NITA Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Management Trainee (Data Protection Enforcement)

Job Title: Management Trainee (Data Protection Enforcement) – NITA Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: National Information Technology Authority

Duty Station: Uganda

Directorate: Personal Data Protection Office

Department: Compliance and Investigations

Reports to: Data Protection Investigation Specialist

Salary Grade: N7

 

 

National Information Technology Authority Profile:

The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) is an autonomous statutory body established under the NITA-U Act 2009, to coordinate and regulate Information Technology services in Uganda. NITA-U is under the general supervision of the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance.

 

 

Job Summary:

To support in conducting enforcement activities under the Personal Data Protection Office.

 

 

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Conduct follow up activities to establish level of implementation of recommendations made in prior audits, assessments and investigations
  • Preparing reports and related document briefs
  • Support in drafting the Personal Data Protection Office’s orders to the collector(s)/ controller(s)/ processor(s) to comply with data subject’s requests to exercise his or her rights pursuant to the Act
  • Participate in field enforcement activities to ensure delivery of efficient, well informed and timely enforcement action and for the delivery of proportionate outcomes.
  • Receive Data Protection and privacy-related complaints.
  • Liaise with other agencies to ensure that criminal investigations are completed in a timely and effective manner and in accordance with criminal law and the Data Protection and Privacy Act.
  • Carry out, in the context of mutual assistance with other Data Protection authorities, or upon request, inspections and investigations concerning personal data of residents of such countries.
  • Perform any other duties, which may be assigned from time to time.

 

 

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degree from a recognized university is required;
  • Training in Data Protection and Privacy is an added advantage

Experience

  • A minimum of one (1) years’ working experience in direct work within a regulatory or compliance environment in a reputable organization.

Technical Expertise

  • Knowledge of Data Protection and Privacy laws.
  • Excellent oral and written skills

Nature and Scope

  • Result oriented with a passion to innovate to deliver results.
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills that will enable a good working relationship with key stakeholders.
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills

 

 

How To Apply for NITA Uganda Jobs 2022

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 www.nita.go.ug),  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: [email protected] (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.

No application will be accepted without a duly completed and signed standard application form (referred to above).

FEEDBACK

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.

Closing Date: 7th February 2022 (Not later than 1700 hrs Local Time)

 

 

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