Road Safety Specialist Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

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

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 Road Safety Specialist will be charged with implementing
procedures and 
for the delivery of road safety interventions and providing professional advice
in all aspects of Road safety. In addition, the Road Safety Specialist will be
responsible for conducting  site
inspections and investigations, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed
design, data collection and analysis.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, review and propose required amendments
    to Road Safety Manuals;
  • Plan and implement systems for the collection
    of Road safety data in line with UNRA standards and Annual Statutory
    performance agreement;
  • The incumbent will develop and implement
    systems for preparation of cost estimates and tender documents for road
    safety designs in line with UNRA Annual Statutory performance agreement;
  • Design and implement countermeasures to
    mitigate road accidents in line with UNRA road safety guidelines;
  • Offer technical support in the preparation of
    statements of requirements/terms of references for road studies and
    prepare proposals for tenders submitted to external clients;
  • Plan and conduct road safety audits on all
    feasibility studies and road designs in line with approved UNRA Road
    Safety Audit Manual;
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks
    in the road safety activities and develop risk mitigation measures.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Road Safety
    Specialist vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering,
    Highway Engineering;
  • For those with a Bachelor’s Degree, 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 a must;
  • At least five years’ experience in Road
    Safety Engineering.
  • High degree of personal integrity;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Proven track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • 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. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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