2 Fresher Protocol Officer Job Vacancies – Parliamentary Commission

Organisation: Parliamentary
Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Protocol
Officer
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
Parliament;
·        
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
staff
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
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
visas.
·        
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
Experience: 
·        
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
University/Institution
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal and
diplomacy skills
·        
Ability to work for long hours with minimum
supervision
·        
Knowledge of the operations in the travel
industry
·        
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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