Job Title: Clerk Assistant (3 No Experience Jobs)
Organisation: Parliamentary Commission
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Clerk Assistant
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
- Appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
- Review the terms and conditions of service, standing orders, training and qualifications of persons holding office in Parliament;
- Provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
- Provide such other staff and facilities as are required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
- To cause to be prepared in each financial year, estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
- Make recommendations to Parliament, or with the approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.
Job Summary: The Clerk Assistant will provide administrative and secretariat support to Committees of Parliament and the House.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform the duties of Clerk at Table.
- Take minutes of the Plenary and the Committees of Parliament.
- The incumbent will interpret Rules of Procedure of Parliament.
- Arrange and organize for the meetings of Committees.
- Prepare and submit Committee Reports.
- Maintain Members’ register in the Plenary and Committee meetings.
- Draw-up the Order of Business for Committees;
- Draft Committee Reports;
- Work closely with Government Institutions and Departments on matters relating to bills, motions, statements, petitions and questions.
- Perform duties of a Secretary to a Committee.
- Perform any other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicants for the Clerk Assistant jobs should hold an Honours Bachelors Degree in the Arts/humanities; Social Sciences; Social Work and Social Administration, Law with a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre; Public Administration, Business Administration, or Development Studies from a recognized University/ Institution.
- Excellent report writing and minute-taking skills.
- Good computer skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to interface with Members of Parliament.
- Age: 21 years and above
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified Ugandans are encouraged to send updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) stating two referees; and certified copies of their academic certificates and transcripts. The applications should be addressed to the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission and posted to P.O. Box 7178 Kampala; or hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry – Parliament Buildings, Room 112, 1st Floor, South Wing; Parliament of Uganda.
Deadline: Friday 2nd December, 2016 by 5:00pm