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:  

·       
Supervising
and appraising Electoral Commission staff within the region;

·       
Coordinating
and ensuring timely implementation of electoral programs/activities within the
region;

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

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

·       
Analyzing
data from districts within the region and taking remedial measures where
necessary;

·       
Preparing
monthly and quarterly operational reports to the Head of Field Operations
Department;

·       
Advising
on issues involving conduct of electoral activities within the region;

·       
Taking
charge of the Commission’s property within the region;

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

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

·       
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.

·       
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
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: 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
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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