UIA Job Vacancies – Physical Planner

Organisation: Uganda
Investment Authority (UIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Director,
Land Development
About UIA:
Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), set up under the investment Code
1991 is a statutory agency mandated to initiate and support measures that
enhance investment in Uganda and to advise Government on appropriate policies
conducive for investment promotion and growth.
Key Duties and
  • Prepare industrial park physical
    development plans (structure and detailed) and development guidelines.
  • Intuitively study the provision of
    transportation networks, communication lines, water distribution,
    electricity and other utilities at each site within the industrial and
    business parks.
  • Carry out site and location analysis
    studies to review all potential sites for the establishment of Industrial
    and Business parks.
  • Actively participate in Environmental
    Impact Assessment studies and Implementing Earthworks for infrastructure
    development within the parks.
  • Conduct physical development controls in the
    industrial parks to ensure that the developments are consistent with the
    approved physical development plans.
  • The Planner will prepare terms of
    reference for physical development planning, feasibility, engineering
    services studies for industrial and Business sites.
  • Develop appropriate land use zoning in the
    development of industrial and business parks countrywide and ensure that
    they are planned in conformity with existing national and local planning
    regulatory requirements.
  • Carry out research on identified physical
    planning issues and propose corrective action.
  • In charge of building networks with
    relevant Physical planning authorities, institutions and other
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Physical /Urban Planning or land Economics or Land. Possession
    of a  Post Graduate Diploma in
    Project Planning and Management, Urban design, Cartography or GIS
    Operation will be an added advantage
  • Three or more years working experience in
    Physical Planning in a reputable Institution.
  • Affiliation to a Professional
    Urban/Physical planning body or the equivalent.
  • Advanced computer skills in Arc GIS,
    AutoCAD, Database management and MS Project;
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications with comprehensive CVs, copies of
certificates and/or testimonials together with the applicant’s telephone
contact, names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees should be
sent to: The Executive Director Uganda Investment Authority P.O. Box 7418,
Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 8th December, 2014.
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