Senior Planner job at Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)


Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Senior Planner job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 March 2022

Hiring Organization: Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA)

Job Details:

Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) is a Statutory Body established by the Free Zones Act, 2014, for the purpose of creating opportunities for export-oriented investment and Job creation.
The Authority is positioning itself to establish industrial infrastructure, attract developers and Operators and provide innovative Investor Support Services in Free Zones, Export processing Zones and Free Ports. The Authority is seeking to recruit persons with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the following positions:

Job title: Senior Planner
Reports to : Executive Director
Terms: Contract
Scale: UF4
Reference: FZ/EXT/2021/22-03
Age Range: 28 - 40 Years

Job Summary
The Job holder will develop and consolidate comprehensive plans, monitor and evaluate their implementation

Key Roles and Responsibilities

• Participate in the budget preparation process and coordinate the preparation of Annual and quarterly work plans, detailed budget estimates and other budget Documents
• Coordinate the monitoring and evaluation of the Authority's implementation of activities, and prepare performance reports
• Coordinate the implementation and review of the Authority's strategic plan;
• Participate and coordinate the development and implementation of the Authority's Program implementation action plans
• Support the preparation of in-depth analysis of Free Zones development interventions
• Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


Basic Qualifications
• An Honours Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university.
• Post graduate qualification in Project Planning and Management or Monitoring and Evaluation is a must.
• Master's degree in a relevant field is an added advantage.

Experience
• Should have a minimum of five (5) years relevant working experience in planning in a Government/Public institution.

Character and Competences
• Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Should be creative and innovative
• Should have practical knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act
• Ability to embrace change management; He/she should be a person of high integrity
• Results Oriented
• He/she should be a team player
• Should have knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SPSS and STATA.

Application procedure

All attachments should be sent as one file in PDF format properly labelled with applicant's name. Interested applicants who meet the requirements may send applications accompanied by a comprehensive CV with 3 referees, certified copies of transcripts and certificates as well as other relevant academic and professional credentials including daytime contact addressed to;
The Managing Director,
ABS Consulting Group,
Plot 67, Spring Road, Bugolobi,
3rd Floor, the Guardian Building,
P.O. Box 29526, Kampala, Uganda

Submit hard-copies to the address above or soft copies to info@absconsulting.co.ug to be received not later than 12:00pm, Monday, 28th March 2022.
Please visit these websites for more information: www.absconsulting.co.ug or www.freezones.go.ug

Date Posted: 2022-03-20

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