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Monday 7 April 2014

IT & Procurement Officer - Action Against Hunger (ACF) Uganda

Vacancy: IT & Procurement Officer
Recruiting Organisation: Action Against Hunger (ACF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Gross Annual Salary: 15,600,000

About ACF:
Action Against Hunger (ACF) is an international humanitarian Non profit Organization (INGO). For over thirty years it has been implementing Food Security and Livelihoods; Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programs in Lira, Apac, Oyam, Otuke, Gutu, Kaabong, Napak and Moroto Districts.

Maintain the network in good condition (software and hardware),
Draft aid and update the network user book
Write network procedures and to keep them up to date
Responsible for Computer maintenance (Hardware and software); Installation, maintenance, follow up and equipment file update

Ensure proper functioning of periodic back up in Kampala office computers
Offer support and guidance to base logs/HOB for implementation of backup system in bases
Ensure that the ACF authorized anti-virus is updated on all computers,
Ensure that ACF has all the licenses for each software used on the mission
Manage the allocation and use of the equipments
Ensure installation, maintenance and repair of the equipments
Update the capital equipment fist
Register all newly bought equipment in the standard ACF Excel sheet, open the equipment file and provide labels for the equipment
Ascertain that all communication equipment and system are working on the mission
Provide technical support to the base on regular basis to check on all IT and/or communication equipment and in case of emergency
Train staff in computer basic management: anti-virus update, anti-virus usage, disk cleaning, disk maintenance and provide ongoing support, advice and backup.
Perform procurement activities following and respecting to ACF procurement procedures according to thresholds and standards and best value for money.
Ensure the update of the catalogue (price list) on quarterly basis through regular quotations or call for interests
Regularly update the Procurement follow up (PFU) and send to bases and departments every Friday before business closing time.
Coordinate with finance department to ensure timely payment of suppliers.
Track the outstanding payments to suppliers and notify the admin department on a weekly basis

The ideal candidate must possess a first degree in information Technology or related discipline

Skills and Experience:
At least two years’ relevant experience.
Excellent knowledge on both software (word processor, spreadsheet, Linux servers, Windows and hardware (network cards, memory upgrades)
Extensive knowledge in radio communication and programming and procurement skill
Fluent English;
Good management, communication, teamwork spirit, capacity building and report writing;
Possess the ability to work independently when necessary, set realistic goals, and work within agreed timelines.
Ability to communicate and perform within an international and multicultural team.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to support, motivate, and train staff.

All candidates should send their applications should include a cover letter, CV with at least three referees, copies of academic certificates and a daytime telephone contract. For email applications please note that attached documents should not be larger than 3 MB. Any larger email will not be considered.
Address your email application to: supply.ug@acf-international.org mentioning IT & Procurement Officer in the subject line.
Address your hard copy application to the Logistics Coordinator, ACF, Kampala,

Deadline; Thursday 17th April, 2014 at 5;00pm