Several Citizenship Verification Officer Job Positions – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)




Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Manager,
Registration and Operations
About US:
The National Identification
and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established on the passing of the Uganda
Registration of Persons Act, 2015. The Act was made to harmonise and
consolidate the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of
individuals and to establish a national identification register. It provides
for the mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad
as well as aliens identification cards and for related matters.
Job
Summary:
The Citizenship
Verification Officer will verify the authenticity of registration applicants
and determine their citizenship as will be instructed by the Manager
Registration and Operations
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will ensure detailed Citizenship Verification as per set
    processes and guidelines
  • Examines
    the documentation attached to applications/requests, ensures they meet
    requirements and make queries as appropriate
  • The
    jobholder also checks and ensures correctness of data captured
  • Authenticates
    and authorizes the right date of production upon decision of citizenship
    made
  • Performs
    any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Manager
    Registration and Operations
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the National
Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) Citizenship Verification
Officer job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Law, Social
Sciences or other related field from a recognized University
  • A
    minimum of three years relevant work experience in a reputable public or
    private organization
  • Prior
    experience in Citizenship verification of at least one year
  • Computer
    literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director,
Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya,
Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices indicated
above from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a daytime
telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional referees.
Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope, clearly
indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016
NB:
If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.

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