2 Entry Level IT Officer Job Opportunities – ASA Limited

Job Title:        I.T Officer (2 Job Vacancies)
Organisation: ASA
Microfinance (Uganda) Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: IT Manager
About US:
ASA Limited is an affiliate of ASA international Holding which is
registered in Mauritius (”ASA International”). ASA International is a holding company that owns and operates
microfinance institutions in different countries in Africa & Asia. The
company currently has 43 (forty three) branches in Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono,
Jinja, Iganga, Mityana, Rakai, Bugiri, Masaka, Pallisa, Tororo, Mbale,
Lyantonde, Lukaya, Mbarara , Kumi, Ntungamo, Bushenyi and Luwero districts. The
major objective of ASA Microfinance (Uganda) Limited is to offer affordable,
flexible and need-responsive micro-finance products and services to the
economically active poor people in Uganda.
Job Summary: The I.T Officer
will provide daily IT support to the ASA staff and in the Branch offices.
Key Duties and
The incumbent will be responsible for
troubleshooting and resolving hardware, connection, Printer and software
Ensure the reliability of the local
communications system: e-mail and Internet connections.
The jobholder will update network applications
as required.
Replace or repair defective parts and equipment.
Ensure that the virus protection software is
installed on all machines and updated regularly.
Provide timely user support and conduct
technology training for new and existing users.
Perform routine server monitoring and
performance benchmarking.
Establish network specifications by conferring
with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements;
designing router administration, including interface configuration,
establishing connections and firewalls and routing protocols.
Participate in the network upgrades by liaising
with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
Upgrade and update systems software as required.
Ensure the network is secured by developing
network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
Keep an up to date inventory of all IT hardware
and software.
Ensure that the Local Area Network is up and
Manage contracts with external suppliers and
service providers in IT purchasing.
Complete special projects as and when requested.
Work in liaison with the other departments in
the organization to support overall department goals and objectives.
Perform any other duties assigned to you from
time to time by the management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The IT Officer should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Information Technology or related field
At least two years’ experience in the similar
Age: Below 32 years.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a copy of their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document)
indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:
recruitment@asauganda.com, hrasauganda@gmail.com
Deadline: 31st October 2016
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