Manager Network Planning Employment Vacancy - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

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

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 Network Planning will be in charge of the collection of road condition data, preparation, design and implementation of strategies for monitoring asset management, as well as contract management of related aspects. The incumbent will also be in charge of the development of Road Investment Plans based on a rational asset management approach to optimize budgetary allocation and road asset renewal decisions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the collection of road condition data i.e. visual condition (cracking, edge break and drainage), roughness, rutting, stripping, bleeding and raveling;
  • Oversee the collection of traffic data and updating of road inventory register;
  • Coordinate the inputting of road data (in the right format) in the road management system a Geo-referencing of roads and their furniture;
  • Keenly analyse data in the Pavement Management System tools/software using GIS, DTIMS, HDM4 and RED;
  • Regularly analyse collected data on Bridge and Culvert condition and in the Bridge Management System;
  • Prepare Short and Long Term Investment Plans;
  • Prepare Road Condition Reports;
  • Prepare, design and implement strategies for Monitoring Asset Management, including Output & Performance based Road Maintenance Contracts (OPRC), Design, Build, Maintain, Operation and Transfer (DBMOT) area wide network performance contracts,
  • Support in the Operation and Maintenance of PPP projects, developing Asset Management
  • Policies and Preparation of Asset Valuation, and supporting Maintenance and Road Development budget preparation.
  • In charge of contract management including management of framework data collection Consultants on a daily basis (this will involve approvals and general administration), and monitoring of OPRC service levels and quality assurance.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head Network Planning

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Manager Network Planning  job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering ;
  • 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 is mandatory;
  • At least five years’ experience in Road Asset Management and Engineering covering investment planning, implementation and life cycle costing.
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity;
  • High sense of business acumen;
  • Proven 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 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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