Job Details ( MANAGER COMMERCIAL SERVICES )

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

 

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill available vacancies in Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA). Applications should be filled ON-LINE and submitted not later than Thursday 26th October, 2023.  The link to the e- recruitment system can be accessed at http://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors.

 

Applicants are advised to: -

a)   Apply ON-LINE.

b)  Scan and submit relevant documents (O’ Level, A’ Level, and Degree Transcripts and Certificates) on-line.

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

d)   Officers serving in the Public Service including KCCA are required to print an Extract copy 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. Where the Responsible Officer is reluctant or declines to provide a recommendation, the applicant should clearly indicate the reason on the extract of PSC Form 3 (2008) and submit it online.

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 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 their original certificates, transcripts and letters of employment, National Identity Cards, Letters of Referees during the Oral Interviews.

d) The Job Descriptions and Person Specifications as well as other details about the Jobs can be accessed and viewed on the PSC Website https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

e) The Commission Adverts are ONLY uploaded on the e-recruitment system under the website stated in (d) above and not any other platforms.

f)  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, Records Management Skills, Mobilization Skills, Ability to Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

 

-  Strategic Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Problem Solving, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.


Ministry/Department
Kampala Capital City Authority
Post
MANAGER COMMERCIAL SERVICES
Scale
KCCA5
Terms of Employment
permanent
Vacancies
1
Reference
DSC 15/77/01
Minimum Age
Maximum Age
50

Minimum Qualification
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either Commerce; or Economics; or Business Administration from a recognized University /Institution plus a Master’s Degree in either Commerce; or Economics; or Business Administration from a recognized University /Institution.
Working Experience
Applicants should have a minimum of seven (07) years working experience in the Trade and Commercial Sector, three (03) of which should have been gained at Principal or Middle Management level in Government or equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
Duties
The incumbent will be responsible to the Deputy Director Production and Marketing for performing the following duties:-

-        Coordinating the formulation and development of the sector strategic plans in line with the National priorities, Government Policies and frameworks;

-        Coordinating the delivery of business development services including Business Opportunity Identification, Business Counselling and Advisory Services; business planning; client accounting and book-keeping services; access to markets; access to finance among others;

-        Contributing to the design of programmes that enhance investment climate and SME growth and competitiveness;

-        Planning for, guiding and advising on the development of the commercial, industrial, SACCOs and related investments in the sector in urban areas;

-        Facilitating and overseeing delivery of quality services in the issuing of trading licenses and collection of revenue in accordance to the Laws of Uganda;

-        Guiding and advising the City Authority/Council Members on the interpretation, implementation and enforcement of policies and regulations on Trade, Industry, Marketing and SACCOS;

-        Designing mechanisms for attracting and supporting investments/investors in obtaining the necessary services and authorizations;

-        Designing mechanisms for collecting, monitoring, analyzing and disseminating business related data;

-        Developing strategic frameworks to manage, train, supervise and evaluate staff performance, in accordance with the Performance Management Guidelines;

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


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