Vocational Assessment Officer, Civil & Water Engineering

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Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) is one of the national Assessment Boards in Uganda. 

Vacancy title:Vocational Assessment Officer, Civil & Water Engineering

Deadline of this Job:23 January 2021  

JOB DETAILS:
Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) is one of the national Assessment Boards in Uganda. This is a professional Examinations Board with the mandate to streamline, regulate, coordinate, and conduct credible examinations and award Certificates and Diplomas in the Business, Technical and Vocational professions. The Board therefore conducts Business, Technical and Vocational examinations, including Applied Science specialties such as Biological Sciences (Agricultural, Fisheries, Wildlife, Forestry, Beekeeping and other related fields), Physical Sciences (Meteorology, Surveys and Land Management, and other related fields), Cooperative, Social Development, Hotel, Catering and Tourism. UBTEB is committed to conduct quality applied knowledge and skills Examinations with an ultimate goal of enabling the students to access further upward academic progressions and employment in the world of work. The Board emphasizes Integrity and transparency, Valid and Reliable Assessment, Commitment and Teamwork, Security and confidentiality, and Professionalism as the key guiding principles for building a strong organization.
Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board (UBTEB) now invites applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts in its establishment under the Directorates of Examinations Management and that of Finance, Human Resource and Administration. All applicants should be computer literate. The Board offers an attractive salary and benefit package to these positions.
Job Title: Vocational Assessment Officer, Civil & Water Engineering (1 Post)
Ref No: UBTEB/HRM-EXT/006/01/2021
Salary Scale: BTEB 5
Reports to: Senior Examinations Officer- Vocational Education
Department: Vocational Education
Job Purpose
To implement assessment processes in Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration fields..

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the process of development, moderation, typing, and proofreading of test items in the Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood Technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration and ensure they are conducted in line with rules and regulations;
  •  Participate in the process of development of assessment syllabi, tools, manuals and guidelines in Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood Technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration fields;
  •  Participate in verification of continuous assessment marks/results of candidates in Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood Technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration fields;
  •  Ensure Timely preparation and development of unit work plans, budgets, and activity progress reports;
  •  Provide all necessary information for analysis and development of policy, Manuals, standards, examination time-tables and circulars for the Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood Technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration fields;
  •  Provide all technical input in the process registration of candidates (verification and enrolment), and actively participate in marking exercise in Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood Technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration fields;
  •  Maintain an updated database of academic programmes in Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood Technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration fields;
  •  Participate in the preparation and implementation of registration of candidates (verification and enrolment), supervision and marking of exams in Building and Construction, Plumbing, Wood Technology, Pottery and Ceramics, Painting and Decoration fields;
  •  Coordinate and the prepare for Awards meetings;
  • Manage performance of staff who directly report to him/her;
  • Under take any other duties that may be assigned to him or her by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Working Experience:

  •  An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Civil & Building Engineering (Civil, Highway, Structural, construction, Architecture) or Water & Environmental Engineering (waters and sanitation, or Environmental Engineering) from a recognised institution;
  •  A Diploma in Civil engineering fields (civil, highway, structural, construction) or Water & Environmental Engineering (water and sanitation, or Environmental Engineering) from a recognised institution;
  •  A minimum of a Certificate in Technical/Vocational Teacher Education, a MUST;
  •  A minimum of two (2) years’ experience;
  •  25 – 40 years of age at entry.
     

Key competences

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • High level of integrity
  •  Computer skills

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Three sets of handwritten applications with detailed CVs and photocopies of Academic Certificates, Testimonials, Transcripts and/or Result slips; Three (3) most recent and clear passport size photographs, Names and addresses of two referees, A letter of recommendation from the current or most recent employer, telephone contacts and emails of both the applicant and the referees; should be submitted in sealed envelopes and hand delivered not later than 23rd January 2021 at 5.00p.m to the address indicated below. The Job title and Reference Number should be clearly written on the top left corner of the envelope. Applications should be addressed to; The Executive Secretary, Uganda Business and Technical Examinations Board; Plot 7 Valley Drive, Ntinda; P. O. Box 1499; Kampala – Uganda. Only successful applicants will be contacted.