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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION UGANDA JOBS- Current Vacancies

Applications are invited from suitably qualified University Graduates to fill the following vacant posts currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below. Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than 22nd October 2010.



The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers, House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications are also acceptable. The advertisement can also be accessed from the Public Service Commission Website on www.psc.go.ug.



Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates and transcripts.



Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the application form.



NB: The competencies reflected at the end of the advertisement apply to all posts.



Officers already appointed in the Public Service shall not be considered.



Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



MINISTRY : JUSTICE AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS



POST : STATE ATTORNEY

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI (15 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelors Degree in Law from a recognized University/Institution plus a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.

DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior State Attorney for performing the following duties:



· Advising Government, its Allied Institutions and the general public on legal matters proceedings to which Government is a party.

· Representing Government and its Allied Institutions in Courts of Law or any other legal proceedings to which government is a party.

· Assisting in Drafting Government Legislations

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY : PUBLIC SERVICE



POST: PERSONNEL OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration or Human Resource Management or Public Administration and Management or Business Studies/Administration/Commerce (Management/Human Resource Management option) or (Arts or Social Sciences or Development Studies or Management Science or International Business or any other Social Science Discipline with HRM/Personnel Management as one of the core subjects) from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to Senior Personnel Officer for performing the following duties:



· Processing and verifying information related to recruitment, salary changes, personnel statistics and job analysis.

· Drafting letters of appointments, promotion and confirmation.

· Helping in assessing terminal benefits like pensions and gratuities.

· Collecting data and other vital statistics relating to recruiting and training.

· Handling staff relations and welfare matters.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY : OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT



POST: ASSISTANT SECRETARY

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI (5 VACANCIES)

SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social Sciences or Development Studies or Social Work and Social Administration or Public Administration and management or Management Science or Business Administration/Commerce (Management Option) or Law from a recognized University/Institution.



Possession computer skills will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Assistant Secretary in performing the following duties;



· Ensuring safe custody of Government property.

· Ensuring maintenance of Government premises.

· Taking minutes during staff meeting and ensuring their distribution.

· Undertaking coverage of Parliamentary business.

· Assisting in handling issues related to staff welfare.

· Making preparations for the Ministry’s functions.

· Compiling data for public speeches.

· Assisting in the management of Government vehicles.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY



POST: COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from a recognized University/Institution. A Post Graduate qualification, Diploma or Certificate in the above field will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Communications Officer (Posts) for performing the following duties;



· Participating in developing postal policies and strategies.

· Participating in monitoring of the Postal Sector Service Delivery.

· Advising the Government on postal makers.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



· Organizing departmental activities, advocacy and publicity programs on community service to create public awareness.

· Initiating mechanism to enhance the implementation of community service.

· Assisting in monitoring and evaluation of community service activities.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : COUNSELLOR [Re-advertised] [1 VACANCY]

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Science (B.Sc.) such as in the fields of Biology or Chemistry from a recognized Institution. Possession of a certificate in Counseling/Guidance from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.



Duties:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner, Criminalistics Department for performing the following duties:-



· Providing factual information, psychological and social support to a wide range of clients with regard to parentage and drugs abuse issues.

· Conducting pre and post counseling to clients.

· Carrying out sampling of blood/bucall swabs for DNA analysis for human identification, paternity and criminal cases.

· Carrying out blood/urine sampling for drug screening, alcohol intoxication and possible drug overdose.

· Maintaining a first aid facility and providing first aid to Members of staff at work place.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: FINANCE, PLANNING & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT



POST: PROCUREMENT OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in;



EITHER:



Procurement and Supply Chain/Logistics Management or Purchasing and Supply/Materials Management from a recognized University/Institution



OR



Commerce (Management option with Procurement as a subject) or Business Administration/Studies (Management option with Procurement as a subject) or Sciences or Humanities plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management obtained from a recognized University/Institution



OR



Full professional qualification in Procurement related discipline like Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) or International Supplies Management (ISM) from a recognized/accredited Examining Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Procurement Officer for performing the following duties:-



· Liaising with end user and preparing draft procurement plan.

· Verifying and organizing documents relating to procurement.

· Verifying procurement and disposal requisitions and organizing related documents.

· Preparing bid documents and maintaining safe custody of procurement and disposal records.

· Participating in evaluation of bid as and when assigned.

· Compiling procurement requirements and documentations on a timely basis.

· Entering authorized transactions on the system for further processing and producing required reports.

· Guiding suppliers on procurement procedures.

· Liaising with accounts team to ensure availability of procurement funds and timely payment.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: ECONOMIST

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL.XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Quantitative Economics or Economics and Statistics from a recognized University/Institution.



Training in computer in Computer applications will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Economist for performing the following duties: -

· Undertaking economic analysis and formulation of development strategies.

· Identifying, preparing and evaluating development projects.

· Collecting, analyzing of data relating to economic and financial trends.

· Preparing and analyzing development and recurrent budgets.

· Preparing contribution to the budget framework paper and background to the budget.

· Analyzing and reviewing revenue trends.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: ACCOUNTANT [6 VACANCIES]

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting or Commerce (Accounting Option) or Business Administration (Accounting Option), or Business Studies (Accounting Option) or Full Professional Accounting qualification like ACCA or CPA obtained from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Accountant for performing the following duties:



· Collating budget estimates.

· Verifying and preparing payments including salaries.

· Controlling vote record, expenditures, deposits and imprests.

· Reconciling and maintaining Books of Accounts.

· Supervising revenue collections.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: INTERNAL AUDITOR

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI [1 VACANCY]

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or Business Administration (Accounting Option) or Finance and Accounting, or Business Studies (Accounting Option) or Full Professional Accounting or Auditing qualifications from a recognized University/Institution.







DUTIES:-

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Internal Auditor for performing the following duties:



· Identifying major financial and accounting systems, recording and testing them.

· Reviewing Internal Control procedures and systems to assess their adequacy and compliance.

· Examining, verifying and safeguarding assets within the Ministry/Department.

· Auditing Government of Uganda and Donor funds within the Ministry/Department.

· Any other duties as be assigned from time to time.



POST : STATISTICIAN

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Planner for performing the following duties:-



· Assisting in formulating methods of data collection through planning census, surveys and variables for consideration to make sure that the data collectors have the best option for gathering statistical data.

· Assisting in formulating and maintaining a sound Ministry management information system or databank by determining, collecting, processing and storing up to-date statistics required by the Ministry.

· Assisting in selecting appropriate data collection procedures, designing questionnaires, fieldwork manuals, data collection manuals etc.

· Assisting in compiling reports on survey finding.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: AGRICULTURE ANIMAL INDUSTRY AND FISHERIES



POST : AGRICULTURAL OFFICER FARM PLANNING

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 AND ABOVE









MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with bias in Farm Planning from recognized University/Institution. Post graduate qualification is a similar field will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Agricultural Officer Farm Planning for performing the following duties:-



· Providing technical information on land use plans in line with the national land use policy.

· Supervising physical farm planning to topographical /cadastral surveys vegetation.

· Supervising all soil survey, soil classification and mapping.

· Compiling data and information on farm planning activities.

· Carrying out technical backstopping of Local Government staff and other agencies in farm planning.

· Producing training material such as brochures, leaflets, flyers and other forms of information for dissemination regarding farm planning.

· Participating in training of farmers and extension workers on farm planning issues.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR

-QUARANTINE & PHYTOSANITARY (1 VACANCY)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture – Crop Science Option or Botany or Zoology or its equivalent and from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Agricultural Inspector -Quarantine for performing the following duties:-



· Conducting confinement of non-compliant plants in the Post Entry Laboratory, plant Clinics, Green houses and in the field.

· Conducting internal and open quarantines.

· Overseeing the inspection of confined field trials for GMO plants.

· Participating in private and public awareness on occurrence of quarantine pest outbreaks.

· Collaborating with National and International diagnostic laboratories including NARS and Universities.

· Providing backup services to Phytosanitary and Diagnostic Services of the Department.

· Carrying out and supervises phytosanitary treatments

· Reporting immediate occurrence of quarantine pests and organizes for their control

· Any other duties as assigned to him/her by the supervisor



POST : AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR - PESTICIDES

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI (2 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture –Crop Option or Botany or Zoology or a related field from a recognized University/Institution. A post graduate qualification in safe use of Agrochemicals is an added advantage



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Inspector (SA) Pesticides for performing the following duties:-



· Ensuring that the laws and regulations controlling agro-chemical use are enforced.

· Inspecting all fumigators, agro-chemical applicators, agrochemical dealers, importers and manufacturers.

· Assessing all premises where agro-chemicals are commercially handled and identified,

· Liaising with District Local Government staff to ensure that the agro-chemicals are safely transported, stored, handled and not misused.

· Immediate reporting any agro-chemical misuse of agro-chemicals.

· On routine basis, collects agro-chemical samples for analysis to monitor quality and compliance with the Agro-chemical control Act

· Assisting with the agro-chemical listing.

· Participating in the training of local government staff, farmers, dealers, commercial applicators and fumigators in the safe use of pesticides.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR –QUARANTINE

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (5 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture – Crop Science Option or equivalent qualifications in a related field from a recognized University/Institution.

DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Agricultural Inspector -Quarantine for performing the following duties:-



· Conducting diagnosis of pathogens in the Post Entry Laboratory, plant Clinics, Green houses and in the field

· Conducting internal and open quarantines

· Overseeing the inspection of confined field trials for GMO plants

· Participating in private and public awareness on occurrence of quarantine pest outbreaks

· Collaborating with National and International diagnostic laboratories including NARS and Universities

· Providing backup services to Phytosanitary and Diagnostic Services of the Department

· Carrying out and supervising phytosanitary treatments

· Reporting immediate occurrence of quarantine pests and organizes for their control

· Any other duties as assigned to him/her by the supervisor



POST : AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR – FIELD CROPS

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture – Crop Science Option or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Agricultural Inspector -Quarantine for performing the following duties:-



· Conducting diagnosis of pathogens in the Post Entry Laboratory, plant Clinics, Green houses and in the field

· Conducting internal and open quarantines

· Oversee the inspection of confined field trials for GMO plants

· Participating in private and public awareness on occurrence of quarantine pest outbreaks

· Collaborating with National and International diagnostic laboratories including NARS and Universities

· Providing backup services to Phytosanitary and Diagnostic Services of the Department

· Carrying out and supervising phytosanitary treatments

· Immediate reporting occurrence of quarantine pests and organizes for their control.

· Any other duties as assigned to him/her by the supervisor.



POST : AGRICULTURAL INSPECTOR -BORDER POST

REF: HRM 1476/286/01 Vol. XI (13 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture – (Crop Science Option) or Botany or Zoology or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Agricultural Inspector (Agro-Ecological Zone) for performing the following duties:-



· Inspecting plants, plant products, and other regulated articles for pests and diseases

· Inspecting of seed for planting, agro-chemicals and other inputs passing through the border post and keeping a register for them

· Sensitizing importing and exporting communities along the border post about the dangers of importing diseased plants, plant products and pests into the country

· Treatment and supervising treatment of consignments that do not comply to national, regional or international standards

· Causing destruction and proper disposal of consignments that do not comply to national, regional and international standards

· Carrying out pest, disease and weed surveillance along the border and quick reporting of epidemic out breaks along the border post to the PAI Phytosanitary or the Department of Crop Protection.

· Participating in the monitoring and evaluation of pest control of cross border pest outbreaks

· Investigating to discover other developing entry and exit points for inclusion in the list of border controls

· Conducting sensitization of fellow border workers (UNBS, Customs, Immigration Police and others) of the same border to create synergies in border controls

· Any other duties as assigned to him/her by the supervisor



POST : VETERINARY OFFICER - AIR FREIGHT STATION

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Medicine or related Science discipline.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Veterinary Officer for performing the following duties:-



· Ensuring quality and safety of imported and exported livestock and livestock products in collaboration with Commissioner Livestock Health and Entomology and Customs Office.

· Ensuring that imported or exported breeding stock conform to the national and international standards.

· Any other duties assigned by Principal Veterinary Officer/Public Health.



POST : FISHERIES INSPECTOR - QUALITY ASSURANCE

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science and Technology or Food Processing Technology or Fisheries or Zoology or Environmental Sciences or Training in food safety or quality assurance and risk analysis will be an advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Fisheries Inspector for performing the following duties:-



· Undertaking regular audits and checks of the hygienic and sanitary conditions along the production chain.

· Ensuring appropriate certification of fish and fisheries products.

· Participating in reviewing of inspection methods and kits.

· Monitoring and controlling the implementation of the recommendations made as a result of the regular audits, including verifying that the corrective measures demanded are realized in an efficient and effective manner.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

MINISTRY: WORKS AND TRANSPORT



POST : TRANSPORT OFFICER/WATER & RAIL

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (2 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should have an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Economics or Law or Business Administration or Social Sciences or equivalent in Maritime from a recognized University/Institution. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in related fields will be an added advantage.



Knowledge of computer applications is an advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Transport Officer Water and Rail for performing the following duties:-



· Carrying out inspection of landing sites/waterways and railway infrastructure to ensure safety.

· Investigating marine transport accidents, causing and advising on mitigation.

· Inspecting water vessels.

· Carrying out public sensitization programmes about safety and discipline in water and rail transport.

· Collecting and compiling data on water and rail transport.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: LANDS, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT



POST : URBAN DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (2 VACANCIES)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or Physical Planning or Land Use Planning or Urban Management from recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Urban Development Officer for performing the following duties:-



· Providing technical support to the Local Governments to enhance development and implementation of the physical development plans.

· Carrying out urban development audit to assess implementation of the physical development plans of various Urban Local Governments.

· Undertaking analytical research to investigate key challenges in the urban sector and generate data to inform policy development and reviewing, planning and decision making.

· Participating in the development and review of urban development and management policies, plans and standards.

· Undertaking monitoring and evaluation of urban development and growth process in conjunction with the Local Governments staff for purposes of planning and decision making.

· Participating in mobilization of stakeholders in urban sector to effectively participate in urban development planning and management.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : GOVERNMENT VALUER (1 VACANCY)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields: Land Management or Land Economics or Estates Management from recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Government Valuer for performing the following duties:-



· Carrying out valuation for and on behalf of Government, which include among others the following: rent and rates assessment, compensation assessment and markets valuation.

· Determining of terms of leasing land.

· Assessing of stamp duty.

· Coordinating the exercise of boarding off discussable Government property.

· Handling arbitration and mitigation on behalf of Government.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: WATER AND ENVIRONMENT



POST : ENGINEER (WATER FOR PRODUCTION)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Agricultural Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Engineer for performing the following duties:-



· Providing advice and technical assistance to stakeholders on the development of water for production and disposal systems.

· Working directly with water systems developers regarding provision of technical backup.

· Assisting the Senior Engineer in capacity building of water for production staff and clients.

· Supervising and monitoring programmes and projects under the facility.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

POST : WATER ANALYST

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Botany and Zoology or Biomedical Technology or Geology or Biology from recognized University/Institution.



Applicants should have a knowledge of laboratory quality systems, health and safety measures.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Water Analyst for performing the following duties:-



· Ensuring that all equipment, chemicals and materials used in the regional laboratory and database management are properly maintained and are in good working conditions.

· Participating in preparation and reviewing national water resources management plans.

· Participating in maintaining the quality system in conformity to the ISO 17025.

· Ensuring all chemical, physical, biochemical and microbiology analyses are performed promptly and professionally.

· Implementing capacity building program in the regional and satellite laboratories.

· Ensuring provision of technical support to Local Governments, TSU’S, umbrella organizations, water development facility, catchments and other stakeholders.

· Collecting, analyzing and processing data from the network.

· Controlling the quality and pollution levels in various water bodies.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : ENGINEER (URBAN WATER & SEWERAGE)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (2 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Agricultural Engineering or a related field in Water Engineering from recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Engineer for performing the following duties:-



· Providing advice and technical assistance to stakeholders on the development of water systems.

· Assisting the Senior Engineer in capacity building for urban water in the Districts.

· Supervising and monitoring programs and projects under the department of urban water and preparing reports thereof.

· Attending courses in staff development and capacity building and participating in regular weekly meetings.

· Preparing and maintaining up-to-date information on urban water supplies and activities.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : WATER OFFICER (MONITORING &ASSESSMENT)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Agricultural Engineering or Geology or Honours Degree in the following disciplines; Physics and Mathematics or Physical or Natural Sciences or any water related science from recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Water Officer (Monitoring &Assessment) for performing the following duties:-



· Assisting in planning, coordinating and facilitating all national programmes, projects and activities regarding water resources management.

· Assisting in developing, improvising and maintaining net works for quality and quantity surface and ground water.

· Preparing and reviewing national water resources management plans.

· Assisting in formulating national policies on national and Tran boundary water resources.

· Participating in coordinating water resources management projects.

· Assisting in producing water resources information.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : WATER OFFICER (WATER RESOURCES REGULATION)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology or Chemistry from recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Water Officer (Water Resources Regulation) for performing the following duties:-



· Assisting in the formulation of national plans and project proposals for water resources management and regulation.

· Reviewing applications for groundwater abstraction permits and drilling licenses.

· Monitoring compliance to water laws and water permit conditions.

· Providing technical advice and support to Local Governments and private sector actors engaged in the management of water resources and provision of water and sanitation services.

· Analyzing, compiling and consolidating of data and reports for the water and sanitation sub-sector and preparing quarterly, half-yearly and annual reports for the sub-sector.

· Assisting in the development of a management information system (MIS) for water resources regulation and enduring that it is properly maintained and is operational at all times.

· Assisting in the compilation and consolidation of the water and sanitation annual and quarterly plans and budgets in the department.

· Ensuring development of a communication system and related procedures for the Ministry.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : HYDROLOGIST

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (2 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or a Degree in Physical/Natural Sciences in the following fields; Physics or natural Resource Management/Environmental Science. Applicants with a Degree in Biological Sciences or Geography should possess a Post Graduate Diploma in a water related field from recognized University/Institution.



Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Hydrology /Hydrological Engineering or natural Resources Management/Water Resources Management and relevant experience will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Hydrologist for performing the following duties:-



· Participating in preparation and reviewing national water resource management plans.



· Undertaking water resources assessment and planning.

· Controlling and managing disasters caused or related to water.

· Planning, establishing, developing, improving and maintaining monitoring networks for quality and quantity of surface water.

· Collecting, analyzing and processing data from the network.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : HYDROGEOLOGIST

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (2 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology or Physical Sciences (Physics or Chemistry) Options from recognized University/Institution. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Hydrogeology or Water Resource Engineering or Water Resource management or Natural Resources Management will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Hydrogeologist for performing the following duties:-



· Assisting in reviewing and formulating standards for best practice on ground water management.

· Participating in ground water resources assessment and planning.

· Advising Government on international aspects of shared surface water sources.

· Providing support to districts and private sectors engaged in water resources management.

· Controlling and managing disasters caused by or related to ground water.

· Participating in preparation of national water resource management plans.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : FOREST OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (2 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or Environmental Science/Management from a recognized university or institution.



DUTIES

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Forest Officer for performing the following duties:-



· Assisting in the implementation of national water shed management programmes.

· Assisting in monitoring the performance and implementation of water shed management plants in private, community and protected forests.

· Participating in coordination of forestry activities at the local government level.

· To participate in the training of stakeholders in the sector on matters of Forestry Management

· Any other duties that may be assigned



MINISTRY : ENERGY AND MINERAL DEVELOPMENT



POST: INSPECTOR OF MINES

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Mine Surveying or Mineral Prospecting or Land Surveying from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Inspector for performing the following duties;



· Responding for enforcing and monitoring mining activities in the field.

· Advising license holders and miners on technical and legal matters.

· Enforcing and monitoring land rehabilitation in exploration and mining areas.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: MINING ENGINEER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering or Mining Engineering/Mining Technology or any other Bachelor of Science Degree related to any of the above fields from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Inspector of Mines for performing the following duties;



· Responding for enforcing and monitoring mining activities.

· Advising miners on technical and legal matters.

· Overseeing, enforcing and monitoring land rehabilitation.

· Researching and developing appropriate mining methods.

· Enforcing and monitoring safe environmental practices in mining activities.

· Overseeing health and safety.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: DOCUMENTATION OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Document Officer for performing the following duties;



· Administering the library unit.

· Registering and cataloguing geo-scientific publications.

· Maintaining borrowers list.

· Preparing and ensuring circulation of current awareness lists.

· Preparing geo-scientific abstracts/summaries and assisting technical staff to update mineral commodity profiles in liaison with other divisions.

· Identifying users’ needs and providing required geo-information/data.

· Overseeing use of reproduction equipment (photocopier, scanner, microfiche etc.) in the division.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: ENERGY OFFICER (ELECTRICAL)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Energy Officer Electrical for performing the following duties;



· Assisting the Commissioner in the formulation of Electrical Power Supply Plans and designing of power projects.

· Assisting in developing and implementing legislation on the electricity demand management options to be adopted by the electric power utilities and large electric power consumers.

· Assisting in the coordination and supervision of Government electric power supply projects.

· Assisting in the development and updating the energy/electrification database.

· Participating in the Ministry budgeting process to ensure the division activities are adequately catered for.

· Assisting in identification and promoting of new sources of energy for adoption and development as well as the promotion of rural electrification through grid extension and decentralized power system.

· Assisting in handling power utility maters when the need arises.

· Assisting in preparation of the various division reports.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: MINERAL DRESSER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mineral Processing or Metallurgy or Industrial Chemistry or National Diploma in Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Mineral Dresser for performing the following duties;



· Responsible for testing of mineral and ore separation processes and methods for upgrading ores.

· Responsible for test running small pilot plants for small scale miners.

· Providing advice and extension services to artisanal and small scale miners.

· Helping in adapting laboratory results to industrial scale.

· Evaluating mineral processing methods used in the country.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: GEOCHEMIST

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology with Chemistry or Geochemistry from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Geochemist for performing the following duties;



· Carrying out geochemical investigations and related mapping in any area.

· Preparing technical reports and maps.

· Liaising with geological and geographical teams and interpreting geochemical exploration results.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: TOURISM, TRADE AND INDUSTRY



POST: COMMERCIAL OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Commerce or Business Administration from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Commercial Officer for performing the following duties;



· Handling domestic trade matters and preparing reports and briefs on them.

· Monitoring operations and developments on: domestic trade, bilateral trade arrangements, regional trade managements, multi-lateral trading systems and international organization, IMF/WB policy issues (policies).

· Following up implementation of: domestic trade policies, strategies, legislations and regulations.

· Participating in initiation and formulation of policies and measures aimed at promoting the business community especially from informal to formal internal trade as well as external trade.

· Collecting business information and internal trade data analyzing and disseminating in a user friendly form to farmers, traders and other stakeholders.

· Liaising with Consumer Protection Association, Uganda National Bureau of Standards, health authorities and local authorities in formulation of policies and regulations for consumer protection.

· Participating/contributing in implementation and reviews of various policies, regulations and internal legislation on trade related matters and make reports and briefs on them.

· Carrying out promotion of trade activities, tours and visits and organizing meetings for various stakeholders.

· Sensitizing business community and other stakeholders on trade matters (internal and external) to make awareness of conditions and opportunities available for their undertakings for their benefits and the nation as a whole.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: COOPERATIVE OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Commerce or Business Administration/Studies or Finance and Accounting from a recognized University/Institution. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Cooperatives or related field will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Cooperative Officer for performing the following duties;



· Reporting to either Senior Cooperative Officer in charge of statutory and development services or Cooperative Financial Services.

· Carrying out inspection of societies and unions.

· Carrying out audit for cooperatives.

· Carrying out training for primary society’s managers, leaders and members.

· Arbitrating disputes that arise between societies and members.

· Analyzing reports and returns from societies.

· Compiling data of cooperative organizations.

· Inspecting and evaluating SACCOs and other specialized societies that provide financial services.

· Training cooperative management staff and general membership.

· Following up probationary and registered societies with a view to recommend them for permanent registration cancellation and or liquidation.

· Compiling data in savings and credit cooperatives and other societies involved in financial service.

· Receiving and analyzing reports on cooperatives.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: LEGAL OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University/Institution. Plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.

DUTIES:-

The incumbent will be responsible to the Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Planning for performing the following duties:-



· Advising the Ministry and its affiliated institutions on legal matters.

· Participating in analysis and reviewing f policies and laws.

· Representing the Ministry in Court of law or any other legal proceedings to which the Ministry is a party.

· Assisting in drafting legislations relating to the Ministry and its affiliated institutions.

· Interpreting laws that have a bearing on the work of the Ministry.

· Liaising with the legal documents submitted to the Ministry.

· Developing and writing legal memoranda and statements as may be directed by the Permanent Secretary.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: WILDLIFE OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (2 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Botany or Zoology or Environmental Science/Management or a related qualification in the field of Environment Management/Conservation from a recognized University/Institution.



Experience in working with local communities in wildlife management using Participating Rural Appraisals (PRA) is an added advantage.



DUTIES:-

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Wildlife Officer for performing the following duties:-



· Collecting and managing information on community conservation.

· Liaising officer responsible for inspecting community wildlife utilization programmes and advising department on the enforcement of standards, and quality assurance.

· Collecting necessary information for implementation of the convention on international trade in endangered species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Lusaka Agreement of 1994 on cooperative enforcement operations against illegal trade in wild fauna and flora.

· Collecting information relating to the status of Migratory wildlife under the convention on Migratory Water birds Agreement (AEWA) and making viable recommendations on the best policy options.

· Liaising with other Government agencies on the implementation of bio diversity related agreements.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : INDUSTRIAL OFFICER (2 VACANCIES)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 VOL. XI

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE : 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Hounors Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical or Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institution.



Applicants must have Computer knowledge.
DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Industrial Officer for performing the following duties:-



· Participating in industrial surveys and collection of data from the industrial sector.

· Liaising with Uganda cleaner production center and National Environmental Management Authority in Monitoring pollution and waste disposal from industries.

· Participating in monitoring the performance of Small Scale Industries.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: FOREIGN AFFAIRS



POST: FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICER GRADE VI

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (20 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree (with at least 2nd Class Upper Division) in any of the following disciplines; Political Science or Law or Economics [3:1.1] or Tourism or Development Studies or Statistics or Social Work and Social Administration or (Commerce or Business Administration [Management Option]) or Mass Communication or Literature in English or International Business/Relations from a recognized University/Institution.



Knowledge of a second language will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Foreign Service Officer Gr. V for performing the following duties:



· Serving as Country/Subject Desk Officers who are focal points and resource persons.

· Collecting, studying and analyzing information and providing policy advice.

· Preparing quality departmental briefs and reports.

· Providing support services for meetings and other activities.

· Handling inquiries and correspondence regarding the area of accreditation.

· Handling protocol duties.

· Preparing minutes, records and reports on international relations.

· Preparing deliberations.

· Following up on various international relations.

· Attending meetings.

· Researching on social, economic and political issues.

· Record keeping/management of various events.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER



POST: DISASTER MANAGEMENT OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (3 VACANCIES)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social Sciences or Development Studies or Social Work and Social Administration from a recognized University/Institution.



Knowledge of disaster risk reduction will be an added advantage.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Disaster Management Officer for performing the following duties:



· Conducting rapid emergency and disaster assessment.

· Establishing and operating incident site coordination and communication office.

· Ensuring delivery of essential emergency operations equipment and relief commodities to incident site.

· Supporting emergency agencies and experts at incident site.

· Managing the twenty four hour National Emergency Operations Centre (NECOC).

· Networks all sectoral emergency operations systems in the Country.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS OFFICER

(AWARENESS & EARLY WARNING) [2 VACANCIES]

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or Economics or Environmental Management or Land us Planning/Management or Climatology or any other discipline in the field of Disaster Management from a recognized University/Institution.



Knowledge of disaster risk reduction will be an added advantage. Must be prepared to serve on day or night shift.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Disaster Preparedness Officer for performing the following duties:



· Developing and disseminating hazard and risk awareness messages.

· Participating in the development of community risk awareness and early warning systems.

· Participating in the development of District and lower level disaster preparedness and contingency plan.

· Managing the twenty four hour National Emergency Operations Centre (NECOC).

· Conducting community hazard and awareness training.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS OFFICER

(VULNERABILITY AND RISK ASSESSMENT)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI [2 VACANCIES]

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Agricultural Economics or Land us Planning/Management or any other discipline in the field of Disaster Management from a recognized University/Institution.



Knowledge of disaster risk reduction or GIS will be an added advantage. Must be prepared to serve on day or night shift.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Disaster Preparedness Officer for performing the following duties:



· Receiving and updating records of hazard assessment.

· Analyzing hazard, vulnerability and risk reports and maps.

· Conducting vulnerability and hazard assessment.

· Participating in community risk awareness activities.

· Monitoring food security trends in the Country.

· Maintaining and updating the contacts of relevant experts on different hazards based within the country and beyond.

· Supporting the twenty four hour National Emergency and Operations Centre (NECOC)

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: INFORMATION OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI [2 VACANCIES]

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication or Journalism or any other related qualification in the field of mass Communication and Journalism from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Information Officer for performing the following duties:



· Gathering information on assigned subjects from time to time.

· Compiling materials for articles, supplements and other Government publications.

· Analyzing data and preparing abstracts on assigned subjects.

· Carrying out research on key issues relating to the functions and mandate of the Office of the Prime Minister.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



POST: SETTLEMENT COMMANDANT

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI [2 VACANCIES]

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social Sciences or Social Work and Social Administration or Education or Development Studies or International Relations from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Settlement Officer for performing the following duties:



· Managing refugee settlements

· Ensuring maintenance of law and order in to close liaison with the Police.

· Coordinating the delivery of services to the refugees.

· Attending to all issues relating to refugee settlements.

· Supervising refugee welfare council elections.

· Promoting good relations between nationals and refugees.

· Registering asylum seekers.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



MINISTRY: GENDER, LABOUR AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT



POST : WOMEN IN DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social Sciences or Social Work and Social Administration or Development /Gender Studies or any other qualification in the field of Women Affairs from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Women in Development Officer for performing the following duties:



· Drawing and compiling quarterly and annual departmental work plans, reports and budgets.

· Taking minutes during the department meetings.

· Co-ordinating activities of the Ministry and Civil Society Organizations in the Women’s movement.

· Undertaking and reviewing of policies and programmes for compliance to Women in Development.

· Organizing national celebration for the annual commemoration of the international Women’s Day.

· Supporting local Governments through monitoring and supervision.

· Undertaking training of stakeholders in government, Civil Society and Private Sector on WID issues.

· Any other duties assigned as may be assigned from time to time.



POST : SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (EQUITY)

REF: HRM 147/286/01 Vol. XI (1 VACANCY)

SALARY SCALE: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U4

AGE: 21 YEARS AND ABOVE







MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social Sciences with Sociology/Social Administration as one of the subjects or Development/Gender Studies or Social Work and Social Administration from a recognized University/Institution.



DUTIES:

The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Women in Development Officer for performing the following duties:



· Designing interventions at household level to eradicate poverty among marginalized groups.

· Documenting and disseminating data and information on various interventions for poverty eradication.

· Reviewing guidelines to ensure effective management of grants based financial interventions for the poor.

· Assessing the impact and effectiveness of policies and programmes for poverty eradication.

· Collecting data and develop household and community poverty profiles.

· Coordinating the training of the communities, especially vulnerable groups in skills for poverty eradication, economic and civic rights.

· Initiating capacity building involved in poverty programmes.

· Assessing the capacity needs of communities especially the marginalized/vulnerable groups.

· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Applicants for all the posts advertised herein should possess the following competencies; effective communication, negotiation and mediation skills, judgment, decision making and problem solving skills, political acuity/ingenuity, public relations and customer care, time management, ethics and integrity, teamwork, information communication technology, ability to handle several assignments (multi-skilling).

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