Jobs at Uganda National Roads Authority- Land Acquisition Officer

[ii] Scope of the position
Responsible for assisting the Land Acquisition Specialist in the execution
of his/her duties

[iii] Position relationships
Reports to the Land Acquisition Specialist.

[iv) Key duties & responsibilities
1. Participates in the procurement of professional services for land
2. Participates in the review of feasibility study reports to ensure that
land and property issues have been adequately addressed.
3. Participates in dialogue with land and property owners to ensure
that road project developments are fully understood by affected
4. Participates in the development of a check list for land, property
and compensation requirements
5. Participates in the preparation of framework contract document for
the procurement of professional services on call down basis.
6. Participates in monitoring of progress of land acquisition process.
7. Assists in the resolution of disputes between the Authority, its
Consultants, Contractors and property owners.
8. Prepares regular and ad hoc reports as required by the Land
Acquisition Specialist.
9. Handles all records on land acquisition to keep files in order and
record keeping of Maps and other materials.
10. Follows up on issues in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban
Development (Chief Government Valuer’s Office) and other
stakeholders in all areas of land acquisition.
11. Participates in follow up in monitoring, valuation and compensation
exercises as and when required.
12. Carries out any other assigned work within the Institution

[v] Person specification
Applicants must be holders of a Degree in Land Use Management, Law,
Valuation or equivalent qualification plus at least three years of working
experience in the Road Sector related to land acquisition procedures. A
relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
[vi] Position Grade SG 4

How to Apply:
Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and
illustrated personal experience
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and
showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day time telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 30 November 2012 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted.
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.
Those who applied before for the same positions should not re-apply.

Deadline: 30th Nov 2012


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