Job Title : : PRINCIPAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER (1 VACANCY)
REF. HRM 70/74/02 VOL. 2
SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U2
AGE: 28 YEARS AND ABOVE
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following discipline;
Information Technology or Information Science/Systems with a Post Graduate Diploma in Management or Information Technology Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institution.
Library and Information Science or Bachelor of Science in Statistics or Mathematics or Physics or Electrical or Electronic Engineering with a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Information or Computer Science from a recognized University/Institution.
Possession of an Industry Certification from international recognized vendors such as CISCO, Microsoft, Oracle and ISACA will be an added advantage.
PSC EXTERNAL ADVERT 1/2012
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been gained at Senior level in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
The incumbent will be responsible to the Assistant Commissioner, Information Technology for performing the following duties:
? Developing an Information Technology (IT) strategy for the IT sub-sector.
? Preparing and delivering IT awareness programs to MDAs/LGS.
? Providing technical guideline to MDAs/LGs in the deployment of IT systems.
? Controlling data management and information technology related programmes in the Ministry.
? Carrying planned assignments in compliance with existing information technology procedures, rules and regulations.
? Developing multi-sector framework for a help desk for dealing with different suppliers.
? Maintaining up to date systematic drawing of Local and Wide Area Network and infrastructure supporting IFMS in Government.
? Developing business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
? Preparing security policy instruments and anti-virus software and putting in place mechanism to detect security breaches.
? Any other duties as may be assigned by from time to time.
How to Apply:
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than Friday 13th April, 2012
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers, House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy. Serving Officers will not be considered for Entry Level Posts in Scale U4, where applicable.
Applicants are free to apply for a maximum of two Posts.
Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their certificates and testimonials, plus three recent certified passport size photographs.
Those already in Government Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Serving officers may submit an advance a copy of the application directly to the Public Service Commission to enable the Commission to carry out preliminary work on the applications. Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.
Deadline: 13th April 2012