Senior Research and Policy Development Career Opportunity at UBTEB

Organisation: Uganda Business and Technical Examinations
Board (UBTEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref: UBTEB/HRM/020/11/2013
About UBTEB:
Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board (UBTEB) is one of the national Examinations 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), Cooperatives, Social Development, Hotel, Catering and Tourism.
UBTEB is committed to conduct quality applied knowledge and skills examinations
with an ultimate goal of enabling the students to access further upward
academic progressions and employment in the world of work.
Job Summary: The Senior
Research and Policy Development Officer will manage research in all areas to
enhance the functioning of the Board.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop
    and maintain data bases
  • Develop
    Monitoring and Evaluation systems
  • Establish
    a research agenda of the Board
  • Establish
    innovative and knowledge management centre
  • Review
    examination results statistics with a view to improving examination
    techniques and produce periodic reports
  • Document
    Lessons, experiences and good practices learnt
  • Develop
    data and information dissemination system
  • Perform
    any other relevant duties assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant should hold a Master’s degree in Public Administration,
    Statistics, Economics related disciplines, Planning and Management or
    Industrial Psychology with an Honours degree in any humanities or
  • Additional
    qualification in Data Analysis or research methods is an added advantage.
  • At
    least five years relevant work experience.
Age Limit: 30-50 Years
How to Apply:
All applications should be
handwritten and in triplicate (three (3) copies), each with the most recent
passport size photographs, detailed CVs, academic documents, recommendation
letter from the most recent employer and other relevant documents should be
sub-mitted to the Executive Secretary —Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board, P.O. Box 1499, Kampala at Plot 7, Valley Drive, Ntinda- Kyambogo
Road, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 28th November 2013.

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