Senior IT Officer Job Careers – National Building Review Board


Job Title:       Senior
IT Officer

Organisation:  National Building Review Board

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Manager Administration


About US:

National Building Review Board is a government agency under the Ministry of
Works and Transport established by the Building Control Act, 2013. The Board is
mandated to monitor building developments; ensure that the design and
construction of  buildings and utilities
to which the public is to have access cater for persons with disabilities;
oversee, inspect and monitor the operations of Building Committees;  hear and determine appeals from persons
dissatisfied with the decisions of a Building Committee; and to determine the
fees to be charged by urban and district building committees for approval of
plans, issue of building permits and occupation permits.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Responsible for planning, budgeting and reporting on the
activities of the department

Participate in the development of the NBRB ICT and data
management Policy

Lead and monitor the installation, maintenance and
capacity planning of NBRB’s network infrastructure in order to meet NBRB
network availability requirements

Responsible for monitoring the availability of
Communication services delivered over the NBRB network Infrastructure to meet
Business requirements

Responsible for monitoring and evaluating risks associated
with ICT infrastructure in order to meet NBRB availability requirements and
comply with ICT policy

Plan and manage the performance and development of staff under
supervision so as to improve their productivity

Implement & maintain an information technology
security architecture commensurate with international Standards to reduce risks
to the IT assets that complies with the organizations corporate strategy.

Develop and align the Software Development Strategy/Plan
to business needs to provide direction to the development team.

Lead System Design and Conceptualization processes to
leverage existing technologies, engender reusability and build upon alignment
to IT strategic direction

Profile and manage communications and Stakeholder
interests so as to build and sustain suitable working relations


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal applicant for the National Building Review Board
Senior IT Officer job placement must hold a Masters’ Degree in Computer
Science, Information Technology, Statistics (Computing option), Engineering or
related field from a recognized academic institution

A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in either; Computer Science,
Information Technology, Statistics with computing, Computer Engineering,
Telecommunications Engineering

Professional certification such as; ITIL, Cisco and
Microsoft courses, Virtualization Certifications and SAN Certifications

At least FIVE (05) years’ experience, TWO of which must
have been at supervisory level managing large corporate networks, mixed
protocol environment and Business continuity planning techniques

Demonstrated experience working in a leadership role in an
organization/business unit/project with diverse professionals.



Professional certifications in; Communication Network, ICT
Security, IT Service Management, or Business Continuity Planning

Good knowledge of the NBRB ICT Policy, ITIL standards and
relevant network administration manuals.


Character and Competencies

Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity and

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;

Familiarity with the main data manipulation languages and
the principles of database design;

Good organisational skills;

Ability to work within tight deadlines under pressure;

The ability to create and maintain strong working
relationships with colleagues and customers;

A willingness to keep up to date with developments in new

A commitment to continuing professional development (CPD);

An understanding of relevant legislation;

Age: 28 to 50 years


How to Apply:

applications should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, National Building
Review Board P.O. Box 7349, Kampala Uganda and submitted directly online via
Email to:



Applications should be accompanied by latest detailed  CV, Copies of academic Certificates, 2
Passport size photographs, copy of a National ID, copy of a valid practicing
License (where necessary) and any other relevant document.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Late submissions SHALL NOT be accepted.


Deadline: 15th September, 2020.


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