Data Analyst/ HIS Officer Jobs – Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority (UWRSA)


Job Title:    Data Analyst/ HIS Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Warehouse Receipt System Authority (UWRSA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: ICT


About US:

The Warehouse
Receipt System was established in Uganda in 2006 by the Ministry of Trade,
Industry and Cooperatives. It is governed and regulated through the Warehouse
Receipt System Act of 2006 (WRS Act, 2006) and regulations there of 2007.
Section 3 of the WRS Act, 2006 provides for the establishment of the Uganda
Warehouse Receipt System Authority, whereas sec. 7 establishes the Board of
Directors of the Authority. It is defined as a system where Commodities can be
used as security/collateral for financing (Inventory Credit). The issuer of the
Warehouse Receipt will certify the deposit of commodities, hold the commodity
in safe custody until the depositor or a new ascertained buyer claims the
goods. This is possible where commodities are deposited in regularly inspected,
certified, licensed and regulated storage facilities.


Job Summary:  The Data Analyst/ HIS Officer will mainly identify
and make meaning of useful and important data generated from UWRSA’s systems
such as e—WRS, MIS. etc so stakeholders can understand data and use it to make strategic
business decisions.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

and implement databases, data analytics. data collection systems and other
strategies that optimize the efficiency and quality of the electronic Warehouse
Receipt System ie—WRS]

computer reports. printouts. and performance indicators to locate and correct
any problems that may arise in the e-WRS

areas for modification in existing software applications and subsequently write
efficient code to implement these modifications

regular maintenance and servicing of e-WRS and MIS to improve operational
efficiency and avoid unplanned outages and down times.

end users on new reports. dashboards and tools.

closely with ICT Manager. System Administrator and IT Officer

with Management to prioritise business. information and institutional needs

schedule and carry out Support Related Field training of stakeholders.

issues and develop resolutions in a timely lap

educational workshops and training to develop sufficient knowledge to conduct
field support activities.

support to e-WRS and MIS users through a helpdesk/ and or other service.

in relevant events. conferences. meetings. etc to develop appropriate skills
and industry knowledge Other duties as may be assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Uganda Warehouse Receipt System Authority (UWRSA) Data
Analyst/ HIS Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
in a field related to Computer Science, Computer Engineering. Software
Engineering. Information Technology or Statistics

Five or
more years of hands-on experience supporting Linux systems in an enterprise
environment including intermediate expertise in Linux and scripting experience
ie.g.. Bash]

knowledge of and experience with reporting packages. databases [SOL]. and
Software Programming (XML, Java, Javascript. PHP. G|Ti

ability to Analyse, Model and Interpret data, using Visualizations is required

Knowledge in Database. Application. Cloud. and Server Management is required

Adept at
Queries, Creating Dashboards and/or Report Presenting findings

ability to work constructively within an organized system and team.

written and verbal communication skills


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their softcopy applications via
Email to and or hand deliver to Kingdom
Kampala/ 4th Floor Leftwing /Plot 31-39, Nile Avenue Kampala. Tel; +256 414
287190 / 256 80011522 (Toll Free)


Deadline: 10th February 2021


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