2 Principal Social Development Officer Job Vacancies – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Organisation:  Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social
Development
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Ref. No.: HRM 52/272/01
Vol.4
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U2
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner Equity and Rights
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:  
·        
Responsible for developing and promoting equal
opportunities programmes.
·        
In charge of designing and implementing poverty
eradication projects.
·        
Preparing and submitting technical reports on
the performance of poverty and equity programmes.
·        
In charge of monitoring and evaluation of the
effectiveness of organs charged with the management and implementation of
equity programmes.
·        
In charge of developing and designing equity
tracking indicators and techniques for household and community levels.
·        
Assessing and vetting activities of
non-government organisations (NGOs) involved in equity promotion.
·        
In charge of designing and coordinating capacity
building programmes in the areas of equity promotion.
·        
Sensitizing and awareness creation for
marginalized groups
·        
Responsible for designing of training manuals as
well as information education and communication material on promotion.
·        
Offering timely technical support in the areas
of equity and rights promotion.
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should be Ugandans holding an
Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Law, Human Rights, Economics,
Arts or Humanities or any other related field plus a minimum of a Post Graduate
Diploma in any of the above disciplines from a recognized
University/Institution.
·        
A minimum of six (6) years working experience
three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Senior Social
Development Officer or Senior Officer in Social Development or Community
Development discipline in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable
organization.
·        
Personal Competencies: Rights Based
Approaches, interpersonal and communication skills, results oriented and
advocacy, ethics and integrity, team work and leadership, coaching and
mentoring.
·        
Age: 28 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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