IT Jobs – Management Information Systems (MIS) Manager at Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)

Organisation: Uganda Coffee
Development Authority (UCDA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Coffee
Development Authority (UCDA) was established by statutory mandate in 1991.
UCDA’s Vision is to have “A sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder
value for social economic transformation.” UCDA’s mission is “To facilitate
increase in quality coffee production, productivity, and consumption.”
Job Summary:  The Management Information Systems (MIS)
Manager will provide technical guidance in the planning and management of all
information systems, technology, system security and database integrity for a
fully integrated information services function.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will develop and actively monitor the
implementation of ICT policies and strategies that support the implementation
of UCDA’s Corporate Plan.
Plan and manage the development, installation, and
support of shared information systems and network support services across UCDA.
Plan and budget for all UCDA’s ICT Infrastructure
requirements, procurement of ICT related equipment, and supervise their installation
and maintenance.
Regularly review the existing MIS, and formulate new
and revised systems, and determine appropriate changes to effect improvements,
reduce costs, and enhance efficiency.
Offer technical expertise in the planning, design,
implementation, and maintenance of a database management system, in order to
optimize performance and interactivity.
Develop, document, implement, test and review the
Disaster Recovery Plan to ensure business continuity.
The incumbent will also oversee the design, development
and maintenance of UCDA’s website, monitor and control all social media
platforms, and also support stakeholders by running a help desk.
Provide team leadership by building and maintaining
a high performance and motivated IT team.
Build IT capacity within UCDA through training and
awareness programs.
Work closely with other IT regulatory bodies like
NITA-Uganda, Ministry of ICT, and other IT professional organizations on any
ICT related matters to ensure compliance.
Carry out any other duties as assigned from time to
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in either Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer
Engineering from a recognized University / Institution;
Possession of an Honors degree in Computer Science,
Information Technology or Computer Engineering from a recognized University/Institution;
Membership of or accreditation to an internationally
recognized professional body in ICT will be added advantage;
A minimum of five years’ working experience in
designing and implementing MIS / ICT systems, three (3) years of which should
have been at a management level in a reputable organization.
Skills in database planning and management, System installation
and management, Network design, management and security;
Good team ethic
Excellent communication skills
Working knowledge of current technological
How to Apply: 
All candidates
are encouraged to send an application letter, detailed curriculum vitae with at
least three (3) traceable referees and certified copies of academic
certificates addressed to:
The Board
Secretary / Director Corporate Services,
Uganda Coffee
Development Authority (UCDA),
Coffee House,
Plot 35, Jinja Road,
P.O. Box 7267, Kampala.
Email to:
NB: The interested applicants must also submit with
their applications verifiable evidence supporting previous relevant
appointments such as appointment letters and employment contracts.
Deadline: 5th October 2015 by 17.00 Hours

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