Entry Level Publications Officer Careers – Parliamentary Commission

Job Title:    Publications Officer
Organisation: Parliamentary
Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
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
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
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
uses.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
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
skills.
·        
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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