3 Fresher Information Systems and Technology Officer Jobs – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Job Title:     Information Systems and
Technology Officer (3 Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD)

Project Name:
Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Mbale and Mbarara, Uganda

Reports to:
Operations/RTSU Coordinator

About US:

The Ministry of
Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), through its Programme Management
Unit (PMU) is implementing the second Phase of the Expanding Social Protection
Programme (ESPII). The goal of ESP is to reduce chronic poverty and improve
life chances for poor men, women and children in Uganda. The programme aims to
embed a national social protection system, including social assistance for the
poorest and most vulnerable, as a core element of Uganda’s national planning
and budgeting processes. A core element of the Programme is the Social
Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) under which government provides the
Senior Citizens Grant to older persons. Government with support from
Development partners is currently in the process of rolling out the Senior
Citizens Grant to all districts in the country.

Job Summary:   The Information Systems and Technology
Officer will provide IT support to RTSU staff and ensure that the IT
infrastructure is properly installed, regularly maintained, fully functional so
as to facilitate communication, data management, storage, retrieval, analysis
and dissemination through stable internet connection.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure complete command on MIS processes
    and system
  • Validate and understand functionality of
    delivered updates in MIS.
  • Ensure sufficient training material is
    available for staff.
  • Hands on computer software’s for
    creating presentations/ animations.
  • Act as the main focal point for the
    region for all questions/trainings related to MIS and its usage
  • Maintaining stable network and internet
    access at the RTSU
  • Provide input into the IT and
    communications policies as required
  • Maintain monitored internet as per
    approved organizational policy
  • Troubleshooting for hardware, software
    and general network issues
  • Liaise with service providers to ensure
    optimum performance at all times for RTSU’s
  • Provide technical assistance to staff at
  • Support website, SMS and other digital
    platforms of Expanding Social Protection Programme.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

The applicant must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or
Computer Engineering

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send application letters, detailed
CV, names and addresses of three referees along with the relevant certified
copies of academic transcripts, certificates to: Permanent Secretary, Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development Headquarters (Security Registry) on
second (2) Floor Plot 2, Simbamanyo House, George Street P.O Box 7136, Kampala,

Deadline: 23rd August 2019 by 11:00am

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