Job Listing: Senior Manager IT – Systems Administration

Deadline: 12/07/2024

Position: Senior Manager IT – Systems Administration
Type: Full-time
Organization: National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC)
Duty Station: Head Office, Nakasero, Kampala
Reports To: Director – IT

Main Purpose:
Responsible for cost-effective and proactive acquisition, installation, deployment, management, and administration of the Corporation’s computer systems and information systems. Ensure compliance with IT policies, maximum system availability, adequate IT security, business continuity provisions, and effective user support.

Key Responsibilities / Key Result Areas:

  1. Enforce NWSC IT policies.
  2. Proactively acquire, install, and maintain NWSC’s software and information systems.
  3. Maintain and support Management Information Systems effectively.
  4. Standardize NWSC’s Management Information Systems.
  5. Deploy applications effectively and provide user training across all applications and information systems within NWSC.
  6. Implement effective and continuous measures to protect data and prevent data loss.
  7. Develop and maintain functioning Disaster Recovery and effective Business Continuity Plans.
  8. Ensure up-to-date and legal licenses for all outsourced Corporation applications and software.
  9. Procure all externally acquired systems effectively.
  10. Perform any other tasks assigned by Management.

The Person:
To be considered for this position, the applicant must have worked at a Principal Officer Level and above for at least three (03) years and should possess the following:

Experience, Knowledge & Education/Training:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Master’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Project Management, or a related field.
  • CCNA Certification.
  • Preferred Additional Qualifications: IT Professional Qualification/Certification/Affiliation.


  • A minimum of ten (10) years of postgraduate experience in IT services – IT governance, applications development, systems administration, IT security management, infrastructure, or networks.
  • A minimum of five (05) years of postgraduate qualification experience in IT systems administration and/or database management.
  • Five years of experience working with a large organization/firm is a must.
  • Age Limit: 35 to 45 years.


  1. Integrity
  2. Self-driven
  3. Analytical
  4. Professionalism
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Teamwork

Application Requirements:

  1. An application letter with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. Three referees (outside NWSC).
  3. Copies of academic and professional qualifications.
  4. Capability statement of not more than two pages in single spacing Word format and Times New Roman Font – Size 12. Capability Statement: a short bio, personal mission statement, achievements in the last 5-10 years in relation to the applicant’s working experience, plans & strategies for the next 3-5 years in relation to the key responsibilities (key result areas) respective to the position the applicant is applying for.

Application Instructions:

  • Application Letters should be addressed to the Director – Human Resource, NWSC.
  • Interested, suitable, and qualified Ugandans should submit their applications through the following link for the NWSC online job application system: NWSC Online Job Application
  • To be considered, your application must be received by close of business on Friday, 12th July 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

About National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC): NWSC is a Public Utility Company mandated to provide water and sewerage services in Uganda. With operations in 268 towns, NWSC aims for transformative, accountable, and sustainable service delivery. The organization values committed, reliable, self-driven, result-oriented, innovative, and qualified employees with integrity.

Industry: Water
Location: Kampala



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