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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Information Technology Job at John Snow Inc (JSI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Information Technology

Jobs at:
John Snow Inc (JSI)

Deadline of this Job:
April 30, 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
BACKGROUND
John Snow, inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting positions for the Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the USAID. The Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda‘s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. The Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A,FP and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution, JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
The Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project is a live-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and The Medical Concierge Group
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Position Description
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
JOB SUMMARY:
The Information Technology (IT) is a full-time position and will be based in Lira, Uganda. S/he will set up and maintain the IT systems and provide ongoing IT support tor the RHITES-N, Lango project.The Information Technology (IT) Officer reports to the Director of Finance & Administration.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides help desk support to LAN users, diagnosing, troubleshooting and solving PC hardware faults; and recommends training where appropriate
  • is responsible for setting up, administration and maintenance of Microsoft Windows Sewers, Linux Servers and the Internet gateways, including liaising with outside IT agencies and consultants.
  • Researching the purchase, rental and lease of computer systems, communications services, hardware, software and other services to meet the needs oi the project;
  • Enforcing IT policies, standards, practices, software manuals and security measures to ensure effective operations and to safe guard information resources.
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field;
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in designing, developing.or Implementing information technology projects in developing countries
  • Must be conversant with Google apps,
  • Relevant experience with USAID—funded programs and knowledge of USAID rules, and regulations strongly desired
Job application procedure
Detailed Job Description can be received upon request. interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com by April 30, 2018.