Earn over 9m monthly as Manager Policy and Strategy at Uganda Road Fund (URF)

Organisation: Uganda
Road Fund (URF)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director/Accounting Officer
Salary: UGX 9,000,000
per month
About US:
Uganda Road Fund (URF) is a body
corporate established by the Uganda Road Fund Act 2008, to finance routine and
periodic maintenance of public roads.
Job Summary:  The URF Fund Manager Policy and Strategy will
primarily co-ordinate the development and implementation of the its policies,
strategies, plans and reports to ensure achievement of URF’s goals and
objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan
    and oversee the implementation of Technical, Strategic and Policy research
    and ensure appropriate dissemination of the findings to stakeholders.
  • Oversee
    and coordinate the development and implementation of URF’s Business
    strategy.
  • In
    charge of developing and implementing Operational and Management systems,
    2G Road Fund business processes, work flow streams, standards operating policies
    and procedures for URF.
  • Manage
    and report on annual implementation of 1, 3 and 5 year road maintenance
    financing plans of the Fund.
  • Manage
    and coordinate implementation of the 5 year corporate plan of the Fund.
  • Oversee
    and coordinate URF reporting schedule, prepare and disseminate monthly,
    quarterly, and annual reports of the Fund.
  • The
    incumbent will mainstream sector plans, policies and standards into URF
    operation.
  • In
    charge of establishing a framework to ensure currency of URF database of
    road assets, Unit costs of designated agencies.
  • Provide
    for URF’s presence and participation in the transport sector forum and
    related fora.
  • Manage
    the formations and operations of District Road Committees (DRC’s).
  • Guide
    Management on new Strategic changes in the sector in respect of sector
    policies, strategic plans of Designated Agencies, ARMFA pronouncements
    etc.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by Management from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Road Fund’s career opportunity should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (Registered), Economics,
    Statistics, Business Administration/ Commerce or related discipline.
  • Possession
    of an Advanced degree in Highway Engineering, Public Administration and
    Management, Transport Economics, Transport Policy, Economic Policy and
    Planning, Business Administration or Statistics.
  • At
    least eight years’ working experience, three of which should be in policy
    and strategy formulation and/or implementation in the Transport Sector.
  • Membership
    of a recognized professional association and / or registration with a
    professional Competent Authority will be an added advantage.
  • Working
    knowledge of Road Asset Management Systems
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Possess
    excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Possess
    the ability to work under tight deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Working
    knowledge of commercialization of road management, financing and emerging
    road industry trends.
  • Previous
    work experience in quality assurance function will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrable
    team leadership and good organization skills.
Age Limit: Below 45
years
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their applications accompanied by;
(i)               
A
capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy
for the    post or assignment and
illustrated personal experience in the East African region;
(ii)             
 Copies of testimonials;
(iii)           
 Detailed curriculum vitae showing experience
and positions held; 
(iv)           
 Current salary;
(v)             
 Three professional referees, including email
and phone contacts; and
(vi)           
 Postal addresses, daytime telephone contacts
and email address of applicants.
The complete applications
should be sent in hard copy to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Road Fund, 5th Floor
Twed Towers,
Plot 10 Kafu Road, P.O Box
7501, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: Monday 23rd March 2015 by 5:00 p.m.
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