2 Fresher Protocol Officer Job Vacancies – Parliamentary Commission

Organisation: Parliamentary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior Protocol
About US:
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
Appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary
control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
Review the terms and conditions of service,
standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding office in
Provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
Provide such other staff and facilities as are
required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
To cause to be prepared in each financial year,
estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
Make recommendations to Parliament, or with the
approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges
available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary: The Protocol
Officer will primarily ensure efficient and effective organization of official
business, social functions and travel logistics for Members of Parliament and
Key Duties and
Plan, organize and provide protocol support at
all official events at Parliament.
Update and maintain a database of all MPs and
staff travel documents.
Maintain a database of all guests (foreign and
local) to Parliament.
Update members and staff of Parliament on the
latest travel information.
Work closely with passport office for renewal of
travel documents.
Liaise with foreign missions on issuance of
Handle and manage Parliament’s study visits and
guided tours.
Handle all protocol matters of reception and
seeing off of VIP’s.
Regularly monitor diplomatic courtesies and
ensure that Parliament receives a positive image
Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold an Honours
Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy; Law; or Social
sciences, Arts with International Relations as a subject, from a recognised
Excellent communication and interpersonal and
diplomacy skills
Ability to work for long hours with minimum
Knowledge of the operations in the travel
Demonstrated ability diplomatically to solve
impasses and remain calm in stressful situations
Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandans are encouraged to send updated
Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating two referees; and certified copies of their
academic certificates and transcripts. The applications should be addressed to
the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission and posted to P.O. Box 7178 Kampala; or
hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry – Parliament Buildings, Room 112,
1st Floor, South Wing; Parliament of Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 2nd December,
2016 by 5:00pm
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