Deputy Executive Secretary Job Placement – Uganda National Council for Science and Technology ( UNCST )

Organization: Uganda National
Council for Science and Technology ( UNCST )
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology ( UNCST ) is a Government
agency established in 1990 by an Act ot Parliament (CAP. 209). The UNCST under
the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSTl) is mandated to
develop and implement strategies for integrating Science and Technology
(S&T) into the national development process.
Job Summary:  The Deputy
Executive Secretary’s main roles will be to deputize for the Executive Secretary
by providing effective leadership, planning and coordination of UNCST technical
programmes and projects; and supporting management and administrative
activities..
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
        
Support
the Executive Secretary in the day to day management and general administration
of operations of UNCST, basing on institutional policies and procedures;
        
Provide
strategic leadership and technical support in developing and implementing the
Council’s Strategic and operational plans;
        
Provide
effective leadership in preparation of institutional, annual and quarterly work
plans and budgets, ensuring their timely approval and effective implementation
& reporting;
        
Provide
technical support to the Executive Secretary in management of financial and
human resources, as well as physical assets;
        
Provide
technical support in monitoring performance of UNCST technical Departments
against agreed performance targets;
        
Support
the Executive secretary in ensuring effective institutional representation at
local and international engagements;
        
Support
the Executive Secretary in ensuring that performance objectives and statutory
requirements of the Council are achieved.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
        
The
ideal candidate should be a Ugandan with a minimum of a PhD degree in any
relevant science or technology discipline;
        
Possession
of a Master’s degree in any relevant science or technology discipline;
        
Possession
of a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in any relevant science or technology discipline;
        
Post
graduate qualification or proven experience in financial management, business
management or a similar field will be an added advantage.
        
At
least eight (8) years of working experience, four (4) of which should be in
management of operations/programmes in a science and technology or related
field at a senior level;
        
Proven
experience in strategic planning, leadership, public relations and resource
mobilization;
        
Proven
experience in management and implementation of science and technology
development projects;
        
Proven
experience working with development partners. Managerial and Administrative
Competencies:
        
Commitment
to advancement of science and technology;
        
High
level of integrity;
        
Proven
knowledge of Science, Technology and innovation sector environment;
        
Excellent
people management skills, with experience in developing and leading diverse
teams;
        
Strong
interpersonal, team building, negotiation and collaboration skills;
        
Proven
management ability with a clean record of service;
        
Attention
to detail, focused and solution driven with the willingness and ability to
implement innovative ideas and improve institutional culture;
        
Excellent
communication and presentation skills.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their
application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates,
transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicant’s education,
qualifications, experience (with evidence), and naming three referees, plus
their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below;
Head,
Human Resource
Uganda
National Council for Science and Technology
Plot
6, Kimera Road, Ntinda
P.0
Box 6884, Kampala
Email to: recruitment@uncst.go.ug
Note: Please indicate the position on the Envelope
Deadline: 6th November 2019 by 5:00pm
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