2 Assistant Manager IT – Business Systems Job Placements – NIC General Insurance Company Limited

Job
Title:           Assistant Manager IT – Business
Systems (2 Job Placements)

Organization: NIC General Insurance Company Limited

Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Head
ICT

About US:

NIC Holdings is one
of the largest financial institutions in East Africa with a network of branches
spread across the country, offering a full range of insurance products and
services in Life and Non-Life insurance businesses and Financial Management.
NIC Holdings has two subsidiaries which include NIC General Insurance Company
Limited and NIC Life Assurance Company Limited.

Job Summary:  The Assistant Manager IT – Business Systems
will be responsible for managing all organization business software systems technologies
and providing technology support and training.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Deputize
for the Manager IT /Head ICT

·       
Assist
in supervising the IT interns

·       
Assist
in the full business automation efforts. This includes migration to the AIMS
application software and other business applications that may be deployed.

·       
Assist
in developing new software applications and/or modules as and when needed

·       
Test
developed application systems.

·       
Administer/Monitor
the email system.

·       
Provide
help desk support on the AIMS application software including implementing
approved modifications to the system.

·       
Provide
advanced help desk support to staff on all NIC systems and network

·       
Assist
personnel of other departments as an IT resource.

·       
Consult
with management and users to determine the business system needs.

·       
Analyzing
and communicating end user needs by translating business requirements into
software requirements.

·       
Designing
and updating systems to meet the business goals

·       
Making
recommendations for solutions or improvements to the business that can be
accomplished through new technology or alternative uses of existing technology.

·       
Develops
and maintains technology policies, standards and procedures manual; develops
and maintains related technology checklists.

·       
Responsible
for the discovery, mitigation and documentation of information technology
risks.

·       
Responsible
for the completion of monthly risk management reports.

·       
Part of
the team that prepares, maintains and tests a technology disaster recovery
plan.        

·       
Any
other professional duties as may be required from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in IT or Computer
Science

·       
At least
two (2) years post qualification work experience performing similar tasks.

·       
Thorough
knowledge of the AIMS Insurance Application is an added advantage.

·       
At least
two years’ experience in a software support or development

·       
Demonstrated
programming skills with commercial experience is highly desirable

·       
Demonstrated
SQL and some PSQL programming skills is highly desirable

·       
Demonstrated
Web Development skills is desirable

·       
Good
formal documentation skills is highly desirable

·       
Demonstrated
investigative and problem solving skills is highly desirable

·       
Knowledge
and ability to troubleshoot Windows and Linux operating systems.

·       
Knowledge
and ability to troubleshoot Internet communication peripherals (modems,
routers)

·       
Understanding
of TCP/IP networks and security systems

·       
Understanding
of LAN and WAN communication and configurations.

How to Apply:

All Interested and
qualified candidates should submit their applications accompanied with a
detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), photocopies of academic documents and
certificates to vacancy@nic.co.ug

Deadline: 15th July 2020

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