Secretary Employment Opportunity – Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC)

Job Title:      Secretary
Organization: Uganda Human
Rights Commission (UHRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Us:
Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) is a National Human Rights
Institution established under Article 51 of the Constitution of the Republic of
Uganda to promote and protect Human Rights. The Commission is responsible for
investigations and resolutions of Human Rights complaints as well as monitoring
places of detention and the county’s compliance with Human Rights treaties and
conventions as well as conducting Civic education and carrying out Research in
Human Rights.
Job Summary: The Secretary
to the Commission is the Accounting Officer of the Commission. The Secretary
shall be responsible for carrying out policy decisions of the Commission and
the day to day administration and management of the affairs of the Commission
and the control of staff of the Commission. The Secretary shall also be
responsible for arranging the business of the Commission as well as recording
and keeping of the Minutes, decisions and proceedings of the Commission
meetings and to perform any other function assigned to him/her by the
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants must be Ugandans holding a
Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University in the following areas: Public
administration, Law, Finance, or Accounting. Possession of a Master’s degree in
any of the above fields, A Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration is an
added advantage.
At least five years’ experience and should
currently be holding a senior position at no less a rank than Director in
Public Service, or Senior manager in Private sector
Demonstrated competence in conducting the day to
day operations of a large organisation including but not restricted to Finance,
Human Resource, Communication and Planning.
Relevant working experience as Senior Manager
Knowledge of Procedures and regulations related
to the operations of Government of Uganda and Donor Agencies.
Proven Leadership skills, capable of training an
organisation and a demonstrated ability to engage people in the attainment of
long goals and objectives
Experience in strategic planning and producing
Outstanding analytical, team building and
interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills and ability to
represent the Commission
Knowledge and appreciation of Human Rights.
Age: Above 45 years

NB: This is a re-advertisement so those who applied earlier need not apply again.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their written applications with a complete
resume and addressed to:
The Chairperson,
Uganda Human Rights Commission,
Twed Plaza, Plot 22B Lumumba Avenue,
P.O. Box 4929, Kampala Uganda
Deadline: 16th December, 2016
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