National Planning Authority Senior Planner Justice Law Order Sector Security and Defence - Jobs in Uganda

National Planning Authority Senior Planner Justice Law Order Sector Security and Defence - Jobs in Uganda

Reports to: Manager Governance and Public
Sector Planning and Supervises the PlannerJustice, Law & Order Planning

Preferred age limit: 30 - 55 years

Purpose of the Job:

To provide analytical advice on building and
maintaining sustainable governance frameworks
concerned with national planning.

Specific roles and Responsibilities:

  • Technically inform the Governance and Security
    Working Group and any other working groups of
    assigned NDP Programme(s) as a means of facilitating them in the effective coordination of the Government machinery to achieve the NDP objectives.

  • Contribute to the designing of mechanisms
    that will promote a coordinated and harmonized policy planning, budgeting and Monitoring and Evaluation at National and Local Government Levels.

  • Provide analytical advice on building and
    maintaining governance strategies/frameworks for
    national planning;

  • Contribute to studies on a wide range of

  • governance planning issues;

  • Collect, analyze and maintain relevant data
    and information on governance;

  • Provides support in identifying, designing
    and building capacity for governance;

  • Contribute to the preparation, design and
    execution of periodic governance planning and
    implementation assessments;

  • Liaise with programmes, MDAs and LGs on
    governance planning issues;

  • Provide support to the Governance and Security
    programme Working Group and Technical working groups and any other such working groups of assigned programme(s).

  • Prepare periodical performance reports to
    inform annual Governance and Security Programme Reports

  • Participate in the annual programme reviews

  • Oversee the implementation of the assigned
    NDP Programme (s)

  • Mobilize financial resources to undertake major projects in NPA

  • Assists the Head of Department in preparation
    of work plans, budgets and reports;

  • Supervise and appraise staff at officer level in the department.

  • Any other lawful duties assigned by supervisors

    Minimum qualifications

  • First Honors in; Law (LLB), Economics, Social
    Sciences with a bias in economics or related but
    relevant field from a reputable University

  • A Master’s degree in any of the following fields: Master of Laws, Management Studies, Public Administration and Management, Business Administration and Management, Development Planning, Macroeconomics, Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Statistics, Quantitative
    Economics, Development Economics, Project Planning and Management or related relevant field in line
    with the mentioned disciplines from a reputable University

  • Added adavantage: Post Graduate qualifications in Law, leadership and management, Project Planning and Management

    Experience and Knowledge

  • Experience of at least nine (6) years, at officer or above level, with clear evidence in the areas of planning, developing and sustaining linkages, working with stakeholders, and liaising with government MDAs and development partners;

  • Experience in Governance and Public Sector Management

  • Proven experience in developing concept notes, analytical knowledge products such as policy briefs, thematic papers and reports;

  • Excellent analytical, writing and oral skills in English; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with teams from other departments and external stakeholders in delivering collective tasks.

    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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