UBOS Jobs – Deputy Executive Director, Corporate Services

Organisation: Uganda
Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Job Ref: UBOS/HRM/001/14
About UBOS:
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body
established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the
production of reiiable official statistics and ensure the development and
maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The Mis¬sion of the
Bureau is to provide quality and demand driven statistics that support policy,
decision-making, research and other development initiatives.
Job Summary: The UBOS Deputy
Executive Director, Corporate Services will develop and coordinate the
implementation of policies, systems and procedures that ensure efficient
management of corporate resources.
Key Duties and
  • In charge of the development of
    institutional and organisational development programmes in line with modem
    management principles and practices;
  • Responsible for the development of the
    resource mobilisation and management frameworks in line with the Strategic
    Plan of the Bureau;
  • Intuitively review and monitoring of work
    plans of the Directorates and Divisions under the Corporate Services
    Sector in line with the Strategic Plan of the Bureau;
  • In charge of the implementation and
    monitoring of adherence by all staff to established corporate policies,
    regulations and guidelines;
  • Collation and presentation of the Bureau’s
    annual work plans and regular progress reports in accordance with
    established procedures;
  • Support the Executive Director in the
    management and accountability of organisational resources in accordance
    with the corporate regulations;
  • Performance assessment of Line Directors
    and Line Managers in accordance with the set targets
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree, with honours, in any of the following fields; Social Sciences,
    Information Science, Information Technology, Business Administration,
    Financial Management or Law from a recognised University;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public
    Administration and or Management, Business Administration or Financial
    Management from a recognized University; and Post-Graduate training in any
    of the following fields will be an added advantage; Information
    Technology, Human Resource Management, Project Planning and Management,
    Communication and Public Relations, Procurement or Financial Management.
  • A minimum of ten years working experience,
    at a senior level position in management, 5 of which should have been in a
    government Department/Agency or a government project; Good working
    knowledge of Public Sector Management Systems and Procedures, particularly
    in Public Finance Management;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite;
  • Excellent Interpersonal, Communication and
    Negotiation skills;
  • Leadership and Team building skills;
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills;
    and High Integrity and good moral character.
Age: Between 35 – 50 years.
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their applications indicating three
professional referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal
address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as copies of academic
transcripts and certificates and a detailed CV should be submitted to the
address below:
The Chairman Board of Directors Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.
Tel. 256-0414706000 Fax 0414-237533/230370.
Email to: ded-cs@ubos.org
NB: Please, indicate the
relevant Job title and reference number on top of the first page of the
Application Letter.
Deadline: Friday December 19,
2014 by 5.00pm
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