Programmer/Planner Job Vacancies – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:   Programmer/Planner
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Construction
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 Programmer/Planner
will be responsible for planning, budgeting, costs estimation for resources for
undertaking road rehabilitation/development projects under the Construction
Unit. The Planner will also be responsible for carrying out risk assessment,
which involves analyzing risks and development of risk mitigation strategies
for construction works.
Key Duties and
Keenly review project schedules and schedule
risk analysis
Set-up appropriate project implementation
programs that enable the Project Team to deliver projects within time, quality
and costs while ensuring high productivity, performance and safety within the
Develop Construction/Procurement program and
Prepare the Department’s Monthly, Quarterly and
Annual Work plans, cost estimation and Budget
Formulate planning strategies for road
rehabilitation and development projects
Establishing methodologies for key critical
construction activities
Ensure compliance with project planning
policies, procedures, contract Management guidelines, Standards and best
Establishing short, medium and long-term Project
monitoring strategies and proactively leading a planning and controls culture
across the project teams in accordance to best practices
The Programmer/Planner will organize project
requirements in programming sequence, analyzing requirements; preparing a work
flow chart and diagram using computer resourced based programs
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the UNRA Programmer/Planner
job opportunity should hold an honors degree in Civil Engineering;
Possession of a Post graduate qualification in
Project Planning and Management is a must
Previous exposure and experience in other
project management computer based packages will be an added advantage.
At least three years’ experience as a Planner on
road rehabilitation /Development Construction projects
Prior working experience with Project Teams with
diverse professions.
High level of integrity;
Ability to work as part of a team and to develop
Excellent interpersonal, particularly
staff/management relations;
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 below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.
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Deadline: 14th October 2016

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