Manager Vocational Education Job Opportunity – Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

Job Title:       Manager Vocational Education
Organisation: Uganda
Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Deputy
Executive Secretary/Examinations Management
Ref: UBTEB/HRM/001/01/2018
About US:
Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board (UBTEB) is one of the national Examinations Boards in Uganda
whose mandate is to streamline, regulate, coordinate and conduct credible
examinations and award Certificates and Diplomas in the Business, Technical and
Vocational professions. The Board therefore conducts Business, Technical and
Vocational examinations, including Applied Science specialties such as
Biological Sciences (Agricultural, Fisheries, Wildlife, Forestry, Bee keeping
and other related fields), Physical Sciences (Meteorology, Surveys and Land
Management, and other related fields), Cooperative, Social Development, Hotel,
Catering and Tourism.
Job Summary: The Manager
Vocational Education will serve as the focal person to the current departmental
institutions and programmes and offer guidance for all modularized programmes
that are highly skills based up to level three.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    the timely and appropriate development of examination test items in
    Vocational fields for every series of examinations;
  • Ensure
    the appropriate and timely moderation of examination test items in
    Vocational fields for every series of examinations;
  • Ensure
    appropriate editing and proof reading of examination test items in
    Vocational fields before final processing of examination;
  • Ensure
    appropriate curriculum and or examination syllabi in the vocational fields
    are put in place and adhered to during item development and other
    processes in the examination cycle;
  • Oversee
    the process of production of academic documents in the departmental
  • Ensure,
    monitor and coordinate the verification of continuous assessment
    marks/results students from Examination Centers in the Vocational fields;
  • Prepare
    and submit periodic reports to the Deputy ES Examination Management
  • Responsible
    for coordinating the field assessment for real life projects and
    industrial training for Vocational fields so as to monitor process
    efficiency and productivity;
  • Support
    the Deputy ES Examination Management in implementing compliance of set
    standards and guidelines in execution of the examination processes; and
  • Perform
    any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in a field examinable by the Board
    from a recognised institution;
  • An
    Honors Bachelor’s Degree in a Vocational field examinable by the Board
    from a recognised institution;
  • Diploma
    in technical teacher education/or Technological or Business Studies or
    Vocational teacher instructor education or Agriculture;
  • Certificate
    in either business or technical field from a recognised institution;
  • At
    least six (6) years’ experience three (3) of which shall be at Senior
    management level of Deputy Principal/Principal in either a Technical/Business
    College, Technical/Business/Agriculture Institute, Vocational College/
    Institute or at the level of at least Principal Officer in a National
    examination/ Assessment body;
  • Age
    35-55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates hand deliver three sets of handwritten applications with detailed
CVs and photocopies of academic certificates, testimonials, transcripts and/or
result slips; three (3) most recent and clear passport size photographs, names
and addresses of two referees, a letter of recommendation from the current or
most recent employer, telephone contacts and emails of both the applicant and
the referees. The Job title and Ref. No. should be clearly written on the top
left corner of the envelope. The documents should be submitted in sealed
envelopes to the address indicated below;
The Executive Secretary,
Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board,
Plot 7 Valley Drive, Ntinda,
P. O. Box 1499, Kampala –
Deadline: 23rd February 2018 by 5:00 pm
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