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Principal Research Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Research, academy
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Equal Opportunities Commission is looking for a Principal Research Officer.

How to apply
Public Service Form 3 (2008) should be submitted with the following attachments in triplicate: detailed curriculum vitae (one of the two referees should be the applicant’s employer or most recent employer), copies of academic transcripts, certificates and three recent passport size photographs. Handwritten applications are also accepted.

Applicants shall be requested to present certified copies and originals of their academic transcripts and certificates at the time of sitting the oral interviews.

The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission Offices, 2nd Floor, Farmers House, Kampala, or can be downloaded from the Public Service Commission (PSC) website:, or at the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) Offices, Plot 7, Luthuli Close-Bugolobi.

Applications should be addressed to The Secretary, Equal Opportunities Commission, P.O Box 27672, Kampala.
The post applied for, together with the job reference should be indicated on the right hand top corner of the envelope. While we thank all applicants for showing interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


  1. Conduct equal opportunities situational analysis and define EOC research needs and priority  areas in line with National Development plan, strategic plan, research policies and guidelines.
  2. Develop  and implement  equal opportunities research proposals  in line with the organizational mandate, strategic plan, research  policies and guidelines.
  3. Develop  and implement  equal opportunities annual organizational and departmental research work plans in line with National Development plan, strategic plan, research policies and guidelines.
  4. Develop and implement a framework and strategies  for research data collection including the development of research tools and instruments in line with National Development plan, strategic plan, research policies and guidelines.
  5. Develop  and implement strategies for managing filed research activities and data enumerators in line with EOC research policies and guidelines.
  6. Develop and implement a system for research data analysis and quality assurance in line with EOC strategic plan, research policies and guidelines.
  7. Develop equal opportunities periodic research reports in line with EOC reporting requirements and guidelines.
  8. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the responsible officer.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Reporting; Data collection; Bidding and proposal generation; Project implementation; Research planning; Data analysis
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Equal Opportunities Commission (Uganda)

GovernmentalCompany size: 10-20 people

The Equal Opportunities Commission is a constitutional body mandated to eliminate discrimination and inequalities against any individual or group of persons on the ground of sex, age, race, colour, ethnic origin, tribe, birth, creed or religion, health status, social or economic standing, political opinion or disability, and take affirmative action in favor of groups marginalised on the basis of gender, age, disability or any other reason created by history, tradition or custom for the purpose of redressing imbalances which exist against them.