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Job Tittle:  Information and Technology (IT) Officer

Job Summary: The Information and Technology (IT) Officer will be the lead person in analysis, alignment and integration of core business processes of the Corporation. He/She shall be responsible for packaging efficient and user friendly information that shall be utilised by all the stakeholders of the Corporation. He/She shall understand core business process alignment and integration so as to make recommendations for automation.
Deadline: 3rd January 2014 by 4 pm
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         The IT Officer will plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP);
·         Manage information systems contractors to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems;
·         Monitor and maintain computer systems and networks;
·         Control computer systems budgets and expenditure;
·         Maintaining a short response time to technology related call-outs/ queries;
·         Provide orientation, training and individual support to users on request;
·         Trouble shoot all technology related issues;
·         Offer technical support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports;
·         Support the roll-out of new applications and services;
·         Monitor security of all technology;
·         Network administration and installation;
·         Support the Corporations web-based applications such as e-banking, e-tax and e-commerce.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The IT Officer should possess a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Computer Engineering from a recognised institution specialising in Information System Analysis, Design and Programming;
·         Practical experience of at least 5 years in management and maintenance of ERP systems;
·         Demonstrable Innovation and Creativity with clear understanding of the SDLC methodology;
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
·         Ability to meet strict deadlines under minimum supervision.
·         Excellent interpersonal skills;
·         Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
·         Ability to prioritize and manage assignments;
·         Confidentiality traits;
·         Good decision making skills;
·         Ability to operate computerised accounting systems;
·         Familiarity in web – based applications such as e-tax, e-commerce and e-banking.
How to Apply:
All suitably interested and qualified candidates with relevant qualifications, experience and the core competencies should submit their applications in a sealed envelope marked “Application for Position of…. “clearly addressed to the Managing Director, URC, P.O. Box 7150, Kampala, Uganda. Plot 57, Nasser Road, and delivered at the office of the Managing-Director, URC. The application should be accompanied with an updated CV/resume, present position, current remuneration, Certified copies of academic certificates and testimonials and complete addresses of three (3) referees with working telephone contacts and email addresses.

Deadline: 3rd January 2014 by 4 pm

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