Graduate Trainee

Job Title: Sales/ Marketing representative

Duty Station/ Location: Kampala

Type of employment: Full Time & Graduate Trainee

Deadline: 16th October 2015

About US:

ITPlus Solutions LTD is a fast growing Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Solutions provider in Uganda. We offer services in Software development (Web Based, Mobile Based, and Desktop Applications); Data Science; Requirements engineering; ICT consultancy; Network Infrastructure and architecture; Graphics design and Animations; website design and development, web hosting and domain name registration; and service, support and training.

The current focus includes building ICT solutions for the fields of agriculture, pharmacy, business, education and health. Solutions from IT Plus are not only tailored to the current customer needs but also to ‘the may be’ future needs. At IT Plus we encourage greater involvement of the customer during the problem identification, and the solution development. Working with integrity, innovation, respect, and passion has helped ITPlus deliver quality products to its customers.

Some of the customers that have enjoyed or benefited from our solutions include Uganda Network of AIDS Services Organization(UNASO) for Networking solution, Infectious Disease Institute(IDI) for databases development, while Alpha Natural Support and Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council for website development

Job Description:

The sales /marketing representative will be responsible for effective strategic planning and expansion of sales for companies products and services through developing of sales plans, public relations, market research, creating marketing materials, handling customer feedback and complaints, and writing proposals for current and prospective customers. We are looking for highly motivated, confident, creative, talented and also trainable candidates. Successful candidates of sales and marketing representative will undergo a one month probation period and another one month for evaluation which may lead to full time employment with ITPlus.

Key Duties and responsibilities:
  • Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned market segment to generate new business for the company’s products/services.
  • Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
  • Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
  • Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
  • Analyzes the market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customer’s value to the organization.
  • Plans and organizes sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the segment.
  • Supplies management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
  • Write and design company marketing materials including brochures, flyers, technical papers and newsletters. This will be in liaison with the graphic and data visualization designer.
  • Participates in trade shows and conventions.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • A degree in Sales and Marketing or Business Administration or any relevant qualification with a specialization in sales and marketing.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for problem-handling; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
  • Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Must possess excellent verbal , written communication and 'people' skills.
  • Must possess excellent sales, negotiation, organization and management skills.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management.
  • Experience in sales and Marketing position will be an added advantage.

Salary: Commensurate with targets

Benefits: Transport and lunch allowances, Bonus Plan

Job Application Procedure:

All Applicants should apply on-line http://www.itplusuganda.com/apply.php Trainee.php. By filling in the form and uploading a CV, letter of motivation and scanned copies of documents showing University grades, it could be partial transcript for those awaiting graduation plus A' level and O' level Certificates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The shortlisted candidates will attend interviews on 23th October 2015 and successful candidates will start on 1st November 2015.

Job Title: Website/Software Developer

Duty Station/ Location: Kampala

Type of employment: Full Time & Graduate Trainee

Deadline: 16th October 2015

About US:

ITPlus Solutions LTD is a fast growing Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Solutions provider in Uganda. We offer services in Software development (Web Based, Mobile Based, and Desktop Applications); Data Science; Requirements engineering; ICT consultancy; Network Infrastructure and architecture; Graphics design and Animations; website design and development, web hosting and domain name registration; and service, support and training.

The current focus includes building ICT solutions for the fields of agriculture, pharmacy, business, education and health. Solutions from IT Plus are not only tailored to the current customer needs but also to ‘the may be’ future needs. At IT Plus we encourage greater involvement of the customer during the problem identification, and the solution development. Working with integrity, innovation, respect, and passion has helped ITPlus deliver quality products to its customers.

Some of the customers that have enjoyed or benefited from our solutions include Uganda Network of AIDS Services Organization(UNASO) for Networking solution, Infectious Disease Institute(IDI) for databases development, while Alpha Natural Support and Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council for website development

Job Description:

The website/Software developer will participate in life cycle activities of both websites and software applications development. We are looking for highly motivated, creative, talented and also trainable candidates. The position of website/Software developer is part of a six months trainee programme that may to lead to full time employment with ITPlus.

Key Duties and responsibilities:
  • Plan and document all activities in both website and software application development to allow for proper management.
  • Perform activities of the software development life cycle (SDLC) including requirements determination, requirements analysis, systems design, programming, testing, user training, and systems support.
  • Interface with clients at the different stages of SDLC gather/clarify business requirements, reporting progress and system handover.
  • Participate in creation of accepted website standards that will be followed in website evaluation and perform search engine optimization for ITPlus and client websites.
  • Write project proposals in response to request for proposals (RFP).
  • Identify new market niches for websites solutions and then develop model websites for each niche.
  • Participate in the development and marketing of on-going in-house projects at ITPlus.
  • Keep a breast of new technologies and developments specifically in the field of website and software developments with a focus on Python, web and mobile technologies.
  • Work closely with the sales and marketing representative to ensure increased sales of the products and solutions developed in the company.
  • Work closely with the graphics/visualization designer in order to improve the quality of the user experience in the websites and software applications developed.
  • Write a weekly plan to discuss with the technical Director, and at the end of the week write a report.
  • Attend to client complaints or requests that are related to websites and Software applications.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Computer science or engineering or related field. Those awaiting graduation can also apply. The job requires knowledge in Python, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Django, Jquery, API's and Wordpress content management system. Experience is not required but can be an added advantage. We shall allow time to learn these technologies. That is why we are interested in candidates that are passionate and motivated about programming. Proficiency of Microsoft Office software. Must be able to effectively communicate with the team, clients & outside partners.
Job Application Procedure:

All Applicants should apply on-line http://www.itplusuganda.com/apply.php Trainee.php. By filling in the form and uploading a CV, letter of motivation and scanned copies of documents showing University grades, it could be partial transcript for those awaiting graduation plus A' level and O' level Certificates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The shortlisted candidates will attend interviews on 23th October 2015 and successful candidates will start on 1st November 2015.

Job Title: Graphics and data Visualization Designer

Duty Station/ Location: Kampala

Type of employment: Full Time & Graduate Trainee

Deadline: 16th October 2015

About Us:

ITPlus Solutions LTD is a fast growing Information Communications and Technology (ICT) Solutions provider in Uganda. We offer services in Software development (Web Based, Mobile Based, and Desktop Applications); Data Science; Requirements engineering; ICT consultancy; Network Infrastructure and architecture; Graphics design and Animations; website design and development, web hosting and domain name registration; and service, support and training.

The current focus includes building ICT solutions for the fields of agriculture, pharmacy, business, education and health. Solutions from IT Plus are not only tailored to the current customer needs but also to ‘the may be’ future needs. At IT Plus we encourage greater involvement of the customer during the problem identification, and the solution development. Working with integrity, innovation, respect, and passion has helped ITPlus deliver quality products to its customers.

Some of the customers that have enjoyed or benefited from our solutions include Uganda Network of AIDS Services Organization(UNASO) for Networking solution, Infectious Disease Institute(IDI) for databases development, while Alpha Natural Support and Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners Council for website development.

Job Description:

The graphic /data visualization designer will be responsible for all the graphics and data visualization needs for use by ITPlus or its clients. It will involve designing graphics and creating illustrations for interactive experiences on the ITPlus & client web site; create figures and graphics for use in presentations. Design and layout ITPlus print publications, including reports, fact-sheets, and other printed items. We are looking for a creative graphic and visualization designer with ability to interpret our clients needs and to design solutions with lasting impression. He/she should be highly motivated, creative, passionate talented and also trainable. The position of graphic/ visualization designer is part of a six months trainee programme that may to lead to full time employment with ITPlus.

Key Duties and responsibilities:
  • Create graphics to support ITPlus publications on the web and in print.
  • Create compelling data visualizations and infographics in support of data science tasks at ITPlus.
  • Create User Interface (UI) prototypes and mock-ups consistence with UI specifications using tools like pencil evolus and Balsamiq.
  • Draft and design visualization products incorporating feedback from clients.
  • Create/design/illustrate digital graphics and interactive in new and informative ways, converting and conveying data on clients data.
  • Design packaging, posters, signage, displays (trade shows, in-store displays), catalogs, brochures, flyers, presentations, and advertisements for print and web.
  • Meet and interact with internal sales, website and software teams to ensure their art expectations are met.
  • Support the marketing team in designing marketing materials to enhance and protect the ITPlus brand.
  • Keep website design, online marketing and social media channels fresh, creative, and consistent with branding.
  • Design mock-ups for landing pages, blog post images, social media images, HTML emails, infographics, and more.
  • Support data science section with data visualization for data exploration and reporting.
  • Lead the complete lifecycle of visual analytical applications; from development of mock-ups & storyboards to complete production ready application.
  • Maintaining a growing library of dashboards, reports, and interactive data visualizations using a variety of visualization tools and techniques

Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Information Technology related courses, any other qualification in graphics design and data visualization will be an added advantage.
  • Must have extremely strong skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, or equivalent application(s) , experience in using inkscape will be an added advantage.
  • Familiar with industry best-practices related to print design and brand identity.
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS and JavaScript preferred.
  • Familiarity with optimizing graphics for online use required. Strategic understanding of social networks like Faceboook, Twitter and YouTube required.
  • Excellent spoken, written, and visual communication skills. Exceptional creativity, enthusiasm, sense of humor, team spirit, commitment, and professionalism.
  • Experience with any of the data visualization software or programming language will be added advantage.
  • Basic understanding of GIS concepts and how they can be included in visualizations
  • Custom data visualization experience using JavaScript, CSS, HTML5 and/or d3.js will be an added advantage.
  • Training will be provided to applicants that show a basic understanding and willingness to grow.

Salary: Commensurate with targets

Benefits: Transport and lunch allowance, Bonus Plan

Job Application Procedure:

All Applicants should apply on-line http://www.itplusuganda.com/apply.php Trainee.php. By filling in the form and uploading a CV, letter of motivation and scanned copies of documents showing University grades, it could be partial transcript for those awaiting graduation plus A' level and O' level Certificates.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The shortlisted candidates will attend interviews on 23th October 2015 and successful candidates will start on 1st November 2015.