Senior Planner Job Placement - National Council of Sports (NCS)



Job Title:       Senior Planner
Organization: National Council of Sports (NCS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Report to: General Secretary

About US:
National Council of Sports (NCS) is a statutory organisation that was established in 1964, to among other things; Develop, Promote and Control all forms of sports in the country.

Job Summary:    The Senior Planner will be responsible for managing and coordinating the Council’s planning function that involves the development of a comprehensive, integrated strategic plan, work plans and budgets, while monitoring and evaluating their implementation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate the planning and budgeting functions of the Council.
  • Prepare the annual and midterm plans for the Council in line with the approved five year strategic plan, policy and procedures.
  • To prepare and review the five year strategic plan incorporating plans of all departments and units through a consultative process and placing it before management for approval in line with Council’s mandate.
  • Prepare and submit the budget framework paper (BFP) and budget to the management team and the Council.
  • Carry out regular and timely reviews of the progress in implementing the Council’s approved plans, policies, and programs.
  • Review the performance of departments and units of the Council.
  • Providing technical guidance to departments and units in the preparation of annual/quarterly and annual work plans and budgets.
  • Organize, establish and maintain a sound data bank.
  • Supervise the routine collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of data relating to the functioning of NCS.
  • To compile, consolidate, quarterly progress reports and ensure that such reports are reviewed by management and submitted to the Council and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Put in place, a monitoring and evaluation system on all programs of the Council.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold an Honours Degree in Economics or statistics or quantitative economics or other related area from a recognized Institution.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Management from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in any of the following fields, Economics; Monitoring and Evaluation or relevant Masters from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.
  • Five years of working experience as a planner, two (2) of which should have been at supervisory level in areas of planning, budgeting and reporting, monitoring and evaluation or any other area relevant to the job from a reputable Institution.
  • Experience in government systems, operations, budgeting, accountability, reporting, and coordination mechanism are a requirement.
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating skills
  • Excellent ,communication, analytical and computer skills
  • Financial management;
  • Management information systems
  • Results orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Very high levels of integrity and professionalism
  • Time management
  • Report writing

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications accompanied with copies of academic certificates, transcripts, and a detailed CV indicating names of three referees by hand delivery to the address below;

The General Secretary,
National Council of Sports (NCS),
Lugogo Sports Complex,
P.O Box 20077 Kampala, Uganda.

NB: Envelopes should clearly be marked “Application for the post of Senior Planner.” Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: 20th April 2018 by 5:00 PM

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