Principal Research Officer – Ministry of Local Government

REF: HRM 55/70/02
Salary: Uganda Government Scale U2
Age: 30 Years and Above 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Law from a recognized University/Institution.
·         Possession of a Masters Degree in Law 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 Senior Research Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
·         He/she should have good interpersonal skills and public relations, high moral character and proven integrity, familiar with Local Government laws, regulations and procedures.

How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:
Applications should be submitted in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than Friday 18th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offices, 2nd Floor, Farmers, House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
The details of the advertisement including but not limited to the duties of each post and reporting hierarchy as well as the application forms can be accessed from the Public Service Commission Website
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Applicants are free to apply for a maximum of two (2) Posts.
Applicants should attach three (3) sets of certified photocopies of their academic certificates and testimonials, plus three (3) recent certified passport size photographs.
Those already in Government Service should route their applications through their Heads of Department who should be informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Serving officers may submit an advance copy of the applications directly to the Public Service Commission to enable the Commission start processing them.
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the Selection Exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.
The following categories of applicants shall not be considered for posts under
Salary Scale U4:
i) Those already appointed in the Public Service in the case of posts in Salary Scale U4;
ii) Serving Officers substantively appointed in the same Salary Scale as the post being applied for;
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