Corporate Strategy Officer Job Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)




Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head Corporate Strategy Management
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 Corporate Strategy Officer’s primary role is
to coordinate the implementation of sustainable and approved UNRA strategies
across all directorates, carry out research and business intelligence, monitor
long-term trends driving cross-functional initiatives, and generating reports
in line with the UNRA strategic plan and objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The incumbent will coordinate the Strategic
    planning content development in the respective directorates of the
    Authority in line with the strategic Planning process guidelines and
    framework;
  • Coordination of cross business unit
    initiatives in the directorates;
  • Responsible for the monitoring the deployment
    and execution of the strategic plan in the respective directorates and
    generating relevant reports;
  • Responsible for the identification and
    execution of cost improvement opportunities across directorates;
  • Keenly review and evaluate the implementation
    of the quality management system frameworks in the directorates;
  • Coordinate the quarterly and bi-annual
    reports generation from directorates on the achievements per quarter for
    effective feedback to the Ministerial Policy Statement Reviews;
  • Compile information on long term trends and
    outlook analysis to provide input into the strategic plan review sessions.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
    Corporate Strategy Management
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Corporate Strategy
    Officer job vacancy should hold an Honor’s Bachelor’s Degree in Finance,
    Economics, Business Administration or a related field;
  • Possession of any other post graduate
    qualifications in the relevant field are an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in a professional
    corporate and highly reputable organization;
  • Previous experience in practicing monitoring
    and evaluation;
  • Demonstrated practical experience in
    executive coaching is an added advantage;
  • Excellent analytical and financial modeling
    skills is a must;
  • Direct exposure with top management levels is
    an added advantage;
  • Impeccable level of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of quality
    principles, continuous learning, customer focus, and teamwork and partnering
    skills to develop colleagues and subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;
  • Ability to produce accurate results in an
    environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex
    concepts into common, understandable language.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letter, filled form (Download Here,
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:

Office
of the Director Human Resource,
Uganda
National Roads Authority,
Plot
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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