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Fresher ICT Security Officer Job Opportunities - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)


Job Title:        ICT Security Officer (Re-advertised) 

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and 10 contact offices countrywide; regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.


Job Summary: The ICT Security Officer will monitor the  security  compliance  of  networks,  servers  and  applications,  and  respond  to  security  events  and  alerts.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        Implement security measures in compliance  with  Pride’s  policies  and  procedures.

·        Review  IT  security  strategy,  policies  and  standards  as  per  the  business  requirements.

·        Install  and  update  IT  infrastructure,  provide  security  against  hackers  and  intruders.

·        Conduct training  for  staff  in  IT  Security.

·        Update  and  maintain  registers  of  physical  access  to  the  bank  server  rooms  at  all  times,  record  the  times  and  dates  of  staff  and  non-staff  enter  and  leave  the  server  rooms.

·        Review  and  recommend  to  Manager  ICT  Security  cost  effective  and  appropriate  security  technology  products  for  network,  systems  and  data.

·        Periodically  test  the  disaster  recovery  plan  (DRP).

·        Conduct  testing  of  the  disaster  recovery  plan.

·        Conduct  Intrusion  detection  on  the  network  to  identify  Vulnerabilities  that  exist  in  a  System  and  network.

·        Conduct  vulnerability  scans  on  the  network  to  identify  vulnerabilities  that  can  be  used  by  a  hacker  to  compromise  the  network.

·        Ensure  patches  are  distributed  to  all  machines.

·        Conduct  Business  Impact  assessment  for  the  ICT  department.

·        Conduct  Risk  assessments for  the  ICT  Department.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information  systems / Technology  or  Computer  Science,  Statistics  or  relevant  Engineering  or  Business  related  subject  from  a  reputable  university

·        Cisco certification (CCNA,  CCNP,  CEH)

·        At least two years of experience  in  a  busy  ICT  environment  in  a  similar  position,  preferably  a  banking  industry

·        Emotional intelligence

·        Good communication skills

·        Inter-personal  skills

·        Business  acumen

·        Customer  awareness

·        Computer  knowledge


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure


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·        Create an Account

·        Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo.

·        Submit online i.e. no hard copy deliveries will be accepted


Deadline: 5th December 2020


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Fresher Partnership and Sponsorship Assistant Job Opportunities - Watoto Child Care Ministries


Job Title:    Partnership and Sponsorship Assistant

Organisation: Watoto Child Care Ministries

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Sponsorship Coordinator, Africa Region


About US:

Watoto Church Ministries and Community Care has experienced exponential growth in the past couple of years composed of multiple Celebration Centres (Campuses) and diverse Community care initiatives that include; Child Care, Community and Neighbourhood, Education and FM Radio amongst others. In all of this, Watoto remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for community.


Job Summary:  Watoto is seeking to recruit a Partnership and Sponsorship Assistant to support in the raising of sponsors in Africa region and administrative duties within the department.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        To update the general accountability and Uganda payment tracker on a weekly basis.

·        To file all accountability sheets on a weekly basis in accordance to the filing standards and accurately compile all relevant sponsorship information.

·        To acknowledge sponsor's payments as they come in from the Africa region and prepare updated statements for all the existing sponsors.

·        To run delinquent sponsor searches and provide an updated list of all non-paying sponsors for follow up.

·        To provide payment receipts as and when requested by sponsors and reconcile receipt books with finance.

·        Assist in Correspondence & Profiles Management and promptly respond to all queries from sponsors.

·        To support the Sponsorship coordinator to prepare the required sponsorship reports and assist in preparation of departmental meetings and trainings.

·        To set up the sponsorship tables and replenish it with all the required materials on Sundays and conduct trainings and orientations for the volunteers at the sponsorship table.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant for the Watoto Sponsorship Assistant-Africa Region job opportunity should hold at least a Bachelor's Degree in Business administration, data management or a related degree

·        At least two years' experience working in Administration/sponsorship in a large and busy organisation.

·        Computer literate with emphasis in excel

·        Good communication both written and verbal

·        A team player, self-motivated, able to work with minimum supervision for long hours under pressure


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates can apply by visiting our website;

Fill out the form that will be open and submit after all sections have been filled. Click Here

Submit your CV, academic and professional documents and a cell/pastor's recommendation letter to (Subject Line: Job Title - First Name, Last Name)


Deadline: 7th December 2020


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LMMS Systems Technical Officer NGO Careers - World Vision International


Job Title:    LMMS Systems Technical Officer

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Evidence & Learning Manager


About US:

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”


Job Summary:   The LMMS Systems Technical Officer is responsible for leading field-based IT operations pertaining to the Last Mile Mobile Solutions (LMMS) technology. This includes leading the LMMS System deployment as it relates to cash transfer and related projects, systems installations, trainings, building capacity within the national office to run LMMS system. He/she will be responsible for ensuring proper functioning of LMMS in beneficiary registration, enrolment, household updates and distribution activities within the national office. In addition to running the LMMS technology, she/he will set up new distribution projects and assist in generating LMMS reports, integration of KOBO for PDM and development of relevant dashboards. This position will also require delivering systems maintenance and testing, soliciting client user requirements, and assisting with new/upgraded system installations. The LMMS Technical specialist is expected to work closely with the Evidence and Learning Manager to ensure the timely and efficient use of this technology within the national office.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

LMMS Deployments Technical Support and Configuration.

·        Installation of LMMS applications on all equipment (laptops/servers and mobile devices).

·        Be the first point of contact and day-to-day technical support to LMMS end users.

·        Customizing windows profiles and configuring wireless networks between mobile devices and roaming servers

·        Resolve wireless connectivity challenges between mobile devices and Central servers in field operations as well as build local capacity to understand the causes and how best to resolve.

·        Introduce data backup policy and ensure all field data collected are securely stored and protected against unauthorized use (password protected).

·        Install, configure and manage WVU LMMS master server and any roaming servers for field use.

·        Install and configure LMMS phones for offline data collection.

·        Develop customized dash boards through data mining techniques to generate reports that inform programming and operations.

End Use & Technical Staff Training

·        Ensure proper functioning of LMMS in beneficiary registration, enrolment, household updates and distribution activities.

·        Identify appropriate training methodologies and assist in delivery of such training to project staff and other end users on the use and leverage of the LMMS software applications on beneficiary registration, distributions and reporting.

·        Leads capacity development with field end users of the system and leads regular technical training events online when new system releases are made available.

Coordination and Collaboration Responsibilities

·        Take lead on consolidation and generating of reports from LMMS in order to produce major reports to share with other stakeholders.

·        Work closely with the global LMMS Support personnel in all aspects of the technology readiness and rollout, in addition to providing feedback to, and receiving technical instructions from, the Field based System Support and Developer Officers on LMMS upgrades, maintenance and new developments

·        Monitor day to day progress of LMMS in beneficiary registration, enrolment, household updates and distribution activities.

·        Liaise with users to develop appropriate change requests

·        Accountability, Backup, Data Security and supporting other program processes

·        Promote the use of LMMS systems for monitoring and accountability

·        Regularly review performances of LMMS solutions for better service delivery

·        Participate in all others key programming business processes in the programs

·        Monitor and maintain the Security of data and systems resources.

·        Provide support and guidance on implementation of LMMS


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal applicant for the World Vision LMMS Systems Technical Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics or relevant field

·        Advanced degree in Project Planning & Management or IT is an added advantage

·        At least three years of working experience in humanitarian organization.

·        Prior knowledge of LMMS, Master Card Aid, WFP SCOPE or other humanitarian digital system is preferred.

·        Good working knowledge of (System Services, installing and uninstalling software, creating user groups and setting)

·        Solid networking skills – able to set up, securing and administer wireless ad-hoc peer-to-peer networks. Ability to isolate and troubleshoot network connectivity difficulties accordingly and through running IP configuration tools, resetting wireless

·        Knowledgeable of Relational Database Management and Systems – exposure to MySQL highly desirable, including the use of database management tools (such as MySQL Query Browser and Administrator).

·        Comfortable with the Windows Operating system. Comfortable learning new software (from a user perspective).

·        Active use of mobile technologies (Android tablets or phones).

·        Must have strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with an attention to details

·        Very comfortable supporting end-users.

·        Good written and oral communication skills; strong communication skills to interact with all levels of staff.

·        Work with software developers and software partners in new systems development


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Click Here


Deadline: 29th November 2020


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Chief Information Officer Employment Opportunity - National Social Security Fund (NSSF)


Job Title:    Chief Information Officer

Organization:  National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Managing Director


About US:

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a Provident Fund mandated to provide social security to its members as prescribed by law under CAP 222 (Laws of Uganda) through efficient management of members' contributions. The NSSF asset base is currently over Ugx. 9.8  trillion, making the Fund one of the largest players in Uganda’s economy.


Job Summary:  The Chief Information Officer’s main responsibility is to enable the Fund to reach its strategic objectives and beyond, through a holistic digital transformation using innovative data and technology approaches. The Chief Information Officer (CIO) works to:

·        Formulate a robust Digital, Data and Technology strategy with a clear roadmap across applications, infrastructure, security, and team capabilities in line with the Fund’s strategy.

·        Translate the Digital, Data and Technology roadmap into well-structured and well managed projects and initiatives that can be executed within competitive timelines, budgets, and risk levels.

·        Maintain high levels of internal Business-As-Usual service delivery, amidst a highly dynamic, always changing systems, processes, and people environment.

·        Secure the Fund’s data, systems, information and technology resources against attacks and breaches, both from inside and outside the organization.

·        Create an environment that encourages innovation and risk taking, and attracts / maintains the best Technology talent for the Fund


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategy & Fund Transformation

·        Lead the formulation and continuous improvement of Data and Technology Policies, strategies, and standards in line with industry standards and best practices, which are a crucial part of the Fund’s digital transformation.

·        Formulate a robust Data, Digital and Technology strategy with a clear roadmap across applications, infrastructure, security, and team capabilities in line with the Fund’s ambitious mission.

·        Translate the Data, Digital, Innovation and Technology roadmap into well-structured and well managed projects that can be executed within competitive timelines, budgets, and risk levels.

·        As a member of the Fund’s Executive Committee (EXCO), provide the necessary guidance to ensure that EXCO makes sound Data, and Technology decisions on infrastructure, applications, security, methodologies, talent and skills development, compensation, and other areas necessary to maintain a highly technology-enabled competitive edge.

People and Performance Management:

·        Creates an environment that encourages innovation and risk taking.

·        Ensure proper alignment between the Organization and Department objectives, captured through the departmental Balance Scorecard. Ensure delivery of the agreed commitments and on an ongoing basis and with the relevant levels of approval, review and update Department goals where necessary.

·        Create an environment and performance management culture that attracts and retains only the best talent across all sections of the department.

·        Offer guidance, support, and coaching to Technology and Data staff that results in higher productivity and career growth from and for the team.

Technology & Data Service Delivery

·        Spearhead the development and continuous improvement of clearly detailed Data and Technology Procedures to guide the business, in line with the Policy.

·        Negotiate and execute internal Service Level Agreements with Heads of functions/ EXCO that empower internal teams to deliver against the Fund’s objectives.

·        Negotiate and enforce external Service Level Agreements especially with key Technology and Data vendors and service providers that in turn affect ability to meet internal SLAs.

·        Maintain high levels of internal Business-As-Usual service delivery, amidst a highly dynamic, always changing systems, processes, and people environment.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Chief Information Officer job placement must hold a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Information Systems or other related filed.

·        A bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Information Systems or other related filed.

·        Professional certifications in Project Management, Innovation Management, ITIL4, Digital Transformation, Data Science, Quality Assurance.

·        Post graduate qualification in Business Administration or Management woold be an added advantage.

·        A minimum of five years of experience as a senior Digital Transformation, Technology and Data Leader, with broad knowledge and experience across businesses in Financial Services.

·        At least 3 years managing enterprise data / technology team or structure, with experience in leveraging technology and data to transform business models.

·        Demonstrated ability to deliver impactful technology and data-driven innovation

·        Strong networks with ability to attract and retain the best talent

·        Strong technical knowledge and hands on experience in one or more core areas of the data and technology

·        Familiarity will new technologies including, and among others, AI, Machine learning, Data Science, Robotics, Block Chain, among others.

·        Strong innovation experience with clear track record to back the same

·        Proven track record of working effectively and efficiently toward goals in a complex, diverse environment with multiple and changing demands.

·        Previous experience and prior successful delivery of large technology and data projects

·        Experience with managing financials and budgeting


Additional Skills and Abilities:

·        Leadership: Projects a credible technology and data executive image and understands how to implement an innovation centric culture

·        Critical Thinking & Problem Solving: Identifies, develops, and initiates innovations and solutions where precedents and procedures may not exist.

·        Collaboration: Utilizes a network of relationships to collect and disseminate information, build support, and secure buy-in for desired objectives.

·        Communication Effectiveness: Demonstrates superior inter-personal skills, conflict resolution, and negotiating skills.

·        Analytics: Able to turn data into insights that drive continuous improvement & able to articulate the department’s contribution to the bottom line using data


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter, copies of academic credentials and a detailed CV addressed to the Head of Human Resources and Administration to for registration and onward transmission.


Deadline: 2nd December 2020


NB: Please note that canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate.


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5 Fresher Data Clerk NGO Jobs - Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)



Job Title:    Data Clerk (5 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U)

Duty Station:  Gomba, Mityana, Kakumiro, Kyenjojo and Luweero, Uganda

Reports to: M&E Officer


About US:

ACORD-U (Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development – Uganda) is an indigenous Non Governmental Organization (NGO) working for social justice and development. ACORD has been working in Uganda since 1979 with operations in over 25 districts across Uganda. The ACORD-U works in conjunction with people who have been denied their basic rights, helping to better understand, to challenge, and to change the situation in which they find themselves.


About USAID ICYD Project:

The Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development-Uganda (ACORD-U), received grants from USAID, to implement the “Integrated Children and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity” in Central and Western Uganda (Mityana, Gomba, Luwero, Kyenjojo and Kakumiro Districts)


Job Summary:  The Data Clerk will be responsible for capturing data into the database and M&E system. Periodically do field visits to field structures for coaching in data capture and management for allocated Districts.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree, Social Sciences, Development studies, Health Informatics, or related fields. Advanced skills in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint).

·        Previous experience in working on databases (online beneficial) and Ministry databases (OVC MIS, HMIS).

·        Experience in cleaning, entering, aggregating, and generating reports from data using database platforms.

·        High level of accuracy, attention to detail and thoroughness.


How to Apply:

Please send your CV and cover letter with 2 work related referees and a table showing your past 3 year salary history to: Human Resource Officer, Agency for Cooperation in Research & Development, P.O Box 280 Kampala, Uganda by email: or Hand deliver to Plot 1272, Block 15, Nsambya, Ggaba Road or ACORD Mbarara Field Offices.


Deadline: 26th November, 2020.


NB: ACORD Uganda is an equal opportunities employer that doesn’t discriminate on any basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear from us by 4th December 2020 you are not considered. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


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