Fresher Data Entry Clerk – Computer Programming Jobs – Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

Job Title: Data Entry Clerk – Computer Programming (Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Ref No: UBTEB/HRM-EXT/006/11/2022

Salary Scale: BTEB 7

Reports to: ICT Officer


About US:

Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) is a professional National Examinations Board with the mandate to streamline, regulate, coordinate and conduct credible examinations and award Certificates and Diplomas in the Business, Technical and Vocational professions. The Board therefore conducts Business, Technical and Vocational examinations, including Applied Science specialties such as Biological Sciences (Agricultural, Fisheries, Wildlife, Forestry, Bee keeping and other related fields), Physical Sciences Meteorology, Surveys and Land Management, and other related fields), Cooperative, Social Development, Hotel, Catering and Tourism.


Job Summary: To provide support in writing, coding and managing software applications and solutions to operate systems more efficiently.

Assisting in providing support to systems performance, tech support, reviewing and updating existing programs, identifying and fixing defects, supporting data architecture, generating reports, developing in-house software, and mitigating potential risk.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in writing and testing code for new programs and computer instructions for the Board.
  • Participate in coding, editing source-code and debugging the Board’s EMIS.
  • Assist in automating, and updating programs and software solutions.
  • Participate in identifying and correcting coding system and programme errors.
  • Provide support in managing database systems
  • Participate in rewriting and maintaining programs for different operating systems.
  • Assist in implementing build systems
  • Participate in providing technical support to programme users
  • Participate in collaborations with other software developers in the creation of programs
  • Assist in securing programs against cybersecurity threats.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to him/her from time to time.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Diploma in Computer Science or Computer Programming from a reputable Institution.
  • A bias in algorithm and coding languages, including C++, Java, SQL, C#, HTML and others.
  • One year experience in using Java, C++, SQL, C#, and HTML experience will be an added advantage.
  • 20-40 years of age at entry.


Key competences

  • End user-oriented.
  • Ability to find and fix any errors in programs, systems and software
  • Comprehension of algebra concepts to apply to data and to generate reports Self-driven, priority-driven, deadline-driven, multi-tasking and ability to drive
  • teamwork
  • Analytical skills in creating computer code and attention to details. Strong aptitude for both mathematics and learning new technology. IT and superior communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of operating systems


How to Apply:

Three sets of handwritten applications with detailed CVs and photocopies of Academic Certificates, Testimonials, Transcripts and/or Result slips; Three (3) most recent and clear passport size photographs, Names and addresses of two referees, A letter of recommendation from the current or most recent employer, telephone contacts and emails of both the applicant and the referees; should be submitted in sealed envelopes and hand delivered not later than 13th December, 2022 at 5.00p.m to the address indicated below. The Job title and Reference Number should be clearly written on the top left corner of the envelope. Applications should be addressed to;


The Executive Secretary,

Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board;

Plot 7 Valley Drive, Ntinda;

P.O. Box 1499;

Kampala – Uganda.


Note: Only successful applicants will be contacted. (Those who applied previously are encouraged to re-apply only if they meet the job specifications.


Deadline: 13th December 2022 at 5.00pm


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