Fresher Research Officer Career Jobs – Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

 

Job Title:    Research Officer

Organisation: Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Officer, Research

Ref No: UBTEB/HRM-EXT/002/01/2021

 

About US:

Uganda
Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) is one of the national
Assessment Boards in Uganda. This is a professional Examinations Board with the
mandate 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 Research Officer will conduct research
and disseminate information from the findings.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Enforce procedures put in place for the conduct of
research and dissemination of knowledge;

·       
Prepare Examination reports;

·       
Develops research proposals;

·       
Develop examination assessment tools/manuals;

·       
Prepare feedback reports;

·       
Responsible for the development and revision of
examination policies and guidelines;

·       
Develop policy briefs and position papers;

·       
Conduct baseline data on Board activities to support
policy development;

·       
Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in
the field of Economics or Quantitative Economics or Statistics or Business
Administration or Commerce or Public Policy and Management or Social Sciences
or Social Sciences with a Diploma in Education or Arts or Education or
Biological or Physical Sciences or ICT or Engineering from a recognized
institution;

·       
A minimum of two (2) years working experience in the
research field in a reputable organization;

·       
Knowledge of Computer and key statistical packages i.e.
STATA, EPINFO, SPSS, EVIEWS;

·       
Must possess demonstrable skills in Research and
Development;

·       
Age: 24 – 40 years.

 

How to Apply:

All
candidates should send 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; should be submitted in sealed envelopes and hand delivered not
later  to the address indicated below.
The Job title and Reference Number should be clearly written on the top left
corner of the envelope. Applications should be addressed to;

 

The
Executive Secretary,

Uganda
Business and Technical Examinations Board;

Plot 7
Valley Drive, Ntinda;

P. O. Box
1499;

Kampala –
Uganda.

 

NB: Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 23rd January, 2021 by 5.00pm

 

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