Systems Officer FINMAP III Project Jobs – Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED)

Job Title:      Systems Officer
Organisation: Ministry
of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED)
Project Name: The
Third Financial Management and Accountability Programme (FINMAP III)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Local
Government Public Financial Management (PFM) Systems Manager
About US:
The Government of Uganda (GOU)
has been implementing Public Service Reform Programmes aimed at improving
efficiency, effectiveness and accountability in delivery of public services.
Some of the reform initiatives included strengthening the human resource
management function by enhancing the establishment and payroll control through
implementation of an Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPS).
The Government of Uganda is
implementing Public Financial Management (PFM) reforms through the Third
Financial Management and Accountability Programme (FINMAP III) with the primary
purpose to strengthen Public Financial Management (PFM) at all levels of
government and ensure efficient, effective and accountable use of public
resources as a basis for improved service delivery. The programme is supported
by Development Partners including DFID, Norway, EU, KFW, and DANIDA. The
overall objective of FINMAP is derived from the GoU PFM reform strategy for the
period from July 2014 to June 2019.
Job Summary: The Systems
Officer will work closely with a Data Centre team in the Ministry of Finance
Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) and Local Government PFM team in the
Ministry of Local Government (MoLG) in the development and implementation of
the PFM systems.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly
    monitor, Support and troubleshoot the IFMS and wide area network (WAN) and
    the servers to ensure business continuity.
  • Liaise
    / interface with WAN service providers in resolving WAN related issues and
    resolution/ escalation of exceptions to contract managers.
  • Actively
    participate in carrying out updates and upgrades of Operating Systems,
    databases and the application in use by the Local Governments.
  • Keenly
    monitor the security of all the installation including the network, the
    servers, and the physical security.
  • Support
    the development and documentation of IFMS security policies and procedures
  • Execute
    of regular back-ups at the data centre, the disaster recovery centre and
    at the Local Government sites.
  • Provide
    application support to users at Local Government sites.
  • Provide
    support to system set up, testing and monitoring.
  • Act
    as trainee system administrators for the storage, applications and
    Microsoft, Cisco and other products.
  • Act
    as database administrators in the absence of a substantive database
    administrators.
  • Any
    other reports requested for from time to time.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Quarterly
    performance reports.
  • Periodic
    security reports.
  • Annual
    Performance reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, computer Science, software engineering, Business systems Engineering and
    any other related discipline.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal, communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team,
    which is critical in carrying out this assignment.
  • A
    sound operating knowledge of Information Technology (IT) systems.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications, updated CVs and copies of academic certificates should be
addressed and submitted to the address below. Envelopes should have clear
reference to the job applied for. Send to:
The Programme Coordinator,
The Third Financial Management
and Accountability Programme (FINMAP III),
Ministry of Finance, Planning &
Economic Development Finance Building; 3rd Floor, Room 3.4 Plot 2/12 Apollo
Kaggwa Road P 0 Box 8147, Kampala. Uganda.
Email to: finmap@finance.go.ug
Deadline: 7th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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