Research Officer Job Opportunity – Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Job Title:   Research Officer
Organisation: Equal
Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Research Officer
Ref: HRM/EOC/15/09
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: 
  • Conducting
    research and data collection on the Commission’s Mandate
  • Works
    closely with other government and non-governmental organizations on equal
    opportunities matters.
  • Compiling
    and analyzing data
  • In
    charge of developing manuals and guidelines for use in the Commission in
    liaison with Senior Research Officer
  • Studying
    and identifying relevant issues from research conducted by other Agencies
  • Developing
    acceptable project proposals/ research tools and instruments for approval
    by the Commission
  • Compiling
    research and periodic reports
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Research Officer should possess an Honors Degree in either Quantitative
    Economics, Statistics, Population Studies, Demography, Public Policy or
    Social Work and Administration (SWASA) or any other course majoring in Sociology
    or Social Work from a recognized Institution.
  • The
    applicant should be competent in Research and Information Management.
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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