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Monday, October 7, 2019

Senior Planner Socioeconomic Development Job at National Planning Authority (NPA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Planner Socioeconomic Development [ 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.

Senior Planner Socioeconomic Development (NPA-OS-4); NPA/ADV/02/2019 (1 post)
Reports to: Assistant Coordinator African Peer
Review Mechanism and Partnerships
Preferred age: 30-55 years
Main function:
To produce and disseminate the socioeconomic development thematic area reports, and cnorrlinnto the integration of the APRM Programme of Action (POA) activities as contained in tho themratic area into the National Development Plan.
The incumbent will also support the APRM Governing Council with monitoring and evaluation of the POA Implementation.

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: Economics, Social Development, Social Sciences, Development Planning, Economic Policy and Planning, Development Economics, or a closely related discipline from a recognized University;
• A Masters’ Degree in any of the following fields: Economics, Social Development, Social Sciences, Development Planning, Economic Policy and Planning, Development Economics, or a closely related discipline from a recognized University
Added advantage
• PhD degree in a related field will be an added advantage.

Experience and Knowledge;
• At least 6 years working experience in socio
• economic development or in a similar position, and at least 4 years of which must be at Senior level in a reputable organization;
• Must have a good working knowledge of public sector management, Policy development and other related areas;
• Must have a good understanding of SocioEconomic Development at both national and international levels.
• Evidence of developing and sustaining linkages, working with stakeholders, and liaising with government MDAs and development partners

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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