Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre Sociologist Jobs in Uganda

Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre Sociologist Jobs in Uganda

Mt. Elgon Labour-Based Training Centre (MELTC) is a Project under the Ministry of Works and Transport. MELTC is the National Training Centre for the application of Labour- Based Technology (LBT) in the rehabilitation and maintenance of National, District, Urban and Community Access Roads.

The Training Centre is located 20 Kms from Mbale Town along the Mbale - Budadiri road; adjacent to Uganda Technical College-Elgon. The training conducted at MELTC is both classroom and field based. .


  • Carry-out Training Needs Assessment (TNA) on mainstreaming Cross Cutting Issues (CCIs)
  • Conduct classroom and field training on mainstreaming CCIs
  • Prepare and implement training programs on mainstreaming CCIs
  • Provide outreach support on mainstreaming CCIs in Local Governments and by contractors
  • Assist DLG staff during the preparation and implementation of trial contracts
  • Ensure proper administration of the trial contracts in line with the CCIs guidelines
  • Evaluate trainee performance in the area of mainstreaming CCIs in their work
  • Review training curriculum as may be necessitated by training needs and demands
  • Networking with ELU, EOC, MoGLSD, NEMA, MDAs and other stakeholders


  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Works and Social Administration or related field
  • Five years of experience in the roads/works sub
    sector is strongly desired
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including team management and understanding others
  • Ability for conceptual and analytical thinking (to perform action research and theory-driven enquiry)
  • Ability to work independently & proactively
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)

    How to Apply

    Applications accompanied by (i) a capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the assignment and experience; (ii) copies of testimonials (iii) detailed curriculum vitae; (iv) current salary level, telephone contact(s) and email should all be included in the application and addressed to;

    Permanent Secretary
    Ministry of Works and Transport
    Plot 57-59 Jinja Road
    P.O. Box 7174,
    Kampala -Uganda.

    Applications forms should be delivered to the open Registry Ministry of Works and Transport Headquarters

    Application deadline: 31st July 2019

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