Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission- CERT Analyst



Job Title: CERT ANALYST

Reports to: CERT UGANDA Manager

Role: To plan, execute, assess and monitor all tasks assigned under the Project.

Key Result Areas

a. Plan, execute, assess and monitor all tasks assigned under CERT UG;
b. Manage the CERT  Uganda  Help Desk and raise tickets for all confirmed probable incidents;
c. Conduct risk assessment and security analysis on the reported incidents;
d. Respond and provide support to the CERT Uganda Constituents;
e. Produce periodic or ad hoc reports of high quality for incidents, security threats and vulnerabilities;
f. Develop training modules and technical documentations;
g. Conduct knowledge sharing sessions among other technical personnel on lessons learnt and new findings; and
h. Comply with all CERT.UG’s policies, procedures and guidelines.

Qualification

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/ ICT/ Engineering (Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer) or any relevant area;
· Knowledge of Internet applications and Cyber security;
· Professional certification in any related field such as ICT security, CISSP/ GCIA/ GCFA/ CEH/ CISA/ CISM is an added advantage;
· Knowledge of at least 2 operating systems (UNIX and Windows);
· Knowledge of security risks, threats and vulnerabilities; and
· Knowledge on cryptographic technologies.

Experience and Knowledge

· At least 3 (three) years of working experience in Information security or relevant field;
· Sound knowledge of computer hardware, internet applications, cryptographic technologies, security risks, threats and vulnerabilities, and risk assessments;
· Knowledge of at least 2 operating systems (UNIX and Windows);
· Good managerial and interpersonal skills;
· Strong analytical skills with ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently;
· Willing to travel on short notice.
· A good team player with good personality and ability to manage stress; and
· Self-starter with high sense of urgency in making deliverables and capable of protecting confidentiality of information.


How to Apply:
Application procedure:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.


Deadline: 25th January 2013






Scholarship Opportunities at Tullow in Uganda 2013/2014



Title: Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme Applications 2013/2014

Applications are now open for 2013/2014 Tullow Group Scholarship Scheme. The programme is fully managed by British Council and will support postgraduate degree, technical training and vocational studies at leading universities in the UK. It aims to support Ugandans to participate in the oil and gas industry.

Courses in the following areas;

    Engineering and Technology
    Environment and Geosciences
    Oil and Gas Economics
    Business JournalismChain
    Law and Legal Courses
    Logistics and Supply
    Other Applied Sciences apart from Medicine

The scheme is open to candidates who want to make a real contribution to the future of their country. Set criteria and Apply.


How to Apply:
To Apply for a scholarship, or for more information, please visit : http://tullowgroupscholarshipscheme.org/

Application Open from 9 January to 13 February 2013





Jobs at Finnish Refugee Council in Uganda- Youth Work Cordinator



Job Title: Youth Work Cordinator (1 postion)-Kampala, project for urban refugees



Main duties and responsibilities:

• Identify ways of supporting refugee youth to help them become self-reliant and active.

• Design, facilitate and monitor youth activities and youth leadership trainings.

• Motivate and mentor refugee youth and clubs in their activities.


Qualifications:

• University degree in community development / sociology/ youth studies.

• 2 years professional experience on community development, training and involvement in youth activities.

Starting date: March 2013

Duration of appointment: Up to 31.12.2013 with possibility of one year extension at a time.



How to Apply:
Application procedure: Application by 28.1.2013 inclusive with salary request and CV. Include in CV 3 reference persons –reference checks are carried out, and your competence on Swahili or French.

Do not send copies of certificates!!

Interviews in Kampala during February 2013.

Send to: Finnish Refugee Council,

P.O. Box 24526, Kampala.

frckampala@africaonline.co.ug



Deadline: 28th Jan 2013



Agriculture Extension Officer Job at Finnish Refugee Council in Uganda



Job Title: Agriculture Extension Officer (2 Positions) Kyangwali (Hoima) and Kyaka II (Kyegegwa) Refugee Settlements.


Main duties and responsibilities:

• Plan and coordinate agriculture related income generating groups among refugee learners.

• Provide professional mentorship, training and support to agriculture related refugee groups.

• Design training materials related to agriculture, nutrition and environmental issues.


Qualifications:

• Degree in Agriculture (animal science / crop science).

• Hands-on experience on participatory methods, training farmers.

• 2 years professional experience on agriculture extension and community development.




How to Apply:
Application procedure: Application by 28.1.2013 inclusive with salary request and CV. Include in CV 3 reference persons –reference checks are carried out, and your competence on Swahili or French.

Do not send copies of certificates!!

Interviews in Kampala during February 2013.

Send to: Finnish Refugee Council,

P.O. Box 24526, Kampala.

frckampala@africaonline.co.ug



Deadline: 28th Jan 2013






Jobs at Finnish Refugee Council in Uganda - Community Development Officer



Job Title: Participatory Community Development Officer(2 positions) Kyangwali (Hoima)) and Kyaka II (Kyegegwa) Refugee Settlements.


Main duties and responsibilities:

• Promote participatory development in adult learning and common interest groups.

• Provide professional mentorship, training and support to local facilitators and project staff

• Conduct participatory assessment with refugee groups on their training needs

• Develop participatory and community monitoring and assessment systems and planning.

• Supervise a small field office with 3 professional team members and refugee staff.


Qualifications:

• University degree in Community Development / Sociology / Adult Education.

• Strong experience on carrying out participatory assessments, planning and training.

• 3 years professional community development work experience.




How to Apply:
Application procedure: Application by 28.1.2013 inclusive with salary request and CV. Include in CV 3 reference persons –reference checks are carried out, and your competence on Swahili or French.

Do not send copies of certificates!!

Interviews in Kampala during February 2013.

Send to: Finnish Refugee Council,

P.O. Box 24526, Kampala.

frckampala@africaonline.co.ug



Deadline: 28th Jan 2013




Project Officer Jobs at Finnish Refugee Council in Uganda


Job Title: Project Officer – Kampala, project for urban refugees.


Main duties and responsibilities:

• Plan and coordinate project components for urban refugees; adult education (literacy, language, business), business support, capacity building of refugee associations, youth work and psychosocial support for refugee women and girls.

• Design and conduct institutional capacity building program and train refugee associations.

• Provide technical assistance to the FRC field staff and partners in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of adult education and community development projects.

• Mentor, motivate, guide and supervise a team of 4 project persons.


Qualifications:

• University degree in Project Management / Business Administration / Community Development / Adult Education.

• Strong experience on institutional capacity building, training and material development.

• At least 3 years professional work experience at project management level.


How to Apply:
Application procedure: Application by 28.1.2013 inclusive with salary request and CV. Include in CV 3 reference persons –reference checks are carried out, and your competence on Swahili or French.

Do not send copies of certificates!!

Interviews in Kampala during February 2013.

Send to: Finnish Refugee Council,

P.O. Box 24526, Kampala.

frckampala@africaonline.co.ug



Deadline: 28th Jan 2013









Quality Assurance Officer Job at Uganda Communications Commission


Job Title: QUALITY ASSURANCE OFFICER (1)


Reports to: Specialist/ Telecom Operations Assessment

Role: To carry out investigations leading to the assessment of compliance of telecom service providers to standards set by the Commission.

Key Result Areas
a. Carry out quality of service measurements leading to the assessment of compliance of telecom service providers in line with the Quality of Service framework as set by UCC;
b. Carry out activities for type approval or type acceptance of telecom equipment in line with the equipment conformity framework and the type approval regulations;
c. Carry out maintenance and calibration of monitoring and test equipment to ensure its functionality in line with the relevant frameworks and to periodically report on the condition of the equipment in line with the unit policies;
d. Prepare and submit reports on quality of service measurements in line with the unit policies;
e. Prepare and submit reports on type approval assessments in line with the unit policies;
f. Contribute to the UCC budgeting process by proposing any necessary additional equipment or upgrades of existent equipment for procurement by UCC; and
g. Develop and maintain databases and filing systems on all activities of the unit in line with the unit policies.

Qualification
· A Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications from a recognized Institute or University.

Experience and Knowledge

· At least two (2) years of experience in handling  telecommunications equipment;
· Proficiency in the use of telecommunications equipment; and
· Should have excellent analytical, report writing and interpersonal skills;
· Should be a team player and self driven;


How to Apply:
Application procedure:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.



Deadline: 25th January 2013




Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission- CERT Uganda Manager


Job Title: CERT UGANDA MANAGER

Reports to: Director/ Technology Networks and Services

Job role: To oversee, supervise and support the entire workforce under the CERT.UGANDA Project

Key Result Areas

a. Oversee, supervise and support the entire workforce under the UG CERTUG operations;
b. Ensure service level commitments;
c. Plan for the business continuity and disaster recovery of the operations;
d. Advise management on manpower planning and resource allocation;
e. Coordinate with other departments/ stakeholders on technical matters;
f. Produce periodic or adhoc reports of high quality on the operations of CERT Uganda;
g. Develop, implement and maintain processes, procedures and guidelines to improve and increase the effectiveness of the operations of CERT Uganda;
h. Conduct knowledge sharing sessions among other technical personnel on lessons learnt or new findings; and
i. Comply with and ensure compliance with all CIRT. Uganda’s policies, procedures and guidelines.
j. To be aware, comply with and ensure compliance with all UG CERT’s policies, procedures and guidelines
Qualification:

· A Masters degree in Computer Science, ICT, Engineering (Electronic, Telecommunications, Computer), or in any relevant area;
· A Bachelors degree in Computer Science, ICT, Engineering (Electronic, Telecommunications, Computer); or in a related field; and
· Professional certification in ICT security fields such as CISSP, GCIA, GCFA, CEH, CISM is an added advantage.

Experience and knowledge

· At least six (6) years experience in Information Security or related areas;
· Sound knowledge of Computer hardware, Internet applications, cryptographic technologies, security risks, threats and vulnerabilities, and risk assessments;
· Good knowledge of at least UNIX and Windows operating systems;
· Must demonstrate strong managerial and interpersonal skills;
· Analytical and has ability to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently;
· Must be a self starter with a high sense of urgency in making deliverables and capability to handle confidential information.
· Stress durable and willing to travel on short notice; and
· Good personality with ability to work as a team.



How to Apply:
Application procedure:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.


Deadline: 25th January 2013


Postal Compliance Officer Job at Uganda Communications Commission




Job Title: Postal Compliance Officer (1)

Reports to: Specialist/Postal Compliance

Role:  To support the Postal compliance function in the Unit

Key Result Areas

a. Prepare annual inspection plans to cover all postal installations in the country;
b. Carry out regular inspections of postal/courier premises/facilities to ascertain compliance to set quality standards;
c. Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of postal projects in the country;
d. Make recommendations for necessary interventions in the development of the rural postal network;
e. Carry out measurements on the quality standards of postal services in the country and report on the identified gaps in accordance with the quality control framework;
f. Keep track and report on illegal operators in the industry in accordance to the licensing conditions of the Commission;
g. Carry out the necessary investigations in postal related complaints raised by customers and/or operators, in fulfillment of the UCC objectives; and
h. Monitor the activities of licensed operators in the country and generate reports of findings in line with license agreements and UCC regulations.

Qualification
· A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Business Studies from a recognized Institute or University.

Experience and Knowledge

· At least two (2) years of experience in the Logistics or Postal network industry;
· Should be a team player and self driven;
· Proficiency in the use of office document processing tools (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets and databases); and
· Possession of good communication skills.




How to Apply:
Application procedure:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.



Deadline: 25th January 2013



Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission- Postal Licensing Officer



Job Title: Postal Licensing Officer

Reports to: Specialist/Postal Licensing

Role:  To support the Postal licensing function in the Unit

Key Result Areas

a. Open files for new applicants for postal licenses and avail them with the relevant documentation and procedures in line with the UCC licensing conditions;
b. Carry out pre-licensing inspection of postal license applicants’ premises and facilities to ascertain suitability for license issue;
c. Compile data on applicants and licensed postal operators for inclusion in the UCC database;
d. Carry out regular inspections of postal/courier premises/facilities to ascertain compliance to license conditions;
e. Compile technical evaluation reports about postal license applications and applicants’ premises as inputs to the licensing process;
f. Compile and report on postal needs in the various parts of the country in relation to the network coverage;
g. Keep track of the field activities related to the National Postcode and Addressing System; and
h. Monitor the rollout of the national Postcode in line with the established guidelines.

Qualification
· A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Business Studies from a recognized Institution or University.

Experience and Knowledge

· At least two (2) years of experience in the Logistics or Postal network industry;
· Should be a team player and self driven;
· Proficiency in the use of office document processing tools (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets and databases); and
· Possession of good communication skills.



How to Apply:
Application procedure:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.



Deadline: 25th January 2013



Jobs at Uganda Communications Commission - Spectrum Occupancy Consultant



Job Title: Spectrum Occupancy Consultant (1)

Reports to: Spectrum Occupancy and Interference Officer

Role: The job holder is the Technical front line/ on the ground advisor and support to the spectrum planning and monitoring unit regarding matters of spectrum occupancy and utilisation measurements and assessments of  various bands, assignments and services.

Key Result Areas:

· Perform and provide routine and detailed analysis of occupancy measurements to establish utilization levels of allocated bands and radio frequency spectrum assignments;
· Study and assess radio equipment installations and service and network deployment plans and advise on appropriate technical specifications and operational conditions in line with radio frequency spectrum occupancy levels;
· Analyse and report trends related to radio frequency spectrum occupancy levels for various allocated and assigned spectrum and related service bands;
· Operate, maintain databases and advise on the adequacy of systems, tools and equipment used to conduct occupancy measurements;
· Provide technical support to the Regional offices regarding occupancy and utilisation assessments, measurements and reporting; and
· Participate and contribute to planning and monitoring activities including technical evaluation and enforcement of non compliance and conformity issues, radio frequency spectrum and equipment, illegal and misuse cases, correspondences with clients and administrative function of the Unit.
Qualification

· A Bachelors degree in Telecommunications, Electronic, Electrical or Radio Communications Engineering from a recognized Institute or university.

Experience and Knowledge

· At least two (2) years of hands on experience in radio frequency, spectrum management or radio – frequency communications, preferably in the Telecommunications and/or ICT sector;
· Must demonstrate good interpersonal and customer relations skills;
· Possession of  excellent analytical and report writing skills and technical acumen; and
· Possession of high level of accuracy, integrity and honesty.



How to Apply:
Application procedure:

· All applications should be forwarded electronically to: Email hrvacancies@ucc.co.ug
· Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.
· Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
· Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Applications should reach NOT later than 5:00 pm on 25th January, 2013.

UCC is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.


Deadline: 25th January 2013




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