Senior Assistant Secretary (SAS)

at Masindi District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 2, 2019
Category Admin & Office
Currency UGX


Job Title : Senior Assistant Secretary (SAS)
Other Title : Secretary to the District Land Board
Salary Scale : U3
Reports to : Chairperson (District Land Board)
Responsible for : District Land Board Secretariat Staff
Job Purpose
To provide day to day management and administrative services to facilitate effective functioning of the
District Land Board.
Key Outputs
i. Administrative duties of the District Land Board performed;
ii. Lease applications prepared;
iii. Lease offer advertisements made;
iv. Records of Board meetings and minutes taken and Reports prepared;
v. Decisions of the Board communicated to relevant authorities;
vi. Board records and other documentation kept;
vii. Technical advice on land issues to the Land Board provided; and
viii. Board meetings scheduled and communications to members made.
Key Functions
i. Undertaking administrative duties to facilitate the effective operation of the District Land Board;
ii. Processing lease application documents for submission to the Land Board;
iii. Preparing lease offer advertisements for the allocation of newly gazetted land;
iv. Recording minutes of the meetings of the District Land Board;
v. Communicating the decisions of the Board to the relevant parties and authorities;
vi. Keeping safe custody of records of the Land Board;
vii. Providing technical advice to the Land Board;
viii. Scheduling Board meetings on advice of the Chairperson; and


Policy Management
Running Effective Meetings;
Public relations and customer care;
Ethics and integrity; and
Concern for quality and standards.

Experience Requirements

At least three (3) years of experience as an administrative officer in public or reputable organization.

Education Requirements

An Honors Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration or Arts or Business Administration/ Business studies (Management option) or
Bachelor of Management Sciences, from a recognized University.
A certificate in Administrative Officer’s Law from a recognized institution.