Electoral Commission (EC) Jobs – Principal Election Officer, Administration

Organization: The Electoral Commission (EC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Administration
Salary Scale: ECS3
About EC:
The Electoral Commission was set up under Article 60 of the 1995
Constitution of The Republic of Uganda. It consists of the Chairman, Deputy
Chairperson and five other members appointed by the President with the approval
of Parliament, and a Secretariat headed by the Secretary. The functions of the
EC are outlined under Article 61 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of
Uganda as follows;
  • To ensure that
    regular, free and fair elections are held;
  • To organize, conduct
    and supervise elections and referenda in accordance with the Constitution;
  • To demarcate
    constituencies in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution;
  • To ascertain, publish
    and declare in writing under its seal the results of the elections and
  • To compile, maintain,
    revise and update the voters’ register;
  • To hear and determine
    election complaints arising before and during polling;
  • To formulate and
    implement voter educational programmes relating to elections; and
  • To perform such other
    functions as may be prescribed by Parliament by law; 
Job Summary:  The Principal Election Officer,
Administration will primarily assist the Head, Administration in ensuring that
resources and logistics are properly identified, distributed, utilized and
accounted for.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring the
    implementation of security arrangements at the Commission offices.
  • Ensuring timely and
    efficient provision and maintenance of transport facilities / fleet management.
  • Planning for the
    provision of Office supplies, travel and transport logistics.
  • Ensuring development
    and maintenance of up to-date inventory of Electoral Commission property.
  • Monitoring the
    implementation of communication services in the Commission.
  • Responsible for the
    implementation of the maintenance plans for office buildings and space
  • Acting as Secretary to
    Management Committee Meetings.
  • Any other duties as
    officially assigned from time to time. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Candidates should be
    Ugandans holding an Honors Bachelors Degree in Arts or Social Sciences,
    Development Studies, Human Resource Management, Management, Commerce
    (Management Option), Business Administration (Management Option) or a
    related field from a recognized University /Institution plus a minimum of
    a Post Graduate Diploma in the above fields.
  • Possession of a
    Masters Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Human
    Resource Management, Management, ICSA, and a Certificate in Administrative
    Law are added advantages.
  • Applicants should have
    a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience in the field of
    Administration, 3 of which should have been gained at a Senor level in
    Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable
  • Special personal
  • High Moral character
    and proven integrity
  • Self-motivated and
    strategic thinker
  • Knowledge of
    Government Policies and Administrative Procedures.
  • Well developed
    interpersonal and communication skills and capable of working as a member
    of the organization’s senior management team.
  • Ability to lead,
    cultivate team spirit and motivate qualified and specialized staff.
  • Well developed
    analytical and report writing skills.
  • Ability to work under
    tight deadlines and pressure.
  • Excellent written and
    spoken English with strong report writing and presentation skills.
Age: 28-56 years.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applications with comprehensively typed CV
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, P.O. Box 22678, Jinja Road, Kampala, Uganda. Envelopes
should be clearly marked at the top with the words “Application for the post of
Deadline:  8th November,
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NB: Please
note that only successful applicants will be contacted
Deadline:  Wednesday
23rd October, 2013 by 3:00 PM
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