3 Assistant Editor of Hansard Job Opportunities – Parliamentary Commission

Organisation: Parliamentary
Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior Assistant
Editor of Hansard
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 Assistant
Editor of Hansard will transcribe and edit proceedings of Parliament
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Transcribe tapes and carry out a first edit of
parliamentary debates in line with laid down guidelines of editing the Hansard
·        
Conduct verification/clarification of MPs’
speeches
·        
Collaborate the Members’ log with transcripts to
confirm accuracy
·        
Submit transcripts for 2nd edit to the Senior
Assistant Editor of Hansard
·        
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold an Honours Bachelors
Degree in either: Mass Communication with editing option; or Communication
Studies with editing as a subject; or Arts with Literature and English Language
Studies (ELS) studied as subjects, or Arts with Education, majoring in
Literature and English Language Studies (ELS) from a recognized
University/Institution.
·        
Good transcribing skills
·        
Good editing skills.
·        
Excellent listening, communication and
interpersonal skills.
·        
Ability to effectively work in a team.
·        
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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