Principal Compliance Officer Job Opportunity – Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Organisation: Equal
Opportunities Commission (EOC)
Job Ref: HRM/EOC/2015/13
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Commissioner
Compliance and Reporting
About EOC:
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
Job Summary: The Principal
Compliance Officer will foster and enforce compliance on equal opportunities in
harmony with national, regional and international objectives
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent initiates the development of
compliance training plan tailored to specific needs.
Develops and communicates compliance objectives and
report on accomplishments/ achievements periodically.
Establishes/and develops detailed compliance manual.
The job holder will develop a compliance database
and management system to facilitate follow up on activities and actions.
Carries out impromptu surveys, inspections and
investigations periodically to assess adherence to laws, policy, regulations;
and regional and international obligations and protocols.
Conducts evaluations to identify areas of deficiency
in order to develop tools and mechanisms for improvement.
Determines priority areas for compliance
surveillance and monitoring
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Economics Or Statistics Or Social Sciences Or Social Administration
and Social Work Or Business Administration.
Possession of a Masters in Economics Or Public
Policy and Administration Or Project planning and management Or Public Administration
Or Business Administration.
At least six (6) years’ experience in a reputable
organization, three (3) of which must have been at Senior Officer level or its
Good leadership skills
Good ICT skills
Concern for quality and standards;
Good communication skills
Good time management skills
Assertiveness and self confidence
Excellent analytical skills
Good public relation 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 completed 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: 20th November, 2015

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