Computer/ IT Jobs at Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) and The Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI)

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Deadline of this Job: 15 August 2022
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (IFRC). Uganda Red Cross implements lifesaving services across the country and would wish to invite applicants that meet job requirements for the vacant positions in our organisation. Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited.
Grade: UR 3
Reports: Director Human Resource & Digital Transformation
Location: Headquarters
Duration: One (1) year with possibility of renewal

Job Purpose:
The IT Services & Digital Transformation Manager will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the URCS Digital Transformation Strategy. The job holder will also be responsible to manage existing systems and lead the development of new Digital Transformation projects from inception through to delivery and to manage all ICT capabilities of the NS
All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment. The full job descriptions and application forms can be viewed and downloaded from the jobs section of our website at  Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates.

Deadline of this Job: 10 August 2022
Summary Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director General, the ICT Consultant is responsible for developing, delivering and administration of training, research and consultancy programmes, specifically:
• Initiating, designing and developing content (curricula) for courses in the areas of ICT;
• Organizing sessions and course delivery;
• Conducting research and knowledge generation;
• Contributing to Institute revenue by conducting consultancies and offering advisory services;
• Contributing to the promotion of professional activities aimed at marketing the services of the Institute and promotion of favorable corporate imagine; and
• Writing proposals for consulting and implementing the assignments.

Qualifications and Experience

• Master's Degree in relevant field;
• Must be a member of the professional body:
• Relevant industry certification will be added advantage;
• At least five (5 years) years relevant in management consulting and/or teaching management training experience in a University or management training Institution; and
• Practical managerial experience.

ICT Consultant Competencies and Skills
• Ability in developing, implementing and delivery of ICT training programmes and consulting assignments;
• Demonstrated knowledge in big data analytics and understanding of computerized financial and management systems, such as IFMIS;
• Demonstrated knowledge, interpretation and application of Cyber security and ICT Governance:
• Excellent knowledge of process automation, the TCP/IP protocol, Internet, e-mail systems, telecommunications and data communications; standard operating systems, software packages and software utilities;
• Proven knowledge to design and work with Computer based project management systems;
• Demonstrated ability to design and evaluate Public sector automated systems, digital technologies, data management, edge computing, augmented reality, virtual reality and artificial intelligence system interfaces;
• Proven hands on experience of Microsoft Active directory, Linux Systems and Network Administration;
• Demonstrated ability and knowledge of designing. developing, implementing and managing on line learning (e-leaming) systems, 5G and blockchain technologies:
• Demonstrated experience in current ICT dimensions and ability to augment reality and virtual reality in management process;
• Proven ability to work in a high pressure environment with multiple tasks, changing priorities, and changing resources;
• Ability to teach in academic setting through blended methodology i.e. physical and virtual platforms; and
• Ability to maintain professional standards and keep abreast of evolving trends in management education through continuing professional educational management programmes.

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