Administration Officer – Security & Safety Job Placements – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Head Administration
About UNRA:
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 Administration Officer Security and Safety
will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing, monitoring and
coordinating security and safety
in the Authority. The incumbent will also be responsible for identifying hazards,
assessing risks to security and safety, putting appropriate safety controls in
place and providing advice on accident prevention and occupational security to employees
and stakeholders and for inspecting work places and equipment, review and
update protective and preventative safety measures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, develop and implement occupational
    health and safety systems, including policies, procedures and manuals;
  • Provide security at Headquarters and Stations
    and all UNRA work sites;
  • Actively promote occupational health and
    safety within the Authority and develop safer and healthier ways of
    working in line with the approved guidelines;
  • Inspect workplaces and protective wear to
    ensure they meet safety regulations and to identify hazards and risks;
  • Take part in the investigation of accidents
    and unsafe working conditions, in order to study possible causes and
    recommend remedial action;
  • Carry out safety drills for employees on
    health and safety practices and legislation including coordinating emergency
    procedures, firefighting and first aid crews;
  • Actively participate in the rehabilitation of
    workers after accidents or injuries and make sure they experience a
    satisfactory return to work;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures on occupational Security and safety.
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Participate in planning, budgeting and reporting
    in line with departmental guidelines and targets;
  • Manage performance and develop direct reports
    in line with the performance management system of UNRA.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Administration
    Officer- Security & Safety job opportunity should hold an Honors
    Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, International
    Business, Management or any other related field from a recognized
  • Additional training in security and safety
    will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in managing
    security and safety.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates.
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management
    relations, oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • High level of Integrity.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their
handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download
) , an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee
letters (one of whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training
Centre addressed to the:
of the Director Human Resource,
National Roads Authority,
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours

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