Cost & Planning Specialist

  • Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC)
  • Yusuf Lule Road, Kampala, Uganda
  • 30/06/2019
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Job Description

Headquarters at Plot 15, Yusuf Lule Road, P.O Box 36316, Kampala
The Uganda Refinery Holding Company (URHC) is a Private Limited Liability Company
incorporated under the Companies Act (2012). It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Uganda
National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd.
The purpose of the URHC is to hold, on behalf of UNOC, interest in the refinery project
planned to be developed in Kabaale, Hoima District and its associated infrastructure. URHC
has also been given the mandate to develop, operationalize and manage the 29.57 km2
Kabaale petro-based Industrial Park (KIP). The Refinery and Uganda’s second International
Airport will form KIP’s anchor projects.
URHC now invites applications from persons interested to develop their career with a
dynamic results-oriented Company to occupy the following position.
URHC now invites applications for persons interested to develop their career with a dynamic
results-oriented Company to occupy the following position.
JOB TITLE: Physical Planning Officer
REPORTS TO: Manager, Industrial Park Development
JOB PURPOSE: Participate in the implementation and update of the Master Plan for the
Industrial Park in accordance with the KIP Program Roadmap, in
liaison with the key stakeholders.
Essential Duties:
1. Designate and strictly manage the zoning of developments and the design all the Plots
and servitudes in the Masterplan in liaison with stakeholders.
2. Set up and manage an approval process for the developments in the park and the
handling of applications for modifications in liaison with the National Planning Board and
other authorities.
3. Preparation of cadastral layouts, and land demarcations, within the KIP, including
marking on site the boundaries of this demarcations.
4. Maintain accurate records of the Masterplans as they are progressively updated, and
the development plans that are submitted and maintain a clear record of the approved
plans and drawings.
5. Formulate manuals, guidelines and systems for the assessment of development plans
and modifications in Plot size and zoning;
6. Prepare and implement a risk management framework for KIP physical planning.
7. Incorporate the requirements of Physical Planning in QHSE strategy for the KIP project
8. Monitor and report on construction activities within the KIP project area to ensure that
projects are completed per design deliverables, quality standards and that pre-start up
safety reviews are conducted.
9. Liaise with the neighboring physical planning authorities and raise any issues that may
enhance or affect the KIP plans.
10. Perform any other duties as may be reasonably assigned within the scope of the Job role.
Qualifications and Attributes:
a) An honours bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning or Regional planning, Spatial planning,
physical planning or other related discipline.
b) Professional registration with the Uganda Institute of Physical Planners is mandatory.
c) Professional registration with any other relevant regulatory body or its equivalent in
the Commonwealth will be an added advantage.
d) Working knowledge of GIS is a necessity.
e) A minimum of 5 (five) years’ post degree experience in the practice of urban and
regional Planning including large housing and development estates.
f) Experience in the planning of industrial parks will be an added advantage.
g) Experience in the Oil and Gas Industry will be an added advantage.
h) A self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision with strong organizational
i) High level written and oral communications skills
j) Must be results-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact,
diplomacy and integrity
k) Experience in research, strategic theme development, project management and
programming-related work
l) Quality orientation/attention to detail skills
m) Risk Management and negotiation skills

Application procedure:
Completed and signed Application Forms together with certified copies of academic
certificates should be addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below by
17:00 hours (5:00pm EAT) not later than 12th July 2019.
Applications delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications must
include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents.
While we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any
form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
URHC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from the Albertine Graben are
encouraged to apply.
The Job Details and Application Form can be downloaded from Careers at
P.O. BOX 36316

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