Senior Planner Economic Governance and Management Job Vacancy – National Planning Authority (NPA)

Organization: National
Planning Authority (NPA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Assistant
Coordinator African Peer Review Mechanism and Partnerships
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, it 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 Economic Governance and Management will produce and disseminate the
Economic Governance and Management thematic area reports, and coordinate the
integration of the APRM Programme of Action (POA) activities as contained in
the thematic area into the National Development Plan. The incumbent will also
support the APRM Governing Council with monitoring and evaluation of the POA
implementation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Prepare
the thematic area components of the APRM Country Self-Assessment Reports,
Country Review Reports and APRM National Programme of Action
·        
Ensure
implementation of Economic Governance and Management issues in the National
Development Planning processes;
·        
Ensure
shared national indicators for Economic Governance and Management are in place
for monitoring progress;
·        
Work
with the sector focal points and local government structures to ensure that the
POA prioritized actions and indicators in the Economic Governance and
Management thematic area are incorporated in the sector strategic plans, annual
budgets and work plan       
·        
Review
annual the sector budget framework papers to ensure that the POA prioritized
actions on Economic Governance and Management are included.
·        
Review
the POA activities in this thematic area and align them with the National
budget priorities
·        
Track
implementation of POA activities that are incorporated in the National
Development plan
·        
Prepare
and produce Annual monitoring reports for the APRM Governing Council
·        
Support
advocacy and dissemination of the Country Review Report at national and sub-national
levels
·        
Provide
support and work closely with the National Governing Council, especially the
relevant thematic area committee
·        
Perform
any other duties as and when directed by the relevant authority.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold an Hon. first degree majoring in any of the following
fields: Economics, Law, Democratic Governance, Public Policy, Management
Studies, Public Administration and Management, Business Administration and
Management, Development Planning, Economic Policy and Planning, Development
Economics, Statistics or a closely related discipline from a recognized University;
A Masters
Degree and first degree
in any of the following fields: Economics, Law, Democratic Governance, Public
Policy, Management Studies, Public Administration and Management, Business
Administration and Management, Development Planning, Economic Policy and
Planning, Development Economics, Statistics or a closely related discipline
from a recognized University;
·        
Six years
working experience in democratic governance or in a similar position, and at
least 4 years of which must be at Senior level in a reputable organization;
·        
Broad working
knowledge of public sector management, Policy development and other related
areas;
·        
Must
have a good understanding of democratic governance at both national and
International levels
·        
Evidence
of developing and sustaining linkages, working with stakeholders, and liaising
with government MDAs and development partners;
·        
Age: 30-55 years
Desired: PhD degree in a related field will be an
added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to send two sets of
applications with detailed curriculum vitae, including phone and email
contacts; photocopies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts
addressed to:
The Executive
Director,
National Planning
Authority,
P.O. Box 21434
Kampala Uganda;
Planning – House
Plot 17 Clement Hill Road.
Note:
  • The preferred method of applications’ is recorded delivery through
    the NPA Front Desk / Reception. However, candidates using post office
    should post early enough to avoid late deliveries and retrievals from post
    office beyond the closing date.
  • Shortlisted candidates shall be notified through their email
    addresses and or phone contacts indicated in their applications or CVs.
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted
    their authenticity and background checks conducted before considered for
    appointment into the Authority.
Deadline: Friday 8th November, 2019 at 16:55 hours.
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