17 Town Clerk (Municipality) Career Opportunities – Ministry of Local Government




Organisation:  Ministry of Local Government 
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 77/184/03
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U1SE
Reports to: Chief
Administrative Officer
About US:
The Public Service Commission was established under the provisions of
Article 165(1) of the 1995 Constitution. The Public Service Commission has a
mission “To provide Government with employees of the right caliber, in right
numbers, placed in the right jobs at the right time.”
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
In charge of managing, coordinating, monitoring
and evaluating the implementation of national policies, programmes, Council
decisions and projects in the Municipality.
·        
Guiding the Council on technical, administrative
and legal matters pertaining to the 
management of the Municipal.
·        
Responsible for developing and coordinating
plans and budgets for Council activities;
·        
In charge of managing the acquisition,
utilization, maintenance and accountability for the human, financial and
physical resources of the Municipality;
·        
Supervising and evaluating performance of staff
in the Municipality;
·        
Enhancing the collaboration linkages with other
Local Councils and organizations both within and outside the Municipality on
matters pertaining to development;
·        
In charge of assessing taxes and issuing
licenses for operating businesses in the Municipality;
·        
Mobilizing urban community for development
purposes;
·        
Supporting proper physical development planning
for the Municipality and ensuring implementation of physical development plans;
·        
Developing and maintaining infrastructure in the
municipality including roads and buildings;
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Town Clerk (Municipality) must be Ugandan
serving officers in possession of qualifications in the following fields: An
Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Human Resource Management or Social
Sciences or Social Work and Social Administration or Development Studies or Law
or Commerce (Management option) or Business Administration (Management option)
or Business Studies (Management option) or Management Science or Urban Planning
and Management from a recognized University/Institution.
·        
Additionally, applicants should have a
Certificate in Administrative Law and a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in
Human Resource Management or Public Administration and Management or Urban Planning
and Management or Development Studies or Finance and Accounting from a
recognized University/Institution.
·        
Possession of a Masters Degree in Human Resource
Management or Business Administration (Human Resources Management option) or
Public Administration and Management shall be an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of ten (10) years relevant working
experience, three (3) of which should have been served as Deputy Town Clerk
(Municipality) level in Government or equivalent level of working experience
from a reputable organization.
·        
Applicants should be of high moral character and
proven integrity, self motivated, strategic thinker.
·        
Possess excellent interpersonal, negotiation,
management, team building, report writing, computer and projects management
skills.
·        
The applicants should also be knowledgeable
about Government policies and procedures especially on the Local Governments.
·        
Age: 35 years and above
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably, qualified, serving Public
Officers in Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill the
following vacant posts. Please fill in the Application Forms/Public Service
Form No.3 (2008), download
here
, in triplicate and PSC Summary Form (one form), download
here
and send to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box
7080, Kampala. Uganda
The Application and Summary Forms are also obtainable from the Public
Service Commission
Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala or
Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written
applications are also acceptable. The Application forms should bear the title
of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The
appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC Internal Advert. No. 3/2016” should be
clearly indicated on the top of each first page of the Application Form No. 3
(2008). Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their
certificates and testimonials. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral
interviews shall be required to present certified copies and original of their
academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral
Interviews.
Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly
indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for.
Deadline: 21st December, 2016
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