Uganda National Council for Science and Technology Project ICT Officer Jobs

Uganda National Council for Science and Technology Project ICT Officer Jobs

Job Purpose

  • To develop, implement and maintain a secure ICT system that contributes to the development and implementation of the project’s
    strategy in line with the national ICT policies

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and monitor the overall ICT infrastructure including hardware and
    software applications that support project operations, liaising with relevant ICT service
    providers in line with the project mission and ICT best practices.

  • Train staff in software applications, trouble shoot end user problems and respond to
    queries registered with the ICT help desk in line with the ICT Standards.

  • Develop and implement a framework for maintaining a reliable ICT operational system
    That monitors ICT applications including hardware and software installations, server set
    up, management of inventories, disaster recovery, network and database administration in line with the project strategy and ICT standards.

  • Provide user training on common business applications and use of systems in line withthe
    ICT Policy.

  • Develop, update and document ICT processes and procedural manuals and guidelines in
    line with project mandate and the ICT standards.

  • Review project ICT needs and develop a procurement plan and budget for ICT equipment
    and services in line with the procurement guidelines.


    • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a technical IT role, preferably in an international

    Experience & competences

    • Excellent technical knowledge of and
    experience with a variety of technologies,
    including Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft and Linux server technologies, Microsoft Office 365 and Exchange, cloud-based storage systems, Windows OS, MS Office suites, Citrix and PowerShell.

    • Experience of training/coaching individuals in ICT skills at different levels of ability.

    • Hardware knowledge including PCs, laptops, network routers and printers.

    • Ability to define systems and approaches that are sustainable and relevant to local

    • Able to develop and maintain effective relationships with work colleagues, service
    providers and other stakeholders.

    • Ability to learn on the fly and stay up to date with the latest technology.

    How to Apply

  • lf you believe you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please send your detailed Application and CV demonstrating possession of the relevant competencies, current position. names and addresses of three referees via email to not later than 5.00 pm. 23rd October 2020.

  • Please quote the position of interest in the subject line.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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