Jobs – IT Assistant at Population Secretariat (POPSEC)

Job Title:  IT Assistant
Organisation: Population Secretariat (POPSEC)
Reports to: Head, Finance and Administration
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
The Population Secretariat (POPSEC) is mandated to carry-out promotion, co-ordination, Advocacy, Monitoring and Evaluation of the implementation of population programmes and activities in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The IT Assistant will be in charge of the configuration, implementation      and maintenance of IT equipment in the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         In charge of installing, maintaining and repairing hardware and software.
·         Testing and evaluating new technology and supporting newapplications and users.
·         Implement network security measures to protect data software and hardware.
·         Regularly troubleshoot computer hardware/ software and network problems
·         Conduct periodic maintenance of the secretariat’s work stations
·         Render support in the Specification of requirements for IT equipment to be procured
·         In charge of the configuration of Local area network(LAN) and the Wide area Network (WAN)
·         Basic maintenance of the mail server with outlook express for all users.
·         Website maintenance which will include regular updating of the website with current information about population issues.
·         Perform any other IT related work as assigned by the Head, Finance and Administration.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The IT Assistant should preferably hold a Bsc. Computer Science or related field.
·         Professional IT Certifications i.e. MCSA/MCSE and CCNAwill be an added advantage.
·         At least two years of IT –related experience in providing all round technical support
·         Previous experience with windows server 2008/12 environment.
·         Comprehensive knowledge of computer hardware and software
·         Good knowledge of computer networking
·         Prior experience in mail server maintenance and troubleshooting.
·         Age: Below 35 years of age.
How to Apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send theirapplication letters including up to date CV and photocopies of certificates stating three referees addressed to:
The Ag. Director Population Secretariat,
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Statistics House (2nd Floor),
Plot 9 Colville Street, P.O. Box 2666, Kampala. Uganda
Attn. Head Finance and Administration.
Deadline: 11th September 2015.
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