Head of Information and Communications Technology Job Placement – Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)

Organization: Institute
of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director:
Corporate Services
Ref: DCS002/07/18
About US:
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants (ICPAU) is the national professional accountancy
body in Uganda, established by the Accountants Act. The Institute also has a
mandate to conduct professional accountancy examinations in Uganda. The
Institute is mandated to also:
  • Regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda.
  • Prescribe and regulate the conduct of accountants and practising
    accountants in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Head of Information and Communications Technology
provides leadership and support on all activities of the Institute relating to
Information and Communication Technology.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develops and implements an ICT strategy and policies that support
    the Institute’s activities.
  • Provides requisite ICT support for all ICPAU business systems.
  • Coordinates ICT functions in the Institute.
  • Implements ICT standards and best practices.
  • Leads and manages the ICT team in the design, development,
    implementation, operation and support of an integrated ICT infrastructure.
  • Ensures efficient and effective ICT support to end-users through
    effective supervision of the ICT team, including training users to ensure
    best utilization of available ICT facilities.
  • Implements digitized document management solutions to automate
    existing manual work flows.
  • Advises on emerging or new technologies, media convergence and
    opportunities for ICPAU.
  • Initiates and supports innovative ICT solutions for Institute’s
    growth and development.
  • Supports procurement of IT equipment and software.
  • Implements robust risk management in the ICT function.
  • Prepares, implements and monitors plans and budgets.
  • Builds and manages relationships with the Institute’s stakeholders
    and ensures that the highest levels of customer satisfaction are met.
  • Carries out any other duties as assigned by the Director – Corporate

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the ICPAU Head of Information and Communications
    Technology must hold a Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology
    or any other related field.
  • Postgraduate qualification in a relevant field is an added
  • At least five years of relevant practical working experience in a
    reputable organization.
  • Breadth of knowledge and business acumen obtained within an ICT
    function directly in or closely supporting line operations.
  • Experience in a people management role.
  • Personal attributes: Professionalism; Communication; Teamwork; Planning and Organizing;
    Accountability; Creativity; Client Orientation; Commitment to Continuous
    Learning; Technological Awareness. 
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified applicants should write to the address below describing how they
qualify for the position quoting the Job Reference Numbers above. Only selected
candidates will be contacted. Your application should include a detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, three references including at least
two previous employers (if any), and functioning telephone numbers/e-mail
addresses. Send your application with all the necessary documents quoting the
job reference number to the address below or by email.
Institute of
Certified Public Accountants of Uganda,
42 Bukoto Street,
P. O. Box 12464,
Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 17th August 2018
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