to the Senior Developer and
Manager ICT.
·        
Participate
in IT project steering committees and be involved in the design phase of any
new IT software development projects.
·        
Assist
in the creation of system design and functional specifications for all new
development projects.
·        
Serve as
a liaison and facilitator between all business units to assist in addressing
and resolving IT software issues.
·        
Ensure
that appropriate standards and procedures are adhered to during software
development processes.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the UNBS Senior ICT Officer – System Analyst job opportunity
should hold a post graduate qualification in ICT related field from a
recognized University/Institution
·        
Possession
of Honours degree in either Computer Science, Information Technology,
Information Systems, Computer or Software Engineering from a recognized
University/Institution
·        
At least
five years of IT experience with at least 3 years’ exposure to systems analysis
work.
·        
Extensive
knowledge of data processing, hardware platforms, and enterprise software
applications.
·        
Technical
experience with systems networking, databases, Web development, and user
support.
·        
Experience
in relational Database design in Microsoft SQL, MySQL, Oracle etc.
·        
Working
knowledge with Microsoft Office Products, Microsoft Visio, and Microsoft
Project.
·        
Strong
project management skills with effective results focus within an information
systems environment.
·        
Strong
analytical and problem solving skills.
·        
Self-motivated
with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
·        
Proven
ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and with a team, in a
high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities.
·        
Willingness
to work occasionally outside of normal business hours.
·        
Excellent
English oral and written communication skills.
·        
The
successful candidate must have a high level of integrity and professionalism,
Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills and needs to be a team player, an
excellent communicator with good oral communication and presentation skills.
·        
Age: Between 30 and 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested persons are encouraged to apply as per the guidance
below;
  • Please follow the link thus; Click Here
  • Use your email address as your
    registration mail
  • Fill in all tabs as per the application
    as required
  • Attach your updated CV with mobile
    telephone numbers indicated, copies of academic qualifications and
    national identity card under the tab for documents
  • Complete your application by clicking
    ‘submit application’
  • No hand delivered applications will be
    received
NB:
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • UNBS does not request for any payments
    at any stage of recruitment and review process
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
    contacted
Deadline: 17th May 2019 by 5:00pm
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