National Planning Authority (NPA) Job Opportunity- Human Resource Job

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). 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. Following the review of the Strategic Plan and the Organization Structure, new positions have emerged. In this regard, the Authority is desirous of filling those positions.


Job Title: SENIOR PLANNER HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING (1 POSITION)
Reports to: Head, Human Resource Planning and Development
Major Function
This is a Middle Managerial position where the Officer will be responsible for coordinating, harmonizing and directing all plans and strategies
Specific duties and Responsibilities
The applicant will be responsible for:
1. Coordinating and harmonizing all activities related to planning for and development of the country's human resources at the national and local levels
2. Assisting the head in working with educational and training institutions in developing programmes and curricular that addresses the country's critical skills and capacity requirements.
3. Coordinating and harmonizing national efforts at all levels, for carrying out continuous assessment of the human resource situation in the country.
4. Maintaining the national human resource databank
5. Carrying out assessments and projections of the human resource development, and coordinating and harmonizing formulation of new policies for improving the performance of educational and training systems.
6. Reviewing the existing policies and programmes on human resource development, and coordinating and harmonizing formulation of new policies for improving the performance of educational and training systems.
7. Assessing documents and reports on the capacity and performance of existing training institutions and the delivery systems in place.
8. Monitoring the global human resource development trends and ensures the review and update of the national human resource development practices.
9. Preparing and submitting section quarterly and annual work plans and budgets, as well as reports.

Key Result Areas:
• Produce reports on skills stock, its demand and supply.
• Maintain an up to- date and efficient human resources databank maintained.
• Produce reports on harmonized national training needs assessments

Remuneration
Remuneration to all. the above positions will be attractive and commensurate with the responsibilities attached to them.


Job requirement

Person Specifications/ Qualifications
The Officer must have the following qualifications:
• A honors Degree in Statistics; or Quantitative Economics plus a Masters Degree in Human Resource/ or Man power Planning from a recognized university.
• Working experience of at least 5 years in a related area.


How to apply

Submission of Applications
Interested candidates .should apply in writing with a copy of detailed CV and certified copies of all academic and professional qualifications to the address below. '

All applications must be in sealed envelop clearly indicating the NPA address and position applied for on the top right hand corner not later than 5:00p.m Wednesday 18lh May 2011. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NATIONAL PLANNING AUTHORITY 15B CLEMENT HILL ROAD P. O BOX 21434 KAMPALA
Website: www.npa.ug

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