Several Engineer Careers – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Title:          Engineer (Several Careers)
Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Kampala, Uganda
Manager Data
Processing and Production
About US:
The National Identification
and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established on the passing of the Uganda
Registration of Persons Act, 2015. The Act was made to harmonise and
consolidate the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of
individuals and to establish a national identification register. It provides
for the mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad
as well as aliens identification cards and for related matters.
The Engineer will
offer technical advice in the designs of electrical systems and acquisition of
equipment and tools
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent ensures proper day-to-day running of personalization machines
  • Maintains
    stock of cache of personalization Machine spares
  • Performs
    preventive and corrective maintenance of ID card production machines
  • Maintains
    a log of any fault events that happen during the personalization process
  • Manages
    the maintenance, repairs, replacement and extension of production
    machinery, equipment and supply of machine spares
  • The
    Engineer also plans, develops, publishes and updates standard maintenance
    manuals and other documentation related to the production process
  • The
    incumbent ensures the production quality and costs control
  • Keenly
    monitors production, responds to any technical queries and provides
    support as needed
  • Performs
    any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Manager,
    Data Processing and Production
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Engineer career opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree with
    Honors in Industrial, Electrical, Computer, Mechanical or Electronics
    Engineering from a recognized institution
  • A
    minimum of three years’ work experience in a reputable public or private
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability
    to work with minimum supervision
  • Good
    IT literacy and Computer software applications skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director,
Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya,
Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices
indicated above from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a
daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional
referees. Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope,
clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016
If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.
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