Information Technology (IT) Assistant USAID Project Jobs – FHI 360

Job Title:  Information Technology (IT) Assistant 

Organisation: FHI 360

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: FHI 360 IT Officer


About US:

FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.


About USAID Project:

FHI 360, a prime implementing partner for USAID funded Maternal, Child Health & Nutrition (MCHN) Activity will, with funding from USAID, support KCCA’s (Kampala Capital City Authority) EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) Response Plan. Activities will focus on strengthening capacity for EVD infection prevention and control (IPC) and case identification and quick referral by small private healthcare providers within the city. FHI 360 is seeking for individuals to serve in the following positions for a short period of time – ranging from 60 to 120 working days, to support the USAID MCHN team to implement these activities.


Job Summary: FHI 360 is seeking to recruit for an IT officer to support the smooth running of the FHI360 computer systems and ensure 100% functionality of the electronic systems. This will include supporting documentation of the right requirements, specifications, and costs for needed equipment to support implementation of EVD activities. Reporting to the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/designated supervisor at the KCCA, and working with division and Health facility teams, the IT officer will have the following roles and responsibilities:


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage information technology equipment (laptops, tablets, MIFIS) used during the program implementation.
  • Plan, organize, control, and evaluate electronic system operations
  • Provide IT technical support to EVD response field staff through coaching on the use of different IT equipment.
  • Deploy databases onto the FHI 360 portal to support online data management and reporting.
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems for EVD data bases
  • Support upgrade and servicing of the different IT equipment.
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time
  • Audit IT data management and reporting systems and assess their outcomes
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structure

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in information technology/ Computer science;
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis
  • Experience in the use of Open Data Kit (ODK) platform


How to Apply:

All interested and suitably qualified individuals should Submit their applications ( CV and Cover letter) by email to Please indicate the title of the position in the email subject line


Deadline: 25th November 2022


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Date Posted 2022-11-21
Valid Through 2022-11-25
Hiring Organization FHI 360
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda