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Senior IT Officer – Business Systems job at NIC General Insurance Ltd

About the Organization

National Insurance Corporation (now NIC Holdings Limited) was established in 1964 as a wholly owned Government parastatal and the leading provider of insurance and financial services in Uganda.

In 2005, NIC was privatized with the continental insurance giant, Industrial and General Insurance Plc (IGI) acquiring majority (60%) stake through its special purpose vehicle, Corporate Holdings Limited.

On 25th March 2010, NIC was listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange becoming the first (and only) Uganda registered insurance company to be listed on the USE.

In 2014, pursuant to the Insurance (Amendment) Act, NIC was restructured and re-branded into and insurance group with a holding company and two virile wholly owned insurance subsidiaries, NIC General Insurance Company Limited and NIC Life Assurance Company Limited.

Job Description

NIC General is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIC Holdings Limited (NIC). NIC General was incorporated on 3rd March, 2014 and took over the general insurance businesses of NIC in compliance with the legal requirement for separation of insurance businesses under the Insurance (Amendment) Act.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the full business automation efforts as the technical lead.

  • Assist in supervising the IT interns.

  • Assist in developing new web based software applications and/or modules as and when needed

  • Test developed web application systems.

  • Provide advanced help desk support to staff on all NIC systems and network

  • Assist personnel of other departments as an IT resource.

  • Performing Cyber security awareness training of all users quarterly.

  • Website and software application designing, building, or maintaining using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications, and digital media.

  • Assist in performing website updates at the request of the corporate communications department.

  • Back up files from Web sites to local directories and cloud storage.

  • Any other professional duties as may be required from time to time.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred.

  • At least three (3) years of relevant experience in a similar position.

  • Proficiency in programming using common web development tools and languages.

  • Skilled in managing databases using SQL or NoSQL technologies,

  • Working knowledge of operating systems like Linux, macOS, and Windows.

  • Basic understanding of secure coding practices.

  • Strong communication and customer service skills.

  • Working knowledge of cloud services like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.

  • We are an equal opportunity organization; both male and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

If you have the aforementioned professional and academic qualifications and you are ready to execute the above mandate, kindly send your resume to the email address below indicating on the subject of your email the job title. For example: Ref: Application for Senior IT Officer – Business Systems.
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