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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

ICT Assistant Job at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
ICT Assistant

Jobs at:
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Deadline of this Job:
2nd November 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
Organization Overview
National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank, a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal industry and Fisheries its mandate is to take a leading role in establishing a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda, wishes to recruit the following;
Job Title: ICT Assistant
No. of vacancy: 01
Location: Headquarters - Entebbe
Reporting to: Finance and Administrative Manager
Overall Job Purpose
To Ensure that NAGRCBDB has a stable information Communication Technology (ICT) Infrastructure that meets their current and future ICT requirements in a timely and professional manner.
Age Limit: 25-55 Years
Specific Responsibilities
Inspects ICTtools procured/equipment and verify if they meet the requirement and standards, Establishes long term needs for the information system to promote the increased proliferation and ambitious application of iCl’ within the Institution, and advises management on the appropriate strategies, Provides technical support and guidance on all matters of procurement, utilization and maintenance of lCi' hardware and software to the Institution, Establishes and advises the institution on technical installation, priorities, standards, procedures, management and telecom equipment and systems, Maintains confidentiality, security and reliability oi the information systems, Maintains all Institution computer hard ware and software in accordance with the established National Standards, Reviews, designs. implements and maintains sound Local Area Network and Wide Area Network systems for the institution, Offers Capacity building and ICT support to institutional staff, Participates in deployment of new or upgrade information Technology and infrastructure, installs and performs minor repairs on hardware, software, and peripheral equipment and provides on~going support of client technology, Configures and installs desktop ~PCs, peripheral equipment, laptops and other mobile devices, Diagnosesand resolves client workstation and mobile device hardware and software issues, Manages inventory of Computer Asset equipment to ensure the timely entry in the inventory, Ensures data protection and backup of user data on institutional sewers, Manages and regularly updatesthe institutional website and the organizational email systems and Undertakes any other official duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Basic Requirements .
  • A minimum of a Diploma in Computer Science. information Technology, Information systems, Computer engineering or any related field from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Good working knowledge of telecommunications technologies (wireless networks) and Network Architectures for both Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks
  • Excellent working knowledge of internet technologies, including: TCP/IP suite of protocols; Internet security; Internet routing; Voice over Internet Protocol)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems configuration and with some knowledge in windows server 2008 administration
  • Have good working knowledge in computer networking, computer systems hardware, software repair and maintenance with compliance to new computer technologies
  • Should have knowledge in web management, content management systems with working knowledge in HTML and any of (joomla, drupal, wordpress).
  • Should have basic knowledge in database Management with oracle/sql/mysqi.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills. Must be able to working multi-cultural environment
  • Working knowledge of animal science and breeding as an advantage.
  • Should possess an experience of at least (2) years of operating in an IT environment.
Job application procedure
All CV, applications and testimonials (including 3 work References) should be sent to:
The Executive Director
Attn: Human Resource/Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre & Data Bank,
P.O. Box 183 Nsamizi Road, Entebbe
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity to all. PWDs and Female applicants are specifically encouraged to apply. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the above positions, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification.