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Monday 31 March 2014

Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (Computer Science) - Uganda Prisons Service

Vacancy: Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (Computer Science) - 2 Career Opportunities
Recruiting: Uganda Prisons Service
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Country: Uganda
REF:  HRM/PA 76/193/07
Reports to: Head of Information and Communications Technology Unit

About Us:
The Secretary, Prisons Authority invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandan citizens to fill vacant posts of Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons currently existing in the Uganda Prisons Service as specified below:-

Designing, implementing and maintaining Prisons Management Information System responsive to Service needs.
Responsible for the maintenance of Computer networks at various levels of the organization.
Designing, updating and maintenance of various databases.
Conducting regular hardware and software maintenance on the designed system and routine trouble shooting.
Carrying out regular systems audit and to determine information needs of the service and make proposals to management for adoption and approval.
Designing ICT training programmes for prisons staff;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The ideal candidates must be Ugandans holding Honours Bachelor’s Degrees in Computer Science from recognized Universities or Institutions.
Age: 22-30 Years

All applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and submitted to the Secretary, Prisons Authority, P. 0. Box 7182, Kampala, Uganda
The hand written applications are also acceptable.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices, Farmers’ House, 2nd floor, Kampala and Prisons Authority offices, at the Uganda Prisons Headquarters, Plot 13/15 Parliament Avenue. The Forms can also be downloaded from the Public Service Commission Website on www.psc.go.ug.
All applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) sets of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials plus three (3) recent certified passport size photographs.
Applicants who are already in Government Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.
Applicants should be physically and medically fit and should not have been charged with any criminal offence in any courts of law. The applicants must have the right attitude and be willing to work in difficult conditions and environment.
In addition, successful candidates must be prepared to undergo a twelve (12) months Cadet Officers’ Course at the Prisons Training School and Staff College plus three (3) months attachment. Appointment as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Prisons will only be effective after successful completion of training and pass-out. Uganda Prisons Service is an equal opportunity employer.
Cadet Officers in scientific and professional fields must be prepared to work in a Penal Institution on General Duties for at least two (2) years before deployment to their respective stations of specialization.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Prisons Authority, on completion of the recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful

Deadline: Friday 18th April 2014