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

 Job Title:       Manager Technical Education
Organisation: Uganda
Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Deputy
Executive Secretary/Examinations Management
Ref: UBTEB/HRM/002/01/2018
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
Technical Education will be the focal person for issues from Technical
Colleges, Institutes and Schools and their respective programmes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    incumbent will ensure the timely and appropriate development of
    examination test items in Technical education fields for every series of
    examinations;
  • Ensure
    the appropriate and timely moderation of examination test items in
    Technical education fields for every series of examinations;
  • Make
    sure that appropriate editing and proof reading of examination test items
    in Technical education fields before final processing of examination;
  • Ensure
    appropriate curriculum and or examination syllabi in the Technical
    education fields are put in place and followed during item development and
    other processes in the examination cycle;
  • Manage
    the process of production of academic documents in technical education
    fields;
  • Ensure,
    coordinate and monitor the verification of continuous assessment
    marks/results students from Examination Centers in the Technical education
    fields;
  • Prepare
    and submit periodic reports to the Deputy ES Examination Management
    Directorate;
  • Be
    responsible for coordinating the field assessment for real life projects
    and industrial training for technical 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 process; and
  • Perform
    any other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold a Master’s Degree in a technical education field
    examinable by the Board from a recognised institution;
  • An
    Honors Bachelor’s Degree in the field of engineering examinable by the
    Board from a recognised institution;
  • Diploma
    in a field of engineering examinable by the Board from recognised
    institution;
  • Certificate
    in any technical field examinable by the Board from recognised institution
    will be an added advantage;
  • At
    least six years’ experience three (3) of which shall be at Senior
    management level of Deputy Principal/Principal in a Technical College,
    Technical 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 –
Uganda.
Deadline: 23rd February 2018 by 5:00 pm

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