Manager Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Employment Opportunity – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director in
charge of ICT and Data Management
About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established
under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act
2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was
approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration,
development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion,
transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that
petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant
laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best
practice for the petroleum industry.
Job Summary: The Manager
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) will be charged with planning
and monitoring the installation and maintenance of IT infrastructure; planning
and managing information technology security controls needed to address the
organization’s current and future information technology security risks and
managing the development and/or sourcing of software to facilitate operations.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with planning, budgeting and
    reporting on the activities of the department
  • Participate in the development of the PAU
    ICT and data management Policy
  • Lead the development of standard operating
    procedures for ICT in PAU
  • Keenly monitor the installation and
    maintenance of IT hardware infrastructure in order to meet PAU Hardware availability
    requirements.
  • Lead and monitor the maintenance and
    capacity planning of PAU’s network infrastructure in order to meet the PAU
    network availability requirements
  • Responsible for monitoring the
    availability of communication services delivered over the PAU network
    infrastructure to meet business requirements.



  • In charge of monitoring and evaluating
    risks associated with ICT infrastructure in order to meet PAU availability
    requirements and comply with ICT policy.
  • Plan and manage the performance and development
    of staff under supervision so as to improve their productivity.
  • The incumbent will implement and maintain
    an information technology security architecture commensurate with
    international standards to reduce risks to the IT assets that complies with
    the organization’s corporate strategy.
  • Develop and align the Software Development
    Strategy/Plan to business needs to provide direction to the development
    team.
  • Lead Requirements Specification,
    Documentation and Analysis processes to ensure completeness, accuracy,
    consistency and unambiguity.
  • Lead System Design and Conceptualization
    processes to leverage existing technologies, engender reusability and
    build upon alignment to IT strategic direction.
  • Lead and guide the development,
    implementation and deployment of systems to provide quality software
    solutions that comprehensively address business needs.
  • Profile and manage communications and
    stakeholder interests so as to build and sustain suitable working
    relations.
  • Perform any other assignment that may be
    assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  
  • The ideal candidate for the Petroleum
    Authority of Uganda (PAU) Manager Information and Communication Technology
    (ICT) job opportunity must possess a Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Information
    Technology, Statistics (Computing option), Software or Computer
    Engineering or another related field from a recognized academic
    institution.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in
    either; Computer Science, Information Technology, Statistics with computing,
    Computer or Software Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering.
  • Professional certification such as; ITIL,
    Cisco and Microsoft courses, Virtualization Certifications and SAN
    Certifications
  • At least five years’ experience, two of
    which must have been at supervisory level managing large corporate
    networks, mixed protocol environment and business continuity planning
    techniques
  • Previous exposure and experience working
    in a leadership role in an organization/business unit/project with diverse
    professionals.



  • Good knowledge of the PAU ICT Policy, ITIL
    standards and relevant network administration manuals
  • Highly innovative and with a proven high
    level of integrity and professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills;
  • Familiarity with the main data
    manipulation languages and the principles of database design;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines under
    pressure;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and
    maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and customers;
  • Possess a willingness to keep up to date
    with developments in new technology;
  • Show commitment to continuing professional
    development (CPD);
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    relevant legislation;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
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-> Proceed to Application
Deadline: Friday 8th September
2017 by 11:59 pm.

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