Jobs – Records Officer at the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda

Job Title:Records Management Officer
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) was establishment after The Accountants Statute No. 12, now the Accountants Act, Cap. 266 of the Laws of Uganda, 2000, was enacted in August 1992. ICPAU is the national professional accountancy body in Uganda, established by an act of Parliament. The Accountants Act, 2013 gives the Institute a legal mandate to:
  • Regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda.
  • Prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practicing accountants in Uganda.
  • This includes conducting professional accountancy examinations in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Records Management Officer will be accountable for managing the Institute’s records, archives and data bases.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee and enhance the administration of manual records.
  • Implement and manage the electronic document management system.
  • Update and maintain the Institute’s manual archives.
  • Update and implement document handling policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the archiving structure of the Institute.
  • Mentor and train the Institute’s staff on how to professionally handle document management system /software.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must possess a Bachelors degree in Library & Information Science or Archives & Records Management or closely related discipline.
  • Past experience in Implementation and administration of both manual and electronic records management systems is considered but not essential.
  • Excellent Management skills;
  • Good supervisory and negotiation skills
  • Excellent computer literacy skills.
How to apply for the  job: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should write to the address below describing how they qualify for the position, quoting the Job Reference Number provided.  Your complete application should include a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least two from previous employers (if any), and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail addresses.
The Secretary,
Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda,
42 Bukoto Street, Kololo,
P. O. Box 12464, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: Friday, 11th July 2014
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