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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Principal Research Officer Job at Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Principal Research Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Legal Services , Category: Social Services ]

Jobs at: Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday 21st November 2019 by 5:00pm
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 21, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), established by the Equal Opportunities Act of 2007 is mandated to provide a framework for redressing imbalances, which exist against the marginalized groups while promoting equal opportunities for all.
Salary: EOC2
Vacancies One (1)
Reports to Commissioner. Research, Monitoring and Evaluation .

Duties the incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation for performing the following duties;
• Conduct equal opportunities situational analysis and define EOC Research needs and priority areas in line with National Development Plan Strategic Plan, Research Policies and Guidelines.
• Develop and implement equal opportunities research proposals in line with the organizational mandate, strategic plan, research policies and guidelines.
• Develop and implement equal opportunities annual organizational and departmental work plans in line with National Development Plan, Strategic Plan, research policies and guidelines.
• Develop and implement a framework and strategies for research data collection including the development of research tools and instruments in line with National Development Plan, Strategic Plan, Research Policies and Guideline.
• Develop and implement strategies for managing field research activities and data enumerators in line with EOC research policies and guidelines.
• Develop and implement system for research data analysis and quality assurance in line with EOC Strategic Plan, Research Polices and Guidelines.
• Develop equal opportunities periodic research reports in line with EOC Reporting Requirements and Guidelines
• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Key competencies
• Strong leadership, teamwork and management skills
• Demonstrate competence in strategic planning and research methods
• Demonstrate ability to cultivate strategic partnerships
• Demonstrate excellent communication and networking competencies with good understanding of Government operational regulations and policy
• High level of integrity and transparency
• Proficiency in computer and computer packages

Minimum Qualification and Working Experience
• Degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Population Studies, Demography, Public Policy or Social Sciences or Social Work and Social Administration (SWASA) from a recognized Institution.
• Post graduate qualification with research methods as a subject will be an added advantage
• Applicants should have a minimum of Seven (7) years relevant working experience at the level of Senior Research Officer in Government or equivalent level of experience in reputable organization,
• The applicant should be competent in Research and information management.

Job Education Requirements: Degree in Quantitative Economics

Job Experience Requirements: Seven (7)

Job application procedure
Applicants should submit their applications using Public Service Form 3 (2008) with the following attachments in triplicate: detailed curriculum vitae (one of the two referees should be the applicant's current employer or most recent employer), copies of academic transcripts, certificates and three recent passport size photographs.
Handwritten applications are also accepted. Applicants shall be required to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the oral interviews. The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offices, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Kampala, or can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission (PSC) website: or at the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Offices, Plot 7, Luthuli Close-Bugolobi. Applications should be addressed to The Secretary, Equal Opportunities Commission, P. O. Box 27672, Kampala and submitted not later than Thursday November 21 2019 by 5:00pm. The advert may also be accessed on Equal Opportunities Commission Website;
The post applied for, together with the job reference should be indicated on the right hand top corner of the envelope. While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. In case of any clarifications, applicants can call on Telephone number: 0414 223 234

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