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Applications are invited from suitable candidates to fill the following vacant post existing in the Parliamentary Service.

Vacancy Number : PSC /3/6/20
Post : Chief Editor of Hansard
Grade : F/P5
Responsible to : Assistant Clerk of Parliament (Parliamentary Publications and Broadcasting)

Purpose of the Job
To manage operations of the Hansard Section.


  1. Coordinates and supervise performance in transcription, editorial and production
  2. Coordinates the quality production of Hansard and other Parliamentary Publications;
  3. Coordinates the reviewing of Hansard editorial policies in keeping with worldwide parliamentary and emerging trends in the House;
  4. Ensures high quality editorial output through enforcement of Hansard Style Rules;
  5. Draws sectional work plans and monitoring their implementation;
  6. Assists the Head of Division in contributing to Members orientation activities related to Hansard and Standing Orders;
  7. Participates in Information and Education Communication (IEC) and media production activities of Parliament;
  8. Ensures Official Records of Proceedings are produced and published within stipulated deadlines;
  9. To ensure timely posting of online Hansards;
  10. Maintains update of records of all Parliamentary proceedings of Parliament for internal reference and National Archival records; and,
  11. Facilitates building capacity and management of staff in the Hansard Section.

Minimum Qualification and Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or Mass Communication or Humanities majoring in Language and Communication (English) plus a minimum of four (4) years’ working experience in editorial profession at job grade H/P8 and above or at middle management position.


Interested applicants should send their application letters and detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees, copies of certified Educational and Professional Certificates not later than 27th January, 2021 to:

The Secretary
Parliamentary Service Commission
Private Bag B362


Skills Required

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