Senior Information Officer Jobs – Public Service Commission

Organization: Public Service Commission
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 63/77/01 Vol. 1 (91)
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Regularly monitoring and inspecting the
    media operations to ensure their compliance with media standards and
    policies as spelt out in media related statutes;
  • Establishing and maintain linkages with
    District Information Officers throughout the country;
  • Carrying out regular monitoring and
    inspection programmes for government, Districts and private media;
  • Researching and producing regular
    monitoring and inspection progress evaluation reports and participating in
    regular website update.
  • Designing, establishing and maintain
    monitoring and inspection mechanism of information and communication
    sub-section country wide;
  • Monitoring the implementation of the
    National ICT Policy and tender appropriate advice;
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The Senior Information Officer must be
    Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelors degree in either Mass Communication
    or Journalism, or any other related field from a recognized University.
    Possession of a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in a related field
    shall be an added advantage.
  • Applicants should have a minimum of three
    (3) years relevant working experience gained at the level of Information
    Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable
    organization.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication;
  • Good computer skills, ability to coach and
    develop subordinates, knowledge of Administration and Management.
Age: Between 21 years and above
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and
submit them to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7080, Kampala,
Uganda. The Application and Summary Forms are obtainable from the Public
Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue,
Kampala, Ministry/Department Headquarters and District Service Commission
Offices, or can be downloaded from the PSC website, download here. Hand
written applications are also acceptable.
  • Application forms should bear the title of
    the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy.
    The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC Internal Advert. No. 2/2014”
    should be indicated in capital letters on the top of each first page of
    the Public Service Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets
    of photocopies of their certificates and testimonials. Applicants
    subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present
    certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and
    certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews.
  • Applicants should attach three (3) recent
    certified passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only
    two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice on the
    application.
Deadline: 28th September, 2014

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