Warden Planning (Economist) Job Careers – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Organisation: Uganda
Wildlife Authority (UWA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Management
Accountant
About US:
Uganda Wildlife
Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism,
Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in
accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To Conserve
and Sustainably Manage the Wildlife and Protected Areas of Uganda in
Partnership with Neighboring Communities and Other Stakeholders for the Benefit
of the People of Uganda and the Global Community.”
Job Summary:   The Warden Planning (Economist)  will mainly ensure timely preparation and
submission of budget reports, quarterly performance reports, annual operation
work plans in the format that is acceptable to the Authority..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Collect and analyze data relevant for planning and budgeting
    purposes.
  • Participate in the preparation and formulation of UWA’s budgets and
    programs in line with the Authority’s strategic plan.
  • Coordinate prepare and formulate UWA’s Budget Framework Paper,
    Ministerial Policy Statement, with clear achievable Annual Operation Plans
    and in line with the Authority’s strategic programmes.
  • Consult with department and unit heads to ensure adjustments are
    made in accordance with programme changes in order to facilitate long term
    planning.
  • Provide support to the coordination of monitoring and evaluation
    activities in preparation of quarterly and annual performance reports.
  • Ensure that UWA budget is compliant to the Public Financial
    Management Act 2015 and update the budget monitoring tool for all
    transaction undertaken.
  • Produce budget analytical and performance reports.
  • Ensure that UWA Programme Based Budgeting system is up to date and
    in line with the statutory requirements and timelines.
  • Participate in preparation and revision of guidelines, standards and
    manuals for Protected Areas.
  • Participate in the formulation and review of management plans for
    UWA Protected Areas including the budgeting for the planned activities in
    the General Management Plans.
  • Represent the agency in different internal or external budget
    meetings as will be required from time to time.
  • Perform any other assignments as assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Warden
    Planning (Economist) 
    job opportunity must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Economics,
    Statistics, Commerce or Business Administration from a recognized
    Institution
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience obtained
    from a reputable organization doing the same role.
  • Experience in budgeting for government programmes or projects is an
    added advantage.
  • Planning, organising and coordinating
  • Customer care skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Concern for quality and standards
  • Accountability
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Time management
  • Age: Less than 35 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their dully completed Job
Application Form in triplicate, download
here
, each with a detailed Curriculum Vitae bearing contacts of three
(3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic
Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the address below:
The Executive
Director,
Uganda Wildlife
Authority,
Plot 7 Kira Road,
Kamwokya,
P.O. Box 3530
Kampala
Email to: 
hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.org
NB:
  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
Deadline: 23rd April 2019
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