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:

The
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.

 

Added
Advantage

·       
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
professionalism

·       
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
technology;

·       
A commitment to continuing professional development (CPD);

·       
An understanding of relevant legislation;

·       
Age: 28 to 50 years

 

How to Apply:

All
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:  recruitment@nbrb.go.ug

 

Note:        

·       
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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