Job Title- Management Trainee – Infrastructure Support

Directorate -Technical Services (DTS)

Department- Infrastructure Implementation

Reporting to -Infrastructure Implementation Engineer

Salary Grade- N7

Jobs that report to this role- N/A

Job Purpose

The Management Trainee – Infrastructure Support Engineer shall provide support to the teams participating in the implementation cycle of IT Infrastructure Projects with specificity on Network Extension, Last Mile Connectivity and growth of backhaul Networks by participating in Survey of works, inspection of ongoing works and participating in the Acceptance of completed works.

Key Accountabilities

1. Participate in Monitoring and Evaluation of NITA – U Infrastructure in order to regularly undertake scheduled periodic Assessment on the health of NITA – U IT Infrastructure;

2. Supervision of the installation of Optical Fibre Cables, Optical Switching Network and Other Civil works required in the extension of backhaul networks, last mile extensions and repairs and relocations on existing Infrastructure;

3. Provision of technical support to other public and private sector agencies undertaking IT Infrastructure Projects to promote high quality, cost effective and timely outputs of the projects and support the project design and development;

4. Perform any other duties, which may be assigned from time to time.

Position Requirements

Education (Level of Education and Qualifications)

– Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Telecommunications Engineering; Experience (Specific type of experience required)

– One year’s Experience in the design, implementation and management of WAN/LAN Networks in a large enterprise.

Technical Expertise (Job specific competencies, experience and skills)

– Knowledge in Deployment of Next Generation Networks, Last Mile Connectivity, NGN technology, Optical Switching Technology, SDH, DWDM, Wireless Technologies and related technologies.

Nature and Scope

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Capacity to establish credibility
  • Excellent communication and
  • Report writing skills.


As a responsible and equal opportunity employer NITA-U is committed to providing competitive employment terms to successful candidates with the right qualifications, skills, competencies and experiences. The job specifications, descriptions and other details are found on NITA-U official website (


Interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their application form (which can be downloaded from the NITA-U officiawebsite ),  with a cover letter, supported by curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, to the address below.

The Executive Director,
National Information Technology
Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),
Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)
P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0417 801 038

Or via email: (application must not exceed 10MBs)

Applicants must also submit with their application verifiable evidence supporting previous relevant appointments such as appointment letters and employment contracts. The deadline for applications is 8th February 2021 (Not later than 1700 hrs Local Time). No application will be accepted without a duly completed and signed standard application form (referred to above).


Only successful candidates will be contacted. Any form of solicitation, influence peddling and or any other “backdoor” attempt, of whatsoever nature, to influence the selection process in one’s favour, will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate without any recourse.