Manager Land Survey Job Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)



Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head Survey and Documentation
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 Manager Land Survey will be responsible for managing
UNRA’s topographic and cadastral surveys, digital mapping, data processing and
analysis and upload of
cadastral
data on the GIS system. The Manager Land Survey will also be responsible for
producing Maps, topographic and hydrographic data, strip maps of Project
Affected Persons’ (PAP’s), road layout drawings and road profile drawings; implementation
of the quality assurance system of the survey process as well as survey records
and reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement guidelines, procedures
    and quality assurance process for survey projects in line with UNRA
    standards and Annual Statutory performance agreement;
  • The incumbent will plan and implement
    topographic, cadastral and hydrographic surveys and mapping in line with
    UNRA standards and Annual Statutory performance agreement;
  • Revise and update the GIS, Maps, strip maps
    for PAP’s, road layout and road profile drawings for engineering design
    and construction purposes;
  • The incumbent will survey, plot, set out and
    mutate all the land in the Right of Way and obtain the necessary approvals
    for transfer of titles;
  • Formulate systems for the quality assurance
    of surveys in line with UNRA standards and Annual Statutory performance
    agreement;
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks
    in the land surveys activities and develop risk mitigation measures;
  • Mentor and supervise the performance and
    development of staff under the section in line with the performance
    management system.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
    Survey and Documentation.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Manager Land
    Survey job opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Surveying;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in a related
    field and other Post Graduate qualifications in Surveying or other
    relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Professional registration with a relevant
    body or its equivalent in the Commonwealth is a must;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Proficiency and working knowledge of GIS is a
    must.
  • At least five years’ experience in surveying;
  • Previous experience in preparing survey
    documentation;
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent 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 hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download Here) , an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee letters (one of whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training Centre addressed to the:
Office
of the Director Human Resource,
Uganda
National Roads Authority,
Plot
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours

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