Job Vacancy – ICT Development Manager

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November 9, 2017 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting an ICT Development Manager for our client; a reputable solar energy for profit company in Uganda.

Job Summary

The ICT Manager is responsible for translating client and business needs into ICT tools and solutions that improve the client journey (by enabling staff) and take away barriers to manage & control the business. The manager ensures Innovative ICT solutions are developed and implemented through an in-house ICT team or external providers.

Key Responsibilities

Business software and intelligence

Analyse business needs and define requirements for improved functionality of the ERP system. Supervise the (outsourced) development and deployment of new features. Develop routine or incidental reports and reporting tools that assist with the management of the operations and strategic decision making. The team is also responsible for general system administration of the back-office team.


Ensure the physical and software infrastructure keeps up with the needs of the business. Come-up with new solutions and outsource where possible.

Research and Development

The ICT team researches and develops innovative ICT technology that improve control, efficiency and client satisfaction, e.g. development and deployment of mobile interfaces or support ICT product development.

Management and Training

Day to day team management and weekly, monthly and quarterly planning & reporting. Sourcing and vetting of suppliers and temporary resources. Train and coach junior ICT professionals in the team and develop relevant ICT trainings for the rest of the organisation.


  • Education: Bachelors (or equivalent) in Business IT or other relevant field
  • Experience: >5 years of work experience in managing innovative ICT environments and teams. Proven track record in managing the implementation of business software.
  • Skills: Experience with open source software in professional environments. Knowledge of ERP systems, in particular Odoo.
    Knowledge of deploying and managing networks of 50+ computers.

About the manager

The ICT manager develops a deep understanding of the business, and translates the (constantly changing) needs of the business into effective and cost-efficient ICT solutions, thereby displaying a high level of care for its internal clients. He/she is a team-player with eye for detail, taking an analytical approach to solving problems, and comes with innovative ideas. The manager is able to adapt to change while managing multiple assignments. The manager has a broad understanding of applied
business ICT and comes with an already well established network in the sector.


Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3129”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3129 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Wednesday, 22 November 2017


* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.

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