UNMEB Jobs – Examinations Officer (Test Development)

Organization: Uganda
Nurses and Midwives Board (UNMEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Examinations Officer (Test Development)
Ref: UNMEB/HRM/EO/003/15
About UNMEB:
Uganda Nurses and Midwives
Board (UNMEB) aims to become a reputable & efficient Examination Board for
Nurses and Midwives. Their vision is to conduct quality examinations &
Award credible certificates in Nursing & Midwifery profession so as to
improve the human resource for health.
Job Summary: The
Examinations Officer (Test Development) will oversee the test item development
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Arrange
    for test item writers’ workshops to generate test items;
  • Compile
    test items into sets for purposes of moderation.
  • The
    job holder will moderate and pre-test items;
  • Compile
    test items with draft test sets and bank them;
  • Develop
    systems of test item banking;
  • The
    incumbent will also translate draft test items into final papers;
  • Maintain
    draft solutions to each selected items as marking schemes;
  • Develop
    grading systems and attend Awards meetings;
  • Actively
    participate in the preparation of annual budgets and work plans in
    accordance with UNMEB Strategic Plan;
  • Perform
    such other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should hold an Honors’ Degree in Nursing or Midwifery or
  • Professional
    in Nursing or Midwifery or any related field.
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience in setting, moderating and marking
    written and practical examinations at institutional level.
Core Competencies: Strategic thinking, confidentiality, team
work, concern for quality and standards, time management and integrity.
Age: Between 25 -40
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their hand written applications to
the Executive Secretary, Uganda Nurses and Midwives Examinations Board, Plot 52
(B) & (C) Ntinda II Road Naguru, P.O. Box 3513, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: The
complete applications should bear the title of the post as well as the
Reference Number (Check at the Top of this Advert) specified against the
vacancy, attaching detailed Curriculum Vitae with day time telephone contacts
and three referees. Applicants should attach a set of 3 photocopies of their certificates
and 3 Passport size photographs.
Deadline: 9th February, 2015 by 5:00 PM

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