Road Safety Specialist Employment Opportunity - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Design

About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.

Job Summary: The Road Safety Specialist will be charged with implementing procedures and standards for the delivery of road safety interventions and providing professional advice in all aspects of Road safety. In addition, the Road Safety Specialist will be responsible for conducting  site inspections and investigations, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, data collection and analysis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, review and propose required amendments to Road Safety Manuals;
  • Plan and implement systems for the collection of Road safety data in line with UNRA standards and Annual Statutory performance agreement;
  • The incumbent will develop and implement systems for preparation of cost estimates and tender documents for road safety designs in line with UNRA Annual Statutory performance agreement;
  • Design and implement countermeasures to mitigate road accidents in line with UNRA road safety guidelines;
  • Offer technical support in the preparation of statements of requirements/terms of references for road studies and prepare proposals for tenders submitted to external clients;
  • Plan and conduct road safety audits on all feasibility studies and road designs in line with approved UNRA Road Safety Audit Manual;
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks in the road safety activities and develop risk mitigation measures.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head Design.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Road Safety Specialist vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering;
  • For those with a Bachelor’s Degree, a Master’s Degree in a related field and other post graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering or other relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Professional registration with the Professional Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth is a must;
  • At least five years’ experience in Road Safety Engineering.
  • High degree of personal integrity;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to manage/supervise multi skilled teams and deliver accurate results in a timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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