National Planning Authority Planner (Works and Transport) - Jobs in Uganda

National Planning Authority Planner (Works and Transport) - Jobs in Uganda

Reports to: Senior Planner Works and TransportSenior Engineer

Preferred age: 25 -45

Purpose of the Job

To collect, analyze, maintain and interpret relevant data and information on works, transport and infrastructure for use by the supervisors.

Specific roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the collection, analysis,
    maintenance and interpretation of data on works
    and transport

  • Working in collaboration with the supervisor,
    ensure that the respective sector plans are
    consistent with the current National Development Plan and that they match with the aspirations of the growing population.

  • Participates in technical meetings and activities related to works and transport

  • Analyzes works and transport planning systems,
    policies and identifies problems and potential

  • Working with the departmental and Directorate
    staff to develop and maintain ensure that an
    integrated model transport system.

  • Gather information on environmental, social,
    gender and other cross cutting issues affecting
    the works and transport sector.

  • Analyze the Transport and Works Sector
    development trends and issues to identify
    threats, potential opportunities and emerging
    issues to guide planning and policy

  • Prepares responses to inquiries from MDAs,
    LGs and other stakeholders

  • Work with the GIS and Physical Planning staff
    ensuring that the NDP is an integrated plan
    incorporating both the spatial and socioeconomic aspects that help in having a functional spatial framework system for Uganda.

  • Contribute to research on infrastructure related development issues such as inter-connectivity both internally and regionally for facilitating economic growth.

  • Support intra and interdepartmental activities

  • Perform any other official duties as may be
    directed from the responsible staff

    Minimum qualifications

  • Honors Hons Bsc degree in Civil Engineering,
    Transport Economics or a closely related but relevant discipline from a recognized university.
    Added advantage Qualifications

  • Master of science degree in Civil Engineering,
    Transport Economics or a closely related but relevant discipline from a recognized university.

  • Postgraduate training in any of the following areas is desirable: - Transport Economics/
    Planning, Energy Development, Geographical Information Systems or a closely related but relevant discipline

  • Membership of recognized professional bodies such as Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers, Engineers Registration Board, Institution of Highways and Transportation, etc is essential

    Experience and Knowledge

  • A minimum of Working experience of at least 3-5 years in infrastructure engineering, transport economics, planning and development or closely related area.

    Other attributes:

  • Industrious and self-driven and Computer literate

  • Must be result oriented and Team player with
    leadership skills

    Application Procedure

  • 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.

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

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. “NPA” is an equal opportunity employer any form of canvassing or lobbying shall lead to disqualification

  • The successful candidates will be offered contracts in accordance with NPA guidelines.

  • Advertised positions not filled thereafter will remain open until when filled.

  • The deadline of submission is Friday 7th October, 2022 (16.55hrs). Applications received after the closing date and time shall not be considered

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