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 Thursday 21st April, 2022.  The link to the e- recruitment system can be accessed and viewed at


Applicants are advised to: -


a)          Apply ON-LINE.

b)          Scan and submit relevant documents (O’ Level, A’ Level, Degree and 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

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. You should 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, transcripts and letters of employment, National Identity Cards, Letters of Referees during the Oral Interviews.

d)          Short listed Applicants should ensure that their Staff Performance Appraisals for the last three (3) Financial Years 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


            Applicants should have the following Core Competencies:


-             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.



-             Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.

Ministry of Local Government
Terms of Employment
HRM 55/70/01
Minimum Age
Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Economics; or Education; or Business Management; or Agricultural Economics; or any relevant Degree plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation; or Project Management from a recognized University/Institution. Applicants should possess a Master’s Degree in Industrial Economics or Business Administration; or Business and Enterprise Management; or Business Vocational Education; or in a related field from recognized University/Institution.
Working Experience
Applicants should have a minimum of nine (9) years relevant working experience, three (3) of which should have been served at Principal Officer level in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable Organization.
The incumbent will be responsible to the Commissioner, Local Economic Development for performing the following duties:-

-       Reviewing and developing policies for economic development in Local Governments;

-       Initiating special projects for addressing district development objectives;

-       Guiding and mentoring Local Governments in community driven development;

-       Providing platform for Private Public Partnerships with Local Governments;

-       Advocating for business development in Local Governments;

-       Providing technical support to Local Governments programmes for revenue enhancement and policies;

-       Facilitating Local Governments to provide the right mix of goods and services;


-       Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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