Programmer / Planner Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

 

Job Title:    Programmer / Planner

Organization: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About UNRA:

The Uganda National
Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by the National Authority Act, No. 15 of
2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns.

 

Job Summary:  The Programmer/Planner will be responsible for
planning, budgeting, costs estimation for resources for undertaking road
projects. The Planner will also be responsible for carrying out risk
assessment, which involves analyzing risks and development of risk mitigation
strategies for roads and bridges projects.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Review
project schedules and costs to monitor performance;

·       
Review
variations and/or extension of time claims

·       
Develop
risk matrix and schedule risk analysis. Put in place risk mitigation measures;

·       
Set up
appropriate project implementation programs that enable the Project Team to deliver
projects within time, quality and costs while ensuring high productivity,
performance and safety within the projects;

·       
Develop
and review project implementation /Procurement programs and plans;

·       
Prepare
the Department’s Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Work plans, cost estimation,
procurement plans and budget;

·       
Develop
planning strategies for road rehabilitation and development projects;

·       
Establishing
methodologies for key critical construction activities;

·       
Compliance
with project planning policies, procedures, contract management guidelines,
Standards and best practices;

·       
Establishing
short, medium and long-term Project monitoring strategies and proactively
leading a planning and controls culture across the project teams in accordance
to best practices;

·       
Organize
project requirements in programming sequence, analyzing requirements; preparing
a work flow chart and diagram using computer resourced based programs;

·       
Participate
in planning, budgeting and budget performance monitoring in line with set
targets;

·       
Manage
performance and develop direct reports in line with UNRAs staff performance
management processes.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Programmer/Planner job
must hold an honors degree in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying,
Construction Management or other related qualification;

·       
Post
graduate qualification in Project Planning and Management is a must;

·       
Experience
in other project management computer-based packages will be an added advantage.

·       
Must be
proficient in use of MS Office and any of the scheduling softwares like Ms
project or premavera P6.

·       
At least
three years of planning and scheduling experience for large construction
projects in the road sector;

·       
Demonstrated
working experience with Project Teams with diverse professions.

·       
High
level of integrity.

·       
Ability
to work as part of a team and to develop subordinates;

·       
Excellent
interpersonal with good presentation skills.

·       
Excellent
oral and written communication skills.

·       
Ability
to manage/supervise multi skilled teams and deliver accurate results in a
timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified
candidates who wish to join the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online.

 

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Deadline: 14th February 2021

 

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