Deputy Director /Technical (NUYDC) Employment Opportunity – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:    Deputy Director
/Technical (NUYDC)

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Duty Station: 
Gulu, Uganda

Reports to:
Director, NUYDC

Reference Number: NU/002/2019

About US:

The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and
responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies
across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures effective and efficient implementation of all training
    programmes delivered by the Centre and network of training providers.
  • Ensures the integrity of internal and external examinations.
  • Oversees the development of training curricula.
  • Manages processes and procedures of admissions.
  • Ensures quality of training programmes delivered by training
  • Manages and supervises all Heads of technical department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in
    Engineering, B.A. Industrial Art & Design, BSc. Agriculture, Social
    Science, Development Studies or any other field related to Management
    Science from a recognized University / Institution.
  • Must have a Master’s Degree in Business Administration,
    Public/Administration & Management, Project Planning & Management,
    Monitoring & Evaluation or a related field from a recognised
  • Either a Certificate or Diploma in Technical Teacher Education
    (CTTE/DTTE) or Certificate in Vocational Training Instruction (CVTI).
  • A Technical qualification/training of trainers or training of
    instructors for Business, Technical and Vocational Education and Training
    (BTVET) would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 (five) years of experience in technical and
    vocational training, at least 3 (three) of which should have been gained
    at the level of programme development and management. 
  • Knowledge and practice of modularised training based on standards
    and a qualification framework for assessment.
  • Private and public sector experience in skills development.
  • Developing an employment oriented curriculum.
  • Familiarity with the relevant research in skills development.
  • Familiarity with the Northern Conflict and its educational and
    social impact on the youth of Northern Uganda.
  • Knowledge in procurement, including familiarity with the provisions
    of the PPDA.
  • Knowledge in accountability for use of resources, including
    familiarity with financial management procedures of the Government of
  • Age: 35 years and

How to Apply:

Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda

All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.

All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime

Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm

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