Manager Information Technology Career Opportunity - Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Department of Human Resources and Administration

About US:
Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations worldwide.

Job Summary: The Manager Information Technology will provide timely support to the operations and acting as a liaison with client systems staff to implement client processes and systems that will assist in the development of operational improvements for the business.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will also prepare, Plan and budget for the unit and the computer systems expenditures in line with the UPL Business Strategy.
  • Offer timely support to the team through training, mentoring, capacity building to ensure the effective performance.
  • Actively contribute to income generating and sustainability initiative of UPL
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing (EDP) and computer systems operations development across the entire organization.
  • Plan for and coordinate UPL’s computer hardware repair, system building, software installation and maintenance in line with UPL IT policies.
  • Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software by providing orientation to new users of existing technology.
  • Work extensively with user departments to develop or modify data processing and office automation systems; coordinate testing and evaluation of computer hardware and software on desktops, laptops, and servers running various versions of Microsoft Windows operating system (Win XP, Win7/3, Win2003, Win2003, andWin2012}.
  • Assist in the creation and management of procurement processes for the acquisition of technology products and services. Define and establish computer hardware and software requirements for the company.
  • The jobholder will also implement, participate in the review and monitor the security and safety of the servers and integrity of organizational data and IT systems as per UPL policies.
  • Keenly monitor and make a report on the performance and status of the IT systems to the IT Coordinator and the Management.
  • Supervise, motivate, appraise and build staff capacity in the IT department in line with the organizational needs and Human Resource policies, and procedures. 
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Updated inventory of all ICT equipment
  • Send timely reports
  • Functional computer systems (software and hardware}
  • Security and integrity of organizational data and IT systems
  • Functional telecom and intercom systems

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree (Honours) in Information Technology, Computer Science from a recognized institution is required.
  • Possession of a relevant Postgraduate qualification
  • Professional certification in MSCE/CISA/CCNA is an added advantage
  • At least eight years working experience in a related field, five years at a supervisory level from a reputable organization.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, detailed CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:

The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 24th July 2017

NB: Candidates who do not receive feedback within a month’s time from the deadline should consider their applications

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