Jobs at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Uganda - Fisheries Commissioner


Job Title: COMMISSIONER FISHERIES CONTROL, REGULATION AND
QUALITY ASSURANCE (1 VACANCY)
REF: HRM 46/70/01
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U1SE
AGE: 30 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Fisheries or
Zoology or Aquatic Biology or Environment Management or Food Science plus a Masters
Degree in a related field from a recognized University/ Institution.
Applicants should have at least ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3) of
which should have been gained at the level of Assistant Commissioner in Government or
equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
He/she should possess demonstrated skills of regulatory, inspection and related
technology of the fishing industry and adequate knowledge of public financial system,
procedures and regulations.
Applicants should have the following key competencies - leadership, managerial and
planning skills with well developed public relations skills. He/she should be a team player
capable of working with the senior management team and with the ability to monitor,
coach, develop and motivate subordinates; should possess and demonstrate high
personal integrity and good oral and writing skills.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Fisheries Resources for performing the
following duties:-
· Formulating and implementing Fisheries, legislation, regulations and standards.
· Developing and implementing strategies and plans for enforcement of fisheries
legislation, regulations and standards including Monitoring Control and Surveillance
(MCS) activities;
· Regulating and controlling fishing activities on all public water bodies in the country;
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· Licensing fishing activities including vessels, gears, fishers, processors and traders in
all public water bodies including entry points;
· Creating awareness on fisheries legislation, regulations and standards;
· Conducting risk analysis for import/export and internal fish and fisheries products
movements in the country;
· Inspecting and certifying fish and fisheries products for exports, import and for local
markets as well as vessels and vehicles used for transportation of fish and fisheries
products.
· Training and gazetting Fish inspectors;
· Establishing and strengthening frameworks for collaboration with national, regional and
international organizations on fisheries regulation and inspection;
· Establishing and maintaining Laboratories for conducting testing of fish and fishery
products to support certification for quality and safety of fish and fishery products for
the export and local market.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



Deadline: 11th January 2013





Jobs at Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries in Uganda - Director



Job Title: DIRECTOR AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT
SERVICES (1 VACANCY)
REF: HRM 46/70/01
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U1SE
AGE: 38 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be a Ugandan holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or
Agribusiness or Agricultural Economics or Agriculture Engineering or related science
disciplines from a recognized University/Institution plus a Masters Degree in Agricultural
Economics or Agricultural Engineering or Business Administration/Management or Public
Sector Management from a recognized University/ Institution.
Applicants should have a working experience of at least twelve (12) relevant working
experience, three (3) of which should have been gained at the level of Commissioner in
Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
He/she should have adequate knowledge of the public financial system, procedures and
regulations.
He/she should have the following key competencies: Leadership, managerial and planning
skills with well developed public relations skills; should be a team player capable of
providing effective leadership in the context of a motivated senior management team and
with the ability to monitor, coach, develop and motivate subordinates; should have proven
personal integrity and excellent oral and writing skills.


DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Permanent Secretary for performing the following
duties:-
· Providing technical guidance for preparation, formulation and mobilizing support for
policies, plans and strategies and in the areas of infrastructure for production,
agribusiness, value addition, primary processing, marketing and water for agricultural
production;
· Providing technical leadership and guidance for policy, program and project
implementation; with specific focus on monitoring, inspection, evaluation and
harmonization of national programs and projects including those for agribusiness,
value addition, primary processing, marketing and agricultural Infrastructure and Water
for Agricultural Production;
· Mobilizing resources and assistance for policy formulation, review and implementation,
program development, agribusiness, value addition, primary processing, marketing and
agricultural Infrastructure and Water for Agricultural Production.
· Establishing and strengthen frameworks for linkages and collaboration nationally within
and with other sectors as well as regionally and internationally on issues pertaining to
areas related to directorate functions.
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· Supporting effective dissemination targeting public awareness of appropriate
agricultural technologies in relation to provision of advisory services for agribusiness,
value addition, primary processing, marketing and agricultural Infrastructure and Water
for Agricultural Production.
· Strengthening the agricultural statistics and monitoring and Evaluation function across
the Agricultural Sector.
· In charge of the agriculture performance reviews, and stakeholder engagement across
the agricultural sector.
· Supporting the agricultural sector semi-autonous institutions in their compliance with
statutory and regulatory requirements.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



Deadline: 11th January 2013





Commissioner Job Vacancy at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development


Job Title: COMMISSIONER, URBAN ADMINISTRATION (1 VACANCY)
REF. HRM 55/70/01
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U1SE
AGE: 35 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social
Sciences or Development Studies or Business Administration or Management or Law plus
a Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Management/Administration or Public Administration or
Human Resource Management or Local Governance or Development Studies from a
recognized University/Institution.
Possession of a Masters Degree in any of the above fields from a recognized
University/Institution will be an added advantage.
Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3)
of which should have been gained at the level of Assistant Commissioner, Urban
Administration in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable
organization.
He/she must be acquainted with Uganda’s Local Government operations and willing to
travel across the Country.
Applicants should have well developed management, leadership, communication,
analytical, policy development, financial, interpersonal, planning and negotiation skills.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director, Local Government Administration for
performing the following duties:-
· Overall in charge of the department of Urban Administration.
· Coordinating programmes in the department of Urban Development.
· Offering technical advice/assistance and support supervision to Urban Local
Governments.
· Developing criteria for demarcation and grading of urban councils.
· Preparing manuals, regulations and guidelines for Urban Local Governments.
· Budgeting, developing and designing training and sensitization programmes for urban
administration.
· Advocating, protecting and representing the interests of the Urban Local Governments
at the national level and other for a;
· Guiding urban councils in the performance of their functions.
· Supervising, mentoring, monitoring and evaluating the performance of Urban Councils
in all aspects of their operations.
· Initiating policies on Local Governance regarding Urban Councils.
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· Monitoring special projects in the Urban Local Governments to assess their progress
and attainment of project objectives.
· Following up the implementation of the Urban Local Governments and staff structures.
· Organizing policy implementation reviews.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



Deadline: 11th January 2013





Jobs at Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Uganda




Job Title: COMMISSIONER, URBAN ADMINISTRATION (1 VACANCY)
REF. HRM 55/70/01
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U1SE
AGE: 35 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Arts or Social
Sciences or Development Studies or Business Administration or Management or Law plus
a Post Graduate Diploma in Urban Management/Administration or Public Administration or
Human Resource Management or Local Governance or Development Studies from a
recognized University/Institution.
Possession of a Masters Degree in any of the above fields from a recognized
University/Institution will be an added advantage.
Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3)
of which should have been gained at the level of Assistant Commissioner, Urban
Administration in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable
organization.
He/she must be acquainted with Uganda’s Local Government operations and willing to
travel across the Country.
Applicants should have well developed management, leadership, communication,
analytical, policy development, financial, interpersonal, planning and negotiation skills.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director, Local Government Administration for
performing the following duties:-
· Overall in charge of the department of Urban Administration.
· Coordinating programmes in the department of Urban Development.
· Offering technical advice/assistance and support supervision to Urban Local
Governments.
· Developing criteria for demarcation and grading of urban councils.
· Preparing manuals, regulations and guidelines for Urban Local Governments.
· Budgeting, developing and designing training and sensitization programmes for urban
administration.
· Advocating, protecting and representing the interests of the Urban Local Governments
at the national level and other for a;
· Guiding urban councils in the performance of their functions.
· Supervising, mentoring, monitoring and evaluating the performance of Urban Councils
in all aspects of their operations.
· Initiating policies on Local Governance regarding Urban Councils.
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· Monitoring special projects in the Urban Local Governments to assess their progress
and attainment of project objectives.
· Following up the implementation of the Urban Local Governments and staff structures.
· Organizing policy implementation reviews.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



Deadline: 11th January 2013

Principal Land Officer Job at Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development in Uganda



Job Title: PRINCIPAL LAND OFFICER (6 VACANCIES)
REF. HRM 58/70/02 Vol. XV
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U2
AGE: 28 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Law or
Land Economics or Surveying or Land Management or Physical Planning plus a minimum
of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized
University/Institution.
Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice for the case of Lawyers from the
Law Development Centre is a must.
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3)
of which should have been gained at the level of Senior Land Officer in Government or
equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Land Management for performing the
following duties:-
· Coordinating, planning and budgeting for the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban
Development zonal office.
· Providing input on Land Management during the review and development of land
policies, legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
· Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of policies, laws, standards and
regulations that relate to Land Management.
· Supervising the processing of transactions for the acquisition of land like lease offers
and deed plans.
· Arbitrating and reporting on the settlement of land disputes to the Director Land
Management.
· Supervising the compiling, proper custody and updating records of land transactions.
· Providing technical support, support supervision and training to Local Governments
and other stakeholders on matters regarding or incidental to land management.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



Deadline: 11th January 2013



Principal Economist Job at Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development in Uganda



Job Title: PRINCIPAL ECONOMIST (1 VACANCY)
REF. HRM 58/70/02 Vol. XV
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U2
AGE: 28 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or
Applied Economics or Quantitative Economics or Economics and Statistics plus a
minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics or Business Administration from a
recognized University/Institution.
Possession of a Masters Degree in Economics related field or Business Administration
from a recognized University/Institution will be an added advantage.
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3)
of which should have been gained at the level of Senior Economist in Government or
equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Assistant Commissioner, Planning and Quality
Assurance for performing the following duties:-
· Analyzing data on on-going departmental programmes.
· Recommending appropriate corrective measures necessary for realignment of on-going
departmental programmes.
· Preparing and maintaining data base profile for all on-going departmental programmes.
· Analyzing the impact and effect of all departmental programmes.
· Participating in the planning and budgeting for the programmes, projects and activities
of the department.
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· Preparing background papers and situation analysis reports highlighting pertinent
economic issues and trends in the Lands, Housing and Urban Development Sectors.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.





How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.



Deadline: 11th January 2013




Jobs at Ministry of Internal Affairs in Uganda - Probation and Welfare Officer



Job Title: SENIOR PROBATION AND WELFARE OFFICER
[COMMUNITY SERVICE] (2 VACANCIES)
REF. HRM 53/70/01 Vol. X
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U3
AGE: 25 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
or Social Work and Social Administration from a recognized University/Institution.
Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in a relevant field from a recognized
University/Institution will be an added advantage.
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Applicants should have a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience gained
at the level of Probation and Social Welfare Officer in Government or equivalent level of
experience from a reputable organization.

DUTIES:-
The incumbent will be responsible to the Principal Probation and Welfare Officer for
performing the following duties:-
· Coordinating matters pertaining to protection of offenders.
· Developing work plans and budget for the unit.
· Supervising, monitoring and evaluating offender protection institutions.
· Compiling of quarterly and annual reports.
· Advocating for protection of offenders under community service.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Headquarters. 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 (3) recent certified passport size
photographs.
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who must be
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an advance
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start processing
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
application form.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.


Deadline: 11th January 2013




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