Responsible to: Director Technology and Reprographics
Responsible for: Principal Printing and Publications Officer
Salary Scale EB 3U
Purpose of the Job:
To head the department of Reprographics and as such, direct and manage all the printing activities at the Printery.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Directing and controlling the staff of the department to ensure that they carry out their responsibilities effectively in line with set targets.
Ensuring that all the examinations and examinations materials for the Board are securely produced and as scheduled.
Raising income for the Board by undertaking quality printing works for external customers particularly other examinations bodies.
Ensuring proper maintenance of production facilities so as to sustain steady production
Reviewing, monitoring and making periodic recommendations for updating the production facilities in accordance with departmental business plans and management decisions.
Reviewing and monitoring production systems security, integrity and disaster preparedness and making recommendations for smooth production continuity.
Studying and monitor printing industry trends/emerging technologies and advise management on the best solutions to adopt to optimize output.
Guiding and advising on the development of marketing commercial printing activities for income generation.
Supervising, mentoring, motivating and managing the performance and development of staff in line with the Board’s goals, objectives, policies and regulations.
Key Performance Indicators:
Examinations materials properly printed
Production facilities properly managed
New production technologies introduced
Efficient, monitored, appraised and harmonious staff.
Key Decision Making
Guides printing activities
Assignment of specific tasks to staff.
Identifies new production technologies
Sources and guides new production of commercial work.
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
Post graduate Diploma in Print production
Master’s degree in Production Management or a related field.
Minimum of 12 years’ experience, 3 of which should have been in printing industry at the level of Principal Officer/Management level with experience in marketing of printing services.
Ability to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates.
Excellent interpersonal management skills
Oral and written communication skills.
Strategic and conceptual ability.
Proven ability of multitasking and meeting timelines.
High degree of integrity and confidentiality
Terms of Service:
Contract of five years renewable upon satisfactory performance following appraisal.
Age limit: Between 40-50 Years
How to apply
All eligible candidates should submit their applications with detailed CVs, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contacts and addresses of at least three referees in hard copies, delivered to the address below OR submit in soft form at firstname.lastname@example.org NOT LATER THAN 5:00 pm of Friday 05th November 2021.
- Detailed job profiles can be obtained from our website: uneb.ac.ug
- Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted
The Executive Director
Uganda National Examinations Board
Plot 35 Martyrs way – Ntinda
P O Box 7066 – KAMPALA