Head Project Formulation Job Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Director Network Planning and Engineering

About UNRA:
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 Head of Project Formulation will take charge
of the preparation of project 
notes, scope statements, pre-feasibility studies, design and construction unit
cost analysis, preparation of project profiles and business development. In addition,
the Head will also be responsible for participating in project appraisals with development
partners, preparation of the relevant reports, documentations, and coordination
of all development partner projects. The Head Project Formulation will also be
responsible for accountability of the resources under the department including
human, financial, property, equipment etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and set performance benchmarks for the
    department in line with the strategic plan and the statutory performance
  • Carry out design and construction unit cost
    analysis for projects undertaken in line with approved guidelines and
  • Plan, undertake project Identification and
    initiation and implement a system for project appraisals in line with UNRA
    strategic plan and project management guidelines;
  • The incumbent will plan and coordinate
    projects and programs funded and supported by development partners in line
    with project requirements;
  • Plan and coordinate the development of Business
    plans and proposals in line with UNRA Strategic Plan;
  • Plan, budget and account for Project
    formulation departmental resources in line with UNRA financial management
  • The job holder will plan and implement a
    system of managing risks in the project formulation activities and develop
    risk mitigation measures.
  • Mentor and manage performance and develop
    direct reports in line with the performance
  • management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director
    Network Planning and Engineering

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Head of Project
    Formulation vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering,
    Highway Engineering or a Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering from a
    recognized institution
  • Possession of 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 countries is a must;
  • At least five years’ experience in project
    appraisals and business management;
  • Detailed working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • High level of integrity;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • 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.
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. 

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Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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