National Planning Authority Manager Strategic Planning Jobs in Uganda

National Planning Authority Manager Strategic Planning Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Vacancy title:
Manager Strategic Planning

Type: Full Time, Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Civil & Government

Jobs at:

National Planning Authority (NPA)

Deadline of this Job:
20th December, 2019

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa


Salary: Not Disclosed

Job Details:

The National Planning Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of Parliament No.15 of 2002 in compliance with article 125 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995).
Accordingly, it is the principal statutory agency responsible for the management of national and decentralized development planning in Uganda.

The primary function of the Authority is to produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country elaborated in terms of the perspective Vision, Long and Medium-term Plans.

Through its external sourcing strategies and career offers, NPA Executive Authority is desirous of filling selected vacancies to strengthen its human resources capacity by recruiting dynamic and self-motivated professional individuals to complement its current staff in the effective and efficient implementation of its mandate.

The offer is open to interested professionals with the required qualifications, experience, competencies, skills and the right work attitude. A competitive and attractive remuneration package is attached to each position.

Manager Strategic Planning NPA-OS-3, NPA/ ADV/03/2019 (1)

Reports to: Director Development Planning Preferred age

Limit: 30-50 years

Supervises: Senior Planner Strategic Planning and works very closely with Directors and all Sector Managers.

Purpose of the job: To lead and undertake the strategic Planning function at National level in collaboration with the Sector Managers. The officer will identify, document and utilize strategic issues critical for national development planning

Key duties and Responsibilities For details on key duties and responsibilities please refer to;

Job Skills: Not Specified


  • An honours bachelor's degree in any of the following fields; economics, BSC with economics, economics and statistics, statistics, development economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Quantitative Economics or equivalent but relevant qualification obtained from a recognised university.
  • A master's degree in any of the following: MA Economics, MSC Quantitative economics, Economic policy and Planning, development economics or Master of Statistics.
  • Possession of additional certificates
    in closely related relevant field is an added advantage

    Experience and knowledge

  • Experience of at least ten (10) years, in Government or reputable organization. Five (5) of the 10 years should be at senior level, with clear evidence of a good management track record, including developing and sustaining linkages, working with stakeholders, and liaising with government MDAs and development partners
  • Demonstrated capacity in writing through at least 2 peer reviewed published papers.
  • Proven experience and knowledge in strategic and Development Planning, Governance and Public Sector management
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

    The following are to be added advantages;
  • A PhD,
  • Postgraduate diploma in the following or related areas; Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, Business Administration, PublicAdministration and Management
  • Post Graduate Training in Finance, Investment, PPPs, Project Appraisal or a closely related discipline.

    Job application procedure

    Applicants are to forward two sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, including phone and email contacts; photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts addressed to: The Executive Director, National Planning Authority, P.O.BOX 21434 Kampala Uganda; Planning - House Plot 17 Clement Hill Road.


  • The preferred method of applications' is recorded delivery through the NPA Front Desk / Reception. However, candidates using post office should post early enough to avoid late deliveries and retrievals from post office beyond the closing date.
  • "NPA" is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants with the relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply for positions of their choice.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be notified through their email addresses and or phone contacts indicated in their applications or CVs.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted their authenticity and background checks conducted before considered for appointment into the
  • Authority.
  • The successful candidates will be offered five (5) year contacts with a probationary period of six months. Upon confirmation the contracts will be renewable basing on satisfactory performance. Advertised positions not filled thereafter will remain open until when filled
  • A detailed advert is accessible on NPA website under opportunities on
  • The closing date for receipt of applications at NPA (both: hand delivered, post office & courier) shall be Friday 20th December, 2019 at 16:55 hours.

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