Job Opportunity at RUFORUM: Manager, Information & Technology (Ref: RUF/JOB/20/15)


we_are_hiringRUFORUM is seeking for a well-qualified and motivated candidate to fill the position of Manager, Information &Technology (IT) at its Secretariat based at Makerere University Main Campus, Kampala, Uganda. Candidates from outside Uganda are especially encouraged to apply.

The position of Manager IT is intended to strengthen the strategic role of IT to support RUFORUM’s business functions. This will involve maintaining and/or developing IT enabled systems that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of RUFORUM to deliver on its mandate. RUFORUM recently developed the RUFORUM Information Management System (RIMS) database that is gradually transforming the operations and core business processes at the Secretariat. In this regard, the incumbent will ensure RIMS modules are developed to further streamline the business operations of the organisation.

RUFORUM has also initiated various processes to improve internal IT management (PABX, financial management software and automation of processes), including strengthening its external presence through the website. The Job also entails supporting member universities to adopt and strengthen their IT capacities, transform business processes and teaching in the universities while exploring IT linkages with the Secretariat. The incumbent will ensure that relevant IT innovations and systems are in place to continuously demonstrate that RUFORUM is at the forefront and cutting edge of knowledge on training and research in agriculture and related sciences in African universities. Follow the link to download full advertisement RUFORUM JOB ADVERT-ICT MANAGER.

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