Senior Planner Justice Law Order Sector Security and Defence, NPA-OS-4

National Planning Authority (NPA)

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Job Summary

To provide analytical advice on building and maintaining sustainable governance frameworks concerned with national planning

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:6 years

Job Description/Requirements

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 for 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 recruiting 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.

Job title: Senior Planner Justice Law Order Sector Security and Defence, NPA-OS-4
Reports to: Manager Governance and Public Sector Planning and Supervises the Planner Justice, Law & Order Planning
Preferred age limit: 30 - 55 years


Purpose of the Job:
To provide analytical advice on building and maintaining sustainable governance frameworks concerned with national planning

Specific roles and Responsibilities:
• Technically inform the Governance and Security Working Group and any other working groups of assigned NDP Programme(s) as a means of facilitating them in the effective coordination of the Government machinery to achieve the NDP objectives.
• Contribute to the designing of mechanisms that will promote a coordinated and harmonized policy planning, budgeting and Monitoring and Evaluation at National and Local Government Levels.
• Provide analytical advice on building and maintaining governance strategies/frameworks for national planning:
• Contribute to studies on a wide range of
• governance planning issues, Collect, analyze and maintain relevant data and information on governance;
• Provides support in identifying, designing and building capacity for governance;
• Contribute to the preparation, design and execution of periodic governance planning and implementation assessments;
• Liaise with programmes, MDAs and LGs on governance planning issues;
• Provide support to the Governance and Security programme Working Group and Technical working groups and any other such working groups of assigned programme (s).
• Prepare periodical performance reports to inform annual Governance and Security Programme Reports
• Participate in the annual programme reviews
• Oversee the implementation of the assigned NDP Programme (3) Mobilize financial resources to undertake major projects in NPA Assists the Head of Department in preparation of work plans, budgets and reports;
• Supervise and appraise staff at officer level in the department.
• Any other lawful duties assigned by supervisors

Minimum qualifications
• First Honors in; Law (LLB), Economics, Social
• Sciences with a bias in economics or related but relevant field from a reputable University
• A Master's degree in any of the following fields: Master of Laws, Management Studies, Public Administration and Management, Business Administration and Management, Development Planning. Macroeconomics, Economics, Economic Policy and Planning, Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Development Economics, Project Planning and Management or related relevant field in line with the mentioned disciplines from a reputable University Added adavantage:
• Post Graduate qualifications in Law, leadership and management Project Planning and Management

Experience and knowledge
• Experience of at least nine (6) years, at officer or above level, with clear evidence in the areas of planning, developing and sustaining linkages, working with stakeholders, and liaising with government MDAs and development partners;
• Experience in Governance and Public Sector Management
• Proven experience in developing concept notes, analytical knowledge products such as policy briefs, thematic papers and reports; Excellent analytical, writing and oral skills in English; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with teams from other departments and external stakeholders in delivering collective tasks.

How to apply.
• The preferred method of applications’ is recorded delivery through the NPA Front Desk / Reception. However, candidates using the post office should post early enough to avoid late deliveries and retrievals from post office beyond the closing date.
• Applicants are to forward two sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, including phone and email contacts; photocopies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts and copy of National ID, addressed to: The Executive Director, National Planning Authority, P.O.BOX 21434 Kampala Uganda; Planning – House Plot 17A Clement Hill Road.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. “NPA” is an equal opportunity employer any form of canvassing or lobbying shall lead to disqualification.
• The successful candidates will be offered contracts in accordance with NPA guidelines.
• Advertised positions not filled thereafter will remain open until when filled.
• The deadline of submission is Friday 7th October, 2022 (16.55hrs). Applications received after the closing date and time shall not be considered.

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