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Friday, July 7, 2017

Principal Job at Education Service Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Jobs at:
Education Service Commission

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 21st July 2017.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Post : Principal
Grade : UICT/01 (a)
Ref No. : HRM 48/185 / 01 Vol. 41 (O1)
No. of vacancies : One (01)
Reports to : The Chairperson
Age Limit : Below 60 years
Purpose of the Job:
Overall academic, administrative and accounting officer for the institute, and serves as the main point of contact for external stakeholders.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure timely preparation of the Institutes Strategic, Business, and Work Plans for Council approval.
  • Effectively implement the policies, plans, and directives of the Governing Council and Academic Board.
  • Ensure development, promotion, and delivery of high quality training, research and consultancy services.
  • Ensure a conducive environment for learning and professional endeavor based on respect, fairness and equity for all staff and students.
  • Ensure timely appraisal of staff performance.
  • Ensure timely preparation and audit of financial reports for consideration of the Governing Council.
  •  Prepare and submit timely performance reports Board. Act as secretary to the Governing Council. Perform any other duty that may be assigned by the relevant authority.
Qualifications and Work Experience:
  • A Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Engineering and Computer Science;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science OR Software Engineering;
  • A qualification in Public Administration/Planning and Management is an added advantage;
  •  A Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) IS an added advantage;
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ in an ICT Academic Institution OR Public Organization, three (3) of Which should have been at Senior Managerial level in a recognized institution.
Job application procedure
Applications should be submitted in triplicate on For all posts, qualified women and persons with to the Governing Council and the Academic Duties and Responsibilities Education Service Commission Form 3 (1998) to the Secretary, Education Service Commission, P. O. Box 7196, Kampala, to be received not later than 21st July 2016.
The application forms are obtainable from the Education Service Commission Offices, lst floor Farmers’ House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala; Ministry of Education and Sports Headquarters; and District Service Commission offices.
The advertisement as well as the application forms can also be accessed from the Education Service Commission website on
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified against the vacancy.
Applicants should attach to each application form photocopies of all the academic certificates and transcripts, other relevant supporting documents, and a recent passport size photograph. Qualifications from only recognized Institutions will be considered.
Serving Public Officers must route their applications through their immediate Supervisor/ Head of institution/Department, who should be advised of the closing date to avoid delay. Applications that are not properly routed will not be considered.
Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.