Senior IT Security Officer Career Jobs – National Medical Stores

Job Title:  Senior IT Security Officer

Organisation:  National Medical Stores

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Chief ICT Officer

Salary Scale: Grade 4


About US:

National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament in 1993. Our mandate is to Procure, Store and Distribute medicines and other medical supplies to health facilities.


Job Summary:  To design and enforce policies and procedures that protect

NMS’ ICT infrastructure from all forms of IT security breaches.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identify vulnerabilities in the existing ICT infrastructure.
  • Work with the ICT department leadership to develop plans to secure the ICT network.
  • Monitor network usage to ensure compliance with IT security policies.
  • Keep up to date with new developments in ICT security standards and
  • threats and ensure these are incorporated in the Corporation policies and procedures
  • Perform penetration tests to find any flaws.
  • Document any security breaches and assess their damage.
  • Educate colleagues about security systems and best practices for information security.
  • Identify ICT security related risks and report them to the immediate supervisor.
  • To identify any risk(s) noted during the course of execution of your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in an ICT related area Or Bachelor of Science Degree with a Post Graduate Diploma in an ICT related field.
  • A Professional IT Security Certification.
  • Must have at least 4 years’ experience in an Information Security role
  • A Solid Knowledge of various information security frameworks shall be an added advantage.


How to Apply:

All Interested applicants should submit an online application. Please scan your academic qualifications: Degree qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, Uganda Certificate of Education, Membership to the professional body and other relevant academic documents and National Identity Card (both faces) and submit them online: Click Here Failure to attach any of the listed required documents shall lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant.


The application letter should be addressed as below and should be signed, scanned and sent online:


The Chief Human Resource and Administration Officer

National Medical Stores

P.O Box 16, Entebbe

Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road,




  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you don’t hear from us within one month from the date of closure of receipt of applications, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Candidates should attach all relevant academic documents as PDF Files
  • National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.


Deadline: 26th July 2021


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