Executive Secretary Job Vacancy – Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Job Title:   Executive Secretary
Organization: Uganda
National Examinations Board (UNEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Board
About US:
Consultants Limited is an HR recruitment company which would like to recruit
for its valuable client, Uganda National Examinations Board, UNEB. Uganda National
Examinations Board is a body corporate established by an Act of Parliament in
1983 with the mandate to conduct and manage examinations in Uganda for the end
of educational cycle at primary and secondary school levels and to conduct
examination related research.
Job Summary: The Executive
Secretary will provide professional leadership to the Secretariat and top
management team to effectively and efficiently manage UNEB’s core business,
resources and its affairs as well as in implementing Board decisions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will serve as the Accounting Officer
and provide secretarial services to the Board and its Committees.
Initiate the formulation and implementation of
approved policies and plans aimed at improving the performance of UNEB
Oversee the continuous review of the Board’s
strategic plan in order to ensure the achievement of the set objectives.
Ensure proper staffing of UNEB with qualified and
competent professionals and to conduct regular appraisal of their performances
The incumbent will also be tasked with resource
mobilization for UNEB
Direct and supervise top management team responsible
for examinations, financial and administrative functions of the organization
Manage the implementation of all management systems
designed to ensure good governance, fiscal control and promotion of harmonious
working relations
Maintain coordination with relevant government
ministries and agencies and promote effective consultative process and
networking with stakeholders and other international examining bodies
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Masters’
degree in any of the following areas: educational planning and management;
educational measurement and assessment; curriculum development, business administration; and public
administration and management.
A minimum of fifteen years of relevant experience, five
of which should have been gained at a senior management level as head of a
recognized educational institution or as head of a department in a recognized
institution of higher learning.
All applicants must be suitably qualified Ugandans
with proven high moral character and integrity.
Broad knowledge and experience in examinations
Proven sound management skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills
Good team building and networking skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Good communication skills
Computer literacy skills
Age: At least 45
years old
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with
detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, transcripts, names of three
professional referees and the applicant’s telephone contacts to:
Dama Consultants
Floor, Uganda House,
P.O. Box 3967, Kampala.
Or via E-mail pdf
format only to: damaconsultantsltd@gmail.com.
Deadline: 30th October 2015.
NB: Applicants who meet the above qualifications will
be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. Any form of canvassing will
lead to automatic disqualification.

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