Principal Election Officer / Policy Analyst Jobs – Electoral Commission

 

Job Title:      Principal Election Officer/
Policy Analyst

Organization: The Electoral Commission

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Department/ Planning &
Research

              

About US:

The Electoral Commission of Uganda, also Uganda Electoral
Commission, is a constitutionally established organ of the Government of
Uganda, whose mandate is to “organise and conduct regular, free and fair
elections” in the country, in an efficient, professional and impartial
manner. It was established under Article 60 of the Constitution of the Republic
of Uganda.

 

Job Summary:  The Principal Election Officer/ Policy Analyst
will gather and analyse information for planning, formulation and development
of relevant plans and policies in the Electoral Commission.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Designing and formulating relevant policy
options within the Commission in conformity with the overall national policies.

·       
Conducting periodic/situational evaluation,
review and update of existing policies within the Commission.

·       
Planning policy meetings and helping with compilation
of policy information.

·       
Liaising with other Ministries, Departments and
Agencies to develop, review and update cross sectoral policies.

·       
Drafting policy proposals and concept papers on
policy issues within the Commission.

·       
Developing the Commission’s annual and strategic
plans.

·       
Performing related work as may be required.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The Electoral Commission Principal Election
Officer/ Policy Analyst must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Public
Policy or Statistics or Social Sciences (Sociology, Social Administration,
Political Science and Public Administration, Economics with a module in Policy
Analysis) or Development Studies with a module in Policy Analysis and Planning
plus a certificate in Public Policy and Training in Regulatory Best Practices
from a recognized University/Institution.

·       
Possession of a minimum of a Post Graduate
Diploma in Public Policy Analysis or Economics or Statistics or Project
Planning and Management or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.

·       
A minimum of six years of relevant working
experience at least three (3) of which should have been served at the level of
Senior Policy Analyst or Senior Economist or Senior Statistician in Government
or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.

·       
Possession of critical thinking and analytical
skills

·       
Excellent research skills

·       
Excellent report writing skills

·       
Strong communication and presentation skills

·       
Proficiency in the use of MS suite and
statistical software.

·       
Ability to use e-government technology platforms

·       
Ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships and interact with different stakeholders.

·       
Ability to observe and maintain confidentiality
in the performance of duties.

·       
Age: 
28 years and Above.

 

How to Apply:

Applications with comprehensively typed CVs showing the
applicant’s contact address with day time telephone numbers, addresses and day
time telephone numbers of three referees, copies of academic transcripts and
certificates should be sent to the Human Resource Office/Central Registry or
mailed to the address indicated below;

 

Head, Human Resource Management

Electoral Commission

P.O. Box 22678

Kampala. Uganda

 

NB:  Envelopes should be clearly marked at the top
with the words “Application for the post of ”

 

Deadline: 11th September 2020

 

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