Registration Assistants Job at National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Organisation : National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Position : Registration Assistants

Deadline :19th December 2018

Duty Station:Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 14th December 2018

Employment Type: Full-Time

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and maintain the National identification Register (NIR). The Authority is also charged with. among other things, the registration of citizens and legally resident aliens; assigning National identification /Alien Identification Numbers (NINs/AINs) to qualifying persons and issuing identification Cards to those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths and adoption orders and issuance of the relevant certrticates.

The Authority has as of 30th November 2018 registered 27.1million persons, of whom 23.6 million have been assigned NINs. The Authority now plans a registration/and card issuance exercise at sub-county level for a period of three (3) months where a total of 3 million persons are targeted to be registered. The exercise shall be conducted across 1,711 sub-counties, totrmioodncits and divisions in the country and will target the following:
(i) Citizens 16 years and above who have never registered
(ii) Update of learners who were registered under the learners‘ project that have since turned 16 years and hence qualifying for a National identification Card (MD);
(iii) Leamers aged 5 to 16 years who were never registered under the learners’ project;
(iv) Rectification of errors on NlDs or replacement of lost NIDs; and
(v) Issuance of cards printed and not yet picked as of December 2018.
ln order to support the above exercise, NIRA wishes to recruit for the following temporary position:

Position: Registration Assistants for 3 Months
Role Profile: Receive and critically review enrollment forms and support documents for completeness, enter data electronically, capture applicants biometrics, scan support documents and conduct card issuance following due processes.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum Qualification — Diploma
  • Experience in registration with NIRA or in other similar exercise
  • IT literacy/ computer skills is a MUST
  • Good communication and customer care skills
  • Must be a resident in the sub-county in which one is applying to work. An introduction letter from the respective Sub-county Chief is an added advantage.
  • Possession of a National ID is a MUST.

Job application procedure
For Registration Assistants, the application, CV and support documents as above are to be delivered to the respective NIRA District/Division Offices in which the sub-county falls during official working hours.
For Data Processing Operators the application, CV and support documents are to be delivered to the HR department at the NIRA Head Office, Kololo Ceremonial grounds between 8.00 and 5.00pm.
Deadline: 5.00pm on Wednesday 19th December 2018.

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