General Secretary Job Vacancy at Uganda National Teachers’ Union

Job Purpose: The job of General Secretary /General Manager of UNATU is a contractual job for five years renewable on satisfactory performance. The General Secretary will be based at the UNATU Secretariat in Kampala and will be responsible to the National Executive Council and reporting directly to the National Chairperson of UNATU.

Duties and Responsibilities;
·         Act as the chief spokesman of the union ,providing relevant information to individuals and groups as appropriate , and ensuring that good standards are maintained in all communications with the public and union members and other stakeholders ;
·         Ensure that the Union members and stakeholders are kept informed of the unions activities and all current affairs likely to concern them;
·         Supervise the Secretariat staff and ensure that best practice in human resource management is implemented particularly in relation to policies and procedures;
·         Oversee the operation of membership services as and when specified and approved by the National Executive Council;

Qualifications, Skills & Experience;
·         An Honor’s Degree in Education or its equivalent from a recognized institution
·         A Masters’ degree in Education Management, Project Management or any other related field, from recognized institutions.
·         A qualification or training in Trade Unionism
·         Computer Literacy
·         A Minimum of 12 years ‘ working experience in the Education sector , 5 of which should have been served at the level of Assistant commissioner /District Education Officer /Head of a primary or post primary education institution or their equivalent .
·         Proven experience in working with issues of Advocacy, Gender and Human Rights.
·         The applicant should be a paid up and or active member of UNATU for at least 5 years.
How to apply
Uganda National Teachers’ Union (UNATU)
P. O. Box 377, Kampala
Plot No.28/30BOMBO ROAD
Tel/Fax; 256-41-346917
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