10 October 2016

Senior Land Valuer Job Placements - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

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

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 Senior Land Valuer will be mainly responsible for the valuation of all the land and properties affected by the right of way for the road and bridges projects. The Valuer will also be responsible for verification and validation of grievances from project affected persons, processing and confirming compensation payments before they are made. In addition the Senior Land Valuer will be responsible for compiling and updating a data base on land values across the country and preparation of valuation reports. The Senior Land Valuer will in addition be responsible for accountability of the resources under the department including human, financial, property, equipment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement the Land Acquisition Management System (LAMS) in line with the approved criteria to be used during expropriation and gazetting right of way;
  • Prepare advance plans for the acquisition of the right of way for road projects as per UNRA’s strategic and annual plans;
  • Regularly review and update Geographical Information Systems (GIS) database on Project affected persons along all national road corridors;
  • Prepare valuation report in reference to the strip map/cadastral layout based on the final engineering design;
  • Implement the approved communication strategy for stakeholders (Stakeholder engagement);
  • Compile and update a data base of land values across the country and participate in the payment process of compensation and expropriation of land and generate accountability reports;
  • Manage grievance/complaints in accordance with the grievance and appeals management framework;
  • Actively participate in the processing and issuance of vacation and demolition notices, take over the compensated properties and clear the right of way;
  • Manage performance and develop direct reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA.
  • Assess and value injurious affections during or after construction;
  • Conduct risk management on Land and property valuation in line with UNRA’s approved risk management frame work;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head Land Acquisition

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Senior Land Valuer job vacancy should hold an honors degree in Surveying or Land economics or Civil engineering;
  • Master’s Degree in related field is an added advantage;
  • Membership to a professional body is a must;
  • Other post graduate qualifications will also be an added advantage;
  • At least five years’ experience in Land valuation and resettlement;
  • Broad knowledge, understanding and experience in managing an organization/business unit with diverse professions.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree 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;
  • 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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