Senior Information Technology Officer job at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)


National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Senior Information Technology Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 February 2022

Hiring Organization: National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

Job Details:

The National Environment Management Authority (hereinafter called “NEMA") was established under the National Environment Act, Cap.153 in May 1995 (hereinafter called the “Act”). This has now been repealed by the National Environment Act No.5 of 2019 and mandated “as the principal agency in Uganda for regulating, supervising and coordinating all activities relating to the environment.
NEMA invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position:

Job Ref : NEMA/ADV/EXT/04/2022
Title : Senior Information Technology Officer
Reports to : Environment Information Systems Manager
Salary Scale : E4
Vacancies : One (1)

Job Purpose: Ensuring that the computer systems and networks are working and up to date which aids the coordination of environmental information systems at NEMA, lead agencies and Local Governments.

Key duties and responsibilities
• Maintain NEMA’s Information Technology (IT) Equipment;
• Support, develop and implement an IT Strategy for NEMA;
• Maintain and manage NEMA’s Local Area Network(LAN) system;
• Manage internet connectivity and advise the Authority on any issues for the good functioning of the internet;
• Carry out installations, testing, modifications, evaluation of all networks and data communication systems;
• Monitor network security, distribute software grades and enforce Network license agreements;
• Institute NEMA’s back-up system for data safety;
• Document existing IT infrastructure in collaboration with NEMA’s Registry;
• Provide day today help desk support to the network and computer users;
• Identify trouble spots and ensure that any problems are mitigated to ensure that there is no interruption in NEMA’s day to day operations;
• Provide basic training to individual staff to assist users to be well versed with resources at their disposal;
• Carry out periodic preventive maintenance of NEMA’s computers and peripheral equipment;
• Support and develop ICT and Security policies for NEMA and ensuring that there are,adhered to;
• Manage all ICT projects in NEMA including network administration and e-database administration and preparing weekly reports for discussion with the Supervisor;
• Ensure that the NEMA website and other related web portals are updated with the latest information;
• Identify and handle end-user requirements/ needs; and q) Perform any other duties as may be assigned.


Person specifications
The desired person should have the following essential requirements.
Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Computer Science and Information
• Systems, Computer Engineering, Information Technology.
• Master’s Degree in any of the above is a must.
Experience:
• At least (5) five years of work experience in Information Technology and Information systems, three (3) years of which should be at an officer level in a related field.
Duty station: The successful candidate may in the interest of NEMA be required to serve in any part of Uganda.

Application procedure

Potential candidates should download an application form from the NEMA website, fill the form, attaching requisite academic transcripts and certificates in one pdf file named “Position-Name of Applicant”.
The one pdf file should be submitted to recruitment@nema.go.ug not later than 7th February 2022 at 5:00PM. Applicants who will not have heard from us by 7th April 2022 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Date Posted: 2022-01-25

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