40 Deputy Chief Administrative Officers Job at Ministry of Local Government

Ministry of Local Government

40 Deputy Chief Administrative Officers Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 40

Deadline: May 10 2024

Hiring Organization: Ministry of Local Government

Job Details:

Minimum Qualification
• Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences; or Development Studies; or Social Work and Social Administration; or Arts; or Management; or Law; or Commerce (Management option); or Business Administration (Management option) from a recognized University/Institution plus a Master’s Degree in either Public Administration and Management; or Public Sector Management; or Business Administration; or Human Resource Management; or Management Studies; or any other related field from a recognized University/Institution. - Applicants should possess a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management; or Development Administration; or any other related discipline from a recognized University / Institution. - Applicants should possess a Certificate in Administrative Officers’ Law Course from a recognized Institution.

Working Experience
• Applicants should have a minimum of nine (9) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been served at the level of Principal Township Officer Scale U2 and Principal Assistant Clerk Scale U2 in Government

The incumbent will be responsible to the Chief Administrative Officer for performing the following duties:-
a. Providing administrative support services to the District Council and the technical Departments;
b. Initiating and formulating District Policies, Plans, Strategies and Ordinances in liaison with Heads of Department and Council Standing Committees;
c. Supervising and coordinating proper management of the human resources in the District;
d. Managing and providing efficient utilization, proper and timely accountability of all resources of the Administration and other Departments;
e. Carrying out the role of deputizing the Chief Administrative Officer;
f. Providing technical support and guidance to the technical Departments on matters relating to administration;
g. Coordinating and supervising the safe custody of Council properties and assets;
h. Coordinating production of District Development Plans, work plans, budgets and annual and quarterly reports;
i. Supervising the upkeep and providing the safe custody of Council properties and assets;
j. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Application procedure

Applications are invited from suitably qualified serving Public Officers in Ministries/Departments/Agencies and Local Governments dully appointed and confirmed by the Appointing National and Local Service Commissions to fill vacant posts. Applications should be filled ON-LINE and submitted not later than 10th May, 2024. The link to the e- recruitment system can be accessed and viewed at https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors 

Mandatory Instructions to Applicants: -
a) Apply ON-LINE.
b) Scan and submit relevant documents (‘O’ and A’ Level Result Slips and Certificates, Bachelor’s Degree and Post Graduate Transcripts and Certificates, Professional Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion) on-line.
c) Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format (PDF) is allowed.
d) Print an Extract of PS Form 3 (2008) and obtain recommendation from the Responsible Officers. Scan the recommendation together with the rest of the documents and submit online.

Application Process
i) Visit the website https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors 
ii) Click on ‘register as a new user’ to create your account and complete your profile starting with the Bio data moving downwards
iii) If you already have an account, simply click on your right and update your profile
iv) Click a Job from the list of advertised jobs in the menu.
v) View the Job Details and Click ‘Apply now’
vi) Review your application and SUBMIT.

NB. Applicants are allowed to apply for only one post.

Please Note: -
a) Only applications on-line will be considered.
b) Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
c) Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring along with them, their original certificates of ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level, Transcripts and Certificates, letters of employment, National Identity Cards during the Oral Interviews.
d) Short listed Applicants should ensure that their Staff Performance Appraisals for the last three (3) Financial Years 2019/2020, 2020/2021, 2021/2022 are submitted to the Commission before the date of Oral Interviews.
e) In case of any inquiry, contact Tel. No. 0414254271 or 0414342279 or e-mail vacancies@psc.go.ug

Applicants should have the following Core Competencies:
1. 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, Ability to Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.
2. Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.

Date Posted: 2023-04-10




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