Computer /IT Jobs at MTN Uganda Limited, Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration and Other Companies

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Deadline of this Job: 16 August 2022
Main Job Functions:
1. ERM – technology/information security
• Supporting the implementation of the MTN group risk management strategy and framework as it relates to technology/information risk
• Develop, manage and implement the information security risk assurance plans
• Manage and conduct formal information security risk analyses, reviews, tests, audits and/or self-assessments;
• Design appropriate remedial actions for identified risks, drive remediation of findings and management of risks and exemptions;
• Provide technical advice on products and information security controls;
• Ensure that risks envisaged in planned new systems, products & services, projects and, data migrations are flagged early, escalated as appropriate and resolved quickly.
• Evaluate and/or test solutions/systems and ensure appropriate information security and data privacy requirements and controls have been considered and incorporated into these, where necessary support the remediation of findings;
• Report information security risks in an appropriate way for different audiences;
• Manage information security investigations and incident management;
• Support for digital forensics
2. Data protection Officer for MTN Uganda
• Supporting the implementation of the MTN group data privacy Programme
• Develop, manage and implement the data privacy monitoring plan including regular assessments to ensure compliance to with the Uganda Data Protection & Privacy Act
• Maintain records of all data processing activities conducted by MTN Uganda
• Conduct staff training and awareness sessions in data protection and privacy
• Ensure that data subjects’ requests with respect to personal data (collected & processed by MTN Uganda) are fulfilled including informing data subjects about how their personal data is being used, what measures MTN Uganda has put in place to protect the data
• Serve as the point of contact between the person, institution or public body, and the Personal Data Protection Office.

• Bachelor’s degree in information technology/ systems, computer science, computer or related field with at least five years’ information technology experience, with at least two years in information security governance, risk and compliance.
• Professional risk qualification with preferably two years post-qualification experience in a complex technology and/or financial services organization e.g. CISM, CISA, CISSP
• Membership/Affiliation with Risk Management bodies e.g. ISACA is desired.
• Experience in implementation of Enterprise Risk Management frameworks with bias in technology and information risk in line with an organization’s technical and business environment.
• Experience in developing the appropriate information security governance and compliance measures.
• Experience in information security risk and incident management, business continuity, disaster recovery, information security incident management, auditing and conducting assessments.
• Experience in assessments against international information security standards and/or best practice such as the ISO 27000 series, NIST 800 series, COBIT;
• Able to analyze large volumes of data using data analytical tools e.g. ACL or SQL
• Strong written and verbal communication skills including management reporting at both middle and top management levels.

Knowledge and Trainings:
• Corporate Governance frameworks e.g. ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT, Sarbanes Oxley, King IV, etc.
• Data Governance
• Information technology & security Risk;
• Ability to gauge and manage risk.
• Project Management abilities, including escalation of issues, analytical thinking and lateral creativity
Skills Competencies:
• Good Interpersonal skills
• Able to present and report on complex information in an innovative and informative way.
• Working under pressure to meet reporting deadlines
• Consistent demonstration of excellent written and verbal communication
• Independent attitude and team spirit.
Other Skills:
• Collaborative
• Conflict handling & Resolution
• Inquisitive skewed to research
• Integrity
• Persuasiveness
MTN Uganda Limited has the obligation to safeguard its employees through providing a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of its employees. MTN has a Vaccination policy for all its employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to work from its offices and premises. Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline of this Job: 16 August 2022
Main Job Functions:
• To ensure proper provision of L1/ L2/L3 operational maintenance and support for the IT Applications
• To ensure that incidents, work orders, problem tickets, changes etc. pertaining the relevant applications/systems assigned are worked on within SLA
• Ensure optimization of the assigned IT applications to meet company KPI-s and customer expectations
• Ensure development of technical documents including Standard operating procedures, troubleshooting guides
• Derivation of trends in performance from statistics as well as from customer complaints so as to provide long term solutions to problems identified
• Actively collaborate with other Business functions to understand their pain areas and come up with improvement plan
• Serve MTN UG’s customers and provide solutions to customer problems to improve the customer experience
• Matrix management across Information systems and business units
• Working with and managing multiple vendors of the applications stack.
• Execute any assignments that may be assigned from time to time at management’s discretion.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering, or related field.
• 5 years’ experience in a busy IT environment
• 2 years’ experience managing a group of engineers, IT personnel
• 2 years’ experience of vendor management/collaboration
• 4 years’ experience in software development and maintenance of applications

Knowledge & Trainings:
• Project Management
• Software Development and management
• Reporting
• Analytical Thinking
• Business Process Design and Reengineering
• Decision Making
• Information Management
• Problem Solving
• Project Planning and Control
• Strategic Thinking and Planning
• System Analysis, Design and Integration
• Telecommunications Technology Fundamentals
• Results orientation
• Credibility
• Building collaborative relationships
• Engaged management
• Influencing, Leadership, Power
• Risk-taking, Innovation
MTN Uganda Limited has the obligation to safeguard its employees through providing a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of its employees. MTN has a Vaccination policy for all its employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to work from its offices and premises. Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline of this Job: 29 August 2022
The Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC) is an intergovernmental organization established through the GVTC treaty signed in 2015 between DRC, Rwanda and Uganda. GVTC is Transboundary Collaboration Framework for programs and activities on wildlife conservation and tourism development within the Greater Virunga Landscape, which covers the Central Albertine Rift (CAR) and shared by the three countries of Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. The GVTC's goal is the improving conservation of species, habitants, and ecological services contributing to increased socio-economic benefits to the people of the CAR, through effective transboundary collaboration, GVTC works with and through partners towards synergizing the conservation efforts across the three countries The Greater Virunga Landscape comprises seven national parks and one wildlife reserve disseminated along the shared boundaries of the three countries. The Vision of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration is: "The Central Albertine Transfrontier Protect Area network together with surrounding landscape is conserved sustainability" while the goal is: "Sustainable conservation of the Central Albertine Rift for long term socio-economic development through strategic transboundary collaboration management"
It is against this background that GVTC is hiring a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist for a 3-year contract of employment in order to strengthen its capacity for the effective management of the Greater Virunga.

Primary purpose of the position
This Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in GVTC will be responsible of all hands-on and day-to-day Geographic Information Systems (GIS) aspects, in designing developing, implement and maintaining systems and databases to access and store geospatial data, and to analyze this data utilizing mapping software, design digital maps using geospatial data and analyze spatial and non-spatial information according to the needs of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC)


The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist is responsible for GIS as the computer based process that is used to collect manage analyze, model, and present geographic or spatial data and process the data into usable information in accordance with the needs of the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration

Duties and Responsibilities
• Supporting in the development and management of GIS applications that are based on growing and improving geospatial data and information demands
• Overseeing the planning and coordination of GIS activities to meet the outlined goals:
• Developing and managing control quality standards for system application
• Overseeing data flow, management, and distribution activities that are aimed at
• supporting GIS System for GVTC: e. Supporting and participating in the designing and development of the geospatial database,
• Maintaining up-to-date and accurate geospatial documentation for reference purposes
• Staying up to date or abreast with the latest developments in the GIS field;
• Giving support in the development of a work plan for projects
• Efficiently managing geospatial database and developing effective maps and technical reports
• Using the GIS software, the GIS specialist will load different layers according to the needs of GVTC k.
• Using various criteria to examine and analyze information, designing databases and connecting GIS with other technologies
• Cooperating with other partners and stakeholders in conservation of GVL to improve data sharing processes:
• Performing data capture and analysis for GIS product inserting various types of data into GIS databases, such as texts or spreadsheet files that contain longitude and latitude coordinates, aerial or satellite imagery, tabular data, and digitizing paper maps or map images manually
• Using desktop GIS to analyze data and create maps for internal purposes, and also participating in the launching and supporting of online and mobile maps for public
• To exercise constant monitoring on GIS based technologies and advise to GVTC management the proposal to adopt
• Recommend methods and technologies required in GIS to maximize the efficiency of GVTC operations and implementation of transboundary activities:
• Participate in Strategic and geospatial planning related
• Other Duties as assigned by the GVTC Management

Working condition, Skills, Qualification and Duration of contract
• The holder of this position of GIS Specialist will be based in the GVTC headquarters in Kigali, with frequent travels to GVTC area of operation
• Given the working environment, the GIS specialist should meet the following requirements:
• High analytical thinking to effectively analyze information and databases
• Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate and work with departmental staff the management, and the stakeholders in GVL conservation
• Profound GIS knowledge, as a GIS specialist is expected to work with various GIS tools
• Ability to pay particular attention to details to work with databases and also analyze information
• Proven work experience in handling GIS related responsibilities either professionally or
• through an internship especially within international organization,
• A Master's Degree in a discipline where GIS is highlighted as a major, or a Bachelor Degree in a similar field but with a 7-year proven experience:
• Excellent knowledge of either English or French knowledge of both will be an added advantage

Other Competences
• High result, strong orientation, drive for excellency and self-motivation
• Excellent team player abilities and have a keen client focus
• Proactive with ability to take decision,
• A driving license category B at least with 3 years of experience is an added advantage

Deadline of this Job: 19 August 2022
Job Summary
The analyst's primary role is to understand the Bureau's IT infrastructure in detail, monitor it at all times, and evaluate threats that could potentially breach the network.

Key Results Areas
• Keep up to date with the latest security and technology developments research/evaluate emerging cyber security threats and ways to manage them
• Plan for disaster recovery and create contingency plans in the event of any security breaches
• Monitor for attacks, intrusions and unusual, un authorized or illegal activity
• Test and evaluate security products.
• Upgrade existing security systems.
• Engage in 'ethical hacking', for example, simulating security breaches.
• Monitor identity and access management, including monitoring for abuse of permissions by authorized system users.
• Liaise with stakeholders in relation to cyber security issues and provide future recommendations.
• Generate reports for both technical and non-technical staff and stakeholders.
• Maintain an information security risk register and assist with internal and external audits relating to information security.
• Monitor and respond to 'phishing' emails and 'pharming' activity.
• Assist with the creation, maintenance and delivery of cyber security awareness training for colleagues.
• Give advice and guidance to staff on issues such as spam and unwanted or malicious emails.

Minimum Requirements

• A Bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subject. Relevant degree subjects include: cyber/information/network security, computer science, computing and information systems, software/ electrical/network engineering, mathematics, physics, other IT/security/network-related degrees.
• Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), . Cloud Security,
• Cyber Incident, Planning and Response (CIPR) and
• General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR) awareness.

• Two years IT security or information security experience

Skills and Behavioral attributes

• Knowledge of security across various platforms.
• Fundamental computer forensic skills
• Professionalism, Integrity, team spirit
• Good communication skills
• Objective and independent . Problem solving skills
• Confidence, patience, politeness, tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult situations
• Creative thinking to be able to come up with new ideas
• An ability to work under pressure
• Organizational and planning skills
• Report writing skills

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