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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Principal Job at Bbira Vocational Training Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:

Jobs at:
Bbira Vocational Training Institute 

Deadline of this Job:
19th October 2018 

Duty Station:

Date Posted: 1st October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


Bbira Vocational Training Institute is a Church of Uganda founded skills training institution affiliated to the Directorate of Household and Community Transformation. It is located in Nakabugo Village off Bulaga Trading Centre, 9 miles on Kampala – Mityana highway.
The institute seeks to recruit suitable persons for the position below:

Post: Principal
Accountable to: Board of Governors and Director, Household and Community Transformation

Job purpose:
  • To oversee the day to day operations of the Institute
  • To provide technical curriculum leadership and guidance in the academic programs
    Core duties:
  • Be the overall accounting offi cer of the institution and ensure proper planning, budgeting and accountability of the Institution’s fi nancial resources
  • Plan, direct, coordinate and ensure effective implementation of the Institution’s education programmes, students and staff activities within the limits set by Education authorities and the Board of Governors
  • Attend to human resource matters of the institution in conformity with the prevailing policies and statutory regulations
  • Initiate development projects for the Institution and mobilize resources for their implementation
  • Ensure annual reviews and enrichment of the Institution’s curriculum and report on the same
  • Prepare progress and summary reports for presentation and submission to the Board of Governors and Ministry of Education
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other educational and industrial establishments
  • Be the minute secretary to the Board of Governors meetings Qualifications and experience required:
  •  At least a fi rst degree in Engineering or Education (Technical)
  •  Post graduate qualifi cations in Technical / Vocational Teacher Education is a must for persons with fi rst degree in Engineering
  • At least 5 years working experience in a teaching environment, 2 of which at senior management level
Required skills and person specifications
  • Visionary, innovative and self-driven
  • Clear understanding of Vocational School management
  • Excellent management skills especially in the areas of finance and human resource
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Innovative skills
  • Business management skills
  • Independent decision making skills
  • Team working skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work with minimal or no supervision
  • Computer literate
  • Preferred age bracket is 30 – 45 years
  • Visionary and self-driven
Job application procedure
Applications along with most recent CVs with three references, certified copies of relevant academic testimonials, recommendation letter from Parish Priest and a day time contact should be submitted to the address below not later than October 19th 2018. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Church of Uganda is an equal opportunity employer.
The Board of Governors
Bbira Vocational Training Institute
P. O. Box 6551, Kampala – Uganda