Principal Investigations Officer Career – Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Organisation: Equal
Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner, Legal Services and Investigations
Ref: HRM/EOC/15/05
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 investigating discrimination and marginalization issues on the
    Commission’s accord or upon receipt of a complaint from the public
    concerning equal opportunities.
  • Managing
    case files and assembling evidence.
  • Ensuring
    safe custody of investigation reports, evidence and exhibits.
  • Compiling
    and submitting periodic reports to supervisor
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Principal Investigations Officer should possess an Honors Degree in Law or
    Social Sciences or Social Work and Social Administration from a recognized
    University or Institution plus a Post Graduate Qualification in a related
    field from a recognized University/Institution.
  • At
    least six (6) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should
    have been served at a level of senior officer in the investigations field
    in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable
  • All
    candidates should be competent in investigation management and legal
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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