Apply for the job of Deputy Executive Director, Corporate Services at Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Apply for the job of Deputy Executive Director, Corporate Services at Uganda Bureau of Statistics

Job Title:  Deputy Executive Director, Corporate Services

Organisation: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Executive Director

Job Ref: UBOS/HRM/001/14

About UBOS:

The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous body established by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics Act, 1998, to promote the production of reiiable official statistics and ensure the development and maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS). The Mis¬sion of the Bureau is to provide quality and demand driven statistics that support policy, decision-making, research and other development initiatives.

Job Summary: The UBOS Deputy Executive Director, Corporate Services will develop and coordinate the implementation of policies, systems and procedures that ensure efficient management of corporate resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • In charge of the development of institutional and organisational development programmes in line with modem management principles and practices;
  • Responsible for the development of the resource mobilisation and management frameworks in line with the Strategic Plan of the Bureau;
  • Intuitively review and monitoring of work plans of the Directorates and Divisions under the Corporate Services Sector in line with the Strategic Plan of the Bureau;
  • In charge of the implementation and monitoring of adherence by all staff to established corporate policies, regulations and guidelines;
  • Collation and presentation of the Bureau’s annual work plans and regular progress reports in accordance with established procedures;
  • Support the Executive Director in the management and accountability of organisational resources in accordance with the corporate regulations;
  • Performance assessment of Line Directors and Line Managers in accordance with the set targets

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree, with honours, in any of the following fields; Social Sciences, Information Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, Financial Management or Law from a recognised University;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and or Management, Business Administration or Financial Management from a recognized University; and Post-Graduate training in any of the following fields will be an added advantage; Information Technology, Human Resource Management, Project Planning and Management, Communication and Public Relations, Procurement or Financial Management.
  • A minimum of ten years working experience, at a senior level position in management, 5 of which should have been in a government Department/Agency or a government project; Good working knowledge of Public Sector Management Systems and Procedures, particularly in Public Finance Management;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite;
  • Excellent Interpersonal, Communication and Negotiation skills;
  • Leadership and Team building skills;
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills; and High Integrity and good moral character.

Age: Between 35 – 50 years.

How to Apply for the job: 

All candidates should send their applications indicating three professional referees with their contact addresses, the applicant’s postal address, e-mail and telephone contacts as well as copies of academic transcripts and certificates and a detailed CV should be submitted to the address below:

The Chairman Board of Directors Uganda Bureau of Statistics,

Plot 9, Colville Street, P.O Box 7186, Kampala.

Tel. 256-0414706000 Fax 0414-237533/230370.

Email to: ded-cs@ubos.org

NB: Please, indicate the relevant Job title and reference number on top of the first page of the Application Letter.

Deadline: Friday December 19, 2014 by 5.00pm

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