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No Experience Technical Support Associate Job Opportunities - Laboremus

 

Job Title:        Technical Support Associate (No Experience Jobs)

Organization: Laboremus

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Laboremus Uganda creates financial technology solutions for clients in East Africa and Europe. We help large banks, financial institutions, and start-up banks get digital. Leveraging our expertise, we also bring financial technology to the underserved: alone and in partnership with others. We believe digital financial services should be tailored, simple, and accessible for everyone.

 

Laboremus Uganda is part of the Laboremus Group which was founded in Norway in 1996. Today, the group has offices in Norway, Serbia and Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  As a Technical Support Assistant, you will give excellent support to our clients while at the same time ensuring that this does not conflict with our internal workflows and collaboration. Be prepared to face new challenges from clients every day, and work with many people, both externally and internally. Do you have experience in IT support? Are you solution-oriented and pay great attention to detail? Are you an ambitious, smart, customer-oriented person who can think on their feet? We are looking for a Technical Support professional who can ensure that we offer excellent customer service to our clients.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·         Maintaining communication and building excellent relationships with our clients.

·         Providing both technical and user support to clients (both B2B and B2C clients).

·         Logging service requests.

·         Rigorously analyze client requests and make sure that we resolve them to the best of our ability.

·         Assessing urgency and prioritize/escalate appropriately.

·         Owning a client request until it is resolved. This includes acting as the Product Owner in the cases where this is needed.

·         Following internal routines to resolve client support requests/concerns.

·         At all times, have an overview of incoming, ongoing, and resolved cases.

·         Obtain Customer feedback and relay to the Product Owner.

·         Building a comprehensive and detailed understanding of our solutions and technology.

·         Be a critical and thorough test user of new features and updates.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·         Excellent communication, organization, and prioritization skills.

·         A technology background, either through work experience or a degree in Computer Science, Business Computing, or any other engineering field.

·         A self-starter attitude and the ability to work independently.

·         The ability to communicate clearly and timely to clients (this includes system developers, users, and internal staff)

·         The ability to translate, relay, and explain complex problems in a simple and understandable language.

·         A thorough and methodical attitude to problem-solving.

·         A strong preference to follow processes, routines, and checkboxes.

·         Experience/knowledge of mobile, web, or Fintech solutions development (this is not a demand, but a clear advantage).

 

Desired:

·         Experience with JIRA / other project management tools

·         Experience with end-user training

·         Experience with L2 support & technical communication

·         At least two years’ experience working in a technical support role (end-user support or B2B)

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 27th September 2020

 

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Information Technology (I.T.) Officer Jobs - Bank of Baroda

 

Job Title:       Information Technology (I.T.) Officer

Organisation: Bank of Baroda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head Information Technology

 

About US:

The Bank of Baroda Uganda Limited, also known as the Bank of Baroda Uganda (BBU), is a commercial bank in Uganda. BBU is involved in all aspects of commercial banking, focusing on large corporations, small and medium enterprises, and individuals. BBU is a subsidiary of the Bank of Baroda (BBI), an international bank with headquarters in Mumbai, India.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Providing LT. Support to branches/offices of bank.
  • Trouble shooting and ensuring proper upkeep of hardware/software, AMCs etc.
  • End of day activities. . First level support on ATMs/Swift/Internet/ RTGS/ EFT/Clearing system/intercom system etc.
  • ATM Swift database maintenance/back up, ATM Card/PIN mailer printing and handling issues related to ATM and ATM Cards etc.
  • Creation, Printing of Baroda Connect User IDs/ Passwords.
  • Providing Support to Customers for Baroda Connect, ATM & other IT Issues.
  • Providing support on reconciliation module for Nostro reconciliation.
  • Providing support to branches/offices on Core Banking System & all other software.
  • Ensuring safety & security of data base & assets of the bank in I.T. Department.
  • Ensuring and supervising smooth functioning of I.T. Department.
  • Managing Products onsite.
  • Preparation of documents for project planning & implementation. . Coordination with Data Centre/IT BCC for smooth functioning of Branches.
  • Coordination/liaison with Vendors.
  • Taking Data Backup & CCTV/DVR Backup and ensure their safe custody. Checking of Customised Cheque Books

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Computer Science with good Overall GPA (Minimum 2nd Class upper). Certificates like MCSE, CCNA, Oracle Certified professional etc. will be an added advantage.
  • Applicant should have team building, computer and excellent interpersonal communication skills, besides high degree of integrity & confidentiality.
  • Candidate should have satisfactory experience, preferably -3- years, of which about -12- months or more of experience in organizations dealing with Banking / Finance / Supporting banking applications and should possess the following:
  • Proficient knowledge of UNIX/LINUX / Windows & Oracle Database administration.
  • Proficient knowledge in SQL & Transact SQL
  • Knowledge of programming (Shell Scripting).
  • Basic knowledge of Networking (WAN) & Security. Knowledge of Banking Software like Finacle/ Equinox/Bankmaster etc. will be an added advantage.
  • Age: Maximum 30 years. However, Management reserves the right for determining the age criteria even beyond -30- years keeping in view the market conditions vis-à-vis requirement of the Bank based on experience / qualifications. criteria even beyond -30- years keeping in view the market conditions vis-à-vis requirement of the Bank based on experience / qualifications.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send typed applications with full C.V., names of two referees with photocopies of academic/professional/experience certificates, proof of age etc. should be sent to the Executive Director, Bank of Baroda (Uganda) Limited, 18, Kampala Road, P.O. Box 7197, Kampala. Uganda

 

NOTE:

  • Envelope containing application must be clearly marked for the position applied for.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for selection process as decided by the Bank.
  • No communication will be sent to the applicants whose applications are not found suitable during short-listing process.
  • Bank reserves the right to reject/accept any application and to relax/alter any condition  without assigning any reason.
  • Bank reserves the right not to make any appointment as a result of the selection process.
  • The short-listed candidates will be subjected to written test and/or personal interview
  • Final selection will be subject to finding the candidate medically fit by Bank's Panel Doctor.
  • If any information with regard to Qualification, Age, Experience, background checks etc. provided by any applicant to the Bank is found to be false at any stage, the Bank reserves the right to cancel his/her selection/appointment at any stage.

 

Deadline: 29th September 2020 by 3:00pm

 

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No Experience Data Entry Jobs - Data Officers - Ministry of Agriculture, Animal and Fisheries (MAAIF)

 

Job Title:        Data Officer

Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

 

About US:

GIZ- Responsible Fisheries Business Chain Project (RFBCP) in Partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal and Fisheries (MAAIF) is implementing various activities in the Directorate of Fisheries Resources (DIFR), Department of Fisheries Regulation, Control and Quality Assurance in Entebbe.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Input new information into the database system
  • Create and manage spreadsheets
  • Control the data probity by performing comparative analysis of different sources
  • Regularly update existing records in the database system
  • Produce reports as may be required
  • Retrieve data as requested
  • Perform regular backup and security database activities
  • Document, organize and store relevant documents
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Quantitative Economics or Bachelor of Business computing
  • Fast typing skills
  • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and database management skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Critical thinker
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates should HAND DELIVER their applications in the Security registry on the address below;

 

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries,

P.O Box 102 Entebbe- Uganda.

 

Applicants should attach copies of their Academic and Professional qualifications including a copy of the National Identity Card.

 

Note: Female candidates and people with Disabilities are strongly advised to apply. MAAIF Projects are equal opportunities employers. Therefore, any form of canvassing will lead to automatic cancellation of one’s application. All services are offered free of charge, therefore, no money is required at any stage of recruitment.

 

Deadline: 25th September 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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Database Administrator Jobs - Tugende

 

Job Title:  Database Administrator

Organization: Tugende

Duty Station: Headquarters, Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Innovations Coordinator

 

About US:

Tugende is a for-profit social enterprise providing assets and SME finance, leasing, insurance, and financial literacy to new customers, and consumer finance to qualified existing customers. It was formally established in 2012 in Uganda and is a technology-enabled asset financier of income-generating assets for proven entrepreneurs, using a lease-to-own product to offer an affordable path to ownership of these assets. Tugende empowers customers unable to access formal credit, and has financed over 30,000 customers.

 

About the role: In this position, Tugende is searching for an experienced and knowledgeable Database Administrator (DBA), with experience working in fast paced environments, to serve the needs of a fast growing company. Tugende is rapidly expanding its reach both geographically and also in terms of products and services to more customer segments. This implies reliance on systems and data to make the right decisions on a day to day basis in an efficient way, hence the need for the DBA.

 

The DBA will be the main “custodian” of the company’s databases. He/she will be responsible for ensuring that all the company’s databases are operating normally, ensuring that changes to databases are managed well and monitored to avoid compromising data integrity, ensuring data security for all company data and disaster recovery whenever need arises..

 

What you will learn from this job:

·       Organisational culture

·       Innovation in a fast growing environment with rapidly changing organisational needs

·       Identifying opportunities to grow

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Monitoring and optimizing the performance of the databases

·       Maintaining archived data

·       Backing up and restoring databases

·       Generating various reports by querying from databases as per need

·       Implement best practices in Data Management

·       Ensuring compliance with database vendor license agreements, and data privacy laws.

·       Modifying the database structure, as necessary, from information given by application developers

·       Controlling and monitoring user access to the databases

·       Implementing data security and protection procedures

·       Implement firewalls and/or any other strategies around the company’s databases

·       Setup proven mechanisms to detect fraud / corruption of data through hacks, suspicious user activity, unauthorized access, power failure etc.

·       Disaster recovery planning

·       Coordinating disaster recovery tasks when need arises

·       Identifying and suggesting various opportunities to improve the company’s infrastructure and data management

·       Development of Tugende’s data warehouse

 

Note: This job description gives a general guideline, and therefore does not include an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       At least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or relevant fields

·       At least 3 years’ experience in Database Administration or any other platform Development

·       A Certification in data management related fields is an added advantage.

 

Personal attributes and abilities:

·       Cloud-based database design, implementation, and maintenance. MS Azure is preferable to other cloud services.

·       Setup and configuration OLAP and OLTP servers and data warehouse development

·       Knowledge about the RDBMS, e.g. Microsoft SQL Server or Postgres

·       Knowledge of data extraction formatting and presentation tools and techniques e.g query writing and data formatting

·       Comfort with server operating systems like Linux, Windows Server

·       Timely Delivery of tasks and multitasking skills.

·       Good communication skills

·       Teamwork and professionalism

 

Benefits

What will you gain?

Career Trajectory: The role holder of this position has a significant potential to grow as the business expands. You can be promoted to a Data manager, or Head of IT Systems and Innovations.

Meaningful work: Tugende’s work gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to earn a better living for themselves and their families. We are changing Africa’s asset-finance industry by building a sustainable business that ignites financial development. Join us!

Great Team: Tugende has a smart, fun, and growing team of ~450 employees. We take our work seriously, but love to joke and have fun. We regularly have fully-paid, voluntary team outings, as well as events for our customers. Our headquarters are in Kampala, Uganda and we are rapidly expanding in East Africa.

Hours and compensation: This position is for an ambitious, full-time employee who will take on additional responsibilities and projects as they arise. Tugende offers competitive salaries and benefits that reflect a person’s contributions to the company’s mission and growth.

 

More About Tugende: Tugende means “let’s go” in Luganda and what you see on the back of a motorcycle taxi. Tugende has been recognized as a 2012 Unreasonable Fellow, 2014 Echoing Green Global Fellow, 2016 GSBI Fellow, and received the MIT Zambezi prize in 2015 as one of the top 3 financial inclusion startups in Africa. We have appeared in The Guardian, BBC, Economist. Beyond geographic growth, Tugende's future will include multiple asset finance products and tools to help Tugende reach millions of clients without losing high touch personal support

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 30th September 2020

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IT Specialist NGO Jobs - Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

 

Job Title:        IT Specialist

Organization: Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: National Coordinator

 

About US:

The Women’s Situation Room (WSR) is a neutral, non-partisan mechanism that mobilizes women and youth to promote peaceful and democratic electoral processes. The WSR also promotes the enhanced participation of women in peace building in line with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.

 

Founded by The Angie Brooks International Centre in Liberia, the WSR was first implemented in 2011 during the presidential elections in Liberia. It has, since then, been replicated in Uganda in 2016 and in other African countries including Senegal, Sierra Leone, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. It has been acknowledged as an effective mechanism for promoting peaceful elections by the United Nations Security Council and by the African Union, which requested that the WSR be implemented in all African elections.

 

The WSR involves all electoral stakeholders in consultative engagements to ensure peace before, during and after elections. It includes a physical Situation Room where women are involved in advocacy for peace; political and legal analysis of the situation; and interventions that may include mediation to avert conflict.

 

The overall objective of the WSR Uganda 2021 is to promote the full and active participation of women and youth in ensuring peaceful elections and to contribute to the strengthening and refinement of the WSR mechanism for ensuring peace in African elections. The Women’s Situation Room Uganda will be hosted by Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET); with the Women’s International Peace Centre serving as the WSR Secretariat.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the National Coordinator, the IT Specialist will perform the following functions:

  • Management and coordination the WSR IT infrastructure design, planning and implementation
  • Development of guidelines for WSR IT management
  • Ensuring quality and timely delivery of IT products and services; maintenance and continual updating of systems set-up
  • Monitoring IT connectivity status of all WSR sites; monitoring of speed and quality of connectivity and taking corrective actions as necessary
  • Monitoring and provision of protection for IT equipment against risks
  • Development of a WSR database of information, ensuring adequate storage and protection
  • Design of an online interface for the WSR that allows different project-related teams to connect and access information for project-related needs in a timely manner
  • Development of a User Manual and troubleshooting for  the duration of the project
  • Orientation of WSR Secretariat staff, Eminent Women and Steering Committee in the use of IT and online communications as may be required due to COVID-19 prevention restrictions of the Elections Roadmap.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Information Technology (IT), Engineering, Data or Computer Sciences or related discipline
  • Knowledge of and understanding of computer analysis packages such SPSS, Excel and others.
  • Working knowledge of Information Technologies
  • Experience with Windows services, web technologies, web services
  • Working knowledge of mobile applications (Android, IOS, Windows Mobile) 
  • Ability to handle and manage big data with minimal oversight
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, manage multi-task requirements, high attention to detail and a high degree of pro-activity and initiative
  • Hands-on and results-oriented approach
  • Well-developed interpersonal and team working skills, initiative, persistence and a positive attitude.
  • Languages: Fluency in English is required

 

Core Values:

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Fairness

 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send applications and CVs including three references with contact details and copies of academic and professional testimonials by email to: hrofficer@wipc.org

 

The Executive Director,

Plot 1 Martyr’s Garden B,

Minister’s Village, Ntinda,

Kampala, Uganda

 

Any inquiries should be submitted through the email addresses listed above. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. The successful candidate should be able to start immediately.

 

Deadline: 20th September 2020

 

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