Manager Networks and Infrastructure Employment Opportunity – Finance Trust Bank (FTB)


Job Title:       Manager
Networks and Infrastructure

Organization: Finance Trust Bank (FTB)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of ICT


About US:

Finance Trust Bank (FTB) was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial
Bank on 11th November, 2013, taking over the financial services business of
Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Today Finance Trust Bank is a fully fledged
commercial bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000
borrowers, through a network of 35 branches country wide. The bank offers a variety
of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money
transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of
micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.


Job Summary:  The Manager Networks and Infrastructure will
plan, direct, and coordinate the design, installation, and connectivity of
computer systems and network infrastructure to ensure the stable operation of
the organization’s IT assets. This includes configuring, maintaining, supporting,
and optimizing all new and existing network hardware, software, and
communication links. This role is also responsible for telephone, data center,
security systems and other electronic infrastructure.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Manage and set priorities for the design,
maintenance, development and evaluation of all infrastructure systems,
including LANs, WANs, Internet, intranet, security, wireless implementations

Design and implement short and long term
strategic plans to ensure infrastructure capacity meets existing and future

Monitor bandwidth usage, analyze traffic
patterns and volumes, and determine impact/implications of issues and
thereafter make recommendations to management.

Develop, Plan/schedule maintenance activities
and communicate standards for use, and security of network in a timely manner.

Manage and ensure effectiveness of servers,
including e-mail, print, and backup servers, and their associated operating
systems and software. Responsible for on-site and offsite data centers.

Oversee purchases of all new IT equipment for
Technical Services, by recording and taking proper inventory of all Network
& infrastructure assets of the Bank.

Ensure that substantive Disaster Recovery and
Business Continuity plans are in place, regularly tested and updated.

Ensure security of entire infrastructure systems
inclusive of LANs, WANs, Servers and workstations as prescribed in the ICT
security policies and guidelines.

Establish and maintain regular written and
in-person communications with the organization’s executives, decision-makers,
stakeholders, department heads, and end users regarding pertinent network

Manage operational costs; conduct near- and
long-term financial forecasts for expanded functionality and or user base.

Test network performance and provide network
performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining network
infrastructure and conduct regular security monitoring to detect any possible

Test server performance and provide network
performance statistics and reports; develop strategies for maintaining server

Oversee the administration of user accounts,
permissions, and access rights in the Active Directory and Email-servers.

Manage and configure the bank ICT infrastructure
including networks, servers and storage.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Finance Trust Bank (FTB) Manager
Networks and Infrastructure job should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer
Science, Electrical Engineering or other related fields.

Professional Certification in CISCO Networking
(CCNP) and Microsoft – MCSE are a must have.

Exceptional knowledge of service and application
delivery, as well as successful service level agreement accomplishments.

Excellent knowledge of current protocols and
standards, including Active Directory, Group Policies, MS Exchange, Core
Switching/Routing, SSL/IPSec, SAN, Virtualization, Business Continuity,
Disaster Recovery.

Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware
such as servers, routers, bridges, switches, hubs, modems, network interface
cards, and so on.

Knowledge and understanding of system flow
charts, data processing concepts, and telecommunications principles.

Experience installing network cabling and
telephony systems.

A keen attention to details.

Ability to work long hours with minimal

A team player with ability to supervise team


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should address their
application to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121,
Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and email it, as well as photocopies of
academic testimonials, and a CV to The CV should
include telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who
should be the most recent employer.


Deadline: 30th August 2020


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted on Tel. Numbers 0312 222600 or 0414 341275 ONLY. Please note: As
per Bank procedures, no job offers are made online.


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