Assistant Manager – Business Process Automation Job Placement – Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Job Title:             Assistant Manager – Business Process
Organization:  Deposit
Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:      Head
Information Technology
About US:
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a Ugandan
government agency that provides deposit insurance to depositors in Ugandan
Banks, Credit Institutions and Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (MDIs).
Job Summary:    The Assistant Manager – Business Process
Automation will provide application and database support, create and evaluate
software that meets the business requirements of the Fund.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Analyze and understand the Fund business
processes and propose technical solutions.
Design automated process solutions in accordance
with standard design principles and conventions.
Configure new automated processes and objects
using core workflow principles that are efficient, well structured,
maintainable and easy to understand.
Work within project planning constraints,
communicating any identified project risks and issues to the delivery/project
manager accordingly and providing inputs to the change control process.
Develop professionally written policy and
procedure proposals that clearly articulate the Fund’s value proposition.
Reviews quality assurance reports on new or
modified business applications, to ensure the applications sufficiently address
the business needs.
Analyzes business requirements and Develop
technical design specifications for business applications that address the
customer needs.
Implements Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS)
business automation solutions based on documented system specifications to meet
the business needs of the Fund.  This job
involves working with solution vendors to implement systems that meet business
Develops in-house built business automation
solutions based on documented system specifications and adopted IT standards to
satisfy customer needs.  This job
involves designing, coding, testing, and deploying applications that meet
business requirements.
Analyzes business requirements and develop
technical design specifications for business intelligence solutions that
address the business needs.
Develops business intelligence solutions
including data repositories, reports, analytics, query tools and dashboards
based on technical design documentation to satisfy customer information
needs.  Data repositories mine data from
various sources including databases, spreadsheets, text files and others.
Plans and co-ordinate the testing of new or
upgraded IT applications, to ensure delivery of required functionality and
adherence to the Fund’s standards.
Plan, participate and conduct technical reviews
of own documents to achieve high quality and conformity to the Fund’s
Proposes IT solution options including the
acquisition of new applications and/or reuse or extension of existing business
applications, to address documented business needs.
Develops and maintain the Fund’s Applications
Architecture to ensure all new business applications conform to the standard.
Provides project leadership for various database
initiatives and technical advice on the logical design of databases and
adequate disaster recovery arrangements. This may include installing, testing
and implementing database management systems and related products.
Researches on IT trends and propose business
process improvements to take advantage of technological advances.
Ensures that automated test scripts are created,
maintained and executed to meet software release deliverables and project
testing requirements.
Ensures that load test scripts are created,
maintained and executed to provide consistent baselines and measurement of the
performance of applications to meet software release deliverables and project
testing requirements.
Contributes to the continuous improvement of
systems in the Fund by undertaking system and software reviews and recommending
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
Key Results:
System and process change requests.
Technical investigation reports and
administrative memorandum.
Technical study reports, white papers,
proposals, and advisories.
Progress reports on business requirements and
system specifications.
Presentations to the Executive Management and/or
the Board of Directors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection
Fund of Uganda (DPF) Assistant Manager – Business Process Automation job
placement must hold a first-class or upper second-class bachelor’s degree in
computer science/engineering, information systems, mathematics or closely
related field, from an accredited institution, is essential.
5+ years working experience in a computerized
information processing or communications environment, including at least one
(1) role as software application development is essential.
A Master’s degree in a relevant field is
Experience in automated software testing and
significant knowledge of testing tools is desirable.
A Certification in Oracle Certified PL/SQL
Developer, Microsoft Certified Professional Developer is desirable.
Demonstrated proficiency of MS office packages
is desirable.
Technical Competencies
Demonstrable knowledge of software development
techniques, methodologies and best practices in PL/SQL, Visual Basic.
Problem-solving and extensive knowledge and
experience of delivering complex projects on time and with minimum disruption
for customers.
Systems design integration, installation and
Requirements definition and management.
Database/repository design.
Programming/Software development.
Behavioral Competencies
Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal
responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with
little oversight.
Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust
and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes
cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational
goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized
by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing
needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively
manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work
is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure
that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
Communication: Shares and receives information
using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Stress Tolerance and tact: Maintains composure
in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging
or tense interpersonal situations.
Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates
commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways
that further the accomplishment of its goals.
People Management: Leads and engages people to
maximize organizational and individual performance through alignment with the
Fund’s mission and attainment of strategic and operational goals.
Coaching and Mentoring: Enables co-workers to
grow and succeed through feedback, instruction, and encouragement. Influences
others to be excited and committed to furthering the Fund’s objectives. ability
to gain other’s support for ideas, proposals, and solutions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
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