Under Secretary – Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Job Title:   Under Secretary
Organisation: Equal
Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Secretary,
Equal Opportunities Commission
Ref: HRM/EOC/15/01
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 ensuring implementation of the Commission’s policies and programs.
  • Managing
    the timely preparation of budgetary estimates and monitoring effective
    utilization of Commission funds
  • Ensuring
    availability, distribution, efficient and effective utilization of
    logistics.
  • Ensuring
    adherence to Government financial and human resource policies and
    regulations.
  • Managing
    the Commission’s physical assets
  • In
    charge of communicating and implementing Government Policies
  • Guiding,
    controlling and coordinating administrative matters
  • Representing
    the Commission at various fora as and when required to do so
  • Supervising
    and mentoring subordinate staff
  • Drafting
    Cabinet memoranda
  • Initiating
    the development of policies.
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Under Secretary should hold an Honors Degree in Arts or Social Sciences or
    Management plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Public
    Administration or Business Administration or Development and Management
    Studies and a Certificate in Administrative Law from a recognized
    University/Institution.
  • At
    least ten (10) years relevant working experience in Public Finance/Administration,
    three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Principal
    Assistant Secretary/Principal Level in the field of Administration in
    Government or equivalent experience from a reputable organization.
  • The
    applicants should have the following competences: Leadership, planning and
    organizing, and financial management skills.
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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