Head, ICT Job Placements – Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)



Job Title:   Head, ICT
Organization:  Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director
– Planning and Strategic Information

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, ICT will provide technical
leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of policies,
plans, strategies and programmes that promote investment and usage of ICT for
enhanced effectiveness and efficiency in implementation of the National HIV and
AIDS Response.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·      
Initiate the development and monitor
implementation of ICT policies, regulations and guidelines for the Commission
·      
Manage the implementation of the ICT roadmap
aimed at enhancing operational efficiencies and strategic decision making in
UAC;
·      
Provide technical support and guidance on all
matters of procurement, utilization and maintenance of ICT hardware and
software to the UAC;
·      
Initiate and coordinate the revision/
development of the Commission’s ICT policy, strategies and operational manuals
for the national response;
·      
Ensure confidentiality, security and reliability
of the UAC’s information system.
·      
Maintain and update the Management Information
System (MIS) for the collection, analysis and dissemination of data within UAC;
·      
Plan and lobby for continuous investment and
upgrade of ICT infrastructure, hardware and software, and setup of supporting
network infrastructure at the headquarter and zonal offices
·      
Coordinate and conduct capacity building
programmes for staff of UAC and partner organizations ICT policy, 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;
·      
Coordinate and guide the processes for knowledge
management and exchange for the National HIV and AIDS Response;
·      
Review, design, implement and maintain sound
Local Area Network and Wide Area Network systems for the Commission;
·      
Plan, budget, requisitions and accounts for the
resources and performance of the ICT Unit.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·      
The ideal candidate must hold an Honors Bachelor
Degree in Information Technology or Management Information Systems, Computer
Science, or Statistics/Mathematics (computer science option); Software
Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering or its equivalent from
a recognized awarding institution
·      
A post graduate qualification in Data
Communication & Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer
Science or its equivalent from a recognized awarding institution
·      
At least Ten (10) years of working experience 3
of which served at a senior management position in a public or reputable
private organization
·      
Good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
·      
Effective communicate skills;
·      
Information Systems design and development;
·      
Hard and software designing and analysis;
·      
Planning, organizing and coordinating;
·      
Teamwork leadership and Networking;
·      
Knowledge management;
·      
Concern for quality and standards;
·      
Ethics and integrity.

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

Email to: uac@uac.go.ug

NB:Please note
that those who had applied before, may reapply. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.

Deadline: 28th February 2020 by 5.00pm.

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