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Are you looking for Government jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Data Processors job at The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 12, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The National Identification and Registration Authority is a government-owned organisation in Uganda, mandated to register births and deaths in the country and to develop a National Identification Register for both citizens and legally resident non-citizens.

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Job Title

Data Processors job at The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Description

RECRUITMENT OF TEMPORARY STAFF – MASS ENROLMENT AND MASS RENEWAL OF NATIONAL IDs

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and maintain the National Identification Register (NIR). The Authority is also charged with among others; the registration of citizens and legally resident aliens; assigning National Identification / Alien Identification Numbers (NINs/AINS) to qualifying persons and issuing Identification Cards to those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths and adoption orders and issuance of the relevant certificates.

The first release of National Identification Cards in Uganda was issued in 2014 with validity of ten (10) years. NIRA intends to conduct a mass renewal and mass enrolment exercise for all expired cards and unregistered citizens. Section 66 of the Registration of Persons Act, 2015 makes possession of a National Identification Card or National Identification Number (NIN) a mandatory requirement for persons to access public services.

To support the above exercise, NIRA wishes to recruit suitable candidates for the following temporary positions:

2.Job title: Data Processors
Reports to: Data Processing Supervisor
Department: ICT

Job Summary: Data Processors will be responsible for processing, organizing, correcting, updating, and cataloguing data as well as performing data quality control checks, identifying errors, problems with application processing, and ensuring that all tasks are completed according to schedule

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives and processes data for all applicants.

  • Carries out National Identification Register data correction tasks.

  • Processes data in citizenship verification, quality control, production and warehousing.

  • Prepares daily/monthly/quarterly or other periodic reports and statistics for submission to the shift supervisor.

  • Perform routine data quality assurance checks to ensure data accuracy and integrity of the register is maintained.

  • Ensures timely and accurate processing of data.

  • Performs all other required transactions on the data they have been assigned to process within the scope of the required task.

  • Handle timely escalations of all incidents experienced while executing their assigned task.

  • Ensuring that data protection and privacy in accordance with the Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019 is embedded.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the shift supervisor.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Social Sciences, IT, Computer Sciences,

  • Information Systems, BBA, Accounting, Law and any other related field


Experience and Skills

  • Must be proficient in IT and computer use.

  • Broad knowledge and experience in working with biometric data.

  • Knowledge in the relevant laws especially in regard to citizenship will be an added advantage.

  • High moral character and integrity, Ability to focus on quality and detail to deliver to precise specifications, Fast learner, A team player and facilitating teamwork, Proactive and innovative and Strong analytical skills

  • Ability to work with or without supervision, Ability to work under pressure and deadlines, Ability to sit for long working on a computer and Flexibility to work night shift and weekends.

  • Previous data processing experience with NIRA or Electoral commission will be an added advantage.

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How to Apply

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