Principal Planning Officer

at Mountains of the Moon University
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 13, 2022
Category Education
Currency UGX


Salary Scale: M5
Responsible to: Director Planning Investment and Development
Purpose of the Job To provide backstopping support to the
Directorate of Planning, Investment, and Development in
facilitating strategic planning processes across the University.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a) To coordinate and analyse strategic plan options to guide the
University in determining investment priorities and resources
b) To coordinate and support development and implementation of
the University physical infrastructure development plans and
c) To provide technical support to the University campuses and
departments in planning activities, budgets preparations, budget
reviews and the overall budget framework of the University
d) To initiate, formulate and manage recurrent and development
budget policies for the University.
e) To establish, develop, review and maintain an appropriate
system suitable for data collection, monitoring and evaluation
of the University’s physical and academic development
programmes and projects.
f) To liaise with the Human Resource Management unit and
academic departments in carrying out manpower planning and
development for the University.
g) To liaise with academic and technical departments in
determining priority interventions necessary for the academic
and physical development of the University.
h) To harmonise and integrate academic, institutional, physical,
human and fi nancial planning inputs in the University
programmes and projects.
i) To requisition and account for the resources of the
University Planning Directorate in
accordance with the operating policies,
rules, regulations and guidelines.
Required Qualifi cations and experience
a) Should have a Master’s degree in Economics, Planning,
Statistics, or any other relevant discipline.
b) A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, or any other
relevant quantitative discipline.
c) At least eight (8) years of experience in a planning department
of a reputable institution four (4) of which should have been at
a senior management level
Required Competence
a) Should have good leadership, communication, and
interpersonal skills.
b) Must be profi cient in using relevant computer packages.
c) Should be able to work as a member of a team.
d) Must be a person of high integrity

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