Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Jobs – Commissioner: Education, Information & Communication

Organisation: Equal
Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Secretary,
Equal Opportunities Commission
Ref: HRM/EOC/15/03
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 educating the
    public about equal opportunities issues
  • Responsible
    for publishing and disseminating reports on the Commission’s activities
  • Providing
    technical oversight on information and education programmes so as to
    foster public understanding of matters pertaining to the promotion of
    equal opportunities,
  • Providing
    technical leadership and guidance in administration of programmes to
    educate the public on the role and Commission’s activities
  • Regularly
    reviewing training programmes and evaluation reports
  • Actively
    monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of education
    programmes.
  • Responsible
    for managing and administering the Education, Information and
    Communication Department
  • Soliciting
    for promotion of non-formal education including indigenous knowledge
    education
  • Mentor
    and appraising staff performance in the Education, Information and
    Communication Department
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    incumbent should possess an Honors Degree in Education, Social Sciences,
    and Bachelors of Science of Mass Communication from a recognized
    University Institution plus a minimum of a Post-Graduate Diploma in
    Education or Mass Communication.
  • At
    least ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which
    should have been served at a level of Assistant Commissioner, Education,
    Information and Communication in Government or equivalent level of
    experience from a reputable organization.
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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