Job Title: Research Officer (1 post)

Ref No: UBTEB/HRM-EXT/002/01/2021

Salary Scale: BTEB 5

Reports to: Senior Officer, Research

Department: Research, Quality Assurance and Awards

Job Purpose

To conduct research and disseminate information from the findings.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Enforce procedures put in place for the conduct of research and dissemination
of knowledge;
2. Prepare Examination reports;
3. Develops research proposals;
4. Develop examination assessment tools/manuals;
5. Prepare feedback reports;
6. Responsible for the development and revision of examination policies and
7. Develop policy briefs and position papers;
8. Conduct baseline data on Board activities to support policy development;
9. Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Working Experience

(a) An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Economics or Quantitative
Economics or Statistics or Business Administration or Commerce or Public Policy
and Management or Social Sciences or Social Sciences with a Diploma in
Education or Arts or Education or Biological or Physical Sciences or ICT or
Engineering from a recognized institution;
(b) A minimum of two (2) years working experience in the research field in a reputable
(c) Knowledge of Computer and key statistical packages i.e. STATA, EPINFO, SPSS,
(d) Must possess demonstrable skills in Research and Development;
(e) 24 – 40 years of age at entry.

Key competences

i. Interpersonal skills
ii. Communication skills
iii. High level of integrity
iv. Knowledge in key statistical packages i.e. STATA, EPINFO, SPSS, EVIEWS


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.