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JOB TITLE: PERSONAL/TECHNICAL ASSISTANT TO THE CHAIRPERSON

Reports to: The Executive Chairperson NPA

Main function: This is a middle managerial position in the Authority. The officer will be responsible for planning the day to day activities and assist in drafting presentations for the Chairperson in advance.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Officer will be responsible for;

Monitoring progress of planned activities / projects in the Office of the Chairperson
Collecting data from the field
Drafting Chairperson’s speeches , presentations and manage his protocol
Drafting monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the Office of the Chairperson
Taking minutes for technical meetings chaired by the Chairperson and ensuring that action points are delivered on time.
Carrying out research on topical areas for specific information using electronic resources and or networking relations with internal and external key stakeholders
Drafting general replies on behalf of the Chairperson

Key Result Areas:

Produce Monthly, quarterly and Annual reports for the Office of the Chairperson
Minutes produced and circulated in time
Produce reports on the progress of planned activities
Produce reports on research topical areas as required by the Chairperson.

Requirement:

Person Specifications/ Minimum Qualifications:

An Honors Degree in Social Sciences or Economics or Development Economics or a closely related field from a recognized university.
A Masters Degree in Economics or Economic Policy and Planning or Economic Policy Management or a related field from a recognized university.
A related professional experience of at-least 5 years
Professional competence in at least one of the following areas; Economic Policy Analysis or Development Management
Must have knowledge in carrying out research.

Special personal character / attribute:

Be a self starter and able to work with minimal supervision
Possess critical thinking and analytical skills
Be able to network with others effectively

Additional skills or requirements:

Excellent Command of both spoken and written English.
Analytical skills
Excellent Communication skills
Good interpersonal skills.
Good report writing skills
Ability to work under tight dead line


How to apply:

Remuneration: Remuneration to all the above positions will be attractive and commensurate with the responsibilities attached to them. Submission of Applications: Applicants should send their application letter including an up to date curriculum vitae, certified copies of all academic and professional qualifications and names and contacts of three referees one of which must be a professional and another from your current or previous work place and their complete addresses (postal, telephone, fax and e-mail). Those who had applied for re-advertised jobs need not apply. Deadline for submission: All applications must be in sealed envelopes clearly indicating the NPA address and position applied for on the top right hand corner not later than 5:00p.m on Friday, 17th February 2012 and should be hand delivered or posted to the address given below. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late applications will not be accepted. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NATIONAL PLANNING AUTHORITY 15B CLEMENT HILL ROAD P. 0 BOX 21434, KAMPALA

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