16 January 2014

Manager ICT Career Opportunity at Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)

Job Title: Manager ICT
Organization: Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Communication and Public Affairs

About URBRA:
The Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority manages retirement plans for Uganda's public workforce by serving as the fiduciary stewards of the contributions and disbursements of the pension trust funds. In partnership with the state's public employers, we help ensure that they can offer their employees a comprehensive retirement plan that is responsive to their needs and is equitable to all stakeholders.
URBA’s primary mandates include;
  • Regulate the establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in Uganda in both private and public sector
  • Supervise institutions which provide retirement benefits products and services
  • Protect the interest of member and beneficiaries of retirement benefits schemes
  • Promote the development of the retirement benefits sector
  • Provide for licensing for custodians, trustees, administration and fund managers of retirement benefits schemes, the appointment of inspectors and interim administrators.

Job Summary: The Manager ICT is responsible for installation and maintenance of hardware, software, networks and IT security of URBRA.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate the Authority's ICT needs and design an ICT infrastructure and facilities that meet these needs;
  • Develop and implement an ICT strategy for the Authority
  • Prepare the ICT budget
  • Schedule upgrades and security backups of hardware and software systems;
  • Research and install new systems;
  • Manage the smooth running of all ICT systems, including anti-virus software, print services and email provision;
  • Ensure that the ICT infrastructure complies with all licensing laws
  • Provide a system that ensures IT security
  • Mentor and train new ICT staff;
  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies
  • Manage and maintain the Authority website
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must possess a good Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or Telecommunications Engineering
  • Hold a master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or Telecommunications Engineering
  • Professional certification such as CCDA, CCNA, CISSP or MCSE and others
  • At least eight (8) years relevant work experience in Information Systems, Information Technology or Telecommunications Engineering at managerial level
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of computer hardware and software systems and programs
  • Expertise in networks, network administration and network installation
  • Expert proficiency in database management
  • Excellent computer troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of computer viruses and security standards
  • Knowledge of email and internet programs
  • Website setup and management skills
  • Strategy formulation and execution
  • Policy formulation and execution
  • Good leadership skills
  • Managerial skills

How to Apply:
If you believe you are the right candidate and would love to contribute to the Ugandan pension sector, please deliver your application and CV clearly detailing your suitability for the position in terms of required qualifications and experience to the URBRA reception on 3rd Floor, Plot 1 Clement Hill road, Kampala, Uganda or send via E-mail to recruitment.hr@urbra.go.ug

Deadline: 24th January, 2014

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