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Saturday, 18 May 2013

Executive Director - NPA Uganda in Kampala

Job Title: Executive Director

The National Planning Authority (NPA) is the Principal Statutory Agency for management of national and decentralized development planning in Uganda . The NPA is tasked with a mandate to produce comprehensive and intergrated development plans for the country .
Management and administration
Serve as the Chief executive officer and Accounting Officer of the Authority and ensure the maintenance of accounts of the authority’s income and expenditure as required and approved by the Accountant General and other relevant laws and legislations.
Develop and maintain a sound financial management system based on effective and up-to-date financial regulations and in compliance with NPA policies and procedures .
Ensure effective budgetary control systems and timely preparation of financial reports for the Authority ;
Ensure that internal and external audits are carried out and issues raised are addressed in a timely manner .
A Masters degree majoring in any of the following fields : Development planning , Macroeconomics, Economics , Economic Policy and Planning Statistics , Quantitative Economics , Development Economics or related relevant field from a reputable university;
Management experience of at least 10 years , at senior management level, with clear evidence of good management track record, including developing and sustaining linkages , working with stakeholders, and liaising with government MDAs and development partiners
Experience in implementation of public financial management .
A PhD , Post graduate, Diploma or Certificate in any of the relevant fields mentioned
How to apply
If your qualifications and experience match any of these roles please email your application quoting the relevant job title to Executive Selection Division, KPMG at the following email address: esd@kpmg.co.ug .
Please attach your CV containing your e-mail address, daytime telephone contact , qualifications , achievements , experience , present position and names and addresses of three referees together with a cover letter (maximum 2 pages ) summarizing why you consider yourself particularly well suited for the position .
Deadline: 07/06 /2013