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6 Senior Policy Analysts Job at Public Service Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
6 Senior Policy Analysts

Jobs at:
Public Service Commission

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 27th September 2017

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
POST: Senior Policy Analyst (06 VACANCY),
REF: HRM 62/272/01 Vol.8
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U3
AGE: 25 YEARS AND ABOVE

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelors Degree in either Public Policy or Social Sciences (Sociology, Social Administration, Political Science and Public Administration, Economics with a module in Policy Analysis) or Development Studies with a module in Policy Analysis and Planning plus a certificate in Public Policy and training in Regulatory Best Practices from a recognized University/ Institution.
Possession of a minimum of a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy Analysis or Economics or Statistics or Project Planning and Management or related field from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.
Applicants should have a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience served as Policy Analyst or Economist or Statistician in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organisation.
Job application procedure

Applications are invited from suitably, qualified, Ugandans to fill vacant posts. Application Forms/Public Service Form No.3 (2008) in triplicate and PSC Summary Form (one form) should be submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala to be received not later than 27th September 2017.
The Application and Summary Forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Office, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Parliament Avenue, Kampala or Ministries/Departments and District Service Commission Offices, or can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission website www.psc.go.ug . Hand written applications are also acceptable.
Application forms should bear the title of the post followed by the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. The appropriate Advert Title e.g. “PSC External Advert. No. 2/2017” should be clearly indicated on top of each first page of the Application Form No. 3 (2008). Applicants should attach three sets of photocopies of their academic transcripts and certificates. Applicants subsequently shortlisted for oral interviews shall be required to present originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the Oral Interviews. Applicants should attach three (3) recent passport size photographs and should apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for. The Advert may also be accessed on Public Service Commission website
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.
Applicants for posts on Scale U3 - U1 below should have the following Core Competencies:
  •  Public Sector Management, Results orientation, Ethics and integrity, Interpersonal, Communication and Computer Skills, ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings, innovation concern for quality, standards and technical competence, Interpersonal skills, ability to coach subordinates and report writing skills.
  • Strategic thinking, negotiation skills, team building, conflict management, policy development, change management, Research and report writing, project management and technical skills.