Information Technology (IT) Officer at Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB)

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts, which exist at Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board.

JOB TITLE: Information Technology (IT) Officer
Salary scale: UAHEB 5
Contract period: One year contract renewable
Reports to: The Principal Examinations Officer/Senior IT Officer
Responsible for: Data Clerks
Age: between 35 – 45 years

Purpose of the job:
To head the ICT Unit, support the development, usage and maintenance of ICT at the Secretariat.
Key outputs:
i. A well-designed information system that caters for all organizational needs in place.
ii. Technical guidance on all procurements related to ICT provided
iii. Data identified and managed for proper reference and retrieval
iv. A records storage plan in place.
v. ICT Infrastructure in place and well managed
vi. Confidentiality and security upheld

Duties and responsibilities
i. Establish long term needs for the Information system to promote the increased proliferation and ambitious
application of ICT within the Institution and advises management on the appropriate strategies.
ii. Providing technical support and guidance on all matters of procurement, utilization and maintenance of
ICT hardware and software to the Board.
iii. Establish and advise the Board on technical installation, priorities, standards, procedures, management
and IT equipment and systems.
iv. Designing, implementing and administering specialized system for managing record;
v. Integrating records management into Board systems and processes;
vi. Identifies information requiring capture, classifies, stores and retrieves it;
vii. Participate In the development of a records storage plan, which includes the short and long-term housing
of physical records and digital information;
viii. Analyzing and interpreting statistical data in order to identify significant differences in relationships
among sources of information.
ix. Maintaining confidentiality, security and reliability of the information system.

Person specifications
Qualifications
An Honors Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology or Statistics majoring in
computing from a recognized Institution.

Experience
No work experience in the field is required but may count as an added advantage.

Key Competences
Technical competences:
i. Information Communication Technology
ii. Management of organizational environment
iii. Planning, organizing and coordinating
iv. Good understanding of international protocols and conventions

Behavioral competences
i. Teamwork leadership and networking
ii. Innovativeness
iii. Concern for quality and standards
iv. Good interpersonal skills
v. Strong communication skills
vi. Confidentiality
vii. High level of integrity
viii. Time management
ix. Proven ability in record management

Applications should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, Uganda Allied Health Examinations Board (UAHEB) P.O. Box 22733 Kampala and hand delivered to the UAHEB Offices at Plot 920 East African Road Kisosonkole Zone Upper Estate parish Kyambogo, not later than 4th August 2022.

UAHEB respects equal opportunities and would like to encourage women to apply.

Strictly observe the following:
1. Applications must bear the title of the post applied for as well as the reference number.
2. PHOTOSTAT copies of academic certificates and transcripts fully certified by the awarding institution must
be attached to the applications.
3. A current Annual practicing license (2021/2022) for the Examination Officer positions.
4. A valid driving permit for the position of a Driver.
5. Photocopy of your National ID.
6. Day time telephone contact numbers/E-mail address should be clearly indicated
7. Age limit: 45 years for entry Jobs.