Commissioner, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation – Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Organisation: Equal
Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Secretary,
Equal Opportunities Commission
Ref: HRM/EOC/15/02
About US:
The Equal Opportunities
Commission (EOC) was established by the Equal Opportunities Act of 2007 and is
mandated to provide a framework for redressing imbalances which exist against
the marginalized groups while promoting equal opportunities for all.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for developing and maintaining standards and guidelines for monitoring,
    reviewing and evaluating of equal opportunities policies, activities and
    programmes
  • In
    charge of developing and maintaining standards         and guidelines for research on equal opportunities
    issues
  • Ensuring
    Comprehensive research on; and documentation of all equal opportunities
    issues
  • Ensuring
    a systematic evaluation of all policies and measures of equal
    opportunities from household to state level
  • Evaluating
    any Act of Parliament, various Systems, Laws, Customs and Practices relating
    to the promotion of equal opportunities
  • Responsible
    for developing and implementing control and reporting systems on
    implementation of equal opportunities policies
  • Recommending
    to the Commission proposals for the adoption of new legislation that would
    promote equal opportunities
  • Providing
    a framework for assessing the responsiveness of programmes and activities
    to equal opportunities in redressing any imbalances
  • Actively
    monitoring and evaluating policies and practices and strengthening
    enforcement of equal opportunity concerns at all level
  • Monitoring
    the compliance of local Uganda laws, policies and programmes with
    International conventions and Charters.
  • Establishing
    and maintaining liaison with other organizations promoting equal
    opportunities
  • Managing
    and administering the Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Department
  • Mentoring
    and appraising staff performance in the Research, Monitoring and
    Evaluation Department
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Commissioner, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation should hold an Honors
    Degree in Statistics, Economics, Population Studies, Demography or
    Development Studies, plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in
    Economics, Econometrics, and Statistics.
  • At
    least ten years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should
    have been served at a level of Assistant Commissioner, Research,
    Monitoring and Evaluation in Government or equivalent level of experience
    from a reputable organization.
  • All
    applicants should have the following competences; thorough knowledge of
    research design, monitoring and evaluation of programmes, analytical and
    judgmental skills and high caliber in the conduct of public affairs with
    demonstrated competence.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications including a Public Service Form 3 (2008), download here,
with the following attachments in triplicate: a handwritten application,
detailed curriculum vitae (one of the two referees should be the applicant’s
employer), copies of academic transcripts, certificates and three recent
passport size photographs. The applicants shall be requested to present
certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates
at the time of sitting the oral interviews.
The application forms may also
be obtained from the Public Service Commission Offices, 2nd Floor, Farmers
House, Kampala, or at the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Offices, Plot 7,
Luthuli Close, Bugolobi.
The completer applications
should be addressed to: The Secretary, Equal Opportunities Commission, P.O. Box
27672, Kampala, Uganda indicating the post applied for, together with the job
reference (See at Beginning of Job Advert) which should be indicated on the
right hand top corner of the envelope.
Deadline: Monday 23rd March, 2015 by 5:00pm.

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