11 Election Officer/District Registrar Employment Opportunities – The Electoral Commission

Job Title:      Election Officer/District
Registrar (11 Job Vacancies)

Organization: The
Electoral Commission

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Regional
Election Officer

              

About US:

The Electoral
Commission of Uganda, also Uganda Electoral Commission, is a constitutionally
established organ of the Government of Uganda, whose mandate is to
“organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections” in the
country, in an efficient, professional and impartial manner. It was established
under Article 60 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Election Officer/District Registrar will enhance
and coordinate all operational activities in an EC District office/field, with
the aim of providing services for elections nearer to the public in the most
cost effective manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Updating
the Voters Register;

·       
Ensuring
timely implementation of electoral activities in the district in accordance
with the electoral timelines;

·       
Drawing
and implementing work plans for the District Electoral Commission office;

·       
Ensuring
safe custody of District Electoral Commission equipment, assets and reusable
materials;

·       
Supervising
and appraising Electoral Commission staff within the respective district;

·       
Accounting
for District Electoral Commission funds and producing regular financial and
activity reports;

·       
Attending
to public enquiries on Electoral Commission related matters within the
respective district;

·       
Sensitizing
the public on Electoral Commission through voter education and publicity;

·       
Executing
other official tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities or Law or Business
Administration or a related field from a recognized University/Institution.

·       
A Post
Graduate Diploma in a Management related field obtained from a recognized
University/Institution is an added advantage.

·       
At least
three years of relevant working experience in Electoral Commission served at
the level of Election Officer/Assistant District Registrar or equivalent level
of relevant experience in management, operations or field related activities in
a busy and reputable organization.

·       
Experience
in working in a multi-cultural and hardship environment;

·       
Good
skills in conflict resolution/problem solving, team work, crisis management,
training facilitation and coaching;

·       
High
level of commitment and working under minimal supervision;

·       
Ability
to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively with colleagues from
different backgrounds;

·       
Strong
planning, organization, communication and decision making skills;

·       
Confidentiality,
tact and discretion when dealing with people and issues;

·       
Ability to
work in a challenging environment under high pressure and cope with tight
deadlines;

·       
Strong
analytical and interpersonal skills with excellent advocacy skills;

·       
Possess
a high standard of personal and professional integrity.

·       
Age: Above
25 years

How to Apply:

Applications with
comprehensively typed CVs showing the applicant’s contact address with day time
telephone numbers, addresses and day time telephone numbers of three referees,
copies of academic transcripts and certificates should be sent to the Human
Resource Office/Central Registry or mailed to the address indicated below;

Head, Human Resource
Management

Electoral Commission

P.O. Box 22678

Kampala. Uganda

NB:  Envelopes should be clearly marked at the top
with the words “Application for the post of

Deadline: Tuesday 4th August, 2020

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