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Database Administrator Job Careers - DFCU Bank



Job Title:
    Database Administrator
Organisation: DFCU Bank
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager – Infrastructure Services

About US:
DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.

Job Summary:   The Database Administrator will design, install, administer, and optimize company databases, database management systems and related components to achieve high performance of the various business applications and achieve specified server uptime. This includes ensuring the availability of client/server applications, configuring all new implementations and developing processes and procedures for proper database management. Where applicable, the Database Administrator will assist in overseeing the physical security, integrity, and safety of the data center/server farm.

This role is responsible for providing expert advice and support on the Banks database systems related undertakings.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Develop procedures for database operations, maintenance, security, archiving and recovery.
·        Support and monitor the Core Banking Systems database performance, availability, and uptime.
·        Provide substantive input to systems Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plan and ensuring proper fail over setup plans.
·        Monitor and tune database performance as well as control user access and security.
·        Ensure functionality of databases and adherence of procedures by all users.
·        Plan for all database systems, storage/capacity requirements.
·        Analyze business application requirements and develop specifications for databases construction and maintenance.
·        Commission, install and test new applications and versions of database Management Systems (DBMS).
·        Create and maintain reporting systems using products such as crystal reports, etc.
·        Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.
·        Support various projects teams.
·        Manage the operations of all corporate databases and data centers as per set policy & procedures.
·        Maintain up-to-date documentation of all corporate databases’ operations manuals and procedures.
·        Monitor the status of end-of-cycle activities including backups ensuring compliance with scheduled Critical Server Uptime.
·        Plan, organize and carry out routine maintenance according to agreed schedules and ensures satisfactory service levels with respective service providers.
·        Investigate problems with databases and end-of-cycle runs, ensure appropriate corrective action, or escalate problems as appropriate.
·        Monitor and report on the performance of end of cycle runs and provide explanations for any performance deviations with recommendations for the redress of any difficulties.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant for the dfcu Bank Database Administrator job placement must hold a University degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or Engineering from a reputable institution.
·        OCP, MCDBA, and Oracle PL/SQL and UNIX certification preferably HP-UX and LINUX will be desirable.
·        ITIL
·        Four years of working experience preferably with a financial institution in the area of Database Administration and Data Center Management.
·        Experience with multiple storage and backup subsystems.
·        Knowledge of Microsoft Server Operating Systems and UNIX i.e. SOLARIS & AS400.
·        Knowledge of SQL and database management Systems is a must.
·        Experience working with open source RDBMS e.g. MySQL.
·        Knowledge of shell scripting and other scripting languages like Perl, Python, PHP etc.
·        Advanced analytical & problem-solving skills.
·        Ability to work independently at any Group location in an IT support capacity.
·        Ability to quickly assess organizational needs relative to databases and data center problems.
·        Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and in verbal discussions with users.
·        Good working knowledge of banking systems, operations, and processes.
·        Excellent presentation and organizational skills.
·        Self-motivated team player with the ability to adapt and work cooperatively and effectively in different situations and teams to carry out assigned tasks.
·        Maintain a positive attitude under stressful conditions.
·        Disposition to share knowledge fully and willingly with other employees in the interest of the organization.
·        Team leadership experience.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below; Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

Deadline: 7th August 2020

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Project Manager Project Support- NURI NGO Job Careers - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:      Project Manager Project Support- NURI

Organization: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Area Manager

 

About US:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Manager Project Support- NURI will be responsible for day to day implementation of Rural Infrastructure and Water Resources Management (WRM) within their region. S/he will oversee planning and implementation and manage human resources to ensure efficient implementation of activities. Under supervision of the Area Manager, S/he will address problems as they arise and ensure good relations with partners and other actors in the field. Particularly S/he will liaise with District Local Governments and OPM and UNHCR offices in the settlements within the region. S/he will ensure balanced participation of the different beneficiary groups and coordinate with other NURI interventions within the region.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project development

·        Under the supervision of the Area Manager, contribute in drafting concept papers and proposal development

·        Identify gaps in terms of NURI project and generate ideas to address them with strong impact for the beneficiaries.

·        Carry out risk analysis in order to design adequate responses.

·        Together with the program team and Head of Programs identify opportunities for further development of program activities.     

Project management

·        Oversee and conduct strategic planning and development of DRC program in the operational areas.

·        Develop annual, bi-annual and quarterly project work plans and corresponding budgets for the infrastructure projects being implemented in the target districts.

·        Supervise proper and timely implementation of infrastructure projects in consultation with Donors, district authorities and technical staff, and other stakeholders, and according to agreed policies and donor requirements.

·        Supervise relevant beneficiary data collection and relevant assessments in the project area.

·        Provide feedback to the management on general policy matters, program activities and external relations to the Area Manager in Arua and Head of Programs in Kampala, based on agreed formats and schedules.

Financial, Administration, logistics and HR Management

·        Responsible for the management of the infrastructure project budget, financial management including timely expenditure control, budget follow ups and reports in consultation with Head of Finance and Administration.

·        Responsible in ensuring DRC financial procedures, guidelines and corruption control is maintained in the field offices.

·        Responsible for ensuring adherence to correct procurement and logistical procedures in the field offices.

·        Directly responsible for supervising the Team Leaders Shelter and Infrastructure and support them to accomplish their tasks.

·        Responsible for recruitment planning and leading recruitment of required field staff in consultation with the HR department.

·        Make sure that all project activities adhere to Danida standards and as well as DRC guidelines and accountability standards.

Coordination and representation

·        Build and maintain cordial working relationships with a range of key stakeholders, Local Governments, OPM, Coordination Function, UN agencies, RWC and other stakeholders at the field level.

·        Representation of DRC and active participation in coordination meetings, working groups and any other meetings as requested.

·        Close co-ordination in project implementation with the representative of the donor (CF) and national/international NGOs, District local authorities, RWCs, OPM and Settlement Commandants.

·        Work closely with the other program components to maximize program output and synergies.

Staff development and management

·        Responsible for staff development including target setting, performance appraisal, early identification and timely addressing of HR issues in the field offices.

·        Provide technical and programmatic leadership to the Team Leaders Shelter and Infrastructure, and other project staff during project implementation.

·        Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based on the set targets.

·        Ensure the project staff uphold DRC’s code of conduct and principles on accountability.

·        Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security.

·        Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct and principles of accountability.

Monitoring and Evaluation

·        In consultation with the Meal Coordinator based in Kampala set up data bases in all the field offices and ensure that they are operational throughout the project period

·        Ensure that GPS coordinates for all the project locations are captured and used for producing maps showing project sites

·        Support Coordination Function and DRC M and E Unit in mobilizing communities during monitoring surveys

·        Contribute to the daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and interventions.

·        Identify, document and disseminate relevant project success, challenges and follow up on implementation of project’s action points

·        Participate in quarterly OPM, District and Sub county monitoring and project reviews and evaluations.

·        Ensure quality data collection, analysis and storage in line with NURI Information

Reporting

·        Prepare regular required Donor reports as per agreed formats and to the highest quality required E.g Weekly, monthly Highlights, quarterly and Annual reports.

·        In consultation with the Finance and Admin Coordinator NURI, ensure timely financial reporting to country office

Additional tasks: On request perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisor in order to allow the organization to function optimally

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Project Manager Project Support- NURI job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Development studies, Business Administration or similar qualifications

·        5 years of post-graduate relevant work experience

·        3 years of relevant work experience from a least developed country

·        Relevant experience from 3 projects in a similar position

·        Relevant experience with RI, WRM or similar work programs.

·        Preferably level C1 in speaking and writing English (according to the common European framework of reference for language scale

·        Relevant work experience from northern Uganda

·        Knowledge of one or more of the local languages widely spoken in the covered districts preferably: Alur, Lugbara, Luo and Madi.

 

Desirable

·        A good team-player

·        Excellent communication skills

·        Excellent analytical and negotiation skills.

·        Proven commitment to accountability practices.

·        Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with limited supervision

·        Knowledge of computers: word processing and database management packages.

 

How to Apply:

All Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

 

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Deadline: 7th August 2020

 

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5 Assistant Project Engineer Job Vacancies - Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job Title:      Assistant Project Engineer (5 Job Placements)

Organization: Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Project Engineer

              

About US:

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB). The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding.

 

Job Summary:  The Assistant Project Engineers will represent the Agency at the project site, confirm the progress of construction of the Grid and ensure quality of works while liaising with key stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Contract Management:

·        Ensure submission of Contractors securities and verification by REA

·        Schedule and facilitate timely site handover

·        Ensure timely submission and preparation of reports, programs and key contractual deliverables throughout the implementation period.

·        Review, update and approve reports and deliverables throughout the implementation period.

·        Supervision of construction works for quality compliance:

·        Ensure supply and use of quality material as per specifications in the Contracts.

·        Ensure adherence to good engineering practices with reference to the Contracts and the engineering memorandum.

·        Review and recommend approval of change orders and or instructions to avoid compensation events.

·        Ensure the contractor's activities are monitored and controlled in accordance with schedule, design specifications, and contractual requirements. Supervise construction work for quality compliance

·        Ensure adherence to construction standards and good engineering practices during installation

·        Undertake audit of all materials delivered to site.

·        Maintain a daily work log

·        Prepare test protocols, schedule and facilitate network pre-commissioning and commissioning.

·        Facilitate site meetings and hand over of completed network.

·        Report on progress and commitment and performance of the supervision consultants

·        Ensure participation of key stakeholders during implementation of the project including the local community and service providers.

·        Participate in pre-commissioning and commissioning exercises for the projects.

·        Enhance and promote the image of REA

·        Participate in stakeholder meetings during implementation of projects.

·        Project monitoring, control and quality management

·        Oversee the entire value chain including suppliers, sub-contractors and key stakeholders to mitigate any risks.

·        Confirm placement of orders and delivery schedules with suppliers.

·        Review and recommend approval of subcontractors in line with contractual requirements including conducting due- diligence.

·        Review and certify progress of works and subsequent payments.

·        Schedule and facilitate monthly top level progress review meetings with project managers at REA offices.

·        Supervision, monitoring and correction of defects during Defects Liability Period.

·        Schedule and conduct periodic defect liability inspections/audits, generate snag list and follow up correction of snags.

·        Schedule and facilitate final defects liability inspection with all major stakeholders.

·        Prepare comprehensive project closure reports

·        Assess overall performance of contractors.

·        Monitor environmental and social compliance.

·        Liaise with safeguards personnel to ensure that project implementation complies with environmental and social safeguards requirements.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

·        A diploma or certification in project management will be an added advantage.

·        Working experience of at least 3 years in power line construction.

·        Experience in project management.

·        Experience of power system commissioning and maintenance practices.

·        Computer literate and able to use MS Office applications for project management and report writing.

·        Must be below 40 years of age

 

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send a typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted to:

 

The Chief Executive Officer

Rural Electrification Agency

Plot 10 Windsor Loop Kololo

2nd Floor, House Of Hope

P.o box 7317 kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 2:00pm

 

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Project Engineering Officer Job Opportunities - Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Job Title:      Project Engineering Officer (PEO)

Organization: Rural Electrification Agency (REA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Project Engineer (Construction)

              

About US:

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB). The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Engineer Officer will provide support to the Senior Project Engineers in Supervision of Construction projects assigned in the Project Development and Management. She/he will supervise construction of rural electrification projects for quality compliance and shall be responsible for ensuring and enhancing quality of works and workmanship and represent the Agency in the management of projects including liaising with key stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Ensure effective contract management so that REA programs and contractual deliverables are achieved.

·        Review and update reports and implementation requirements as needed throughout project implementation period.

·        Supervise construction works for quality compliance, ensuring supply and use of quality materials as specified in contracts.

·        Ensure adherence to good engineering practices with reference to contracts and where necessary review and recommend change orders and or instructions to mitigate compensation challenges.

·        Prepare test protocols, schedule and facilitate network pre-commissioning and commissioning

·        Actively participate in stakeholder meetings during implementation of the project including the local community and service providers during implementation of projects.

·        Oversee the entire value chain including suppliers, subcontractors and key stakeholders to mitigate any risks.

·        Confirm placement of orders and delivery schedules of supplies.

·        Review and recommend approval of subcontractors in line with contractual requirements including conducting due diligence.

·        Conduct periodic defects liability inspections/audits, generate snag lists and follow-up correction of snags.

·        Review, certify, and submit progress of works and subsequent payments thereof.

·        Schedule and conduct periodic defects liability inspections/audits, generate snag lists and follow up correction of snags.

·        Monitor and report any environmental and social compliance concerns.

·        Facilitate handover of completed network.

·        Prepare and submit comprehensive project closure reports

·        Any other duties specified by the Head of Department

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

·        A Master’s degree and or a Post graduate diploma in Project Management is an added advantage

·        Working experience of at least 6 years in powerline construction.

·        Experience in powerline construction supervision and project management

·        Knowledge of power system commissioning and maintenance practice.

·        Well-developed interpersonal, communication and public relations skills.

·        Be willing to travel to project field areas at short notice

·        Computer knowledge

·        Demonstrated reporting skills

·        Age:  Below 40 years old

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send a typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of three (3) reputable referees should be directly submitted to:

 

The Chief Executive Officer

Rural Electrification Agency

Plot 10 Windsor Loop Kololo

2nd Floor, House Of Hope

P.o box 7317 kampala. Uganda

 

Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 2:00pm

 

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