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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

IT Officer Job at University Research Co, LLC (URC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
IT Officer [ Type: FULL_TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Computer & IT ]

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Deadline of this Job:
26th April 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Jinja , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 15th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
University Research Co, LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health, HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity targets 12 districts in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition and child development services. URC is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position;
Position: IT Officer (Jinja)
Job Purpose: The IT Officer under the supervision of the IT Support Specialist will assist perform a variety of moderately complex information technology support duties to ensure smooth delivery of technology department. Monitors, operates, or coordinates and assists others in the operation of computer hardware, software, and peripherals to achieve desired results. He or she will provide information to staff on established policies and procedures, or services provided..

Job Specifications: Thejob holder should have: {1} Specific Responsibilities: - at Provides assistance in the use of personal computer hardware, software, and specialized mainframe technology or operates a multi-platform computer environment or monitors the production scheduling, execution, and successful completion of production jobs; b} Assist in setting up and configuring desktop computers, peripherals and accounts assigning security level in consultation with IT Support Specialist; c} Installs software and installs and repairs hardware and peripherals as directed: d} Assist Troubleshoot. diagnose problems, implements corrective action procedures within prescribed guidelines and for escalates to other technical resources as appropriate; e} Provides basic troubleshooting, repair and maintenance for computer equipment {e.g. microcomputers, disk drives, and laser printers} and may assist with testing personal computers and peripherals on a network to diagnose, hardware versus software problems; f} Assist set up and submit production jobs and edits and debugs computer output with support from the IT Specialist.

Required Experience and Qualifications: - {a} Minimum of BSc Information Technology (b) Three or more years ot related experience with computers and providing customer senrioe in a technology environment; c)Computer Operafions training, or experience in a multi-operation system or production control environment preferred. {d} Knowledg in hardware maintenance and repairs; (e) Expenence working tor an NGO is an added advantage

Desired Attributes: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task and work collaboratively as well as independently; excellent interpersonal skills. For more details regarding the job descriptions and persons‘ specifications, please view them on our website: . Please do not submit applications through the website. Use the provided avenues below

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Job application procedure
Qualified applicants should hand deliver OR send via E-mail their complete applications with a cover letter; curriculum vitae, certificate of good conduct, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references by Friday; April 26th, 2019 at 2:00pm addressed to: Human Resource Coordinator
University Research Co; LLC — Centre for Human Services
Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division
P.O. Box SD53, Jinja; Uganda
Tel: +255 (0) 393 217 517, +256 200 300 900
While we thank all applicants for showing interest. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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