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Monday, October 7, 2019

Deputy Executive Director Job at National Planning Authority (NPA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Deputy Executive Director [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Management ]

Jobs at: National Planning Authority (NPA)

Deadline of this Job:
8th November 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 07, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The National Planning Authority (NPA) was established by an Act of Parliament No.15 of 2002 in compliance with article 125 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995). Accordingly, it is the principal statutory agency responsible tor the management of national and decentralized development planning in Uganda. The primary function of the Authority is to produce comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country elaborated in terms of the perspective Vision, Long and Medium-term Plans.
Through its external sourcing strategies and career offers, NPA Executive Authority is desirous of filling selected vacancies to strengthen its human resources capacity by reonuiting dynamic and self-motivated professional individuals to complement its current staff in the effective and efficient implementation of its mandate. The offer is open to interested professionals with the required qualifications, experience, competencies, skills and the right work attitude. A competitive and attractive remuneration package is attached to each position.
Deputy Executive Director NPA-OS-1 (ii), NPA/ADV/02/2019 (1 post)
Reports to: Executive Director
Age: 30-55 years
Supervises: Directors, Coordinator African Peer Review Mechanism and Partnerships, Manager Human Resource and Admin , Sen Corporate Planner, Senior Legal Otficer Senior Communications and Public Relations Officer, and Administrative Secretary
Purpose of the job:
The position is both technical and administrative provides leadership and decisions in the areas of development planning, research, development performance, administration, human resource management, corporate affairs and public relations.
The job holder is responsible for strategic leadership and management, the formulation, implementation, monitoring and review of the Authority's strategic plan and day today technical leadership of NPA..

Key duties and responsibilities;
Refer to the detailed advert accessible on NPA website under opportunities on

Person Specifications/ Qualifications
• Hons first degree majoring in any of the following fields: Development Planning, Macroeconomics, Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Development Economics or related relevant field from a recognized University
• A Master's degree majoring in any of the following fields: Development Planning. Macroeconomics, Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Development Economics or related relevant field from a recognized University

Experience and knowledge
• Work experience of 10 of which at least (5) years at managerial or head of department level must be in the following key competence areas of;
• development Planning, development performance, macro-economic analysis, research and management at both National and District or Local Government levels.
• Should have a good truck record including developing and sustaining linkages, working with stakeholders, and liaising with government MDAs, Local Governments and development partners;
• Experience in doing research and at least three Journal publications in recognized or peer reviewed Journals
• Experience of at least two (2) years in African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) at a technical level or any other international engagement.
The following are considered as added advantages;
• A PhD,
• Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, Management or any of the relevant fields.
• Understanding and experience in Public Sector Management, and management of government financial systems, as well as procurement, and asset management
Job Qualifications: Not Specified

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job application procedure
NB Canvassing or any attempt thereof will lead to immediate disqualification.
Applicants are to forward two sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, including phone and email contacts; photocopies of academic and professional cerificates and transcripts addressed to:
The Executive Director, National Planning Authority,
P.O. BOX 21434 Kampala Uganda; Planning
House Plot 17 Clement Hill Road.
• The preferred method of applications is recorded delivery through the NPA Front Desk / Reception However, candidates using post ollico should post early enough to avoid late deliveries from post office beyond the closing date
• “NPA” is an equal opportunity employer and female applicants with the relevant experience and qualifications are encouraged to apply for position of their choice.
• Shortlisted candidates shall be notified through theiremail addresses and or phone contacts indicated in their applications or CVs.
• Academic documents for the succcssful candidates will be vetted their authenticity and background checks conducted before considered for appointment into the Authority.
• The successful candidates will be offered contracts in accordance with NPA guidelines.
• Advertised positions notfilled thereafter will remain open until when filled.
• A detailed advert is accessible on NPA Website under opportunities on .
• The closing date for receipt of applications at NP (both: hand delivered, post office 8. courier) small be Friday 8th November, 2019 at 16:55 hours.

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