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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Information Technology / System Officer Job at Water Mission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Information Technology / System Officer

Jobs at:
Water Mission

Deadline of this Job:
no later than June 30, 2017

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Job details:
Water Mission is a nonprofit Christian engineering organization providing sustainable safe water and sanitation solutions for people in developing countries and disaster areas. Safe water is the source of life. it is the foundation for health, education and viable economies. Through the generous support of individuals, churches, corporate partners and many others, Water Mission has brought relief and hope to more than 3.3 million people across the globe. Additionally, Water Mission operates nine country programs in Latin America, Africa and Asia and has served 53 different countries on five different continents. in Uganda, Water Mission operates as Water Missions Uganda
(WMU) with offices based in Jinia.
WMU has sewed over 300,000 people with sate water and sanitation solutions in development and refugee emergency settings. Our faith and belief in the sanctity of life compel us to develop and implement the best technologies and community development programs so God will be honored and glorified through our work. Our mission is to be a best-in-class Christian engineering non-prolitthal transforms lives through sustainable safe water solutions. Because our mission is global, urgent, and enormous, the person in any of the following positions must have the temperament and energy to be a leader In an entrepreneurial environment. The person must have the ability and be willing to fulfill multiple responsibilities. He or she must not only be comfortable in, but be energized by highly fluid, rapidly changing work environments. At WMU we work as a team. All employees must show initiative and seek to improve the way. thinge are done and to conduct the work in an increasingly coat effective manner. Because WMU seeks to share the news of the Living Water, all employees are expected to share the gospel through their words and actions.
Information Technology/System Officer
Under the direction of the Finance and Administration Manager, the lT/System Officer is responsible for providing efficient technology management sen/ices to maintain the operation of other functions and programs following established standards and’ procedures. This position requires that the person resides near the head office (Jinia). This position may require minimum travel to field offices for technical support and story documentations. A flexible working schedule is possible with this position.
Key Speciļ¬c Duties and Responsibilities
  • installing, testing, configuring, integrating, troubleshooting, optimizing and maintaining hardware and software to maximize WMU system availability and ensure efficient and effective sharing and transmission of information.
  • Supporting system resources including performance, capacity, availability, serviceability, and recoverability to ensure the delivery of IT services.
  • Ensuring security compliance by reviewing network permissions and access to systems.
  • Build staff capacity in efficient and effective use of IT resources and the system infrastructure set up.
  • Manage the Organizations database on a timely basis.
Minimum Education and Work Experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in information Technology, Computer Science or in a related relevant field preferred
  • +2 years of experience in management of information Technology and Systems for International NGOs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills (English & Luganda/Lusoga/Luo)
  • Excellent analytical skills, project planning, monitoring and management skills.
Job application procedure
Email Curriculum Vitae, Educational Certificates, Testimonials and a List of References to The Country Director, Water Missions Uganda at or post to Box 15, JINJA no later than June 30, 2017.
Please Title your email: Application for............................. (Indicate the Position)