Organization: VisionFund Uganda

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of IT

About VisionFund Uganda:

VisionFund International (VFI) is the world’s largest Christian microfinance network, providing small loans and financial services to families in poverty. As a subsidiary of World Vision, VFI works across 28 countries, impacting the lives of over 3.4 million children each year. VisionFund Uganda, part of this network, is currently seeking an ICT Support Officer to join their team.

Job Summary:

As the ICT Support Officer, you will be responsible for providing user support on company-supported computer applications and platforms. Your role will involve troubleshooting IT issues, advising on appropriate actions, and ensuring the smooth functioning of IT systems within the banking environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide first-line support for desktops, laptops, printers, and IT peripherals.
  • Diagnose and resolve hardware and software issues promptly.
  • Install, configure, and update software applications used in the banking sector.
  • Collaborate with the IT team to implement system upgrades and improvements.
  • Ensure the security and integrity of IT systems through best practices.
  • Assist in managing user accounts, permissions, and access rights.
  • Respond to IT support tickets and service requests in a timely manner.
  • Conduct end-user training sessions on IT-related topics.
  • Maintain accurate records of IT issues and solutions.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry best practices.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications such as CompTIA A+, MCITP, or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years of IT support experience in the banking sector.
  • Experience with desktop support, hardware troubleshooting, and software installations.
  • Proficient in troubleshooting hardware and software issues.
  • Knowledge of operating systems (Windows, Linux) and network protocols.
  • Familiarity with banking software and systems.
  • Strong understanding of security protocols and data protection.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates meeting the above qualifications should submit their credentials via Email to vfu_info@visionfund.org with the job title “ICT Support Officer” as the subject. Please attach copies of relevant academic documents.

Applications can also be addressed to: Human Resource & Administration Manager VisionFund Uganda Plot 256/257 Bombo Road, Makerere Kavule P.O. Box 24751 Kampala, Uganda

Note: Hand-delivered applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd April 2024

Join VisionFund Uganda in making a difference through financial inclusion and support to families in need!

 

 



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