Several Safeguards Officer Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)





Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Resident Engineer

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 Safeguards Officer will be charged with identifying
and addressing environment and social safeguards including gender, HIV,
occupational health and safety. The Safeguards Officer will also be responsible
for monitoring compliance with environmental and social management plan, assist
in facilitating stakeholder participation on the project as well as providing
feedback to their issues. In addition, the incumbent
will be responsible for monitoring land acquisition and compensation activities
being undertaken as well as establishment of grievance management system.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively monitor and supervise construction
    works for compliance with Environment and Social safeguards management
    plan;
  • Identify and address environment and social
    safeguards;
  • Implement Occupational Health and Safety
    (OHS) guidelines, policies and standards;
  • Actively participate in stakeholder
    engagements and prepare reports on feedback provided;
  • Regularly monitor the progress of land
    acquisition and compensation activities in collaboration with the land
    acquisition team;
  • Manage grievances from project affected persons
    and communities in line with grievance handling guidelines, procedures and
    policies;
  • Compile required reports from the process as
    per guidelines.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Resident
    Engineer

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Safeguards Officer
    job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Social Sciences, Environment
    or any other relevant degree;
  • Possession of any other Post Graduate
    qualifications in the relevant field will be an added
  • advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in infrastructure
    development work with Environment, Social and Gender components including
    preparation of Social impact assessments, Resettlement Action Plans
    (RAPs);
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Ability to 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 belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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