Manager Networks and Infrastructure Job Placement – Finance Trust Bank

Job Title:   Manager Networks and Infrastructure     
Organisation: Finance Trust Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of ICT
About US:
Finance Trust Bank was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank
on 11th November, 2013, taking over the financial services business of Uganda
Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Today Finance Trust Bank is a fully fledged
commercial bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000
borrowers, through a network of 35 branches country wide. The bank offers a
variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans,
Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises
of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.
Job Summary: The Manager Networks and Infrastructure
will plan, direct, and coordinate the design, installation, and connectivity of
computer systems and network infrastructure to ensure the stable operation of
the organization’s IT assets. This includes configuring, maintaining,
supporting, and optimizing all new and existing network hardware, software, and
communication links. This role is also responsible for telephone, data center,
security systems and other electronic infrastructure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and set priorities for the design,
maintenance, development and evaluation of all infrastructure systems,
including LANs, WANs, Internet, intranet, security, wireless implementations
Design and implement short and long term
strategic plans to ensure infrastructure capacity meets existing and future
Monitor bandwidth usage, analyze traffic
patterns and volumes, and determine impact/implications of issues and
thereafter make recommendations to management.
Develop, Plan/schedule maintenance activities
and communicate standards for use, and security of network in a timely manner.
Manage and ensure effectiveness of servers,
including e-mail, print, and backup servers, and their associated operating
systems and software. Responsible for on-site and offsite data centers.
Oversee purchases of all new IT equipment for
Technical Services, by recording and taking proper inventory of all Network
& infrastructure assets of the Bank.
Ensure that substantive Disaster Recovery and
Business Continuity plans are in place, regularly tested and updated.
Manage and ensure effectiveness of security
solutions, including firewalls, anti-virus solutions, and intrusion detection
Establish and maintain regular written and
in-person communications with the organization’s executives, decision-makers,
stakeholders, department heads, and end users regarding pertinent network
Manage operational costs; conduct near- and
long-term financial forecasts for expanded functionality and or user base.
Test network performance and provide network
performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining network
infrastructure and conduct regular security monitoring to detect any possible
Test server performance and provide network
performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining server
Oversee the administration of user accounts,
permissions, and access rights in the Active Directory and Email-servers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or other related fields.
Professional Certification in CISCO Networking
(CCNP) and Microsoft – MCSE are a must have.
Exceptional knowledge of service and application
delivery, as well as successful service level agreement accomplishments.
Excellent knowledge of current protocols and
standards, including Active Directory, Group Policies, MS Exchange, Core
Switching/Routing, SSL/IPSec, SAN, Virtualization, Business Continuity,
Disaster Recovery.
Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware
such as servers, routers, bridges, switches, hubs, modems, network interface
cards, and so on.
Knowledge and understanding of system flow
charts, data processing concepts, and telecommunications principles.
Experience installing network cabling and
telephony systems.
A keen attention to details.
Ability to work long hours with minimal
A team player with ability to supervise team
How to Apply:
All Suitably qualified candidates should address their
application as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV to Head,
Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972,
Kampala, Uganda, and email it to The CV should include
telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be
the most recent employer.
Deadline: 12th December, 2019
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