Senior Research Officer – Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Job Title:   Senior Research Officer

Organisation: Equal
Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Principal
Research Officer
Ref: HRM/EOC/15/08
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: 
  • Initiating
    and conducting research relevant to the mandate of the Commission
  • Regularly
    analyzing the findings and making recommendations
  • Studying
    and identifying relevant issues from research conducted by other Agencies
  • In
    charge of developing acceptable project proposals/ research tools and
    instruments for approval by the Commission
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Senior Research Officer should possess an Honors Degree in Quantitative
    Economics, Population Studies, Statistics, Demography, Public Policy,
    Social Sciences or Social Work and Social Administration (SWASA) from a
    recognized institution. Possession of postgraduate qualification with
    research methods will be an added advantage.
  • At
    least three years of relevant working experience at the level of Research
    Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience in reputable
    organization.
  • 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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