IT Manager Job at Education Development Center (EDC) - Job Opportunity in Uganda 2020

 Vacancy title:

IT Manager

Jobs at:

Education Development Center (EDC)

Deadline of this Job:
02 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda Kampala East Africa


Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations. United States Agency for international Development (USAID) has selected EDC to implement the USAID integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity. A 5-year activity with a goat tor Ugandan children and youth. especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy. and productive lives.
The ICYD Activity is expected to achieve the following:
1. Children and youth have improved teaming outcomes:
2. Children and youth are sale and healthy in their community and teaming environments; and
3. Youth practice positive behaviors and are able to make informed decisions about their lives and relationships,
This Activity will address the mutually reinforcing relationship between improving teeming outcomes and improving well-being and employ a comprehensive approach that merges PEPFARIOVC‘s strengths in acute vulnerability stabilization with education's broad protective effects.
EDC is currently hiring the following positions for the USAID ICYD/Activity:
IT Manager .

The IT Manager will provide IT technical support and network support at head quarters and in six zonal offices, put content on tablets, and other IT related activities including troubleshooting database issues. The IT Manager will be responsible for overseeing the installation, usage, and maintenance of the offices IT system, as well as troubleshooting and being involved in IT solutions. This position is based in Kampala, Uganda, and will work in close collaboration with HQ offices support and HQ Help Desk. This position reports to the Operations Director. This is a full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda.

Selected Required Skills:
• Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in IT, Information Systems sciences or related field;
• At least 5 years of experience in IT systems management;
• At least 2-4 years working experience in using MySQL, MS SQL Server, MS Access, and SPSS;
• Candidates who demonstrate previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred

Job Education: Bachelor's degree

Job Experience: 5 years

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Applicants for all positions must have excellent written G verbal communication skills in English, familiarity with internationally-funded projects & Experience working in Uganda.
For more information, and to apply, please upload your resume to the appropriate position
at: https://go.edc.og/EDCUgandaJobs  no later than 2nd October 2020.
Due to the volume cl applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.
This announcement ls made possible by the support of the American People through the United States Agency for international Development (USAID). The contents of this notice are the sole responsibility of Education Development Center; Inc. (EDC) and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.


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