Director E- Government Services Job at National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) - Jobs in Uganda

Title: Director E- Government Services

Hiring Organization: National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Job Location: Kampala 

No of Vacancies: 01

Deadline of this Job: 26th October 2020  

Employment Type: Full Time

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Work Hours: 8

The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) is an autonomous statutory body established under the NITA-U Act 2009, The Authority is under the general supervision of the Ministry of Information Communications Technology and National Guidance (MOICT&NG).
The National Information Technology Authority, Uganda was established with a mandate to coordinate, promote and monitor the development of IT in the context of social and economic development of Uganda.
NITA-U seeks to recruit highly skilled, experienced and motivated qualified Uganda Nationals with a dream of building their professional careers in a dynamic and last growing sector to fill the following position:
Director E- Government Services .

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director will be responsible tor coordination and providing leadership in planning, implementing, coordinating, overseeing and promoting e-Government initiatives in order to make government services available online to citizens, businesses and the public.

• Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields: -Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Computer Science, Statistics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Software! Computer Systems Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or in any other ICT related discipline from a recognised institution;
• Masters degree in Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology [ICU, eGovernment S8NlC8S or in any other ICT related discipline from a recognised institution;
• Accreditations from relevant professional bodies/ associations in systems development and management are a requirement

• Ten years’ experience in management of enterprise IT systems of which 5 years should have been at management level;
• Experience at management decision making level, in particular in managing complex information technology programs; Extensive experience in developing local solutions and leading customer-focused enterprise IT Solutions;
• Experience in development and implementation of enterprise architecture;
• Proven experience in digital transformation of organizations;
• Experience in development and management of shared IT services.
• Demonstrated leadership and management experience.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Qualified candidates are requested to apply by visiting the following link  to obtain further details on the requirements for each of the position
Interested applicants who meet the job requirements/ specifications and with the right personal attributes are required to complete and submit a NITA-U Application Form (which can be down loaded from )with a cover letter, supported by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact, email addresses of both the applicant and three referees to the address below.
The Executive Director,
National Information Technology
Authority — UGANDA (NITA-U),
Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue [former Lugogo bypass)
P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0417 801038
Or via email:  (application shouldn't be more than 10MBs)
The deadline for applications tor the positions is 26th October 2020. (Not later than 1700 hrs. Local Time).
No application will be accepted without a duly completed and signed standard application form {referred to above) and copies of academic documents. All hand delivered applications MUST be stapled.
Only successful candidates will be contacted. Any form of solicitation, influence peddling and or any other "backdoor" attempt, of whatsoever nature, to influence the selection process in one’s favor, will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate without any recourse.

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