Manager, LDC Publishers Job Vacancy – Law Development Centre

Organisation: Law Development
Centre (LDC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Human
Resource and Administration
Salary Scale: LS4
(3,600,000 – 4,599,999)
About LDC:
The LDC has a mandate to provide legal education to lawyers and non-
lawyers, undertake research in topical legal issues, contribute to legal
reform, produce legal publications, teaching materials, law reports and also
provide community legal services. Some of It’s key functions include;
  • To provide legal training to lawyers and
    non-lawyers
  • To research into topical legal issues and
    recommend proposals for law reform
  • To provide law reports and legal
    publications
  • To provide community legal services 
Job Summary: The Manager,
LDC Publishers will offer overall administration and management of the
Publishers Unit, plan and coordinate and ensure that the production and
printing processes are efficiently and effectively run and costs of production
are minimized.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for innovating processes for
    ensuring profitability and cost effectiveness.
  • Developing strategic plans and budgets
    that conform to the business plan.
  • Working closely with customers in need of
    printing services.
  • Responsible for coordinating, monitoring,
    evaluating and controlling production processes to ensure that production
    activities conform to specific quality, standards, specifications and set
    targets and comply with production policies and regulations.
  • Establishing and monitoring production
    schedules to meet production/departmental objectives
  • Preparing, compiling and submitting
    production and financial reports/information to the LDC Publishers Sub
    Committee of Management.
  • Compiling and submitting periodic
    production and financial reports to the Secretary.
  • Supervising production and technical staff
    of the Unit and appraising their performance regularly.
  • Ensuring motivation, training and
    development of staff in printing processes.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the Head Human Resource and Administration from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a good Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Production
    Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Graphics Art from a recognized
    university.
  • Post
    graduate training in management and printing technology from a recognized institution.
  • Possession
    of a Masters of Public Administration and Management, Master of Graphics
    and Postgraduate Diploma   in Public
    Administration and Management, Human Resource Management is an added
    advantage.
  • A
    minimum of eight or more years’ work experience in printing, production
    work and managing people, 4 years at strategic level.
  • Proven
    technical and managerial competences in printing, production and
    management.
  • Highly
    computer literate in Graphics and Microsoft Office Packages.
  • The
    applicant must be a person of high integrity.
Age: Between 30 – 45
years
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send
their applications in writing (typed) accompanied by a copy of the CV and
academic qualifications and names and contacts of three (3) referees, two professional
and one character referee. Please send to: The Secretary, Law Development
Centre, P. O. Box 7117, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 24th October 2014

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