3 Fresher Website Administrator Job Vacancies – Citizens Coalition for Independent Media (CCIME)

 

Job Title:    Website Administrators (3
Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Citizens Coalition for Independent Media
(CCIME)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

The Citizens Coalition for Independent Media is registered with registrar
of companies under the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional affairs. CCIME
was formed by a group of 20 young Journalists to mobilize citizens in Uganda to
advocate for independent media, freedom of expression and association as well
as agitate for increased citizen participation in democratic society. CCIME was
officially incorporated in 2014 by Registrar of Companies under the Ministry of
Justice and Constitutional affairs.

 

Job Summary:  The Website
Administrators will manage and maintain websites, taking into account
functionality, appearance, content, and performance. Their main focus will be
on the technical aspects of web maintenance, such as building servers and
troubleshooting, but they will also update the more visible parts of the
website, tweaking the design or adding new sections. Website Administrators
will typically work in front of a computer, but they must be accessible at all
times in case problems occur, especially with high-traffic websites. The role
lends itself well to freelancing or remote work, since communication with users
and clients can be done online.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Managing
Website Infrastructure: To get a website running, Website Administrators must
set up a web host, configure access for users, establish news and mail servers,
and seamlessly connect databases and other: back-end components. They’re will
be responsible for familiarizing clients with the website and making sure it
functions smoothly.

·       
Monitoring
Performance: Website Administrators will constantly evaluate website
performance by checking metrics such as loading time and memory consumption.
Going beyond the technical aspects, they will also assess user feedback,
effectiveness, and traffic, even exploring marketing techniques such as
newsletters and SEO to draw more users into the website.

·       
Providing
Technical Support: Websites require constant maintenance after setup. No matter
how robust a site is, it’s never a one-time job, and Website Administrators
must be proactive when addressing user concerns and resolving bugs.
Additionally, upgrades and improvements are inevitable in the fast-paced world
of tech, so it will be up to Website Administrators to integrate these
advances.

·       
Creating
and Update Web Pages: Website Administrators will work directly with code and
often update webpages to add content or tweak the layout. For large-scale
changes such as expanding the website, they will create new web pages based on
wireframes, which they may design themselves.

·       
Evaluate
Structure and Content: Because of their familiarity with the website and their
role in updating it, Website Administrators will contribute to the development
of a website’s structure. They will set basic standards for both graphics and
content, checking for quality before uploading components.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information
technology, or a similar field.

·       
At least
one year of demonstrated experience in ICT Sector. Experience in NGO Sector
will be of an added advantage.

·       
Proven
competence in written and spoken English, Good writing and editorial skills.

·       
Proven
skills in developing and writing ICT Concepts and plans

·       
Strong
organizational and time management skills. Also, very strong networking skills
and excellent interpersonal relationship skills

·       
The Web
admins must have strong technical expertise and problem-solving skills, with a
working knowledge of both web development and system administration.

·       
A drive
for constant learning will be helpful, since this role deals with various
facets of the web, from infrastructure to content. Along with a
technology-related degree, CCIME typically is looking for Website
Administrators with the following skills:

·       
Web
development – Website Administrators must be proficient in web programming
languages in order to update or create web pages. At minimum, they should be
able to convert designs into code through front-end development

·       
Infrastructure
expertise – since the job revolves around maintaining websites, successful
Website Administrators should be knowledgeable about security, hosting, network
optimization, databases, and other infrastructure-related factors that affect a
website’s performance

·       
Testing
– Website Administrators should be able to test and debug website features,
with the goal of making them error-free. Beyond programming tests, they will
also assess the website’s usability, design, content, and popularity

·       
Dependability
– Because even a small problem can be detrimental to a website, Website
Administrators should be able to react quickly to bugs and performance lags.
They  should be able to guard against
future risks by preparing backups and disaster recovery plans

·       
Customer
support – When customers report issues, Website Administrators should be
proactive, working to fix the problem while communicating updates. It’s
important that they will be able to explain technical concepts in everyday
language

 

The Website Administrators should be extremely proficient with the
following tools, which they will use on a regular basis:

·       
Web
programming languages (such as Javascript, Ruby, PHP, NodeJS)

·       
Content
management systems (such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla)

·       
Web
analytic tools (such as Google Analytics, SEMRush, Open Web Analytics)

·       
Web
hosting services (such as HostGator, SiteGround, Bluehost)

 

How to Apply:

Applications with copies of academic documents, Salary Expectation, CV
and contact details of three work-related referees, should be submitted to
CCIME by email to jobs@ccime.or.ug.  

 

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for
Interviews.

 

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