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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Warden Planning (Economist) Job at Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Warden Planning (Economist)

Jobs at:
Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA )

Deadline of this Job:
23rd April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Summary
Date Posted: 8th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
JOB DETAILS:
Uganda Wildlife Authority ( UWA ) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200. The Mission of UWA is: “To conserve, economically develop and sustainably manage the wildlife and protected areas of Uganda in partnership with neighboring communities and other stakeholders for the benefit of the people of Uganda and the global community. UWA, an equal opportunity employer wishes to recruit a high caliber, selfmotivated and result oriented Ugandan national to fill the position below.
JOB TITLE : Warden Planning (Economist)
REPORTS TO : MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT
DEPARTMENT : FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
DUTY STATION : UWA HEADQUARTERS
SUPERVISES : (NONE)
VACANCIES : 01
SALARY SCALE : UWA 06
CONTRACT DURATION : FOUR (4) YEARS RENEWABLE
AGE LIMIT : NOT MORE THAN 35 YEARS
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: To ensure timely preparation and submission of budget reports, quarterly performance reports, annual operation work plans in the format that is acceptable to the Authority..

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Collect and analyze data relevant for planning and budgeting purposes.
• Participate in the preparation and formulation of UWA’S budgets and programs in line with the Authority’s strategic plan.
• Coordinate prepare and formulate UWA’s Budget Framework Paper, Ministerial Policy Statement, with clear achievable Annual Operation Plans and in line with the Authority’s strategic programmes.
• Consult with department and unit heads to ensure adjustments are made in accordance with programme changes in order to facilitate long term planning.
• Provide support to the coordination of monitoring and evaluation activities in preparation of quarterly and annual performance reports.
• Ensure that UWA budget is compliant to the Public Financial Management Act 2015 and update the budget monitoring tool for all transaction undertaken.
• Produce budget analytical and performance reports.
• Ensure that UWA Programme Based Budgeting system is up to date and in line with the statutory requirements and timelines.
• Participate in preparation and revision of guidelines, standards and manuals for Protected Areas.
• Participate in the formulation and review of management plans for UWA Protected Areas including the budgeting for the planned activities in the General Management Plans.
• Represent the agency in different internal or external budget meetings as will be required from time to time.
• Perform any other assignments as assigned by the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
• should possess an Honors Bachelors Degree in Economics, Statistics, Commerce or Business Administration from a recognized Institution

EXPERIENCE
• Must have at least three (3) years relevant working experience obtained form a reputable organization doing the same role.
• Experience in budgeting for government programmes or projects is an added advantage.

COMPETENCES
• Planning, organising and coordinating
• Customer care skills
• Communication skills
• Ethics and integrity
• Concern for quality and standards
• Accountability
• Leadership and teamwork
• Time management

Job application procedure
Suitable candidates should send their application Form with a detailed Curriculam Vitae bearing contacts of three (3) competent Referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of Academic Documents and relevant Appointment letters to any of the the addresses below:
Either: Email: hr-recruit@ugandawildlife.org or:
The Executive Director
Uganda Widlife Authority
Plot 7 Kira Road, Kamwokya
P.O. Box 3530 Kampala
CLOSING DATE: 23rd/4/2019
The Job Application Form can be accessed from the UWA website. http://www.ugandawildlife.org
NOTE:
• Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A’ level and O’ level certificates.
• Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
• Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbing will lead to automatic disqualification.
• All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.

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