Senior Election Officer / Regional Election Officer Jobs – The Electoral Commission

Job Title:      Senior Election Officer/Regional
Election Officer

Organization: The
Electoral Commission

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head,
Field Operations


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 Senior Election Officer/Regional Election
Officer will enhance and coordinate all operational activities in an EC
Regional Office/field, with the aim of providing services for elections nearer
to the public in the most cost effective manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

and appraising Electoral Commission staff within the region;

and ensuring timely implementation of electoral programs/activities within the

on a regular basis, the operations of field offices within the region;

in planning and reviewing operational procedures for field activities and
operations and coordinating their implementation;

data from districts within the region and taking remedial measures where

monthly and quarterly operational reports to the Head of Field Operations

on issues involving conduct of electoral activities within the region;

charge of the Commission’s property within the region;

information flow between the Electoral Commission headquarters, district staff
and stakeholders within the region;

confidence and trust in the Electoral Commission and electoral process through
increased interaction with stakeholders in the region;

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

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

in working in a multi-cultural and hardship environment;

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

level of commitment and working under minimal supervision;

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

planning, organization, communication and decision making skills;

tact and discretion when dealing with people and issues;

to work in a challenging environment under high pressure and cope with tight

analytical and interpersonal skills with excellent advocacy skills;

a high standard of personal and professional integrity.

Age: 28 years and Above.

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

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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