Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
Principal Land Officer
Deadline of this Job:
11th January 2013
Job Title: PRINCIPAL LAND OFFICER (6 VACANCIES)
REF. HRM 58/70/02 Vol. XV
SALARY: UGANDA GOVERNMENT SCALE U2
AGE: 28 YEARS AND ABOVE
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING EXPERIENCE:
Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in either
Land Economics or Surveying or Land Management or Physical Planning plus a
of a Post Graduate Diploma in any of the above fields from a recognized
Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice for the case of Lawyers
Law Development Centre is a must.
Applicants should have a minimum of six (6) years relevant working experience,
of which should have been gained at the level of Senior Land Officer in
equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization.
The incumbent will be responsible to the Director Land Management for
· Coordinating, planning and budgeting for the Ministry of Lands, Housing and
Development zonal office.
· Providing input on Land Management during the review and development of land
policies, legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
· Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of policies, laws, standards and
regulations that relate to Land Management.
· Supervising the processing of transactions for the acquisition of land like lease
and deed plans.
· Arbitrating and reporting on the settlement of land disputes to the Director Land
· Supervising the compiling, proper custody and updating records of land
· Providing technical support, support supervision and training to Local
and other stakeholders on matters regarding or incidental to land management.
· Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Job application procedure
Applications are invited from suitable and eligible serving Officers for vacant posts
currently available in the various Ministries/Departments as specified below:-
Applications should be filled in triplicate on Public Service Form No. 3 (2008) and
submitted to the Secretary, Public Service Commission, P. O. Box 7080, Kampala
received not later than Friday 11th January 2013.
The application forms are obtainable from the Public Service Commission offices,
Farmers’ House, 2nd Floor, Kampala and Ministry/Department/Local Government
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number
against the vacancy. Applicants should attach three (3) recent certified passport
Applicants should route their applications through their Heads of Department who
informed of the closing date to avoid delay. Applicants may, however, submit an
copy of the application to the Public Service Commission to enable it start
them. The words ‘Internal advert’ must be indicated on top of the first page of the
Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission, on completion
recruitment and selection exercise should consider themselves unsuccessful.
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