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Reference: NIRA/HR/DLBS/02-06-20 Position: Director Legal/Board Secretary Reports to: Executive Director Job Overview: The Director Legal and Board Secretary will be responsible for providing the Authority with legal counsel, guidance and representation as wells as co-ordinating the affairs of the Board. Responsibilities: • Providing legal advice to the Authority • Ensuring that the Authority’s operations are in compliance with the provisions of the Registration of Persons’ Act and Regulations as well as other applicable Laws and guidelines • Overseeing and monitoring progress of any legal proceedings including litigation and alternative dispute resolution • Coordinating the business of the Board including scheduling meetings, notice of meetings and submission of documents for Board meetings in line with the approved Board Charter and related guidelines • Taking minutes at Board Meetings, maintaining proper records of decisions of the board and a custodian of critical documentation of the Authority • Being a key liaison between the Board and Management in order to support the efficient operations of the Authority • Managing the performance and development of staff in the department in line with the Authority’s objectives and overall mandate. Requirements: Education/Qualifications: • A bachelor’s degree with Honours in Law from a recognized institution • A Masters Degree in Law or other relevant field is a must • A Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre (LDC) or an institution recognized by the Uganda Law Council • Professional qualification of a Certified Chartered Secretary is a must Experience: • At least 10 years experience in a reputable Public or Private organization five (5) of which should be at senior management level. • Capacity to competently appear before the Courts of Judicature • A valid practicing certificate is an added advantage Competences: • Leadership & Supervision: Analytical, problem solver and decision maker. Ability to unify, steer and teams towards achievement of results or a common objective • Communication: ability to express oneself fully both verbally and in writing • Team building: ability to garner support, develop teams, minimize conflict and handle team dynamics • Managing performance: good understanding and experience in the basics of managing individual and team performance • Flexibility and adaptability: ability to prioritize and perform effectively under pressure, in the face of setback and/or resistance and to unforeseen circumstances • Computer and Information Literacy: ability o use computers and related systems/technology in the execution of one’s job role and related activities. Age: Below 55 years of age Term: The contract is 5 years renewable only once after satisfactory performance. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested persons should submit an application clearly indicating the position applied for and the job reference, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials addressed to the Executive Director. The above documents should be submitted in soft copy firstname.lastname@example.org Applications should include a daytime telephone contact of the applicant and names and contact details of at least three (3) referees. Applications should reach the above address not later than 5.00pm on Friday 26 th June 2020. Applications received after the closing time and date shall not be considered. NIRA is an equal opportunity employer. Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying shall
INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA
2 years ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: Lead installation and maintenance of plumbing works across URA to facilitate business operations PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Conduct installations and preventive maintenance of plumbing works to facilitate business operations a) Draw up inspection schedules and carry out periodic inspections b) Conduct minor installations and repairs on plumbing works and generate status reports c) Monitor performance of Office cleaning services and sanitary facilities d) Prepare status reports and recommend possible solutions where necessary e) Respond and report on plumbing incidents within acceptable time frames f) Provide feedback reports on raised incidents g) Maintain a register of ongoing incidents and their resolutions 2. Prepare terms of reference, BOQs and specifications to facilitate procurement of plumbing services in the organization a) Prepare layouts and BOQs for plumbing works and maintenance b) Raise procurement requisitions in the e-procurement system and follow up on their progress and Implementation c) Follow up to ensure delivery of the procured items to the end users d) Verify and recommend tax invoices for procured items for payments 3. Maintain a database of maintenance and installation works carried out for accountability purposes a) Develop and maintain an up-dated database on plumbing works and prepare status reports for stations across the organization. b) Draw a maintenance schedule and conduct periodic maintenance on equipment that require plumbing works c) Generate periodic maintenance status reports and submit to the Supervisor. 4. Monitor usage and recommend payments of water bills to avoid erroneous expenditure and ensure uninterrupted service to all URA stations. a) Carry out meter readings, reconcile payments and update the database b) Collect cheques from Cash Office and effect payments to service providers c) Follow up with service providers and ensure uninterrupted service to all URA stations.
QualificationsPERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements a) Diploma in Plumbing obtained from a recognized institution. b) At least 2 years’ hands-on experience in plumbing works in a reputable organization. Desirable Requirements a) Training in fabrications Knowledge a) Knowledge of IEE regulations SPECIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES a) The incumbent should have good communication skills b) The incumbent should have good interpersonal skills c) S/he should have Resilience with the ability to travel frequently d) The incumbent should have an impeccable record of integrity e) The incumbent should have basic computer knowledge f) S/he should be creative and innovative
INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA
1 year ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: Implement, maintain and support the URA Database Operations and eHub application in line with the corporate operations standards and policies. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Install, configure, maintain and Monitor the Corporate databases in line with the corporate operations standards and policies a) Install, Configure, Maintain and monitor the corporate databases b) Monitor the databases resources utilization, and where necessary automated database routines c) Patch the database infrastructure and keep all the associated components up to date. d) Develop strategies to optimize database performance inline with the corporate policies and standards e) Plan and implement database capacity programs in line with the corporate plans and policies 2. Maintain high database integrity and promote the use of data in URA a) Enhance data security and preserve the data integrity b) Monitor data accessibility and ensure the data is not abused c) Work closely with the developers and business to ensure smooth business operations d) Facilitate database accessibility and accountability with all those who access the database resources e) Work with the ICT security and other stakeholders to preserve the desired data security standards and policies f) Create database test environments and maintain any Database documentations. g) Manage the change requests and ensure they have all the approved changes 3. Implement and maintain the database backup and recovery policies a) support the implementation and enhancement of the database continuity programs b) Implement the DB backup and recovery plans in line with the corporate business continuity policies and standards c) Maintain and monitor the DB recovery plans and ensure they are aligned with the approved corporate standards d) Test the backups in line with the standard operating procedures e) Conduct regular backup and recovery tests to ensure the implementations are in line with what is currently approved and expected f) Work with IT teams to review and recommend business continuity changes based on the IT trends 4. Support the analytics and adoption of the same in the URA business operations a) Maintain and support the growth of URA corporate data warehouse b) Facilitate the institutionalization of analytics in the business operations of URA c) Provide technical advise in the growth and adoption of analytics in URA d) Propose changes to the DWH environment and support the implementation of these changes
QualificationsPERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements a) An honors Bachelors of Science in Computer Science, B. Statistics, Data science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or any other IT related degree obtained from a recognised academic Institution. b) At least 2 years’ experience in Information Technology. c) Experience in working with Database Administration. Desirable Requirements a) A professional training in IT Specialised areas such as Oracle ,SQL server, Unix/ Linux solaris, R, python, Toad b) Certificaction in any of the following Oracle, SQL server or Linux Knowledge a) Knowledge of database security concepts b) Knowledge of data administration and data standardization principles. c) Knowledge of database backup and recovery. d) Knowledge of data mining and data warehousing principles. e) Knowledge of database management systems, query languages, table relationships, and views. f) Knowledge of operating systems concepts. g) Knowledge of query languages such as SQL (structured query language). h) Knowledge of sources, characteristics, and uses of the organization’s data assets. i) Knowledge of database access application programming interfaces (e.g., Java Database Connectivity [JDBC]). j) Knowledge of current and emerging data encryption (e.g., Column and Tablespace Encryption, file and disk encryption) security features in databases (e.g. built-in cryptographic key management features). SPECIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES a) Skills in allocating storage capacity in the design of data management systems. b) Skills in conducting queries and developing algorithms to analyze data structures. c) Skills in generating queries and reports. d) Skills in maintaining databases. (i.e., backup, restore, delete data, transaction log files, etc.). e) Skills in optimizing database performance. f) Skills in data modelling g) Should have sound communication skills h) The incumbent should have the ability to contain pressure and deliver under stressful environments i) S/he should possess an impeccable record of integrity j) S/he should have good interpersonal relationships and client centrism behaviors k) Ability to work under minimum supervision and willingness to undertake any responsibility and adherence to dead lines l) Ability to work as part of a team m) The incumbent should be agile, punctual and disciplined
INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA
1 year ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: To resolve application and system issues that arise across a business area aimed at service availability, improvement of end user capabilities, experience / engagement with critical business applications and implement required system changes. PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Implement application support based on departmental initiatives, using best practices in IT Service management a) Implement the maintenance plan and upgrade schedule including application deployment and release processes, with a focus on quality assurance, testing, production acceptance for a given system b) Implement the application support processes for in house and external partners in line with service standards and common systems. c) Resolve system(s) critical issues as guided by the supervisor. d) Write and execute test scripts to ensure that new products are configured and coded properly for successful integration and operations. e) Assess the quality and risks of new products/releases. f) Using data analysis and production progress reports, organize a release schedule for a software product. g) Assemble data on release metrics, oversee the source code management system, maintain multiple build environments, and document steps relating to the release process. 2. Implement improvements to processes and systems to increase service availability and reliability. a) Perform the day-to-day support monitoring and maintenance of the critical business applications for a business area. b) Provide 24x7 support for event monitoring incident triage and escalation c) Implement service enhancements as guided by the supervisor to minimize service disruption d) Identify alternative solutions to business issues and recommend new approaches to the supervisor. e) Implement all system changes as guided by the supervisor in collaboration with business counterparts 3. Implement the approved IT Support Service policies and procedures a) Implement all changes in compliance with the approved change management policies and procedures b) Update technical and standard operating procedures documents. c) Conduct regressions tests on the changes implemented to confirm that no function of the application has stopped working as a result of the changes d) Deliver cross training of business users on multiple areas of support. e) Conduct concept and usability testing and gather user feedback. f) Communicate design ideas and prototypes to the software developers 4. Implement activities designed to Guarantee the Resilience of Critical Business Applications a) Prepare an incident an report for every IT disruption on a critical business application across the business area in a timely manner b) Investigate and resolve problems in systems/services and ensure full documentation of the same. c) Implementation the agreed remedies and preventative measures designed to maintain, restore or enhance customer experience. d) Conduct disaster recovery drills for the various applications within the business area. e) Work with software engineers to resolve any issues and document fixes for use in future reference materials. f) Build test environments and troubleshoot any issues pertaining to the software’s performance 5. Support Internal and external clients in accessing URA services & Products to enhance service delivery and client satisfaction. a) Provide feedback to stakeholders and supervisors of any updates on issues raised and resolved. b) Conduct engagements of relevant stakeholders and ensure that they are rightly sensitized on the business application support process c) Develop the relevant stakeholder awareness, user training and reference materials for the respective business support areas
QualificationsPERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements
- An honors Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or Statistics (Computing Option), Engineering and relevant degree.
- At least two (2) years’ experience in Systems Development, System Analysis and Testing or webserver management.
- Experience with deploying applications on web servers
- Experience with managing data bases
- Experience with trouble shooting application errors
- Certifications in Project Management such as Prince 2 or PMP
- Certification in service Management e.g. ITIL
- Development Certifications (such as Java Certification Professional, Microsoft Certified Developer (MCSP)) and/or Data Base Certifications such as Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) Microsoft Certified Systems Data Base Administrator (MCSDBA).
- Experience of using an IT Service Management system to manage, allocate and monitor support tasks
INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA
1 year ago
The Web Developer will be responsible for designing, coding and modifying our website, from layout to function. S/he must strive to create a visually appealing site that features user-friendly design and clear navigation. The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for writing well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
- Design and implement web site security measures such as firewalls or message encryption.
- Perform or direct website updates.
- Create site layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
- Integrate data from various back-end services and databases.
- Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
- Create and maintain software documentation.
- Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site.
- Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
- Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent.
- Analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
- Develop or implement procedures for ongoing website revision.
- Document technical factors such as server load, bandwidth, database performance, and browser and device types.
- Become an advocate for the Company in Developer spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate.
- Write, design, or edit web page content, or direct others producing content.
- Excellent experience in developing Wordpress, Drupal, Jumla websites.
- The ideal candidate should currently be undertaking a BSc in Computer science/Information technology/Software engineering/Computer engineering (final year) or BSc in Computer science or related field, or related experience.
- At least four years of proven working experience in web programming.
- Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/HTML5/CSS/CSS3.
- The applicant must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
- Advanced skills in software programming and graphics design.
- Past experience in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units.
- Strong grasp of web security principles and how they apply to our website and/or applications.
- Excellent teamwork and verbal communication skills.
- Working knowledge of Google products (Google Analytics, Google AdSense to mention but a few).
- Solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.
- Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development.
- Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools.
- Working knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process.
- Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills.
- Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.
- Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA
2 years ago
Our client a leader in the business of fire management and rescue ( mitigation, fire fighting and rescue) seeks to recruit an energetic, self driven and business minded individual to lead their team as General Manager The General Manager will be responsible for overseeing daily business operations, improving efficiency and service delivery, business growth and development, managing collaboration with key partners and stakeholders and increasing revenue while managing team performance. Requirements: ⁃ Degree in business or business related field. A masters degree in business or related field is an added advantage ⁃ At least 10 years relevant experience. Experience successfully running and growing a business / project is an added advantage ⁃ Demonstrable leadership qualities ⁃ A business minded and driven individual (entrepreneurial spirit) ⁃ Self driven, motivated and result oriented How to apply: Suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit an application, detailed CV and copies of academic documents scanned as a single document to: email@example.com Deadline: Friday 21st January 2022
INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA
5 months ago
JOB ROLE/ PURPOSE: Coordinate the provision of transportation services to Official passengers and items to facilitate business operations in the Authority PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Monitor the implementation of URA Fleet insurance and license cover to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Insurance Policy and Regulations a) Maintain a database of URA Fleet due for insurance/license renewal and forward to supervisor for approval when need arises b) Follow-up on acquisition of insurance/license stickers with Transport Licensing Board c) Prepare claims for license fees renewals for payment and distribute license/insurance stickers to the respective Fleet Assistants d) Coordinate the insurance compensation and third party liability claims process when accidents occur e) Generate quarterly accident management reports that informs Transport Licensing board and management’s decisions 2. Coordinate the URA fleet repairs and maintenance to ensure fleet is good mechanical condition. a) Conduct pre and post physical examination of vehicle mechanical defects as well as repair history and generate repair reports. b) Reconcile tax invoices against repair and service orders raised and forward to the supervisor for approval c) Reconcile quotations from prequalified service providers against the respective vehicle repair history. d) Monitor the service due dates and follow-up on repair/service works e) Monitor insurance and warranty for all the authority vehicles that have undergone repairs f) Maintain a database of service orders raised and old mechanical parts g) Generate monthly repairs and maintenance reports and submit to the supervisor h) Monitor maintenance costs and support Supervisor on preparing monthly reports 3. Supervise the Fleet management system and Log books usage to foster compliance with the Fleet Management Policy and guidelines a) Sensitize Fleet Assistants on Fleet Management System and log book usage b) Raise requisitions for parking registers, vehicle gate passes and log books for issuance to fleet assistants c) Monitor the usage of motor vehicle log books and street parking receipts and store those that are used up d) Extract periodic Fleet Management Information System reports on vehicle parking compliance and submit to Supervisor Fleet 4. Respond to transport and logistical requests across URA to facilitate business operations a) Respond transport requests across URA to transport staff and any other authorized items b) Compile fuel order requests and submit to the supervisor for approval c) Prepare and account for payments of hired services d) Reconcile vehicle fuel consumption, cleaning and maintenance costs and submit to supervisor for approval e) Coordinate the procurement process and maintenance of motor vehicle tyres. f) Enforce health safety and environmental regulations for users of fleet services 5. Plan and manage the performance and development of staff under jurisdiction so as to improve their productivity a) Plan and budget for resource requirements in the business Unit and monitor the usage to ensure efficiency b) Develop and monitor a Business Unit Work plan and develop performance agreements with all the staff under supervision c) Monitor staff performance and provide guidance and periodic feedback for performance improvement d) Assess the training and development needs of staff under supervision and recommend appropriate interventions e) Provide coaching and mentoring support to staff under jurisdiction f) Initiate and implement activities/programs intended to create and harness teamwork in the business Unit g) Implement succession planning and any other staff related programs as introduced and approved in the organization h) Create and maintain a working atmosphere that fosters creativity and innovation in the team i) Monitor welfare of Fleet Assistants specifically those in regional offices j) Ensure Fleet Assistants have valid driving permits k) Sensitize Fleet Assistants on Customer Centric service delivery
QualificationsPERSON SPECIFICATIONS Essential Requirements a) An honors Bachelors’ of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University. b) A valid driving permit with at least class B (04 years). c) At least (2) two years’ experience in fleet management in a reputable organization. Desirable Requirements a) Training in Fleet management b) A certificate in Auto mobiles Knowledge a) Knowledge of Traffic and Road Safety Act, b) Knowledge of Computerized Fleet Management Systems c) Knowledge in handling Insurance matters and incident management. SPECIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES a) The incumbent should have good Communication skills b) The incumbent should have good interpersonal customer care skills c) The incumbent should have good crisis management skills d) S/he should have a proven record of integrity. e) S/he should be able to demonstrate Analytical and decision making skills
INTERNSHIP AGENCY UGANDA
1 year ago
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