Clerk Assistant Jobs at Parliamentary Commission Uganda


Job Title:    Clerk Assistant (3 No Experience Jobs)

Organisation: Parliamentary Commission

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Clerk Assistant

About US:

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