Entry Level Publications Officer Careers – Parliamentary Commission

Job Title:    Publications Officer
Organisation: Parliamentary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Publications 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
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
Publications Officer will be tasked with publishing the official report of the
proceedings of Parliament; and other Parliamentary publications
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Typeset and publish the daily Hansard
Compile the monthly bound volume of the Hansard
Produce other parliamentary publications
The Publications Officer will post the monthly
Hansard on the Parliamentary Website
Provide information on the proceedings of
Parliament to MPs
Prepare a pre-press copy of the daily Hansard.
Index Hansards for library and other reference
Qualifications, Skills and
The Publications Officer should hold an Honours
Bachelor’s degree in Arts with Literature in English and English Language; or
Bachelors in Library and Information Science with a subject in publications; or
Mass communication or Journalism with print or publishing option; or degree in
an editorial field with English Language Studies (ELS) as a principal subject
from a recognized university/ institution
Excellent communication and interpersonal
Broad knowledge of Web content management
designing, desktop publishing and editing.
Working knowledge of publishing principles and
basics of publication design;
Knowledge of production methodology for
publishing products in hardcopy or electronic formats;
Ability to use creative problem solving and
analytical thinking skills to develop
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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