Jobs at Iganga District in Uganda- Personnel Officer

Job Title: Principal Personnel Officer
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1. POST: Principal Personnel Officer (CAO’s Office)

(1 Post)

REF: DSC 1/2012

Salary Scale: U2

Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer

Responsible for: Senior Personnel Officer Records

Management Staff

Job Purpose:

To manage, implement and monitor Human Resource policies, strategies, guidelines, rules, regulations; and guide the District Local Government on all matters of Human Resource Planning, Management and Development.

Key Outputs:

i. Human Resource policies, regulations and practices in the District Local Governments initiated, developed and implemented;

ii. Human Resource sub-sector plans and budgets prepared;

iii. Submissions for appointment, confirmation, discipline, transfer of staff in the District Local

Government prepared;

iv. Payroll and staffing control system managed and maintained;

v. Personal records for the staff in the District Local Government efficiently managed.

vi. Staff advised on career development and counseled;

vii. Technical departments advised on the interpretation of Public Service Standing orders, Human Resource Policy, staff regulations and other relevant human resource issues;

viii. Submissions for terminal benefits processed and submitted to relevant authorities for necessary action; and

ix. Performance of staff in the Human Resource Subsector appraised.

Person Specifications:

(i) Qualifications

• An Honors Bachelors Degree in Human Resources/ Personnel Management or Social Work and Social Administration (SWSA) or Management Science or any Social Sciences (with personnel Management/ Human Resources Management as an option) or Arts (with Personnel Management/Human Resources Management as an option) from a recognized University/Institution.

• A post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or Public Administration and Management from a recognized University/ Institution.

• Possession of a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration

(Human Resources Management option) or Public Administration and Management shall be an added advantage.

(ii) Experience:

At least six years of professional working experience three of which should have been in the field of Human Resource Management at a Senior Personnel Officer level or Senior Human Resources Officer in a public or a reputable Private organization.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts in Iganga District Local Council. Interested persons should obtain application forms (PSC Form 3) in triplicate from the Secretaries of District Service Commissions. Serving Officers should route their applications through their heads of department who should be reminded of the closing date. Handwritten applications are also accepted. Only photocopies of certified academic qualifications, CV and any other relevant documents should be attached. Closing date is 2 weeks from the date of the advert.

Applications should be addressed to

The Secretary, District Service Commission,

Iganga District, P.O. Box 358, Iganga.

Deadline: 25th Oct 2012


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