Estates Officer Job Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:  Estates Officer
Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Estates Manager
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 Estates Officer will be responsible for
maintenance of estates works including proactive and reactive maintenance
works. The Estates Officer will also be responsible for management of the
assets handed over by contractors and consultants at the completion of road
projects and assets acquired through the land acquisition process and
management of all the office utilities. The Estates officer, in liaison with
station engineers, will also be responsible for maintenance of all UNRA offices
at head office and in the stations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in the planning for
    developments and maintenance required to support the operation of the
    Authority, ensuring that adequate budgetary provision is made;
  • Operate and maintain UNRA site offices fully
    functional to support the operations of the Authority, including ensuring
    the buildings are maintained to the highest possible standards at all
    times;
  • Prepare inventory of UNRA estates assets;
  • Conduct regular equipment checks such as fire
    hydrants, alarms and emergency lighting ;
  • Manage the activities of contractors and
    consultants in order to deliver effective estate management activities;
  • Manage the utilities ( Telephone, Water,
    Electricity ) of the Authority;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures in the management of estates at UNRA;
  • Actively participate in planning, budgeting
    and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Estates
    Manager
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Estates Officer career
    placement should hold an Honors degree in Civil Engineering, Economics,
    Social Sciences, Estate Management or any other related field;
  • Three years’ experience in Estate management
    in a similar organization.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to
    develop subordinates;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving
    techniques;
  • Excellent customer service;
  • High level of Integrity.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, 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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