Executive Secretary Job at Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Job
Title:  Executive Secretary
Organisation: Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About
UNEB:
Uganda National
Examinations Board is a body corporate established under Cap.137 Laws of
Uganda. Its Vision is To be leading centre of assessment for quality
education”. Uganda National Examinations Board invites suitably qualified
Ugandans to fill the post of Executive Secretary, Uganda National Examinations
Board.
Job
Summary:
The Executive
Secretary will;
  • Provide
    leadership to all staff of UNEB
  • Ensure
    effective and efficient planning, management and use of resources, human,
    fiscal and assets in compliance with the Board’s rules and regulations.
  • Co-ordinate
    and control all activities concerning examinations.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • He/She
    is the Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the Board and head of the
    UNEB Secretariat.
  • Initiating
    and formulating policies and plans aimed at improving the performance of
    the Board.
  • Spearheading
    the continuous review of the vision, mission and strategic development
    plans of the Board in order to achieve its expected objectives.
  • Implementing
    all decisions of the Board Ensuring that the Board is staffed with
    qualified and competent professionals.
  • Appraising
    the performance of staff and recommending appropriate action.
  • Overseeing
    procurement and fair allocation of resources to various departments
  • Monitoring
    and tracking utilization of capital and operational expenditure.
  • Directing
    and supervising the top management team, responsible for examinations,
    financial and administrative functions of the Board.
  • Co-ordinating
    with other departments like NCDC, ESC, MOES Maintaining an effective
    consultative process and networking with stakeholders and international
    examining bodies for management of examinations.
     
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience:
  • All
    candidates should possess a Masters Degree in any of the following fields;
    Business Administration or Public Administration and Management or
    Management or Education/ Education Planning and Management, or Measurement
    and Assessment or Education or Curriculum Development from a recognized
    university/Institution.
  • Specialized
    knowledge in risk management, or examinations administration/management
    will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants
    should have at least 15 years working experience five (5) of which should
    have been gained at senior managerial level i.e.. Head of Department in a
    higher institution of learning, Head of a recognized educational
    institution or public sector institution /organization.
  • Age: 45 – 60 years
Personal
Competencies:
Ability to
work for long hours, Computer literacy, Excellent communication skills, Good
networking skills
How
to Apply:
All suitable candidates  should send applications with a detailed
Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of certificates and postal addresses of two referees
to:  The Chairman Uganda National
Examinations Board C/o P.O. Box 7066, Kampala, Uganda  
Deadline:
23rd August 2013
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