4 Principal Personal Secretary / Principal Personal Secretary (Special Grade) Job Careers – Ministry of Public Service

Organisation:  Ministry of Public Service
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 77/266/02
Salary Scale: Uganda
Government Scale U2
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner Human Resource Management
About US:
The Public Service Commission was established under the provisions of
Article 165(1) of the 1995 Constitution. The Public Service Commission has a
mission “To provide Government with employees of the right caliber, in right
numbers, placed in the right jobs at the right time.”
Key Duties and
charge of drawing up and monitoring programmes, activities and appointments in
conjunction with relevant officers.
Taking dictation, transcribing and presenting
accurate and error free work.
to callers, either in person or on telephone.
timely responses to inquiries and correspondences to and from the office.
charge of receiving incoming mail and supervising the dispatch of
outgoing mail.
meetings, taking minutes and conveying decisions of such meetings to the
relevant officers/offices.
that relevant documents for meetings and speeches are produced on time and
properly organized.
charge of drafting letters of routine nature.
Office Managerial Services which include: ensuring cleanliness and orderliness
of the office, managing records in accordance with established security
and records management procedures, requisitioning and managing office
stationery and equipment, requisitioning and managing office stationery and
equipment, requisitioning and managing office stationery and equipment,
supervising the secretarial and support personnel for the office, responsible
for professional development of secretarial staff in the Ministry/Department
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants should be Ugandans holding:-
either hold an Ordinary Level Certificate with at least two (2) Credits
including English Language and 3 passes, UNEB Certificate or Diploma in
Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution
with the following subjects: Business Communication Stage III, Typewriting
Stage III (50 WPM), Shorthand Stage II (80/90 WPM), Office Management and
computer skills using several packages like Word Processing, Spread Sheets and database Management.
Possession of qualifications and skills in
Shorthand Stage III, Principles of Accounts II, Commerce II, certificate in
Public Relations and knowledge of using various office machines like fax,
photocopiers and audio equipment shall be an added advantage.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial Studies
(B.SES) or its equivalent from a recognized
At least three (3) years at the level of Senior
Personal Secretary in Government or equivalent level of experience from a
reputable organization.
The applicants should have computer skills using
several packages like Word Processing, Spread Sheets and database management.
Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in
Management and knowledge of Kiswahili or French or
Germany or Arabic and use of audio equipment and
various office machines like fax, photocopiers shall be an added advantage.
Age: 28 years and above
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from suitably, qualified, serving Public
Officers in Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments to fill the
following vacant posts. Please fill in the Application Forms/Public Service
Form No.3 (2008), download
, in triplicate and PSC Summary Form (one form), download
and send to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box
7080, Kampala. Uganda
The Application and Summary Forms are also obtainable from the Public
Service Commission
Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala or
Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices. Hand written
applications are also acceptable. The Application forms should bear the title
of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The
appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC Internal Advert. No. 3/2016” should be
clearly indicated on the top of each first page of the Application Form No. 3
(2008). Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their
certificates and testimonials. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral
interviews shall be required to present certified copies and original of their
academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral
Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport size
photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly
indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for.
Deadline: 21st December, 2016
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