Office Supervisor – Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

The Uganda Human Rights Commission is an Institution established under
the Provisions of Article 51 (I) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda,
its legal mandate, functions and Powers are also enshrined in the UHRC Act of
1997.The main function of the Commission is to protect and promote Human
Rights, Civic Obligations, Constitutionalism and respect for the rule of law.
The Commission would like to strengthen its human resources capacity by
recruiting dynamic and self motivated individual to complement its current
staff in the implementation of its mandate as a national Human Rights
Applications are invited for filling the following position which will
be based at the Commission Head Quarters The successful candidate will be
appointed for a five year contract and is subject to a six months probation.
Ref No: UHRC / HQ /1 / 2012
Salary Scale: HR-OS-6,Age: 25 years and above
Reports to: Director, Finance and Administration Main Purpose of
the Job:
To supervise and facilitate cleaning of office environment,
maintenance, provision of office utilities and consumables. Competencies
Key Result Areas / Key Functions
  • Maintaining, office
    premises, furniture and equipment in good condition.
  • Coordinating the
    distribution and use of office equipment, furniture and Stationery.
  • Preparing and
    producing work plans and budgets pertaining his/her office.
  • Undertaking the follow
    up on payment of utility bills promptly.
  • Produce periodical
    reports on the maintenance and upkeep of Buildings utilized by Commission.
  • Assist the Stores
    Assistant in updating the Register of Assets utilizable in board of
  • Organizing venues for
    functions held in UHRC premises.
  • Maintaining office
    telephone directory.
  • Supervising lower
    identified staff including Office Assistants.
  • Maintaining conducive
    clean offices, buildings and work environment.
  • Identifying
    requirements of user departments or offices.
  • Keeping and
    maintaining inventory of issued office equipment and materials.
  • Coordinating Security
    of office premises, equipment and vehicles.
  • Working closely with
    the Stores Assistant to ensure the acquired office stores supplies are
    functional, distributed and utilized effectively and efficiently.
  • Ensuring the safety of
    Office buildings.
Qualifications required
  • Either a Uganda
    Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passes including credits in
    Mathematics and English Language, plus a Diploma in Office Management from
    a recognized awarding Institution,
  • OR; Uganda Certificate
    of Education with at least five passes including credits in Mathematics
    and English Language
In both instances plus 3 (three) to 6 (six) years experience in similar
work in a Public or Reputable private organization. Clean track records of
testimonials from the previous employers are required in either case.
Competencies required
  • Planning, Organization
    and Coordination
  • Records and
    Information Management
  • Concern for quality
    and Standards
  • Communicating
  • Time Management
  • Accountability
  • Ethics, and integrity,
    public relations and customer care
How to apply;
Interested applicants are required to forward two copies of their
applications together with detailed CVs, including two (2) referees with
reliable telephone/ e-mail addresses, photocopies of academic and professional
certificates, within seven working days starting from the date of this
Only Short listed candidates will be contacted through their addresses.
Applications should physically be hand delivered to the Commission
Headquarters reception on the location below: The Secretary to the
Commission Uganda Human Rights Commission PLOT 20/22/24 Buganda Road Kampala

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