Week 29: Check out these IT career opportunities from MTN, Binance, and more

A number of IT career opportunities from MTN Uganda, Binance, the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority are available.

MTN Uganda


MTN Uganda seeks to hire in the following positions;

  • 1.Analyst-Revenue Assurance Operations Support
  • 2.Engineer CS Core Network Planning

The deadline for receiving applications is 23rd July 2021. Go to this link to apply: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/mtnug_mtnjobs-activity-6821776413578809344-Ml2A

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Binance – Merchant operations

If you are looking to be part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry, here is your opportunity to join as a merchant for operations.

Some of the responsibilities include;

  • Work extensively with Data dashboards to refine merchant’s experience and inform management strategy decisions
  • Assist the leadership in leading merchant expansion plans for Africa
  • Handle disputes between merchants and other trading parties, assist merchants with troubleshooting
  • Help develop new strategies to relentlessly push merchant operations standards to the next level, shape the business model, and execute accordingly

Some of the requirements include;

  • College degree or above
  • At least 1+ years of relevant experience in customer service/business development roles, preferably in finance or e-commerce industry
  • Knowledge or keen interest in Blockchain/Cryptocurrency industry is a must
  • Advanced understanding of peer to peer trading is a plus

Go to this link to apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2593364607

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Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority

The PPDA is seeking to recruit a qualified, competent and highly motivated Ugandan to fill the position of E-Government Procurement Support Officer – IT.

Some of the key duties and responsibilities include;

• Provide E-GP system functional support to system users in MDALGs
• Actively participate in system setup, testing and monitoring
• Regularly review and test the internal controls of the system
• Training of Trainers through conducting functional and staff training on the system
• Formulate and monitor system performance indicators
• Actively participate in E-GP change management and awareness activities

Some of the qualifications, skills and experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the PPDA E-GP Support Officer- IT job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s (Hons) Degree specializing in Information Technology from a recognized university;
    Specialized training and certifications related to Information Technology services delivery (ITIL) is an added advantage;
    A credit in English and Mathematics at Ordinary Level.
  • At least two years’ experience in system support within a busy IT/environment is required.
    Experience in development of procurement portals or procurement management information systems will be an added advantage.

For more details, go to this link: https://techrafiki.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/External-Job-Advert-EGP-Support-Officer-IT.pdf.

How to apply
All qualified candidates should submit completed application forms downloaded from www.ppda.go.ug and relevant academic documents via email to; [email protected] with the job position applied for as the subject. The deadline for receiving applications is 30th July, 2021.

The attachments should be limited to the following documents

  • A duly filled application form,
    O-level and A-level Certificate,
  • Degree or Diploma Transcript.

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Open call innovation challenge

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UNDP seeks to support the creative sector through a special purpose vehicle/ a dedicated creatives arts facility that will provide a more structured approach to creatives, including catalytic financing, and business/technical advisory services, promoting south-to-south co-operation, amongst others.

Categories to be supported include;

  • Performing Arts and Distribution – music, audio recording, comedy, drama, festivals, theatre, spaces for rehearsals.
  • Audio, Visual and Interactive Media – film, video, television and radio production, streaming, internet podcasting, video gaming, computer games, animation.
  • Visual Arts and Crafts – crafts, painting, sculpturing, photography, videography, weaving, galleries, markets.
  • Books and Press – books, newspapers, magazines, book fairs, libraries.
  • Design and Creative Services -fashion, graphics, interior, landscaping, architecture, advertising, content distribution.
  • Content Distribution – earned media, paid media, owned media.

Successful groups or individuals will receive support of varying proportions and in some cases based on their specific needs. This support will include, but not limited to mentoring, incubation expertise, access to tools and equipment, and financial support in the form of grants between $3,000 and $5,000.

How to apply

This open call goes to:

  • Individuals of any gender, age, legally living and operating in Uganda. Women are encouraged to apply.
  • Associations can also apply on behalf of verifiable targeted individual creatives who may be constrained to apply individually.

To apply, go to: https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=80417 and complete the registration by 7th September.

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CEED Concordia’s Virtual Technology and Education Internship

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CEED Concordia interns, in partnership with CEED Uganda interns, will develop and facilitate practical workshops for high school students in  Gulu to improve their skills in ICT.  

The objectives of this project are the following: 

  • Building basic ICT skills among Ugandan youth (i.e. Basics in ICT, Micrsoft Word and Excel, and Coding with Python)
  • Leveraging new  technologies in  the  benefit of the teenagers’ education and personal development
  • Bridging the gap between youth growth and needs for technical skills in ICT in Uganda
  • Strengthening skills and providing a platform for cultural exchange between Ugandan and Canadian interns

The internship starts on September 1st 2021 and will last for three months. The deadline for sending applications is August 8, at 11:59 pm EAT. For more information and to apply, go to: https://form.jotform.com/211896265690264

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