14 Principal Human Resource Officer Job Opportunities – Ministry of Public Service

Organisation:  Ministry of Public Service
Duty Station: Kampala,
Ref. No.: HRM 56/252/02 VOL.
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
The incumbent will be interpreting various
aspects of the current personnel policies, rules and regulations;
Providing staff guidance and counseling;
Offering support in the preparation of draft
estimates of expenditure and staff proposals;
In charge of processing all appointments,
confirmation, promotions, dismissals, retirements and transfers for the
Responsible for managing the establishment and
staffing control information systems;
Administering the payroll in liaison with the
Accounts Section;
Coordinating staff appraisals, management
development and training programmes;
Coordinating with all departmental heads on
matters of manpower planning, technical and professional training;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants should be Ugandan serving officers
in possession of qualifications in the following fields: An Honours Bachelor’s
Degree in either Human Resource Management or Social Sciences or Social Work
and Social Administration or Public Administration and Management or Business
Studies/Administration/Commerce (Management/HRM Option) or Arts or Development
Studies or Organizational Psychology or any other relevant equivalent
qualification with HRM/Personnel Management as one of the course units from a
recognized University/Institution plus a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in
Human Resource Management or Public Administration and Management from a
recognized University/Institution.
Possession of a Masters Degree in Human Resource
Management or Business Administration (Human Resources Management option) or
Public Administration and Management shall be an added advantage.
A minimum of six (6) years relevant working
experience, three (3) of which should have been served in the field of Human
Resource Management at Senior Personnel Officer level or Senior Human Resource
Officer level in Government or equivalent level of working experience from a
reputable organisation.
Personal Competencies: Human
Resource Management, Records and Information Management skills, effective
communication skills, managing employee performance, flexibility skills, ethics
and integrity.
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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