EO – Test Development Secondary Jobs – Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Job Title:    EO – Test Development Secondary

Organisation: Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: SEO – Test Development (Secondary)


About US:

The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) is a body corporate established under Cap.137 Laws of Uganda. Its Vision is “A Recognized Centre of Globally Competitive Educational Assessment and Certification” and its mission is “Conduct Valid, Reliable, Equitable and Quality Assessment of Learners’ Achievement in a Professional and Innovative Manner and Award Internationally Recognized Certificates”.


Job Summary:  The EO – Test Development Secondary will carry out field implementation and support coordination of activities relating to Item Development of Secondary examinations in accordance with the laid down regulations.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Identifying and training item writers in close collaboration with the Senior Examinations Officer.
  • Ensuring reliability and validity of the items set.
  • Conducting moderation meetings.
  • Compiling the moderated test items into draft question papers.
  • Supervising the type setting of the draft question papers.
  • Proof reading the typed question papers.
  • Analyzing, compiling and typesetting reports on work of candidates at UCE.


Key Performance Indicators

  • Lists of item writers.
  • Number of sets of raw test items generated.
  • Number of sets of moderated test papers.
  • Number of sets of compiled draft test papers.
  • Number of sets of valid and reliable, and error free test papers produced.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an Hons Bachelor’s degree in education in the desired area or Bachelor of Arts in the desired area with a post graduate diploma in education or the equivalent.
  • Three years of teaching experience.
  • At least three years’ experience in examinations or examinations related work in a reputable educational institution.
  • Good coordination skills.
  • Knowledge and experience in examinations related work.
  • Good communications and interpersonal relations.
  • Computer literate especially in word processing, and spreadsheets.
  • High degree of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Desired subject areas include: German, Chinese, Lugbarati and Luo i.e. Dhopadhola, leb lango or Leb Acholi.
  • Age limit: Not more than 45 years


How to Apply:

All eligible candidates should submit their applications with detailed CVs, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contacts and addresses of at least three referees in hard copies, delivered to the address below OR submit in soft form at careers@uneb.ac.ug


Address to:


The Executive Director,

Uganda National Examinations Board

Plot 35 Martyrs way – Ntinda

P.O. Box 7066 – Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 5th November 2021


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