Data Analyst / MIS Officer

  • UGANDA WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM AUTHORITY
  • Kingdom Kampala, Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
  • 29/01/2021
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Description

Data Analyst / MIS Officer

Salary Scale:   (UWRSA Level 3)

Responsible to: ICT Manager

Responsible for; IT Officer

PURPOSE OF JOB

To  identify  and  make  meaning  of  useful  and  important  patterns  in  data  generated  from UWRSA’s  systems such as e-WRS, MIS e.t.c so stakeholders can understand data and use it to make strategic business decisions.

KEY FUNCTIONS

  1. Develop and implement databases, data analytics, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize the efficiency and quality of the electronic Warehouse Receipt System (e-WRS)
  1. Review computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct any problems that may arise in the e-WRS
  2. Identifying areas for modification in existing software applications and subsequently write efficient code to implement these modifications
  3. Perform regular maintenance and servicing of e-WRS and MIS to improve operational efficiency and avoid unplanned outages and down times.
  4. Train end users on new reports, dashboards and tools.
  5. Work closely with ICT Manager, System Administrator and IT officer
  6. Work with Management to prioritise business, information and institutional needs
  7. Plan, schedule and carry out Support Related Field training of stakeholders.
  8. Analyze issues and develop resolutions in a timely fashion.
  9. Attend educational workshops and training to develop sufficient knowledge to conduct field support activities.
  10. Provide support to e-WRS and MIS users through a helpdesk/ and or other service,
  11. Participate in relevant events, conferences, meetings, etc to develop appropriate skills and industry knowledge Other duties as may be assigned

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

  1. Bachelors or Master’s Degree in a field related to Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology or Statistics
  1. 5+ years of hands-on experience supporting Linux systems in an enterprise environment including intermediate expertise in Linux and scripting experience (e.g., Bash)
  1. Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages, databases (SQL), and Software Programming (XML, Java, Javascript, PHP, GIT)
  1. The ability to Analyse, Model and Interpret data, using Visualizations is required
  2. Technical Knowledge in Database, Application, Cloud, and Server Management is required
  1. Adept at Queries, Creating Dashboards and/or Reports and Presenting findings
  2. Experience Installing, Configuring, and Maintaining Linux Server Based Services and Applications
  1. Knowledge and interest in computer systems, latest technologies and the ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies
  1. Accuracy and attention to detail
  2. Proven working experience as a Data Analyst is an added advantage
  3. Proven working experience with commodities exchange, receipt systems an added advantage
  1. Demonstrated ability to work constructively within an organized system and team
  2. Strong written and verbal communication skills

How to apply

Send application to  info@uwrsa.go.ug and hr@uwrsa.go.ug

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