Several Enforcement Officer Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager Field Operations
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 Enforcement Officer (Road Reserve &
Vehicle Load) will be tasked with preventing encroachment on the road reserves
and vandalism of road furniture (Road signs, guard rails, cat eyes, and marker
posts). The job holder will be responsible for issuing vacation notices and demolition
of fully compensated properties or illegal structures in the road reserve. The
Officer will also be responsible for routine and rapid response patrols on the road
network to clear encroachers. In addition the Officer will carry out community
sensitisation on protecting the road reserve and road furniture. Furthermore,
the Officer will be responsible for enforcing compliance with vehicle load regulations.
This will involve patrolling the road network to apprehend the overloaded
trucks that dodge the weighbridges, overloaded trucks not impounded at
weighbridges and trucks that offload at weighbridges and reload after the weighbridge.
The officer will also conduct impromptu checks on weighbridges to check on compliance
with procedures and guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement processes and systems for
    protecting the road reserves in line with departmental guidelines and
    standards;
  • Carry out inspection of the installation of approved
    billboards and demolish illegal ones in line with departmental guidelines;
  • Perform regular community sensitization on
    protection of road reserve and furniture in line with departmental
    standards and guidelines;
  • Conduct routine and rapid response patrols on
    the road network to clear
  • encroachers in line with departmental
    guidelines;
  • Patrol the road network in line with
    departmental work plan;
  • Conduct impromptu compliance inspections on
    weighbridges procedures in
  • line with departmental targets and
    guidelines;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk mitigation
    measures in the area of road reserve and vehicle load enforcement;
  • Carry out road and bridge infrastructure protection
    activities in line with departmental targets;
  • Actively participate in planning, budgeting
    and reporting in line with departmental
  • guidelines and targets.
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations withinspecified time frames;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager
    Field Operations
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Enforcement
    Officer (Road Reserve & Vehicle Load) job vacancy should hold an
    Honors Degree in Economics, Law, Business Administration, Management, ICT
    or any other relevant degree;
  • Relevant experience will be an added
    advantage
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of integrity;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills.
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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