Senior Officer (Board Affairs) Job Placement – Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)

Job Title:       Senior Officer (Board
Organisation: Uganda
Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Executive
Ref: UBTEB/HRM/003/01/2018
About US:
Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board (UBTEB) is one of the national Examinations Boards in Uganda
whose mandate is to streamline, regulate, coordinate and conduct credible
examinations and award Certificates and Diplomas in the Business, Technical and
Vocational professions. The Board therefore conducts Business, Technical and
Vocational examinations, including Applied Science specialties such as
Biological Sciences (Agricultural, Fisheries, Wildlife, Forestry, Bee keeping
and other related fields), Physical Sciences (Meteorology, Surveys and Land
Management, and other related fields), Cooperative, Social Development, Hotel,
Catering and Tourism.
Job Summary: The Senior
Officer (Board Affairs) will perform the function of drafting, proof reading
all Board documents and ensure suitability before presentation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The
    incumbent will edit and proof read manuscripts of Examination Test Items;
  • Draft,
    edit and proof read Board reports and other Board documents;
  • Correct
    and correlate the Annual report and other Board reports;
  • Arrange
    for the printing of the Annual report and other reports;
  • Edit
    and proof read Committee and Board Minutes;
  • Responsible
    for the preparation of speeches for Board functions;
  • Responsible
    for preparation of Policy Briefs;
  • Responsible
    for the preparation of Concepts and Proposals; and
  • Perform
    any other relevant duties as assigned to him or her by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Arts, Arts with
    Education, Law, Business and Economics from a recognised institution;
  • An
    Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Arts, Arts with Education,
    Law, Business, Economics from a recognised Institution;
  • At
    least four years of related working experience.
  • At
    least two years’ experience in preparation of Reports, Minutes and Policy
  • Excellent
    knowledge in Computer skills;
  • Excellent
    report writing and communication skills
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Excellent
    computer skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and team building
  • High
    level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Demonstrable
    skills in research and Proposals writing
  • Demonstrable
    judgment and crave for technical details
  • Excellent
    skills in data analysis
  • Good
    time management skills
  • Excellent
    organizational skills
  • Age: 30 – 55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates hand deliver three sets of handwritten applications with
detailed CVs and photocopies of academic certificates, testimonials,
transcripts and/or result slips; three (3) most recent and clear passport size
photographs, names and addresses of two referees, a letter of recommendation
from the current or most recent employer, telephone contacts and emails of both
the applicant and the referees. The Job title and Ref. No. should be clearly
written on the top left corner of the envelope. The documents should be
submitted in sealed envelopes to the address indicated below;
The Executive Secretary,
Uganda Business and Technical
Examinations Board,
Plot 7 Valley Drive, Ntinda,
P. O. Box 1499, Kampala –
Deadline: 23rd February 2018 by 5:00 pm
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