IT Specialist Jobs – i-Train and Evaluate Center (i-TEC)

Job Title:   IT Specialist
Organisation: i-Train and
Evaluate Center (i-TEC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Performance
Management Specialist and IT Director
About US:
I-Train and
Evaluate Center (i-TEC) is the first locally female-owned firm of its kind in
Africa, established in 2008 to provide a range of services in specialized
program monitoring and evaluation (M&E) that include the following:
Evaluations (Mid-term, Final and Impact), Design of M&E Systems, Performance
assessments and Results Mapping; Capacity Building (Including Trainings in M&E),
Data Quality Assessments; Organizational Capacity Assessments (OCAT), to
mention but a few. I-TEC is a fast-paced, innovative environment, where we work
in several African countries in partnership with many different clients such as
USAID, Bill and Melinda 
Foundation (BMGF), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), UN Women,
UNDP, etc.
Job Summary: The IT
Specialist will provide support and update the i-TEC website with technical materials
when required, provide help desk support to i-TEC staff and also be responsible
for managing the Local Area Network (LAN) and in particular to ensure that the
servers, firewall, email systems, printing; antivirus updates, etc. are all
functional and efficient at all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
In charge of trouble-shooting for i-TEC Local Area
Network (LAN) and internet problems, specifically ensure that the i-TEC
servers, firewall, email systems, printing; antivirus updates, daily back-ups,
etc. are all functional and efficient at all times
Responsible for updating of the i-TEC website with
technical materials generated when required
Ensure completeness of data as reported from the
Provide technical support to the design of M&E
automated data systems for i-TEC clients
Qualifications, Skills and
The IT Specialist should hold a University degree in
Computer Science from a reputable institution
Prior exposure and experience in database and
website development and management, and general systems administration.
The ideal candidates should hold professional certifications
e.g. Oracle Certified Associate/Professional (OCS or OCP), Microsoft Certified
Database Administrator (MCDBA) preferred (certificates will be verified).
Detailed working knowledge and experience in website
design and development, modification and management,
Past exposure and experience in managing LAN in an
organization with primary and secondary domain controllers, Linux systems and
complex settings with at least 6 workstations
Detailed understanding of best practices in systems
security and administration,
Possess the ability to work as an integral part of a
professional team, set priorities and handle a large volume of activities as
and when required.
Excellent organizational, oral and written
communication in English and interpersonal skills
Working knowledge and experience in designing, developing,
using, maintaining and managing web-based database applications backed by
server-based relational database systems, e.g. MS SQL server, PostgreSQL,
How to Apply: 
All submitted
applications should merged and submitted as a single PDF document (Max. 4
pages) in following format:
Typed Cover letter (Max. 1 page)
Typed Resume (Max. 2 page)
Three professional references
Salary history on last three jobs and expected
salary. Please specify if salary specified is daily, monthly or annually
Send their complete
applications to: with subject line ‘Application for IT Specialist’
Deadline: Sunday, 13th
September, 2015

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