Station Manager Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Regional 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 Station Manager will oversee the routine and
periodic maintenance activities of roads and bridges under the station. This
will involve planning for routine and periodic maintenance activities,
participation in defining procurement specifications, supervision of works,
ensuring environmental and social safeguards are mainstreamed, timely progress
reporting and preparation of closure report detailing the works done. The
Station Manager will also be responsible for accountability of the resources at
the station including human, financial, property, equipment etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and set performance benchmarks for the
    station in line with the strategic plan and Regional and Directorate
    targets
  • Plan and budget for the station activities in
    line with financial guidelines and strategic plan
  • Develop a system to carry out road and bridge
    condition assessment in line with UNRA standards and strategic plan
  • Manage performance and develop direct reports
    in line with the performance management system of UNRA
  • Plan and implement effective systems for the
    management of Force Account activities in the area covered by the station
    in line with UNRA strategic plan and guidelines
  • Oversee the overall administrative and
    supervision function of the station in line with the Corporate Services
    guidelines
  • Develop and implement systems for the effective
    supervision of routine and periodic maintenance activities in the area
    covered by the station in line with the UNRA strategic plan
  • Responsible for the risk management and
    management of audit results on regional maintenance activities in line
    with the strategic plan
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Regional
    Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Station Manager
    job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Highway
    Engineering;
  • Applicants with Master’s Degrees in related
    fields and other post graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering,
    Highway Engineering or other relevant field will have an added advantage.
  • Professional registration with the Professional
    Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth
    countries is  mandatory
  • At least five years’ experience in roads and
    bridges construction and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management
    of major construction works
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High levels of integrity.
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance
  • 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 belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

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

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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