Job for IT Database Administrator at Ministry of Public Service

Job Title:       IT Database Administrator

Organisation: Ministry of Public Service

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Job Ref: Graduate Recruitment Exercise (GRE)

Reports to: Senior Research Officer

Reference: HRM 147/286/01

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Tasked with maintaining data standards, including adherence to the   Data Protection  Act
  • Writing database documentation, including data  standards,  procedures and  definitions for the  data dictionary (‘metadat’)
  • Monitoring database  performance, tuning, and  problem  resolution
  • Recognizing database  structures as needed and initiating vendor  support
  • Attending to users’ access requirements and resolving their problems;
  • Developing and applying procedures relating to database and application security
  • Monitoring and running end-of-day operations
  • Providing assistance in database design, and  standards and recommending  optimal design  criteria;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Applicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology; or Information Science/System; or Library; or Information Science or Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.
  • Competencies: Ethics and Integrity; Interpersonal; Communication and Computer Skills; ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings; effective organisational and planning skills; time management skills; technical skills; report writing skills; negotiation skills; capacity for teamwork; innovation and concern for results, quality and standards.
  • Age: Above 21 years

How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Applicants are advised to: –

  • Apply ONLINE;
  • Scan, attach and submit on-line recent passport size photograph and relevant documents (O’ Level, A’ Level, Degree Transcript and Certificate only);
  • Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents  format (PDF) is allowed;

Application Process:

  • Visit the website, Click Here
  • Click and Register as a new User to create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data moving downwards).
  • If you already have an account, simply sign in and update your profile.
  • Click on Jobs then Advertised Jobs in the menu.  Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.
  • Click on the job from the list of advertised jobs.
  • View the job details and click apply.
  • Review your application and submit.
  • You can only apply for a maximum of two (2) posts.

Deadline: 10th October, 2018 by Midnight

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