Land Valuer Job Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:   Land Valuer
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Land
Valuer
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 Land Valuer
will be primarily responsible for the valuation of the land and properties affected
by the right of way for the road and bridges projects. The Valuer will also be
responsible for verification and validation of grievances from project affected
persons, processing and confirming compensation payments before they are made.
In addition, the Land Valuer will be responsible for compiling and updating a
data base on land values across the country and preparation of valuation
reports.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will implement the Land
Acquisition Management System (LAMS) in line with the approved criteria to be
used during expropriation and gazetting right of way;
·        
Actively participate in preparation of advance
plans for the acquisition of the right of way for road projects as per UNRA’s
strategic and annual plans;
·        
Regularly review and update Geographical
Information Systems (GIS) database on
·        
Project affected persons along all national road
corridors;
·        
Prepare valuation report in reference to the
strip map/cadastral layout based on the final engineering design;
·        
Implement the approved communication strategy
for stakeholders  (Stakeholder
engagement);
·        
Compile and update a data base of land values
across the country and participate in the payment process of compensation and
expropriation of land and generate accountability reports;
·        
Manage grievance/complaints in accordance with
the grievance and appeals management framework;
·        
Actively participate in processing and issuance
of vacation and demolition notices, take over the compensated properties and
clear the right of way;
·        
Assess and value injurious affections during or
after construction;
·        
Conduct risk management on Land and property
valuation in line with
·        
UNRA’s approved risk management frame work;
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UNRA Land Valuer job
opportunity should hold an honors degree in Surveying or Land economics or
Civil engineering;
·        
Possession of other post graduate qualifications
will also be an added advantage;
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
At least three years’ experience in Land
valuation and resettlement;
·        
Prior working experience in managing an
organization/business unit with diverse professions.
·        
High degree of integrity;
·        
Ability to work as part of a team and to develop
subordinates;
·        
Excellent interpersonal, particularly
staff/management relations;
·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
·        
Ability to manage/supervise multi skilled teams
and deliver accurate results in a timely manner and in an environment with
multiple and challenging tasks.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications online at the link below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.
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Application
Deadline: 14th October 2016
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