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Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Professional Services - Human Resources - FreeBalance Uganda

 Job Title: Professional Services - Human Resources
Organization: FreeBalance
City Kampala,
Country Uganda
Category Human Resource

About FreeBalance:
FreeBalance is making a difference in the world. Software solutions from FreeBalance help governments around the world achieve new levels of accountability and transparency to accelerate country growth.  FreeBalance is a global provider of software solutions for public financial management (PFM). PFM is an essential part of the international development process. FreeBalance solutions support government modernization, fiscal decentralization, and public finance reform across all levels of government.

Job Summary: The Professional Services Consultant works as a team member on our Professional Services team and is responsible for all aspects of implementing FreeBalance Government Accountability Software, using generally accepted accounting principles and standards, Government-wide accounting policies and best practices, extensive product knowledge, and applying technology to government business operations. Key to this position is the ability to transfer knowledge and skill to government staff for capacity building and in assisting the government organization with change management best practices in transitioning to the new financial management processes and software. Serving as a subject matter expert, provide support to other areas within FreeBalance such as input to product enhancements and preparation of bid submissions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    Analyze business requirements and develop technical requirement specifications
    Learn and understand clients’ current technical environment and recommend possible modifications to ensure optimum integration with FreeBalance’s products/solutions
    Act as primary technical contact for the client during deployment and post-implementation
    Complete technical product installations and upgrades, including database and software installs and system tuning
    Collaboratively develop and deliver technical training to clients
    Provide technical input to proposals
    Provide feedback to Sales, Product Management and Development on technical issues and future product requirements based on interaction with clients
    Develop new or modify existing custom solutions, including forms and reports
    Perform any other duties as required

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    The applicant should hold a University degree in Computer, Systems Engineering or Software Programming
    Knowledge of enterprise hardware systems, networks, application software and database systems
    Ability to write ANSI SQL scripts with solid understanding of relational database such as Oracle 11G and MS SQL 2005
    Intermediate skills with J2EE Application and Web Servers such as Tomcat/Apache
    Knowledgeable in Windows and Linux operating systems
    Intermediate skill level of SQL Scripts and reports/form development using one or more of the following tools: Crystal Reports, Visual Basic and/or Jasper Soft
    Excellent client management and organizational skills
    Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English
    Ability to travel internationally as required

How to Apply:
All those with a desire for this job should express interest by applying online and sending a cover letter and resume, through: http://www.freebalance.com/company/job_application.html
Deadline:  31st October, 2013