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NITA Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Management Trainee (Risk and Governance) 

Job Title: Management Trainee (Risk and Governance) – NITA Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: National Information Technology Authority

Duty Station: Uganda

Directorate: Personal Data Protection Office

Department: Data Protection Affairs

Reports to: Risk and Governance Officer

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 effective risk and governance management for the Personal Data Protection Office.



Roles and responsibilities:

  • Undertake organizational information security risk compliance assessments and documentation in line with the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019
  • Support in implementation, enforcement and validation of information security risk policies, standards, methods and procedures
  • Support in implementation of processes and tools to identify, assess, manage and monitor security risks in the Personal Data Protection Office
  • Assist organizations to implement practises that meet defined policies and standards for information security risk management in line with the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019
  • Monitor organizations’ compliance with their internal policies and procedures as well as existing cyber security requirements and directives
  • Participate in the development and implementation of information security awareness and education programs
  • Support in Implementation of the risk and governance program for the Personal Data Protection Office.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, Telecommunications, Information Systems, Information Security or a related field from a recognized university is a requirement


  • A minimum of one (1) year’s working experience working in any field in Information
    Technology is a requirement.
  • Experience in cyber security and risk management is an added advantage

Technical Expertise

  • Understanding of trends and developments in the areas of information security and risk
  • Basic knowledge of Information Security Management Standards and Frameworks
  • Basic knowledge of Information Security principles and practices
  • Effective usage of Microsoft Word, Project, Excel and Power Point (Visio is a plus)
  • Analytical and problem–solving skills
  • Good Communication & interpersonal skill across strategic, tactical and operational levels
  • Stakeholder Management skill
  • Flexibility, persistence and willingness to work on a variety of activities/tasks
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Fluent English (written and oral)

Nature and Scope

  • Able to prioritize and co-ordinate work streams/projects to drive delivery of tasks
  • A resilient team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, who is willing to take responsibility leading and working with others to create breakthrough solutions to complex problems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)



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,  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).


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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