Sub-county/Parish Supervisors Jobs

The Electoral Commission, established under Article 60 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and mandated to conduct public elections and referenda, invites applications from suitably qualified persons with proven integrity and initiative, results oriented, able to work in teams under minimum supervision, and excellent client care to fill vacant positions within its establishment.

Application procedure

Application forms can be picked from the offices of the respective District Registrars/Returning Officers. They can also be downloaded from the Electoral Commission website at www.ec.or.ug. Duly filled application forms should be returned to the office of the District Registrar/Returning Officer not later than 26th July, 2019.

A short-list of candidates to appear for interviews will be pinned at the office of the District Registrar/Returning Officer in your district. The date for conducting interviews will be communicated to you through the office of the District Registrar/Returning Officer and through announcements on local radio stations. Successful candidates will be informed through the same office and will be issued appointment letters.

Copies of academic certificates and National Identity Card, a comprehensive CV with 2 referees and day time telephone contact, and two pass-port size photos should be attached to the application form.

Successful candidates will be paid through e-cash. Therefore, applicants must possess a phone number registered on Mobile Money in their names.

Electoral Commission is an Equal Opportunity employer and therefore all qualified persons are encouraged to apply.

Vacancy 1:                     Sub-County Supervisor

No. of positions:            One per Sub-County

Reports to:                              Returning Officer

Duty Station:                 Within the Sub-county

Terms:                           Three months Contract (with a possibility of renewal)

Remuneration:              Attractive and competitive

 

Key responsibilities:

  1. Administering all electoral activities in the sub-county;
  2. Conducting voter education in the Sub-County;
  3. Issuing out Voter Location Slips;
  4. Updating the Voters’ Register;
  5. Assist in mobilizing people to turn up and participate in electoral activities;
  6. Responsible for the conduct of nominations, campaigns and polling day activities;
  7. Making election activity reports to the Returning Officer;
  8. Responsible for Electoral Commission equipment and materials within the area of jurisdiction;
  9. Participate in recruiting and training registration, display and polling day officials;
  10. Ensuring that election materials reach polling stations in time and equipping polling stations;
  11. Conducting publicity of electoral activities;
  12. Providing information and statistics on voter registration, voting and elections;
  13. Any other official duties assigned from time to time.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications and skills:

  1. Possession of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent;
  2. Should have high moral character and proven integrity;
  3. Should be resident in the Sub-County for at-least three (3) years;
  4. Demonstrable experience in handling public affairs is an added advantage;
  5. Should be a registered voter;
  6. Considerable knowledge of the electoral process in Uganda;
  7. Previous experience in election related work is an added advantage;
  8. Should have a crime-free record;

 

Vacancy 2:                     Parish Supervisor

No. of positions:            One per Parish.

Reports to:                    Sub-County Supervisor

Duty Station:                 Within the Parish

Terms:                           3 months contract (with a possibility of renewal)

Remuneration:              Attractive and competitive

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Administering all electoral activities in the parish;
  2. Conducting voter education in the parish;
  3. Issuing out Voter Location Slips;
  4. Updating the Voters’ Register;
  5. Assist in mobilizing people to turn up and participate in electoral activities;
  6. Responsible for the conduct of nominations, campaigns and polling day activities;
  7. Making election activity reports to sub-county supervisor;
  8. Responsible for Electoral Commission equipment and materials within the area of jurisdiction;
  9. Participate in recruiting and training registration, display and polling day officials;
  10. Ensuring that election materials reach polling stations in time and equipping polling stations;
  11. Conducting publicity of electoral activities;
  12. Providing information and statistics on voter registration, voting and elections;
  13. Any other official duties assigned from time to time.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications and skills:

  1. Possession of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent will be an added advantage;
  2. High moral character and proven integrity;
  3. Should be resident in the Parish for at-least three (3) years;
  4. Demonstrable experience in handling Public Affairs is an added advantage;
  5. Should be a registered voter;
  6. Considerable knowledge of the electoral process in Uganda;
  7. Previous experience in election related work is an added advantage;
  8. Should have a crime-free record.

Preferred skills and experience for BOTH positions:

  1. Ability to command respect.
  2. Considerable knowledge and exposure to the electoral process.
  3. Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-work skills.
  4. Capacity to work with senior personalities in different occupations.
  5. Analytical and problem solving skills.
  6. Past or current experience in teaching or community mobilization.
  7. Ability to train.
  8. Ability to work under tight deadlines.