Technology jobs and events to look out for this week

Technology jobs and events in Kampala

By Javira Nsimbe and Julius Wasajja 

Good afternoon. Welcome to the second week of August. Below are the events and jobs you need to look out for as you sail through the week.

Tuesday, August 7 

Online Business Opportunity Event

The event will take place from 10am to midday at Cafe Javas, Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala. The event aims at discussing online opportunity creation for persons interested in earning extra income online, opening up an online business without interference with their usual schedule, according to organisers.

Next Extended

This will take place at OutBox Hub on Plot 23, Lumumba Avenue from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. It is being organized by Google Development Group GDG Kampala.

Next Extended events are aimed at bringing together developer communities around the world to experience talks, in-depth product demos, and behind-the-scenes interviews.

The event is slated to happen on the 7th and 9th of August. Google Cloud leaders will be talking about how the cloud is transforming business, availability of Artificial Intelligence to everyone.

Thursday, August 9

This day will be the deadline for innovators interested in Zayed Sustainability Prize, a competition looking for tech innovations solving hunger, conservation, and health care access issues.

Art Forum

Still, on Thursday, there is an art form about “copyright and how to earn from your art.”

The event will feature speakers like Richard Kaweesa, Silver Kyagulanyi and the journalist  Raymond Mujuni

Saturday, August 11

Financial Modeling

This is a 2 days training and workshop which will take place from Saturday at 9:00 AM to Sunday 5:30 PM at Fairway Hotel & Spa in Kampala.

Brought to you by PreparationInfo, the Bootcamp is designed for working professionals. It comes with a fast pace course covering all the topics of Financial-Modeling with Practical examples and case studies.

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Job title: Senior software developer – Spedag Interfreight Uganda Limited

Job Summary

The Senior Software Developer works in accordance with the company’s software development lifecycle to design and develop both new and enhancements to software applications that meet business specification.

Minimum Qualification: Masters experience level. Senior level experience length: 5 years

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Job title: IT service support Finance Trust Bank

Job Summary

Provide the second line of support for all staff and business partners at Finance Trust Bank.

Minimum qualification: Bachelor Experience Level

Mid-level experience length: 3 years

How to apply

Address your application to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to [email protected] as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number.

Deadline: 10th August 2018

Job title: Head of ICT at ICPAU

Job Summary

Regulate and maintain the Standard of Accountancy in Uganda.

Minimum qualification: Bachelor experience level.

Mid-level experience length: 3 years

Deadline: 17th August 2018

Job title: Security focal point and IT Officer Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Job Summary

Ensuring that GIZ IT regulations and standard procedures are complied with.

Minimum qualification: Bachelor experience level.

Senior level experience length: 5 years

Deadline: 10th August 2018

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How to apply

All interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply by submitting their application and CV to the Human Resource Department through [email protected] not later than 10th August 2018.

Application and CV should be in one document. No other attachments are required at this stage.

Job title: Web content IT Trainees One NIP Uganda

Job Summary

Work along with other team members through a virtual workspace in the office to deliver work effectively and efficiently.

Minimum qualification: Bachelor experience level.

Mid-level experience length: 4 years

Deadline: 15th August 2018

How to apply

All suitably qualified and interested candidates have been told to send their updated CVs and application letters to [email protected] by 15th August 2018 indicating in the email subject-line your place of residence.

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