MANAGER RESEARCH & PLANNING/ PLANNER

  • UGANDA WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM AUTHORITY
  • Kingdom Kampala, Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
  • 29/01/2021
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Description

Salary Scale:   (UWRSA Level 2)

Responsible to: Managing Director

Responsible for:- Statistician

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To  develop  comprehensive  and  integrated  Authority  Plans,  monitor  and  evaluate  their implementation and also perform the research and development functions of the Authority

KEY FUNCTIONS

  1. Formulating, developing  and  coordinating  Authority  development  strategies,  plans and budgets;
  1. Prepare development proposals for the Authority projects.
  2. Preparing and disseminating performance standards and indicators for the Authority to users;
  3. To coordinate  the  preparation  of  Authority  projects  proposals  according  to  the National  Development  Plan,  Sector  Development  Plan  and  Strategic  Plan  of  the Authority.
  4. Providing Technical   support   to   Departments   in   preparation   and   production  of Authority Development Plans;
  1. Monitor and evaluate projects being implemented in the Authority.
  2. Spearheading the review of the strategic and functional objectives to determine their relevancy to the Authority Mission.
  1. Guiding and  coordinating  the  formulation of the strategic annual plans for effective utilization of Authority resources.
  2. Harmonizing the plans of the various functions and units of the Authority.
  3. To undertake  internal  and  external  surveys  to  collect  stakeholders’  views  on  the services rendered by the Authority.
  4. Offering support  to  strategic  and  operational  decision  making  in  the  Authority through  collection,  analysis  and  interpretation  of  Authority  and  externally  sourced data.
  5. Maintain a comprehensive database on the staff, students and other resources of the Authority.
  1. Preparing the   programme  status  reports  required  for  management,  Board  and Development Partners, budget reviews, program analysis, annual reports.
  1. To operationalize collaborative mechanisms in planning standards with the National, Regional and  International  organisations,  MDA  and  LGs  in  the  provision  of  the Authority’s mandate.
  2. Determining and reviewing Authority investment priorities;
  3. Coordinating, monitoring  and  evaluating  performance  of  Authority  Development Plans, Programmes and Projects;
  1. Maintaining Authority Management Information System;
  2. Development and maintaining an up-to-date database
  3. Appraising National,    Sector    and    Authority    policies    and    aligning    them  for implementation of specific activities and outputs
  1. Producing minutes of the Technical Planning Committee.
  2. Retrieve and avail statistical reports required by different Authority Departments and other stakeholders.
  1. To perform any other duties assigned by the superior officers of the Authority.

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Should  have  a  Masters  degree  in  Economics,  Statistics  or  Quantitative  Economics from a recognized institution.
  2. Should have a bachelors in Statistics or economics
  3. Should have demonstrated strong computer knowledge in relevant programmes.
  4. Should have high integrity.

EXPERIENCE

  1. Should have  at  least  six  (6)  years  of  working  experience  as  a  Planner  three  (3)  of which should have been at Senior Level in a public or reputable organization.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Should have good communication and interpersonal skills
  2. Well-developed skills in Economics and Project Planning and Management
  3. Well developed  understanding  of  Government  planning  and  Budgeting  processes and systems
  4. Has a good grasp of government policies

BEHAVIOURAL

  1. Self-driven
  2. Lead and work as a team to achieve desired results
  3. High level of professionalism and integrity
  4. Maintain High level of confidentiality

How to apply

Send application to  info@uwrsa.go.ug and hr@uwrsa.go.ug

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