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National Identification and Registration Authority (Uganda)   |   Kampala, Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Director ICT

  • Bachelor's degree
  • General management, leadership
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reference: NIRA/HR/ICT/06-18

Provide leadership for designing, developing and implementing IT initiatives and systems that create enable the Authority to deliver its mandate and meet the needs and expectations of its clients.

Interested persons should submit an application, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials addressed to the Executive Director


  1. Developing and implementing the Authority’s ICT strategy, plans and systems
  2. Influencing and directing the Authority’s ICT infrastructure and applications
  3. Ensuring that ICT infrastructure is reliable, secure and cost effective; strategically sound, reflectqive of operational needs and best practice to deliver value for the authority and its customers
  4. Establishing responsive mechanisms for analyzing and addressing IT data requests and providing IT functions support that take into account, global best IT practices
  5. Contributing to the development and maintenance of functional Authority’s Databases and ensure IT infrastructure stability and security
  6. Leading and managing the development and maintenance of the Authority’s website and related systems
  7. Ensuring the identification of performance issues in the ICT systems and developing mitigating mechanisms and tools to ensure that the Authority’s IT operations run smoothly
  8. Translating operational needs into system solutions making maximum use of available resources while ensuring long term supportability of infrastructure
  9. Leading and coordinating selection, installation, operation, support and maintenance of the infrastructure (operating systems, networks, telecommunication, hardware e.t.c)
  10. Protecting the Authority and its operations against IT Risk including, unauthorized access to information, data integrity problems, loss of processing capacity and poor/inefficient service levels.
  11. Working with other departments to conceptualize, develop and introduce technology based products and services.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Kampala
Area of work: General management, leadership
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Business strategy; System architecture; System administration; Database administration; IT support
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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National Identification and Registration Authority (Uganda)

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by The Registration of Persons Act 2015 to harmonize and consolidate the law on registration of persons, to provide for registration of individuals; to establish a National Registration and Identification Register; to provide for the issue of national identification cards and aliens identification cards; to register births, deaths and adoption orders and issue the relevant certificates.

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