UNRA Traffic and Road Safety Engineer Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority




Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Road Safety
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 Traffic and
Road Safety Engineer will be responsible for carrying out road safety audits
and identification of accident spots. In addition, the Engineer will liaise
with traffic Police to capture traffic accident data and accident site investigations
as well as providing travel advisory information to the public. The incumbent will
also carry out routine inspection of road side furniture and markings.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
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Conduct road safety audits, identify black spots
and recommend appropriate measures in line with the approved guidelines;
·        
Work closely with traffic police to capture
traffic accident data and carry out detailed accident site technical
investigations in line with departmental standards and guidelines;
·        
Work closely with police to provide travel
advisory information to the public;
·        
Conduct routine inspection of road ancillary
infrastructure in line with departmental guidelines and standards;
·        
Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
mitigation measures in the area of traffic and road safety;
·        
Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
recommendations within specified time frames;
·        
Actively participate in planning, budgeting and
reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UNRA Traffic and Road
Safety Engineer employment opportunity should hold a Honors Degree in Civil
Engineering or any other relevant degree;
·        
Professional training in health Safety and
Environment is added advantage.
·        
Computer literacy skills are mandatory
·        
At least three years’ experience in implementing
roads safety activities.
·        
Five years’ experience in industrial safety at Management
level.
·        
Impeccable level 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.
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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