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Saturday, 17 August 2013



The  Uganda  Human   Rights   Commission  is  an  Institution  established  under  the  Provisions  of   Articles  51{1}  of   the  Constitution   of   the  Republic   of   Uganda,                 
Its  legal   mandate,   functions  and  powers   are  also   enshrined  in  the  UHRC  Act
Of    1997.   The  main   function   of   the   Commission   is  to  protect  and   promote
Human   Rights,   Civic   Obligations,  Constitutionalism   and  respect  for  the  rule  of
 Law.   The  Commission   would  like  to  strengthen   its   human  resources   capacity
By   recruiting  dynamic  and  self  motivated  individuals   to  complement   its  current 
Staff   in  the  implementation  of  its  mandate  as a  National  Human  Rights  institution.
Applications   are  invited   for   filling   the   following    positions   which  will   be  based   at   the  Commission   Head quarters-Kampala

Job Title            ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT/PROJECTS(1 vacancy)
Ref  No:              UHRC /HQ /3 /2013
Salary  Scale        HR-OS-6
Age:                     20 years and above
Reports to             senior Accountant/projects

Main purpose
The Assistant accountant will be responsible to the senior accountant for effective and efficient implementation of activities of handling finances in the accounts office through the accounts function.
Competencies required
Applicants    must   be  Ugandans  in  possession  of  minimum  of  the  following  qualifications;
  • UDBS  or  any   Diploma   in  accountancy  obtained  from   a  recognized    awarding  Institution  of  a  Diploma  in  Accounts   from  a  recognized  Institution.  Part  qualification  in  ACCA  or  CPA  will  be  an  added  advantage.
  • Prior  Accounting  experience  of  atleast  2  years  in  a  related  field.
  • Knowing   of  Government  of  Uganda  Accounting  practices  and  procedures.
  • Knowledge  of  relevant  accounting  packages.

Duties  and  Responsibilities
  • Prepairing    activity  work  plans  providing   technical  input   in  the  budget  preparation   proceses.
  • Proccessing  of  payments  for  activities   including    withdrawals,   banking  and  issuing   out  payments  to  facilitate  field   activities.
  • Maintainance    of   up-to-date    accounts    records   and   books  of  accounts,  including   cash  books  and  ledgers  and  preparation   of  bank  reconciliation   statements
  • Any other  official  duties  assigned  from  time  to  time.

The  successful   candidates  will  be  appointed   for  a five - year  contract  and  is  subject    to   a  six  months  probationary  period.

How to apply;       
Interested  applicants  are  required  to  forward  two  copies  of  their  applications   with  attached   passport  photographs,  together  with  detailed   CV,  including two (2) referees with reliable telephone\ e-mail address, photocopies of academic and professional certificates, within two weeks from the date of  the advertisement.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted through their address.
Applications should physically be hand delivered to the commission headquarters on the address below or sent through the post office
The Secretary to the commission
Uganda Human Rights Commission,
TWED Plaza, Plot 22, Lumumba Avenue,
P.O.Box 4929, Kampala.