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Maritime expert – Cities and Infrastructure for Growth, Uganda

Cities and Infrastructure for Growth – Uganda is seeking a Maritime Expert to support review, costing, assessment, and integration of maritime related physical infrastructure and planning aspects for the development of an Inland Water Transport Masterplan.

Inputs are required to finalise an Inland Water Transport Masterplan for Uganda for Lake Victoria.

The Maritime Expert is expected to provide inputs of approximately 30 days intermittently between July to December 2020. Now expected to be desk based with potential field travel.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Quality Assuring the overall product and ensuring the Masterplan is tailored to the Lake Victoria/Uganda context drawing on experience from elsewhere in Africa or other relevant contexts;
  • Provide advice in terms of which policies and regulations including those that cover safety, environmental, social issues should be adopted;
  • Advise on any  gaps that may exist in Uganda’s Inland Water Transport Policy and regulatory framework;
  • Contribute to technical  inputs to develop the private sector’s  requirements to anchor private sector interest in masterplan projects;
  • Examine and assess from a maritime systems performance perspective the robustness of the identified works and rolling stock recommendations relating to the masterplan.
  • Gather and review data on marine water transport planning and draw appropriate conclusions in relation to requirements and gaps.
  • Assess any required maritime requirements and recommend the appropriate integration of these into the Infrastructure requirements of Inland Water Transport;
  • Any other duties relevant to this job description as may be considered required by the expert or the Infrastructure Lead
About you
As the Maritime expert you will bring a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Planning, Science or similar qualification
A depth of technical experience in maritime related works and services covering planning, systems review, identification of maritime options for infrastructure water transport schemes.

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