No Experience Management Trainee – Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) Engineer Jobs – National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Organisation: National
Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Infrastructure
Delivery Manager
About US:
The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) was
established as a statutory body under the National Information Technology
Authority, Uganda Act, 2009 as one of the key players in the Information and Communications
Technology Sector. Its mandated is to coordinate, promote and monitor IT
development within the context of national social and economic development,
with a vision as “a facilitator of a knowledge-based, globally competitive
Uganda where social transformation and economic development is supported
through IT enabled services.”
Job Summary: The Management
Trainee – Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) Engineer will work in the Infrastructure
Delivery Department and will provide supervision and support in the extension
of the NBI/EGI to MDAs and Local Governments as well as the rollout of IT
Services and provide quality assurance of OFC implementations.
Key Duties and
  • Engagement of MDAs and Local Governments
    to connect to the National Data Transmission Backbone Infrastructure (NBI);
  • Serve as a liaison and manag of Clients
    and Stakeholders on behalf of NITA-U in the implementation and rollout and
    delivery of NITA-U services to MDAs;
  • Tasked with the engagement of Ministries,
    Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and Local Governments to sign the
    Memorandum of Understanding and Service Level Agreement for the provision
    of NITA-U Services through the NBI;
  • Active participation and support to the
    establishment of key Government IT initiatives/Projects;
  • Actively participate in the supervision
    and verification of works, installation, maintenance and management of the
  • Perform Acceptance Testing of the OFC
    Implementation and facilitate the handover of newly installed sites to the
    Network Team
  • Participate in sensitization of
    stakeholders on the implementation of the NBI Project and the services
    delivered through the backbone.
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports to
    track progress of implementation and extension of the NBI to MDAs and
    Local Governments across the Country
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Management
    Trainee – Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) Engineer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer
    Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or
    Telecommunications Engineering and Electrical Engineering;
  • Excellent
    communication and report writing skills.
  • Ability
    to work on own initiative as well as in a team;
  • Highly
    analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills;
  • Good
    customer relationship management skills
How to Apply:
All candidates who meet the job requirements/specifications and with
the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their
application form, download here, with a cover letter, supported by curriculum
vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time
telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three
referees, to the address below.
The Executive Director,
National Information Technology
Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),
Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former Lugogo bypass)
P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0417 801 038
Or via email:
(application must not exceed 10MBs)
Applicants must also submit with their application verifiable evidence
supporting previous relevant appointments such as appointment letters and
employment contracts.
Deadline: 29th May 2017 by 17.00
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