Manager (Technical Services) Job Placements – Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Organization:  Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)
Duty Station:
 Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
About US:
The Free Zones Act,
2014 was duly enacted by the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda and assented
to by H. E. the President of the Republic of Uganda on the 2nd February, 2014.
This law provides for the Legal and Institutional Frameworks governing Free
Zones and related activities in Uganda. 
The Uganda Free
Zones Authority (UFZA) is mandated to establish, develop, manage, market,
maintain, supervise, control and to provide for other related matters of Free
Zones in Uganda, as outlined in section 13 of the Free Zones Act, 2014. Free
Zones are economic development tools that many Governments have used to
stimulate manufacturing for export.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Meet with public officials, Developers, and
the public regarding development plans and land use; Gather and analyze
economic and environmental studies, censuses, and market research data; Conduct
field investigations to analyze factors affecting land use Review site plans
submitted by developers and recommend whether proposals should be approved or
·       Assess the feasibility of proposals and
identify needed changes
·       Stay current on zoning or building codes,
environmental regulations, and other legal issues;
·       Write descriptions of property boundary
surveys for use in deeds, leases, or other legal documents;
·       To supervise technical staff in the Authority.
·       Inspect, test, and measure completed work in
order to verify conformance to standards.
·       Perform any other duties assigned from time
to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant must hold a master’s
degree in Civil Engineering, Project Management or any related field from a
recognised University/ Institution.
·       A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Planning or
·       At least seven years of experience in a
relevant field
·        Planning
or Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or any other related field.
·       Innovative and with a proven high level of
·       Ability to work independently and in a team;
·       Excellent interpersonal and Communication
·       Excellent analytical skills;
·       Knowledge of the Economy;
·       Self-motivation and capability to work under
tight deadlines in a competitive environment
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified candidates please submit your application enclosing detailed
curriculum vitae giving three references, copies of academic and professional
certificates, postal address and daytime telephone .
Addressed to: The
Managing Director, ABS Consulting Group Workers House, 1 Pilkington Road, 9th
Floor, Southern Wing P.O. Box 29526, Kampala, Uganda Please indicate the
position applied for on the envelope (‘Application for the position
Deadline: 16th March 2020 by 5:00 pm
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