Computer/IT Jobs at Africa Medical and Behavioral Sciences Organization (AMBSO) among other companies

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Deadline of this Job: 26 September 2022

Africa Medical and Behavioral Sciences Organization (AMBSO) is a ‘Private Not for profit (PNFP) organization working in partnership with Uro Care Hospital, with Head offices at Nansana, along Hoima Road and satellite offices in Hoima and Kalisizo in Kyotera District (known as the Masaka site). AMBSO conducts a wide range of activities of public health interest including clinical research, community-based health surveillance research; programs for health care service delivery and capacity building among health care workers and community health workers.
AMBSO is seeking for qualified, committed and reliable Volunteers to support the Masaka Clinical Research Site. Applications are therefore invited from interested persons to fill the position below.
Reporting to: Head of Department – Data

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Developing standard operating procedures as may be required
2. Support with creating and modifying databases and entry screens for studies
3. Create and maintain data dictionaries for all databases
4. Participate in developing programs for data inconsistency and validation checks (both between files and
within files) to identify inconsistencies, discrepancies and produce reports
5. Mentor and train data technicians on data entry and data checking
6. Respond to data requests and perform required data analyses using appropriate statistical methods and
provide reports.
7. Support study teams with designing of data collection tools
8. Ensure safe custody of all research data in both hard copy and electronic forms. Ensure that unauthorized
access to the same does not take place.
9. Accessing online data reports and receiving queries concerning the accuracy and integrity of the data for the
remote databases.
10. Other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Essential qualifications/requirements:
o Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics or Computer software related discipline.
o Use of data management and statistical analysis software e.g. R, STATA is an added advantage.
o Experience of at least 1 year of Data Management in a reputable Research Institution is an added advantage.

Deadline of this Job: 07 October 2022
Joint Medical Store (JMS) is a Church founded private not for profit organization whose mission is "To Provide Affordable Quality Health Solutions through an Efficient Supply Chain System that Delivers value to Accredited Health Units and Other Stakeholders'.
JMS is seeking to hire the services of qualified, competent and motivated personnel to fill the following positions;
Job title: ICT Officer
Please address your applications to:
The Manager Human Resources & Administration
Joint Medical Store
P.O. Box 4501

Deadline of this Job: 27 October 2022
Job Summary
Will participate as a senior developer in all phases of the software development lifecycle, from design, implementation, documentation, & testing.

Job Description
Our Client is hiring for a Senior Elixir Backend Developer. In this role, you will be expected to perform the following.
• You will participate as a senior developer in all phases of the software development lifecycle, from design, implementation, documentation, & testing.
• You will determine and design system specifications & standards.
• You will investigate, analyze, and make recommendations to management regarding technology improvements, upgrades, and modifications.
• You will develop features across multiple subsystems including collaboration in requirements definition, prototyping, design, coding, testing, and deployment.
• You will mentor more junior teammates on best practices and troubleshooting.
• You will assist in the collection and documentation of user requirements, development of user stories, and estimates.
• You will design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards.
• You will analyze and resolve technical and application problems.
• You will package and support the deployment of releases.

It is a plus if you have experience working with a microservices architecture as we are currently migrating our legacy back-end application from PHP to Elixir and breaking the monolith into Elixir applications.

Desired Technical Skills
• Strong knowledge of the back-end technical stack, (Database, and backend services), proven by years of software development experience.
• Experience with distributed systems, architectural patterns/styles, and design patterns.
• +3 years of experience in Elixir (or Erlang), particularly using OTP.
• Solid understanding of OTP and BEAM
• Desirable experience with Phoenix, Plug, and Ecto.
• SQL and NoSQL knowledge
• Demonstrated experience producing readable and testable code
• Have extensive experience working hands-on in an agile environment
• Care about quality and know what it means to ship high-quality code
• Familiarity with continuous integration

Desired Personal Skills
• Critical thought, analytical thinking, and good communication skills
• Capacity to work with members of the team working in different countries
• Good organizational and time management abilities
• Great attention to detail and a results-driven approach
• Willing to go above and beyond; we would like someone who wants everything under control and wants to try all the different possibilities that can happen
• An attitude of accountability and knowledge-sharing. You enjoy reviewing others; code and sharing your knowledge
• Demonstrated ability to work independently
• Empathy, respect, and a big sense of humor; we are people before engineers
• English communication skills

• Competitive salary
• Free tasty lunch everyday for all staff
• Life ; Health Insurance
• Paid Annual leave
• A supportive team environment with mentorship from our leadership
• Contribute to our mission to empower communities to thrive and scale with our rapidly growing startup

• Community – we started as a small community and we never forget this. We share lunch together and we care about our community of staff, drivers, entrepreneurs, and customers.
• Innovation – We challenge the status quo and believe that positive change is possible. We bring solutions that constantly require us to think out of the box.
• Transparency – We are open-minded in what we do. We have candor and share our experiences openly without fear of judgment. We love feedback on our product and on our own personal performance so that we can improve every day.
• Safety – if we don’t care about safety ourselves, then how can we change our industry for the better?
• Trust – we expect customers to trust our drivers and entrepreneurs, so we need to trust one another in everything we do.
• Integrity - We hold ourselves to the highest standard and we are accountable for our actions. We deliver what we say we will deliver.
• Collective Commitment - teams and entrepreneurs are allowed to disagree while a decision is being made, however, once a decision has been made, everybody must commit to it. “I agree and I commit, I disagree and I commit”.

Deadline of this Job: 05 October 2022
Media Coordinator

A Media Coordinator is responsible for execution and monitoring of media and advertising campaigns. May assist in research for the development of the media plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Support the development and implementation of HIL’s media & communication strategy.
• Ensure that key messages align with vital business strategies.
• Keep track of ad-hoc and contractual media exposures or and PR metric.
• Monitor advertising content on broadcast, print and online distribution channels.
• Identify press opportunities through evolving issues.
• Scan media marketplace to keep up-to-date on the latest media trends.
• Work closely with regional teams to coordinate regional media interviews.
• Undertake regular national travel to participate & coordinate regional interviews
• Log all archive media interviews, press clips and media outreach.
• Develop, update and maintain all media lists.
• Build long-term relationships with media houses.
• Assist with general day to day administration tasks
• Other Projects assigned By PR Manager.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
• BA degree in Communications /Journalism /Media or a related field.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a busy environment.
• Demonstrable experience with monitoring effective media campaigns.
• Ability to foster long-term relationships with members of the media.
• Knowledgeable on targeted communications and advertising campaigns across various media platforms.

Key Requirements
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
• Demonstrate good time management and creativity with a keen interest in implementing cost-efficient and effective media campaigns.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Deadline of this Job: 03 October 2022
Job title: IT Administrator & Trainer
Job family: The IT admin will be based in Mbarara office, supporting the Mastercard project being implemented in 1 districts in Uganda as well as support other projects within SACU. They will ensure the smooth and effective running of SACU’s systems whilst providing training . The role is part of a virtual IS team and will work closely with the IS Manager, IS & Database Admin and IS Advisor
Dept./Team: IT
Reporting to: Information Systems Advisor Location: Uganda, Mbarara

Job purpose:
The role is responsible for the smooth and effective running of Send a Cow – Uganda’s systems and forms part of a virtual IS team, working closely with the Head of IT, IS and Database Administrator and IS Advisor.

Key accountabilities:
• Support the Ripple Effect IT team in the setup of 11 new offices and 76 staff
• Train all Uganda staff on best practise use of systems with an objective to improve Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive usage
• Be responsible for asset management and device compliance in Uganda
• Manage Uganda’s external IT support company to ensure issues are resolved promptly
• Support the implementation of new IT processes across Uganda’s offices
• Support the move to a Lean IT environment throughout Ripple Effect Uganda’s Offices
• Support the rollout of new applications, i.e. the HR system and new PO system
• Implement systems upgrades and IT infrastructure changes in line with SAC’s IT standards
• Oversee software and hardware upgrades and installations, and ensure ccompliance with confidentiality and data protection and security laws and policies
• Implement security processes for the various systems and network components including MFA & SSPR.
• Draft procedures and instructions to promote a better understanding of the use of the IT equipment.
• Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults
• Direct any resource within the IT function and ensure all key information sources are running efficiently and provide flawless service to all users.
• Providing solutions to system failures or coordinating to solve the issues.
• Configuring and monitoring wireless access points in the entire network.
• Maintaining and updating Network documentation, operating procedures and business continuity policies.
• Travel to field offices to offer support to staff and maintenance of IT equipment.

  Role & Person Specification  
  Personal competencies and talents  Status 
• A technology focused undergraduate degree or a minimum of a diploma in IT/Computer Science.
• Pprofessional qualifications in Microsoft, CompTIA & Cisco will be an added advantage

• 2-3 years’ experience in providing technical support related to hardware and software in a similar role
• Good working knowledge of M365 applications such as Outlook, Teams and Sharepoint Online
• A good understanding of how, and the skills needed, to maintain reliable computer systems.

• Good interpersonal skills, with ability to explain computer and IT concepts to staff who may have very basic IT knowledge
• Able to effectively manage, operate, repair and maintain PC and local office hardware and software applications.
• Able to set up and manage internet routers, wifi access points, printers, projectors, scanners
• Able to work with PC Laptops, Android Tablets & Satellite phones.
• Willingness to work outside regular office hours including weekends when needed

Personal Qualities
• Have empathy with Ripple Effect’s Christian foundation and core values
• An initiator, self starter and self-driven
• Solution focused
• A team player. Flexible.
• Understands the importance of confidentiality especially for data.

Essential / Desirable
• Previous experience in NGO work.
• Previous experience of Intune and Autopilot an advantage though not essential  

Deadline of this Job: 21 October 2022
About Us
Mighty Coders Uganda started up as mainly a digital agency supporting Startups that would definitely fall on the verge of liquidation.
We are an Upcoming IT agency dealing in Web design, development, graphic designs and so much more services

Qualifications and Experience
• Experience in ReactJS and NodeJs (all in Typescript)
• Good understanding of software architecture
• Experience in implementation of frontend libraries and design systems
• Experience working with Git, Docker and NextJS framework as well as Vercel and/or Netlify
• A strong alignment to our principles Bonus points if
• You are comfortable working remotely and asynchronously
• You have experience working for an open source organization
• You have experience in designing publishing mediums such as online readers, zines, books and online publishing platforms


• You will take care of all technical aspects of all web projects, from development and testing to deployment and maintenance:
• You will be creating websites for different clients from different fields.
• Connecting with the team to manage all projects simultaneously
• You will be improving the architecture and implementation of our current site-generator framework (built on top NextJS) and develop it further
• You will be developing and implementing internal tools, including our branding design portal and assets generator framework and a React library for our design systems
• You will co-write documentation for all the above mentioned products/projects
• You will be responsible for maintaining our open-sourced codebases on GitHub
• Other duties assigned

Required Skills
• Systems design,
• User experience (UX and UI) design Figma usage
• Installing new software, Web service and application development and other IT related skills

Required Education
• Not much education needed for the role. Being able to Perform tasks is mandatory
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