Office of The Prime Minister Jobs in Uganda

Job TITLE: Systems Technician.

No of Vacancies: One (1).

Duty Station: Kampala.

Age: 25 and above.

Salary: Attractive.

Reports to: Principal Systems Analyst.

Job Purpose: The Incumbent will be responsible for general maintenance of defined ICT equipment and for the resolution of identified technical problems, as well as undertaking general tasks which will promote the use of ICT in the department of M&E.


Software be able to;

* Install and test new software, make software available to appropriate users, ensure the anti-virus software is installed, kept up to date and working properly on all stations


* Check new computer equipment on arrival and install as appropriate
* Maintain battery condition in notebook computers according to the manufacturer’s guidelines, and ensure staff are aware of the importance of battery maintenance
* Maintain computer peripheral equipment such as scanners, printers, whiteboards, projectors; ensure that these are prepared and ready to be used
* Assist the Systems Analysts in the deployment of computer hardware.
* Keep a log of all technical faults.
* Liaise with external suppliers for the repair of equipment under warranty or maintenance contract

Network Management;

* Check the network back up logs where appropriate.
* Set up, maintain and remove user network accounts where appropriate.
* Carry out routine network maintenance tasks.
* Be familiar with the network infrastructure (cable and patch panels, hubs, switches,) and keep a log of any damage to it
* Follow supplier’s recommended procedures.
* Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualification and Work Experience

Diploma in ICT from a recognised academic institution, with a minimum of 2 years practical experience.

Other abilities include:

* Be able to work on his/her own initiative.
* Demonstrate practical knowledge and problem-solving strategies.
* Have high quality inter-personal skills.
* Keep abreast of new developments in software and hardware.

How to apply:

Applications accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic Documents, Testimonials and two Competent Referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employers should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, P.o.Box 341, Kampala. Applications should reach not later than Friday 3rd February, 2012 at 5:00pm. Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline:3rd February 2012


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