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Senior Information Technology Officer

National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 25, 2022.

Senior Information Technology Officer Jobs in National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at National Environment Management

# Job Description

The National Environment Management Authority hereinafter called “NEMA” was
established under the National Environment Act, Cap.153 in May 1995
hereinafter called the “Act”. This has now been repealed by the National
Environment Act No.5 of 2019 and mandated “as the principal agency in Uganda
for regulating, supervising and coordinating all activities relating to the
NEMA invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the
following vacant position:

Job Ref : NEMA/ADV/EXT/04/2022
Title : Senior Information Technology Officer
Reports to : Environment Information Systems Manager
Salary Scale : E4
Vacancies : One 1

Job Purpose: Ensuring that the computer systems and networks are working and
up to date which aids the coordination of environmental information systems at
NEMA, lead agencies and Local Governments.

Key duties and responsibilities
• Maintain NEMA’s Information Technology IT Equipment;
• Support, develop and implement an IT Strategy for NEMA;

• Maintain and manage NEMA’s Local Area NetworkLAN system;

• Manage internet connectivity and advise the Authority on any issues for the
good functioning of the internet;
• Carry out installations, testing, modifications, evaluation of all networks
and data communication systems;
• Monitor network security, distribute software grades and enforce Network
license agreements;
• Institute NEMA’s back-up system for data safety;
• Document existing IT infrastructure in collaboration with NEMA’s Registry;
• Provide day today help desk support to the network and computer users;
• Identify trouble spots and ensure that any problems are mitigated to ensure
that there is no interruption in NEMA’s day to day operations;

• Provide basic training to individual staff to assist users to be well versed
with resources at their disposal;
• Carry out periodic preventive maintenance of NEMA’s computers and peripheral
• Support and develop ICT and Security policies for NEMA and ensuring that
there are,adhered to;
• Manage all ICT projects in NEMA including network administration and
e-database administration and preparing weekly reports for discussion with the

• Ensure that the NEMA website and other related web portals are updated with
the latest information;
• Identify and handle end-user requirements/ needs; and q Perform any other
duties as may be assigned.

Person specifications
The desired person should have the following essential requirements.
• A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Computer Science and
• Systems, Computer Engineering, Information Technology.?
• Master’s Degree in any of the above is a must.?
• At least 5 five years of work experience in Information Technology and
Information systems, three 3 years of which should be at an officer level in
a related field.?
Duty station: The successful candidate may in the interest of NEMA be required
to serve in any part of Uganda.

Apply Online Now

Email:: [email protected]

Potential candidates should download an application form from the NEMA
website, fill the form, attaching requisite academic transcripts and
certificates in one pdf file named “Position-Name of Applicant”.

The one pdf file should be submitted to **[email protected]** not later
than **7th February 2022** at 5:00PM. Applicants who will not have heard from
us by 7th April 2022 should consider their applications unsucceful.

Senior Information Technology Officer Jobs in National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at National Environment Management

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