Head Mechanical Services Job Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Road
Ref: UNRA RM1/2017/EXT
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 Head
Mechanical Services will be responsible for managing plant, equipment and fleet
of the Authority. This will involve planning, participation in procurement,
supervision of repair works, branding and engraving of plant and equipment,
ensuring at all times the odometers and hour meters are functional and logbooks
updated, ensuring environmental and social safeguards (methods of disposal of
wastes) are mainstreamed, timely servicing of plant and equipment, plant and
equipment status report, preparation of defects, job cards, inspection and
completion report for major repairs done. In addition he/she will be
responsible for establishing and updating the equipment management system. The
Head Mechanical Services will also be responsible for accountability of the
resources under the department including human, financial, property, plant and
Key Duties and
Plan and set performance benchmarks for the
department in line with the strategic plan and Board directives;
Plan and implement a system for the management
of plant, equipment and fleet of the authority to in line with the approved
Develop and implement a system to manage the
servicing and repairs of plant, equipment and fleet of the authority;
Risk management and management of audit results
on mechanical services in line with the strategic plan;
Manage performance and develop direct reports in
line with the performance management system of UNRA;
Quality management of rehabilitation works in
line with approved directorate standards.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the UNRA Head Mechanical
Services career opportunity should hold an Honors Degree in Mechanical
Engineering, or;
Possession of a Higher Diploma in Mechanical
Engineering from a recognized institution with a Master’s Degree in a relevant
For those with a Bachelor’s Degree, a Master’s
Degree in a related field and other post graduate qualifications in Mechanical
Engineering or other relevant field will be an added advantage;
Professional Registration with the Engineers
Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth countries is a
At least five years’ experience in maintenance
of plant and equipment;
Computer literacy skills
Demonstrated working experience in managing
diverse professionals.
High level of integrity;
Good track record of outstanding performance;
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.
Deadline: 10th October 2017
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