Information Technology Officer NGO Jobs – Youth Advocacy and Development Network (YADNET Uganda)

 Job Title:    Information Technology Officer

Organisation: Youth
Advocacy and Development Network (YADNET Uganda)

Project Name: SHE

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: IT


About US:

Youth Advocacy and
Development Network (YADNET Uganda) is an organization /coalition registered in
Uganda with registration number INDR153454304NB that brings together
partners/CSOs that work with and for young people on SRHR, Economic Empowerment
and Environment. The membership organization has coordination structures of
members in all regions of uganda with regional coordination offices in Arua,
Lira, Mbale, Hoima, Mbarara, Kamuli and Moroto with National office in Najeera,



She Leads is a
programme developed for the Power of Voices Strategic Partnerships with the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The programme focuses on
strengthening capacity of civil society organisations in the field of lobby and
advocacy, with a specific focus on strengthening lobby capacity of young women
and girls (GYW) and the civic space wherein they operate. Consortium partners
are Terre de Hommes, Defence for Children-Ecpat and FEMNET. The number of
targeted groups are; 28 girl – led groups, 35 CSOs. In total 3000 girls and
young women will benefit. The districts to be covered are Kampala, Kamuli and
Buyende. There will be many stakeholders in the project (Government, CSOs), in
this regard Plan International Uganda mutually agrees with Youth advocacy and
development network (YADNET) on how to collaborate in the implementation of the
aforementioned project.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

smooth operations of the Information Technology system and the quality
assurance of the service provided

maintain and constantly update the organization communication and data
management platforms and channels such as websites and social media.

IT support, training, and orientation for new technology users

troubleshooting, support, and repair when IT equipment or networks malfunction

phone, live chat, or in-person support, depending on the organization’s scope

daily tasks, training, and support sessions to inform the department and
organization better regarding IT support needs

records of hardware and software inventory

with maintaining information security through controlled hardware or software
installation and staff education


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold an Honors Bachelors’ Degree in Information Technology; or
Information Systems; or Library and Information Science from a recognized
University / Institution.

minimum of three years’ experience in Information Technology/Communication
support, telephony systems, wide and local area networks including experience
with common-carrier data networks; Microsoft and/or Cisco Network Certification
or other network certification.

in Windows server configurations (ADDS, DNS, Group Policy, DHCP, print server,
WSUS, Windows backup, etc), server virtualization, high availability and load
balancing configuration and other windows server installations


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications to:


Deadline: Friday 26th March 2021 at 17:00hours/5:00pm


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