Management Information Systems Officer Job Careers – ECLOF Uganda

Job
Title:           Management Information Systems
Officer
Organization:  ECLOF Uganda
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance
Manager
                                                  
About US:
ECLOF Uganda is a
micro-finance Organization affiliated to ECLOF International it offers business
loans for working capital and agricultural loans.
Job Summary:  The Management Information Systems Officer will
be responsible for effectively managing the day to day development and
execution of all information technology functions enterprise software,
applications development, technology infrastructure (servers, workstations,
peripherals, wireless network, wireless scanning devices, etc.), information security,
and telecommunications. This position will monitor new and emerging systems and
technology and make recommendations to the Management Team on purchases,
negotiate contracts with technology vendors and suppliers, lead data reporting
and system user training while optimizing the return of technology investments.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Provides
management and leadership to the IT Department to support daily operations and
continue to enhance IT systems and services to meet the needs of associates and
external partners.
·       
Conduct
ongoing analysis of current systems utilization and needs.
·       
Leads IT
operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation,
prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and
management of current and future IT systems across the organization.
·       
Establishes
IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.
·       
Be a
hands on officer who will eliminate the need for reliance on outside vendors
through their knowledge and experience.
·       
Utilizes
broad IT knowledge and understanding of the current and future business needs
to define and estimate IT project costs, efforts, and ROI for consideration by
the Management Team. Assesses and communicates risks associated with IT
investments.
·       
Leads
approved IT projects from start to end to ensure tasks and ownership are
assigned, timelines are met and the project stays on scope and budget all while
providing continuous communication and updates to the Management Team and other
affected staff.
·       
Provide
management leadership for the Information Technology team by attracting,
retaining, and developing all members of the team to achieve high performance
levels by ensuring a positive and ethical work culture.
·       
Responsible
for the management of multiple information and communications systems and
projects, including voice, data, imaging, and office automation.
·       
Oversees
the development and maintenance of the systems architecture, defining standards
and protocols for data exchange, communications, software and interconnection
of company information systems.
·       
Coordinates
and manages information reporting needs and data analysis for the organization.
Ensures that the related information systems are designed and managed in a way
to facilitate the effective gathering, processing, distribution and use of
pertinent information required by all departments.
·       
Oversees
and carries out the development and implementation of technology related
user-training programs.
·       
Develops
and maintains corporate policies and standards aimed at maximizing
effectiveness and minimizing costs related to the acquisition, implementation
and operation of IT systems.
·       
Serves
as the organizational leader of Information Security practices and development
and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity
plan for technology systems.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Information Sciences, or
related business field
·       
Possess
a thorough knowledge of all functional aspects of IT.
·       
A
minimum of three years’ experience of progressively more responsible IT
·       
Technology
Skills – hands on experience with the following IT environments: ERP software
(Macola Preferred), SQL, Applications Development, IT Infrastructure, Virtual
Server environments, Microsoft Exchange Server, Security, and
Telecommunications.
·       
Possess
solid experience in the application of project management and office
productivity tools (e.g. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Crystal).
·       
Natural
Focus on Customer Service Excellence–commitment to consistently deliver high
quality work, products and services in a timely and cost effective manner.
·       
Communication
Skills – Strong verbal, organizational and written communication.
·       
Strong
Work Ethic – has a self-starting nature and conscientious and diligent work
ethic, a demonstrated flexibility, integrity, and commitment to see any issue
through to its resolution.
·       
Operational
Focus – goal of optimizing organizational, team, and individual effectiveness
to meet business goals.
·       
Leadership-ability
to provide leadership and develop the IT Department, both within the department
and throughout the organization.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates send a cover letter, academic documents and
CV to mkyagaba@eclofuganda.com (Subject Line: MIS- officer – First Name, Last
Name)
OR Hand deliver your
cover letter, academic documents and CV to ECLOF UGANDA Head office located at
Pot 2 Kyagwe Road, Ground floor, Kati House. P.O. Box 22886, Kampala – Uganda.
Contact us on 0414344249
Deadline: 23rd March 2020
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