Job Details (ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER-HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT [HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT DIVISION])

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans who have been serving under the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) under Contract Terms and are going to be formally mainstreamed in the Department of Rural Electrification in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.

     Applications should be filled and submitted ON-LINE no later than Wednesday 30th November 2022 by 5.00 pm. The link to the e-recruitment system can be accessed and viewed at https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

 

NOTE:

 

1.      ONLY Staff of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) are eligible to respond to this Advertisement.

 

2.The Common Cadre positions under Procurement Unit; Human Resource Unit; Accounts Unit and others have been reflected under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development for purposes of this Advert. At the time of issuing Instruments of Appointment, such staff shall be reflected under their respective Parent Ministries in line with the existing Policies and Procedures.

 

1.  Mandatory Instructions to Applicants: -

 

a)         Apply ON-LINE.

b)         Scan and submit relevant documents on-line.

c)         Attach relevant documents namely; “O” and “A” Level Certificates, Bachelor’s and Post Graduate, Degree Transcripts and Certificates (where applicable) as well as Employment letters.

d)         Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable document format (PDF) is allowed.

 

2.   Application Process

i)               Visit the website https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

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. Applicants are allowed to apply for only two posts 

  3.   Please Note: -

 

a)             Only applications submitted on-line shall be considered.

b)             Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. 

c)        Shortlisted candidates shall be required to bring along with them their original certificates of “O” and “A” level, Degree and Post Graduate (where applicable), Transcripts and Certificates as well as letters of employment plus National Identity Cards during the Oral Interviews.   

d)            In case of any inquiry, contact Tel. No. 0414254271 or 0414342279 or e-mail vacancies@psc.go.ug

              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/Department
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
Post
ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER-HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT [HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT DIVISION]
Scale
U1E
Terms of Employment
Vacancies
1
Reference
HRM 48/272/01
Minimum Age
30
Maximum Age

Minimum Qualification
Applicants should be Ugandans duly appointed staff of Rural Electrification Agency holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Environment Management; or Environmental Science; or Environmental Engineering; or Conservation Biology plus a Masters Degree in Environment; or Social Sciences; or Public Administration; or Management from a recognized University /Institution. OR An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences; or Social Work and Social Administration; or Development Studies; or Counselling and Guidance plus a Masters Degree in any of the above fields as well as a Post Graduate qualification in an environment related field from a recognized University /Institution. OR An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences; or Social Work and Social Administration; or Development Studies; or Counselling and Guidance plus a Masters Degree in Environment field from a 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 the level of Principal Officer in Environment; or Social Safeguards; or Health and Safety or equivalent level of relevant experience at the Rural Electrification Agency or from a reputable organization.
Duties
The incumbent will be responsible to the Permanent Secretary for performing the following duties:-

-       Coordinating and monitoring the implementation of Policies, Laws, Regulations, Programmes and Guidelines for   Environment, Health, Safety and Social safeguards in the Ministry;

-       Providing technical and policy guidance to the Ministry in the management of environment, social safeguards, health and safety issues;

-       Coordinating the development, update and management of environment, social safeguards, health and safety systems;

-       Planning and coordinating the development of environment and social assessment plans, strategies and tools;

-       Initiating the development and implementation of Health, Safety, Social Safeguards; Environment Standards and Procedures in the Minerals, Petroleum and Energy programmes;

-       Developing work plans, budgets, managing and accounting for resources allocated to the Division;

-       Providing input into the initiation and review of the National Policies, Regulations, Standards, Strategies, Guidelines and Plans regarding environment, social safeguards, health and safety;

-       Supervising, appraising and capacity building of the staff within the Division.

-       Preparing environmental, social safeguard, health and safety reports in the Minerals, Petroleum and Energy programmes;

-       Coordinating investigations to identify the root cause of an incident or other unsafe conditions on a work site;

 

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


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