Director (Industrial Training) Job Opportunity – Education Service Commission (ESC)

Job Title:     Director
Organization: Education
Service Commission (ESC)
Duty Station:  Directorate of Industrial Training, DIT,
Kampala, Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 48/185/01
Vol. 31 (29)
Reports to: Permanent
About ESC:
The Education
Service Commission (ESC) is established by article 167 91) of the 1995 Constitution
of the Republic of Uganda and article 168 (1) sets out its functions, authority
and autonomy in implementing its mandate. The vision of Education Service
Commission is to see “quality education delivered by efficient and effective
education service personnel.”
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Take overall responsibility as Head of the
Directorate of Industrial Training.
Manage reform of a restructured Directorate of
Industrial Training.
Give support in the establishment of Uganda Vocational
Qualification framework.
Ensure systematic monitoring and follow-up of work
progress and achievements and appraise staff.
Build networks and organize conferences and meetings
to provide platform for dialogue, exchange and policy input.
Manage the development and implementation of
quantitative and qualitative performance indicators.
Re-direct further DIT’s position as the country’s
reference centre to vocational assessment and Certification and raise its
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the
relevant authority.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in Engineering; or Education; or Management related field from a
recognized University or Training Institution.
A minimum of fifteen years’ experience, three (3) of
which should have been at Commissioner Level in the Education and Training
How to Apply:
All candidates
are encouraged to fill in applications in triplicate and submit them to the
Secretary, Education Service Commission P.O. Box 7196, Kampala, Uganda. The
forms can be picked from Education Service Commission Offices, 1st Floor
Farmers House on Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala, Ministry of Education &
Sports Headquarters, Kampala and District Service Commission Offices, or can be
downloaded from the ESC website, download
. Hand written applications are also acceptable.
The complete
applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number
specified against the post. Applicants should attach certified copies of their
certificates and transcripts and any relevant document(s) plus three recent
passport size photographs on each of the application forms. Serving officers
must route their applications through their Head of Institution / Department,
who should be advised on the closing date to ensure submission within the
Deadline: 19th October, 2015

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