Petroleum Authority of Uganda Director, ICT and Data Management - Jobs in Uganda
Petroleum Authority of Uganda Director, ICT and Data Management - Jobs in UgandaBackground
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established
under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration,Development and Production)
Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008.
The mandate of the PAU is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas
conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda.
This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right
personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.
The Director ICT and Data Management will report to the Executive Director and will beProvide guidance on IT strategy and standardize the PAU ICT platforms to ensure that all ICT components are compatible and well structured.
responsible for leading and managing the development, implementation, maintenance and
support of all ICT systems and infrastructure and ensuring efficient management of exploration, development and production data in the delivery of PAU’s Mandate to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the Authority’s operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop, update and disseminate realistic standards of service quality for Information Technology in line with the IT Infrastructure Library.
Oversee the identification, deployment and monitoring of IT service management frameworks and ensure IT system operation adheres to
applicable laws and regulations.
Establish mechanisms for tracking, reporting and acting on anomalies in IT service and quality as well as service improvement plan.
Facilitate and oversee the implementation of mechanisms for sensitization of stakeholders on the relevance of the IT Service function, its procedures and impact; share ICT knowledge and expertise with staff and senior management
to improve service delivery.
Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve focus goals by prioritizing IT initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment and
management of current and future IT systems in the Authority.
Lead and track the implementation of the departmental plans and periodically
submit performance reports to the ED in line with reporting requirements.
Lead and participate in the continuous review and improvement of IT policies, procedures in line with relevant IT laws, best practices and international standards.
Develop and monitor the implementation framework(s) for automating the tracking, storage and retrieval of information in the PAU.
Ensure the development and implementation of policies, strategies, standards, and procedures necessary for efficient data management
Lead the development of frameworks to improve internal staff and external stakeholder capability and exposure to technology solutions that improve
Develop and monitor the implementation of programs to improve the capacity, motivation, performance and productivity of staff in the department to enhance the quality of their service delivery.
To proactively identify risks and ensure that any issues that are ICT related or that will impact on the ICT service provision are effectively managed and appropriate actions are taken to protect the PAU’s operations by providing a
suitable internally controlled environment, including disaster recovery and business continuity;
Keep abreast of technology trends and discern appropriate and cost-effective ICT solutions for PAU
Ensure efficient management of Exploration, Development and Production Data
Ensure that data management infrastructure is in place and well maintained
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
QualificationsMasters’ Degree in either Computer Science, Information and Network Security, Cyber Security Management, Statistics (Computing option), Software
Engineering or Computer Engineering from an internationally recognized University/ Institution.
An honours bachelor’s degree in either, Computer Science, Statistics with
computing, Business Computing, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering or any Engineering or Physical Science disciplines from an
internationally recognized University or institution.
ExperienceAt least ten (10) years’ working experience in IT business environment, seven
of which should have been gained at a senior managerial level in a large, busy and reputable organization.
S/he should have experience in managing a large and complex IT operations.
Business Intelligence/Data warehousing
Managing Hyper Converged Infrastructure, Composable infrastructure Environments and Engineered Systems
Large Data Centre Management Expertise with Primary and DR configurations
Ability to supervise a multi-talented Technical Staff and Drive results
Knowledge of relevant compliance issues such as Computer Misuse Act, 2011, Data Protection and Privacy Bill 2015, Electronic Transaction Act and
regulation GDPR etc.;
Experience in Unified Communications, server virtualization and other relevant ICT technologies and how these can be deployed to achieve an
excellent shared ICT service;
Added advantageKnowledge of Information Technology services management frameworks,Information Communication Policy, IT procedures, National Information
Technology Act 2009, Uganda Communications Act 2013, Computer MisuseAct 2010, Electronic Signature Act, 2011, National Information Security
Relevant Certifications in any one or several of the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), COBIT 5, ISO27001, GIAC -GSEC, , Data Governance, The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Offensive
Security Certified Professional (OSCP), Project Management Professional (PMP), PRICE2, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Microsoft
Certified Professional (MCP), Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and any related ICT certification.
Character and Competencies
Must have the ability to manage very strong brilliant and highly technical
specialists in a highly dynamic environment.
Should possess strong problem solving and good leadership skills
He/she must be a very resilient person with demonstrated creativity and innovation
Should have an impeccable record of integrity
Should have strong conceptual and analytical skills with attention to detail
Should have good Inter personal relationship and communication skills
How to Apply:
PAU will only consider online applications submitted through her website.
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th March 2019
Only online applications will be considered. Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted
Applicants are required to scan and attach certified copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE results slip.
Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background
checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
Only short listed and successful candidates will be contacted
Please forward any enquires regarding this advert to email@example.com or call
telephone number 0414231924.
PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any applicant for employment in its Service
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