Principal Labour Officer (Promotion) Job Careers – 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
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U2
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner Labour Inspectorate
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:  
·        
Initiating policies and strategies on employment
and labour market information.
·        
In charge of developing regulations and
guidelines for the public private and migrant workers.
·        
Offering technical guidance to licensed private
recruitment companies and external agencies.
·        
In charge of enforcing of the Employment Act.
·        
Inspecting work places in the country and
abroad.
·        
Training of workers, employers and the general
public on labour standards.
·        
Keenly reviewing of labour policies, laws,
guidelines, manuals, checklists and code of conduct.
·        
Carrying out research and statistics on labour
and employment.
·        
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/Social Work and Social
Administration, Arts, Human Resource Management, Statistics, Population
Studies, Law plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above
disciplines from a recognized University/Institution.
·        
Possess specialized training in Labour
Administration.
·        
At least six years’ working experience, three
(3) of which should have been served at the level of Senior Labour Officer in
Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
·        
Personal Competencies: Demonstrated
technical competences in Labour Administration, Good understanding of Labour
laws, Good Analytical and basic skills in research, Team building, result
oriented, planning, organizing and coordination, strategic thinking, good
interpersonal and communication skills, advocacy and negotiation skills, ethics
and integrity.
·        
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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