Senior Planner Job Placement – National Council of Sports (NCS)

Job Title:       Senior Planner
Organization: National
Council of Sports (NCS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Report to: General

About US:
National Council of Sports
(NCS) is a statutory organisation that was established in 1964, to among other
things; Develop, Promote and Control all forms of sports in the country.

Job Summary:    The Senior Planner will be responsible for
managing and coordinating the Council’s planning function that involves the
development of a comprehensive, integrated strategic plan, work plans and
budgets, while monitoring and evaluating their implementation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate
    the planning and budgeting functions of the Council.
  • Prepare
    the annual and midterm plans for the Council in line with the approved
    five year strategic plan, policy and procedures.
  • To
    prepare and review the five year strategic plan incorporating plans of all
    departments and units through a consultative process and placing it before
    management for approval in line with Council’s mandate.
  • Prepare
    and submit the budget framework paper (BFP) and budget to the management
    team and the Council.
  • Carry
    out regular and timely reviews of the progress in implementing the
    Council’s approved plans, policies, and programs.
  • Review
    the performance of departments and units of the Council.
  • Providing
    technical guidance to departments and units in the preparation of
    annual/quarterly and annual work plans and budgets.
  • Organize,
    establish and maintain a sound data bank.
  • Supervise
    the routine collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of data
    relating to the functioning of NCS.
  • To
    compile, consolidate, quarterly progress reports and ensure that such
    reports are reviewed by management and submitted to the Council and other
    relevant stakeholders.
  • Put
    in place, a monitoring and evaluation system on all programs of the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold an Honours Degree in
    Economics or statistics or quantitative economics or other related area
    from a recognized Institution.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and
    Management from a recognized institu
  • Possession of a Master’s degree in any of the
    following fields, Economics; Monitoring and Evaluation or relevant Masters
    from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.
  • Five
    years of working experience as a planner, two (2) of which should have been at supervisory level in
    areas of planning, budgeting and reporting, monitoring and evaluation or
    any other area relevant to the job from a reputable Institution.
  • Experience in government systems, operations,
    geting, accountability,
    reporting, and coordination mechanism are a requirement.
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating skills
  • Excellent ,communication, analytical and
    computer skills
  • Financial management;
  • Management information systems
  • Results orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Very high levels of integrity and
  • Time management
  • Report writing

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications accompanied with copies of
academic certificates, transcripts, and a detailed CV indicating names of three
referees by hand delivery to the address below;

The General Secretary,
National Council of Sports
Lugogo Sports Complex,
P.O Box 20077 Kampala, Uganda.

Envelopes should clearly be marked “Application for the post of
Senior Planner.” Please note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: 20th April 2018 by 5:00 PM

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