Consultancy Jobs - Terms of Reference for Annual Data Household Survey - Farm Africa Livestock for Livelihoods (UK Aid Direct) Project in Karamoja, Uganda

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Over 34000 Presiding Officer Job Opportunities - Electoral Commission

 Job Title:      Presiding Officer (34,344 A’ Level Jobs)

Organization: Electoral Commission

Duty Station: All Polling Stations countrywide, Uganda

Reports to: Parish Supervisor

Allowance: Shs.50,000/= per day of presiding.


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 Presiding Officer will assist in conducting the four (4) major categories of elections, on polling day.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Reports to the Returning Officer through the immediate supervisor;

·        Overall management of a polling station;

·        Supervision of polling station staff;

·        Receipt, issuance, accountability and safe custody of election materials;

·        Ensuring proper filling of election forms;

·        Submission of election returns to the Returning Officer;

·        Ensuring peace and security at the polling station;

·        Keeping records of  the proceedings at the polling station layout;

·        Mobilizing furniture to facilitate the polling process;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        Possession of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent.

·        Should have high moral character and proven integrity.

·        Preferably a resident of the area where the polling station is located for at least two (2) years.

·        Must be a registered voter.

·        Experience in elections related work is an added advantage.

·        Age limit: 18 years and above


How to Apply:

Applicants should fill in a job application form, Download Here showing their day time  telephone  number(s), addresses which should be  completed and sent to the  respective District Registrar where the applicant may wish to work, in any case.


Envelopes should be clearly marked at the top with the   words ‘Application for the post of Presiding Officer .’



·        Applicants must possess a telephone number registered on mobile money in their own names as they appear on their National Identity Cards (IDs) to facilitate payment by e-cash.

·        Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

·        Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

·        Electoral Commission is an equal opportunity employer, therefore, females and persons with disability are particularly encouraged to apply.


Deadline: Friday, 4th December, 2020.


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