05 October 2016

Station Manager Careers - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager

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 Station Manager will oversee the routine and periodic maintenance activities of roads and bridges under the station. This will involve planning for routine and periodic maintenance activities, participation in defining procurement specifications, supervision of works, ensuring environmental and social safeguards are mainstreamed, timely progress reporting and preparation of closure report detailing the works done. The Station Manager will also be responsible for accountability of the resources at the station including human, financial, property, equipment etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and set performance benchmarks for the station in line with the strategic plan and Regional and Directorate targets
  • Plan and budget for the station activities in line with financial guidelines and strategic plan
  • Develop a system to carry out road and bridge condition assessment in line with UNRA standards and strategic plan
  • Manage performance and develop direct reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA
  • Plan and implement effective systems for the management of Force Account activities in the area covered by the station in line with UNRA strategic plan and guidelines
  • Oversee the overall administrative and supervision function of the station in line with the Corporate Services guidelines
  • Develop and implement systems for the effective supervision of routine and periodic maintenance activities in the area covered by the station in line with the UNRA strategic plan
  • Responsible for the risk management and management of audit results on regional maintenance activities in line with the strategic plan
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Regional Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Station Manager job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering;
  • Applicants with Master’s Degrees in related fields and other post graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering or other relevant field will have an added advantage.
  • Professional registration with the Professional Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth countries is  mandatory
  • At least five years’ experience in roads and bridges construction and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management of major construction works
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High levels of integrity.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates.
  • 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 belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

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

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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