UNMA Director Training and Research Jobs in Uganda
UNMA Director Training and Research Jobs in Uganda Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) is a statutory body established by UNMA Act, 2012. The Act empowers UNMA to provide for the control and development of technically sound and scientific meteorological services in Uganda.
The Authority seeks to recruit competent and well-motivated Ugandans to fill the vacant positions of;
Director Training and Research
To provide over all leadership and coordination in training and research as well as information management.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Head of the Directorate of Training and Research
Advises the Executive Director on Training and Research matters
Prepares Annual work plans and budgets for the Directorate.
Supervises and appraises senior staff in the Directorate
Coordinates preparation and submission of reports of the Directorate
Identifies skills and competency gaps in the Directorate.
Coordinate training programmes for the Authority
Ensures the implementation of Quality Management System in the Directorate
Continuously collaborates with relevant academic institutions in the design and development of suitable course content where necessary to address the human resource development (HRD) needs of the Authority.
Coordinates the development of a research agenda and prepares research topics related to the mandate of the Authority and relevant to the development needs of the country in collaboration with other UNMA Directorates and stakeholders.
Coordinates with other Directorates and individual staff in the development of portfolios for operational research engagement.
Ensures that post training evaluation of fellows on the relevance and quality of their training is undertaken.
Supervises the development and implementation of public education programmes about weather, climate and climate change.
Oversees the development of suitable materials and promotes partnership linkages for sustainable awareness creation.
Ensures that Library facilities are continuously equipped, updated and fully functional.
Supports in the financial resource mobilization strategy of UNMA, especially for Training and research programmes.
Performs any other relevant duties as may be assigned to him/her by the Executive Director.
Qualifications and Experience
An Honors Degree in Natural Sciences (either; Meteorology, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Agriculture, Forestry) or Post Graduate Diploma in Meteorology obtained from a recognized University.
A Masters’ Degree in Meteorology or related fields (Environmental studies, Agriculture, Forestry, Geography, Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences) from a recognized University.
Additional qualification in either Public Administration, Business Administration or Management Studies or a PhD is an added advantage.
At least 8 years working experience in a related field with a reputable organization, 3 years of which should be at senior management level.
Age 35 years and above.
Skills and Requirements
Management and Research skills
Proven ability to write technical documents
ICT with ability to communicate with international scientific teams
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; UNMA Director Training and Research Jobs in Uganda
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