Principal Assistant Secretary Job Vacancy at Manafwa District Service Commission in Uganda

Job Title: Principal Assistant Secretary

(PAS) (1 post)

Reference No.: MNF DSC 001/2012

Salary Scale: U2

Reports to: Deputy Chief Administrative Officer

Job Purpose:

To assist the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer in coordinating and monitoring all Departmental projects, programmes and administrative matters.

Key Functions:

i. Coordinating the preparation of audit query responses and initiating actions on PAC directives;

ii. Managing, updating and monitoring inventory of equipment, fixtures and logistics in the District;

iii. Producing quarterly and annual performance  reports for the Administration Department;

iv. Compiling responses for the CAO to queries raised in Council meetings and writing speeches for CAO and other superiors;

v. Channelling routine inquiries and coordinating media and public relations matters affecting the District;

vi. Organizing functions and meetings at the District;

vii. Enforcing accountability for financial and other public resources in the District;

viii. Monitoring and evaluating departmental activities and projects to ensure proper service delivery;

ix. Monitoring adherence to National and District priorities, policies, programmes and legal obligations in the District; and

x. Providing technical support on implementation of Government policies to sub-sectors in the District.

Person Specifications

(i) Qualifications:

Should have an Honors Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration or Arts or Management or Law or Commerce (Management option) or Business Administration (Management option) or Business Studies (Management option) or Management Science plus a Certificate in Administrative Law and post graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management from a recognized University or Institution.

(ii) Experience:

Should have a working experience of at least six (6) years, three of which should have been at the level of Senior Assistant Secretary or Senior Officer Level handling administrative duties in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following Vacant Posts in Manafwa District Local Government, Manafwa and Lwakhakha Town Councils. Interested persons should obtain application forms (PSC Form 3) in triplicate from the Secretaries,

District Service Commissions or Public Service Commission. Serving Officers should route their applications through their respective Heads of Departments who should be reminded of the closing date. Only certified copies of the academic and professional qualifications, CV, daytime telephone contacts, 3 passport size photographs and any other relevant documents should be attached to the application. Closing date is four weeks from the date of the advert.

Applications should be addressed to the Secretary, Manafwa District Service Commission

P.O. Box 916 Mbale.

Deadline: 14th Nov 2012


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