Senior Planner Chemical Industry Job Opportunity – National Planning Authority (NPA)

Job Title:          Senior Planner Chemical Industry
Organisation: National
Planning Authority (NPA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Ref No: NPA/ADV/03/2017
Reports to: Manager
Infrastructure, Industry and Physical Planning
About US:
The National Planning Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of
Parliament No.15 of 2002 in compliance with article 125 of the Constitution of
the Republic of Uganda (1995). Accordingly NPA is the principal statutory
agency responsible for the management of national and decentralized development
planning in Uganda. The primary function of the Authority is to produce
comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country elaborated in
terms of the perspective Vision, Long and Medium-term Plans.
Job Summary: The Senior
Planner Chemical Industry will foster strategic planning and guidance in the
integration of the chemical industry into the development planning process
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
government on how to develop the chemical industry, as well as appropriate
technology and human resources for the industry.
challenges in the chemical industry and opportunities for industrial growth and
technological advancement and make necessary recommendations.
government on environmental issues related to the chemical industry and
how to mitigate their effects.
and maintain data and information on chemical industry to inform national and
sectoral plans, policies and strategies.
Actively participate in the formulation of the national development plans,
sector development plans and LG plans in accordance with established
planning guidelines
technical backstopping to MDAs.
sectoral policies and make appropriate recommendations to the department.
and participate in preparation of topical papers for presentation to the
Presidential Economic Council (PEC), publications and other fora.
in departmental meetings, preparation of work plans and budgets, as well as the
preparation of the Authority’s annual report and policy statement.
with relevant stakeholders to promote the development of the industry.
in development of standards for the chemical industry and other relevant
reports and feasibility studies.
any other duties as and when directed by the relevant authority

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the National Planning
Authority (NPA) Senior Planner Chemical Industry job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering,
Bio-Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry or a closely related discipline from a
recognised University;
addition, applicants with a Master’s degree in another field but with an
honours bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Bio-Chemistry, Industrial
Chemistry or a closely related discipline from a recognised University will be
A minimum of seven years of experience in the chemical industry; basic
chemical (polymers, petrochemicals, basic inorganics), specialty chemicals (for
crops and animals, colorants, paints, ink) or consumer chemicals (detergents,
soaps and other toiletries) or closely related area involving field work in a
reputable institution/ organization Other attributes:
to analyze different scenarios and identify the best fallback position
forecast and integrate different views
ability to identify how organizational policies, processes and procedures
are likely to be affected by environmental changes
of skills and knowledge in Management Information Systems Very high level of
professionalism and integrity
communication, analytical and computing skills
Age: Between 30- 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send two sets
of applications with detailed curriculum vitae clear phone and email contacts,
photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts should be
directed to: The Executive Director, National Planning Authority, P.O. Box
21434 Kampala Uganda; Planning – House Plot 17B Clement Hill Road.
The preferred method of applications delivery is
physical delivery through the NPA Front Desk / Reception. However, postal
applications are also allowed provided they are received before the deadline
indicated below
Shortlisted candidates shall be notified through
their email addresses and phone contacts indicated on the application or CV.
Deadline: Thursday 21st
December, 2017 by 16:55 hours.
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