2 Officer Institutional Development – Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

Organisation: Uganda
Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager
Job Code: HRM/074/600
About URA:
The Uganda Revenue
Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991
and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and
collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to
such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all
the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization
(URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were
responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Officer Institutional Development will
evaluate the effectiveness of Organizational processes, systems and structures
and recommend appropriate interventions to support Institutional Growth. The
jobholder will conduct structural reviews in identified business areas to align
business to strategy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly review and analyse requests for structural changes from
    clients and provide response
  • Develop appropriate tools to support the collection, analysis and
    reporting of structural review information
  • Analyse business changes in the pipeline against an existing
    business structure
  • Engage the relevant line Management/process owners and Conduct
    preliminary structural suitability tests to determine the appropriate
  • Design structural models reflecting proposed structural changes with
    anticipated impact on service delivery
  • Conduct research and benchmarks on the best practice Structural
    models, customisable for URA and advise concerned stakeholders
  • Conduct Job Analysis, Evaluation and Workload exercises to
    streamline the worth and design of jobs.
  • Develop frameworks to guide the Job Analysis, Evaluation and
    Workload study processes in the Organization
  • Establish mechanisms to identify changes in jobs, including the
    creation of new jobs
  • Design appropriate tools to support the collection, analysis and
    reporting job design related information and workload analysis exercises
  • Collect and analyse job related data and their competency
    requirements, and write job descriptions
  • Engage appropriate line managers and selected Subject Matter Experts
    to verify and sign off developed Job Descriptions
  • Provide technical guidance to identified support team/staff in the
    areas of Job Analysis, Evaluation and Workload Assessment
  • Develop, update and maintain a URA Job Profiles Manual
  • Research and benchmark on the best practice Job Analysis and
    Evaluation methodologies and advise management for adoption
  • Conduct Workload assessments in recommended business areas to as to
    ascertain equity in work distribution
  • Develop staff productivity analysis reports to facilitate effective
    resource allocation and management.
  • Engage relevant stakeholders to establish/review and approve
    performance standards
  • Engage relevant operational system administrators and any other
    stakeholders to extract data for analysis of staff productivity
  • Analyse data and develop periodic Staff Analysis Productivity
  • Develop and implement a framework for measurement of staff
    productivity (research, benchmark suitable methodologies)
  • Conduct an Analysis of Organizational Strategy, Projects, Programs
    and Initiatives to identify their impact on the corporate people
    management strategies..
  • Establish strategies for receipt of relevant documents and
    information relating to organizational projects, initiatives and programs
  • Analyse and document impact of initiatives and programs on the
    corporate people management strategies
  • Engage relevant stakeholders to discuss the findings and
    recommendations made
  • Analyze the Organizational Business Strategy and Plan to establish
    its impact on staff, and develop a Strategy People Impact Report for
    management’s information

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer
    Institutional Development job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees
    in Human Resource Management, Industrial & Organizational Psychology
    or Social Sciences.
  • At least three (3) years of work experience in Human Resources
    Management in a big reputable organization.
  • Experience in conducting Job Design functions, Job Analysis and
  • Experience in conducting Job Design functions, Job Analysis and
  • Experience in Organizational Process and Systems Analysis as well as
    restructuring processes.
  • Post Graduate qualification in Organization Development, Human
    Resource Management or General Management
  • Very good knowledge of the applicable national and international
    Labour Laws
  • Good knowledge of the Human Resource Management Manual (HRMM)
  • Special Skills & Attributes    
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • Business Analysis, Strategy Mapping and modeling skills
  • Effective Communication Skills – Report writing and presentation
  • Ability to diagnose organizational problems and devise appropriate
  • High level of assertiveness
  • Good interpersonal relations
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by
visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS ->
EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view
detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required
competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the
required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree
certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY
Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.
Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published
on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be
vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for
appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic
documents will be charged in the courts of law.
Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm
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