Director ICT & Research Job Vacancy – ABS Consulting Group

Job Title:           Director ICT & Research
Organization:  ABS
Consulting Group
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to:      Executive
About US:
ABS Consulting Group, BID award
Gold winner for the International Star for Leadership in Quality, is an
independent management consulting firm that assists clients to improve,
streamline and upgrade their business operations. Our expertise, gained through
many years of consulting assists us to provide the best in management

Job Summary:   The Director ICT & Research will be responsible
for the development, governance and management of research functions and ICT
services across the Commission. The role provides strategic and administrative
leadership to the functional delivery of high quality ICT services and research
and operationalizes ICT and data applications to deliver optimal performance

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in
Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Science or any other related field in
Science Technology;
Project Management experience
Experience of at least 10 years of working of
which five (5) years should be in senior management/leadership experience in a
similar corporate setting.
Vast and successful experience in managing
multiple ICT disciplines and bringing together diverse functions to achieve
excellent results in a user focused environment.
Demonstrated experience in business process
analysis, project planning, risk management and budgeting, including the
deployment of resources to achieve objectives and quality.
Experience in excellent stakeholder management,
including successfully managing complex stakeholder relations.
Good understanding of the major components
supporting a complex shared ICT service;
Strong technical acumen with an adept
understanding of technological/ICT trends
Passionate and highly skilled in research
Demonstrated ability to get to the essence of a
new concept quickly.
Project Management Skills including design and
implementation of ICT projects
Creative and strategic thinking
Initiative & Innovation
Communication skills in both verbal and written
Interpersonal skills
Problem solving and analytical skills/detailed
Team orientation
Adaptability/openness to change
A positive can-do attitude,
Demonstrate calmness and composure in times of
uncertainty and stress.
Ability to monitor and oversee budgets in a
complex, diverse and changing environment
How to Apply: 
If you meet the above
requirements, please submit your application enclosing detailed curriculum
vitae giving three references, copies of academic and professional
certificates, postal address and daytime telephone contact a
ddressed to:

The Managing Director,
ABS Consulting Group
Workers House, 1 Pilkington Road,
9th Floor, Southern Wing
P.O. Box 29526
Kampala, Uganda
‘Please indicate the position
applied for on the envelope (‘Application for the position of         ”)
Submit your applications to ABS
Consulting Group Limited, Plot 1 Pilkington Road, Workers House 9th Floor, and
Southern Wing.

Deadline: 13th November 2019

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