3 Assistant Editor of Hansard Job Opportunities – Parliamentary Commission

Organisation: Parliamentary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior Assistant
Editor of Hansard
About US:
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
Appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary
control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
Review the terms and conditions of service,
standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding office in
Provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
Provide such other staff and facilities as are
required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
To cause to be prepared in each financial year,
estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
Make recommendations to Parliament, or with the
approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges
available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Editor of Hansard will transcribe and edit proceedings of Parliament
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Transcribe tapes and carry out a first edit of
parliamentary debates in line with laid down guidelines of editing the Hansard
Conduct verification/clarification of MPs’
Collaborate the Members’ log with transcripts to
confirm accuracy
Submit transcripts for 2nd edit to the Senior
Assistant Editor of Hansard
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should hold an Honours Bachelors
Degree in either: Mass Communication with editing option; or Communication
Studies with editing as a subject; or Arts with Literature and English Language
Studies (ELS) studied as subjects, or Arts with Education, majoring in
Literature and English Language Studies (ELS) from a recognized
Good transcribing skills
Good editing skills.
Excellent listening, communication and
interpersonal skills.
Ability to effectively work in a team.
Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandans are encouraged to send updated
Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating two referees; and certified copies of their
academic certificates and transcripts. The applications should be addressed to
the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission and posted to P.O. Box 7178 Kampala; or
hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry – Parliament Buildings, Room 112,
1st Floor, South Wing; Parliament of Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 2nd December,
2016 by 5:00pm
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