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Thursday, 27 March 2014

Front Desk Officer - The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda

Job Summary:  Front Desk Officer
Organisation: The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda
Reports To: Principal Assistant Seargeant-At-Arms
Salary Scale: PC 4

About Us:
The Parliamentary Commission of Uganda serves the following functions;
To appoint, promote and exercise disciplinary control over persons holding public office in Parliament;
To review the terms and conditions of service, standing orders, training and qualifications  of persons holding office in Parliament;
To provide a Parliamentary reporting service;
To provide such other staff and facilities as are required to ensure efficient functioning of the Parliament;
To cause to be prepared in each financial year, estimates of revenue and expenditure for the next financial year; and
To make recommendations to Parliament, or with the approval of Parliament, determine the allowances payable and privileges available to the Speaker and Members of Parliament.

Job Summary: The Front Desk Officer will manage the Parliament front desk.

Conduct front desk administrative duties and offer good customer care services to both internal clients
Routinely collaborate with Parliamentary security personnel on control of access and adhering to security procedures
Offer general help desk services
Receive and direct visitors
Maintain a front desk visitor’s register
Actively participate in organizing parliamentary ceremonies and events
Deliver internal mail and personal documents services
Supervise and appraise subordinate staff
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

The applicant should possess an Honours Bachelor's Degree in any of the following Disciplines: Leisure and Hospitality Management, or Public Relations, or Office Management, or Hotel Management/ Institutional Catering, or Communication Studies or from a recognized Institution

Skills & Experience:
Excellent customer care, communication and public relations skills
Be highly articulate, cordial, hospitable and pleasant personality
Good telephone etiquette
Excellent people management and interpersonal skills
Age Limit: 21 -27 Years

All applications should be addressed to the Secretary, Parliamentary Commission, P.O Box 7178 Kampala, Uganda via post or hand delivered to the Parliamentary Registry, Room No. 112, 1st Floor, South Wing, Parliament of Uganda.

All applicants should endeavor to attach recent passport size photographs, Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of academic certificates and transcripts and indicate two (2) competent referees.
Serving Officers in Government institutions should route their applications through their respective Heads of Departments.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: Friday, 11th April 2014