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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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Service Engineers 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:

15.Job title: Service Engineer
Reports To: Manager Data Processing and Production
Department: ICT

Job Summary: The Service Engineer will be responsible for providing technical advice, solutions in the designs of electrical systems, and mechanical components of personalization machinery, supporting electrical routine preventive and corrective maintenance of personalization machinery and provide support for equipment and tools used in the card production machinery.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures proper day-to-day running of personalization machines.

  • Maintains stock of personalization Machine spares and manages the inventory of the same.

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance of ID card production machines.

  • Maintains a log of any faults, events, incidents that happen during the personalization process and escalates any that require higher intervention accordingly.

  • Manages the service, maintenance, repairs, replacement, and extension of production machinery, equipment, and supply of machine spares.

  • Plans, develops, publishes, and updates standard maintenance manuals and other documentation related to the production process.

  • Manages the service and maintenance schedules according to manufacturers’ recommended standards.

  • Ensures the production quality and cost control is achieved.

  • Monitors production & responds to any technical queries and provides support as needed.

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

  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Manager, Data Processing and Production

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • A bachelor’s degree with Honors in Industrial, Electrical, Computer, Mechanical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized institution

  • At least 3 years relevant work experience in a reputable public or private organization

  • Advance IT literacy and Computer software applications skills are required.


Experience and Skills

  • Strong planning and organizational skills, time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines while paying attention to detail.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve issues quickly and efficiently.

  • Adaptation ability to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with tight deadlines.

  • Good communication and Interpersonal skills, Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to proactively deal with scheduled and unscheduled prolonged periods standing and performing repairs and maintenance works on production machines.

  • Must be able to frequently lift heavy weights.

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

  • Must be able to work night shifts and weekends.

  • Accuracy, Team player, Good organizational skills, Cost awareness.

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How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
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