2 IT Assistant Job Vacancies – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:    IT Assistant (2 Job

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Duty Station: 
Adjumani, Uganda

Reports to:
Refugee Desk Officer

Reference Number: AD/004/2019

About US:

The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and
responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies
across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • To provide IT support, to monitor and maintain the computer systems
    and networks. Install and configure computer systems, diagnose hardware
    and software faults and solve technical and applications problems.
  • Responsible for the smooth running of computer systems and ensuring
    users get maximum benefits from them, provide technical support and teach
    the clients the basic skills they need to operate newly installed programs.
  • To interpret data from RIMS and communicate results often to
    management, ensure that statistical concepts are explained and often
    advise on strategy.
  • Prepare and circulate refugee statistics from RIMS, update refugee
    population statistics and data clean up; oversee data management
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of IT equipment.
  • Responsible for the provision of support and relevant reports on
    RIMS, hence Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as
  • Working continuously on various tasks until completion cycles (or
    referral to third parties, if appropriate) agreeing timescales or
    responding within agreed time limits to call-outs
  • Training and mentoring personnel through a series of RIMS actions to
    help resolve issues and offering technical support (End-user support to
    all staff)
  • Analyzes and recovers system when malfunction occurs and performs
    back-up, recovery and systems monitoring, follow up on recommended changes
    in the system
  • Monitors job output, ensure proper printing, correct breakdown and
    accurate delivery of documents or files.
  • Analyze and interpret statistical data in order to identify
    significant differences in relationships among sources of information.
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Applicant should be a holder of a Degree in Information Technology,
    Computer hard ware engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or
    any equivalent from a recognized University. SQL Programming skills,
    familiarity with MS SQL, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and 2012,
    understanding basic statistical concept and reports, Certificates in
    professional studies in computer repairs are an added advantage.
  • Applicants must have two years working experience of MS SQL Server integration
    and programming.
  • Age: 23 – 45 years 

How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda

All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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