National Planning Authority Planner Infrastructure Jobs in Uganda

National Planning Authority Planner Infrastructure Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Vacancy title:
2 Planner Infrastructure - Energy

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.

Planner Infrastructure - Energy; NPA-OS-5, Ref: (NPA/ADV/03/2019)

Reports to: Senior Planner Infrastructure (Energy)

Preferred age limit: 25-45 years.

Purpose of the Job: To collect, analyze, maintain and interpret relevant data and information on energy with special focus on energy development

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

Job Skills: Not Specified

  • Minimum qualifications Hons. BSc. Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent related but relevant qualifications A Masters' degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline eg Nuclear physics etc from a recognised University or; Applicants with a Masters' degree in another field but with a first class or 2nd Class upper bachelors' degree in Electrical or Mechanical, Engineering
    or a closely related discipline from a recognised University will be considered;

    Added advantage

    The following will be considered as added advantages;

  • Postgraduate training in energy development and project planning and management or a closely related discipline or practical experience in any of these fields will be an added advantage;
  • Practical experience in any of these fields; Energy development and Project Planning and Management, Monitoring and Evaluation or a closely related discipline

    Experience and knowledge

  • Relevant working experience of at least 5 years in a reputable organization/institution with a minimum of 3 years in the field of energy planning and development
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

    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
  • 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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