Senior Social Development Officer Employment Opportunity – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Organisation:  Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 52/272/01
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U3
Reports to: Principal Social
Development Officer
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
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.
Responsible for developing and designing equity
tracking indicators and techniques for household and community levels.
In charge of 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
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 ideal 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. Possession of a Post Graduate
Diploma in any of the above disciplines from a recognized
University/Institution will be an added advantage.
A minimum of three (3) years working experience
at the level of Social Development Officer or 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
Age: 25 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
, in triplicate and PSC Summary Form (one form), download
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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