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3 Information Systems and Technology Officers Jobs at Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development ( MGLSD ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Information Systems and Technology Officers [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Government , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development ( MGLSD )

Deadline of this Job:
23rd August 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 05, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), I through its Programme Management Unit (PMU) is implementing the second phase of the Expanding Social Protection Programme (ESPII). The goal of ESP is to reduce chronic poverty and improve life chances for poor men, women and children in Uganda. The programme aims to embed a national social protection system, including social assistance for the poorest and most vulnerable, as a core element of Uganda's national planning and budgeting processes. A core element of the Programme is the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) under which government provides the Senior Citizens Grant to older persons. Government with support from Development partners is currently in the process of rolling out the Senior Citizens Grant to all districts in the country. The MGLSD through the PMU seeks to recruit competitive, competent and well-motivated persons to fill 27 vacant positions in the Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme. The positions are contractual, running up to June 2022. (Mbale (1), Mbarara (1) and Kampala (1) Reports to: Operations/RTSU Coordinator .

Job Role:
Provide IT support to RTSU staff and ensure that the IT infrastructure is properly installed, regularly maintained, fully functional so as to facilitate communication, data management, storage, retrieval, analysis and dissemination through stable internet connection.
KEY Result Areas:
• Ensure complete command on MIS processes and system
• Validate & understand functionality of delivered updates in MIS.

• Ensure sufficient training material is available for staff.
• Hands on computer software's for creating presentations/ animations
• Act as the main focal point for the region for all questions/trainings related to MIS and its usage
• Maintaining stable network and internet access at the RTSU
• Provide input into the IT and communications policies as required
• Maintain monitored internet as per approved organizational policy
• Troubleshooting for hardware, software and general network issues
• Liaise with service providers to ensure optimum performance at all times for RTSU'S
• Provide technical assistance to staff at RTSU
• Support website,sms and other digital platforms of Expanding Social Protection Programme.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer Engineering

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
Suitably qualified and interested candidates should send application letters, detailed CV, names and addresses of three referees along with the relevant certified copies of academic transcripts, certificates to: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry) on second (2) Floor Plot 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street PO Box 7136, Kampala, Uganda. Application deadline is 23 August 2019, 11:00am Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Should you not hear from us after two weeks of closing date of submissions, consider your application unsuccessful. The Ministry is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on sex, religion, political affiliation, national extraction or social origin, health status or disability.

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