Several Station Manager UNRA Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority

Job Title:     Station Manager
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager
Ref: UNRA RM2/2017/EXT
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 be responsible for managing 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;
·        
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;
·        
Manage 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;
·        
Risk management and management of audit results
on regional maintenance activities in line with the strategic plan;
·        
Manage performance and develop direct reports in
line with the performance management system of UNRA.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the UNRA Station Manager career opportunity should hold an Honors Degree
in Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering or;
·        
A Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering, Highway
Engineering from a recognized institution with a Master’s Degree in a relevant
field;
·        
For those with a Bachelor’s Degree, a Master’s
Degree in a related field and other post graduate qualifications in Civil
Engineering, Highway Engineering or other relevant field will be an added
advantage;
·        
Professional registration with the Professional
Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth
countries is a must;
·        
At least five years’ experience in roads and
bridges construction and maintenance;
·        
Previous experience in Project Management of
major construction works;
·        
Demonstrated working experience in managing
diverse professionals.
·        
High levels of integrity.
·        
Good 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.
·        
Computer literacy 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.
Deadline: 10th October 2017
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