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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Commissioner Policy Analysis Job at Public Service Commission - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Commissioner Policy Analysis

Jobs at:
Public Service Commission

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

Duty Station:
Uganda

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Job details:
MINISTRY: OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
POST: Commissioner Policy Analysis (01 VACANCY),
REF: HRM 62/272/01 Vol.8
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U5
AGE: 35 YEARS AND ABOVE
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelors Degree in either Public Policy and Management or Social Sciences (Sociology, Social Administration, Political Science and Public Administration Economics) or Development Studies with a module in Policy Analysis and Planning plus a Masters Degree in Public Policy or Economic Policy and Planning or Economic Policy Management from a recognized University/ Institution.
Applicants should have a minimum of ten (10) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been served at the Assistant Commissioner Policy Analysis level in Government or equivalent level of relevant working experience from a reputable Organization. Applicants should be computer literate, self driven, innovative and result oriented.
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.