21 February 2017

Fresher Database Administrator IT Jobs - Uganda Road Fund (URF)

Job Title:     Database Administrator
Organization: Uganda Road Fund (URF)
Project: 2017 Road User Satisfaction Survey (RUSS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Officer, Statistics

About Us:
Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a body corporate established by the Uganda Road Fund Act 2008, to finance routine and periodic maintenance of public roads.

Job Summary: The Database Administrator for the 2017 Road User Satisfaction Survey (RUSS) will for re-format and enter edited RUSS datasets into the RUSS database for storage and online visualization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will be re-formatting RUSS data into an appropriate structure;
  • Importing the re-formatted data into a relational database;
  • Tasked with uploading the database onto the online RUSS interface; and
  • Responsible for documenting all processes undertaken on the assignment to facilitate knowledge transfer;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Road Fund Database Administrator job opportunity must hold an Honors Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or Information Systems or any other Data Communications related discipline. Post Graduate qualification in any Computer Science or Information Technology discipline is an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Python programming language;
  • Previous exposure and experience working with Linux open SUSE distribution; and
  • Knowledge of database development and administration for Django based databases.
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • A self-starter able to work under minimal supervision; and
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet tight deadlines;

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications accompanied by;
  • A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated personal experience
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae showing experience and positions held
  • Current Salary
  • Three professional referees including phone and E-mail contacts
  • Copies of testimonials
  • Postal Addresses, daytime telephone contacts and E-mail address of applicant

The complete application package should be sent in hardcopy to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund,
5th Floor TWED Towers, Plot 10 Kafu Road, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 7501, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 3rd March, 2017


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