Manager Vehicle Load Control Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)



Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head Enforcement
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 Vehicle Load Control will be in
charge of the oversight of fixed weighbridge operations, planning and reporting
on fixed weighbridges activities. The incumbent will also be responsible for
engaging stakeholders including sensitization and dialogue meetings. The Manager
Vehicle Load Control will also be responsible for accountability of the
resources under the unit including human, financial, property, equipment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in the planning,
    budgeting and account for vehicle load control resources in line with UNRA
    financial management guidelines;
  • Plan and implement quality management systems
    in vehicle load control operations in line with UNRA guidelines and
    International best practices.
  • Plan and coordinate the implementation of
    fixed Weighbridge operations in line with weighbridge guidelines and
    applicable legislation.
  • Regularly review current legislation on
    vehicle loading and propose necessary amendments.
  • Formulate and implement Occupational Health
    and Safety (OHS) systems and standards in weighbridge operations in line
    with Health and Safety laws.
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks
    in the fixed weighbridge management activities and develop risk mitigation
    measures.
  • Mentor and supervise the performance of staff
    and develop reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
    Enforcement
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Manager Vehicle
    Load Control job vacancy should hold an Honour’s Degree Mechanical
    Engineering, Civil Engineering, Economics, Social Sciences, Law, Business
    Administration, Management, or any other relevant degree
  • Possession of a Masters’ Degree in related
    field will be an added advantage
  • Possession of 
    Post graduate qualifications in the relevant field will be an added
    advantage.
  • At least five years’ experience in roads
    infrastructure or enforcement in a large organization.
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    an organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Knowledge of multiple languages is an added
    advantage.
  • High degree of integrity.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and
    to develop subordinates.
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills.
  • Proven ability to manage/supervise multi
    skilled teams and deliver accurate results in a timely manner and in an
    environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled 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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