IT and Database Manager NGO Jobs – Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI)

 

Job Title:    IT and Database Manager

Organization:  Multi Community Based Development
Initiative (MUCOBADI)

Duty Station:  Jinja,
Uganda

Reports to: Director Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

 

About US:

Multi Community Based Development Initiative (MUCOBADI) a local NGO
founded in 2000 by Community Development Volunteers to bring development, but in
particular to support people living with HIV to be productive. MUCOBADI is
registered as a Non-Government Organization (S.5914/7569) and is incorporated
as a company limited by Guarantee.

 

About Project:

MUCOBADI is an Implementing Partner of the USAID/Improving Care and
Resilience for Children and Youth Activity (USAID/ICARE) in East Central Uganda
whose goal is to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among OVC
and Adolescent Girls and Young Women. The expected results for the project
include; Strengthened and sustained identification, retention and viral suppression
of children and adolescents with HIV, along with caregivers, Improved health
and prospects and reduced risk of violence and HIV for highly vulnerable
adolescents and Strengthened prevention and response to violence against
children and youth.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting
to the Director Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, the IT and Database
Manager will be responsible for the provision of advanced technical support for
MUCOBADI’s information systems and network, and to advice users and managers on
IT and database issues.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Provide
an efficient high quality IT support service to the users of the Organizations
PC’s and computer systems.

·       
Provide
telephone and on-site support to IT Users within MUCOBADI and provide off-site
support

·       
Liaise
with technical support agencies and external suppliers (hardware and software)
as appropriate, to report problems that could not be resolved locally, and
implement recommended solutions.

·       
Maintain
accurate documentation of backups, maintenance tasks and procedures carried out
on MUCOBAD’s IT systems.

·       
Assist
with the development of the IT infrastructure including the installation of
standard computer equipment and distribution of equipment within MUCOBADI.

·       
Actively
participate in the implementation of the Organization’s IT Projects. This may
involve cross-site and off-site working and will include, but is not restricted
to:

·       
Configuring
PC’s / servers / IT hardware

·       
Install
network components.

·       
Install
software on PC’s/servers as instructed.

·       
Install,
configure, and upgrade database management software and related products

·       
Support
the maintenance of the Asset Database by updating with details of new hardware
installed.

·       
Document
all work undertaken in carrying out duties.

·       
Integrate
systems through database design

·       
Train
and support staff as required.

·       
Use
initiative to identify all possible opportunities to anticipate, support and
streamline the work and responsibilities of the IT section

·       
Prioritize
all incoming work on a daily basis, including responding quickly and
appropriately to urgent/important issues.

·       
Follow
agreed action plans and outstanding issues which emerge from the staff.

·       
Monitor
and administer Database management software security

·       
Support
developers of database design and coding problems and provide guidance to other
staff

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information & Communication Technology
(Database Management and Administration) or equivalent

·       
Post
graduate training in database management and administration is an added
advantage

·       
At least
5 years’ experience gained in a large organization. Experience of support of a
wide range of products and technical infrastructures/technologies is an added
advantage

·       
Able to
work on own initiative.

·       
Is
self-motivated and able to motivate others in the team.

·       
Dependable,
can be relied on to carry out work to a consistent standard.

·       
Flexible
approach to work.

·       
Good
Interpersonal skills.

·       
Is able
to train staff in use of IT (within own area of experience) where required (in
delivering assistance to end users)

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons should send their
application letters and CV indicating three referees via email to:
hr@mucobadi.org.

 

Deadline: 19th October 2020
by 5.00pm

 

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