Head, Information Communication & Technology Employment Opportunity – Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)

Organisation: Uganda
AIDS Commission (UAC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Director – Planning and Strategic Information ICT Officer
About US:
Uganda AIDS
Commission (UAC) was established in 1992 by an Act of Parliament (Cap 208) and
is under the Office of the President of the Republic of Uganda. The Act
provides for the Commission to Oversee, Plan and Coordinate AIDS Prevention and
Control activities throughout Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Head, Information Communication &
Technology will provide technical leadership and guidance in the development
and implementation of ICT programmes and usage of ICT for enhanced
effectiveness and efficiency in implementation of the national HIV/AIDS
response.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develops and monitors implementation of ICT policies, regulations
    and guidelines for the Commission.
  • Provide technical support and guidance on all matters of
    procurement, utilization and maintenance of ICT hard ware and software to
    UAC.
  • Ensures confidentially, security and reliability of the UAC’s
    information system.
  • Maintains and updates the Management Information System (MIS)
  • Plan for upgrades and maintenance of ICT Infrastructure
  • Conducts capacity building programmes for staff of UAC on ICT
    policies, use of equipment and user applications 
  • Provide technical support in UAC’s data gathering, updating and
    information dissemination processes on the epidemic and the response at
    different levels.
  • Plans, budgets, requisitions and accounts for the resources and
    performance of the ICT department.
  • Supervises and appraises subordinates



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science,
    Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Computer
    engineering, software engineering or other qualifications in systems
    analysis, design, development from a recognized university.
  • Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science, Information Technology,
    Information Systems management from a recognized university.
  • At least three years of postgraduate qualification in a Government
    or a reputable organization



Competences
  • Information systems design and development
  • Hard ware and software designing analysis
  • Good communication skills
  • Census building
  • Critical thinking
  • Budgeting
  • Trouble shooting and problem solving
  • Self-management skills
  • Team work
  • Knowledge Management
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should provide a cover letter expressing
interest in the job, a detailed CV, including present position, names,
addresses, and phone contacts of three professional referees, copies of
professional/ educational certificates and copies of previous appointments.
Please send it to:
The Director
General,
Uganda AIDS
Commission,
Plot 1-3 Salim Bay
Road Ntinda,
P.O Box 10779
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 30th September 2019 by 5.00pm.
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