ICT Officer Job Placements – Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)

Job Title:   ICT Officer
Organization:  Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
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 ICT Officer will manage the operations and
maintenance of ICT equipment and services in UAC and ensure reliability and
effectiveness of IT support services to UAC staff and Units.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·      
Manage the operations of ICT facilities and
equipment in UAC and provides technical support to users / UAC units whenever
required;
·      
Assesse ICT needs at UAC , and develop
appropriate plans and budgets for addressing gaps
·      
Provide inputs into the procurement,
installation and maintenance of ICT hardware and software equipment and
services;
·      
Provide technical support in the formulation and
development of ICT policies, regulations and guidelines for the Commission;
·      
Plan and conduct capacity development programmes
for UAC staff on the proper usage and handling of ICT facilities and equipment;
·      
Rationalize and harmonize diverse data sets to
ensure an integrated database system for UAC and all users;
·      
Install and maintain UAC local and wide area
network systems and services including installation and configuring of software
applications, and data and systems security;
·      
Requisition and supervise servicing and
maintenance of ICT infrastructure and equipment;
·      
Provide IT technical support in the development
and maintenance of the UAC databases website and intranet;
·      
Provide technical support in the development and
implementation of knowledge and information management policies and strategies;
·      
Design and supports implementation of user
support strategies, contingency plans and disaster recovery programmes;
·      
Manage access control for network users so as to
maintain confidentiality and integrity of the network resources;
·      
Draft and submit technical report to the Head of
ICT.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The applicant 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
·      
Three years of working experience at the level
of ICT Officer in a public or reputable private organization
·      
Trouble shooting and problem solving skills
·      
Effective Communicate skills;
·      
Information Systems design and development;
·      
Hard and software designing and analysis;
·      
Planning, organizing and coordinating;
·      
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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