Amatheon Agri Vacancies – Project Manager

Job Title:  Project Manager
Organisation: Amatheon
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Amatheon Agri Uganda is part of
Amatheon Agri, a German agri and food group developing sustainable projects in
Sub-Saharan Africa. Amatheon Agri Uganda is currently developing a new
commercial farming operation in Northern Uganda. Amatheon aims to create
shareholder value and increased food production through the development of new
large scale agriculture operations, the application of state-of-the-art farming
techniques and vertical integration across the agricultural value chain.
Job Summary: The Project
Manager shall perform technical, organizational and supervisory role on
construction projects, setting out and determining the location for the
infrastructural installations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Technical Responsibilities:
  • Responsible
    for managing, directing and monitoring progress during each phase of a
  • Making
    sure sites meet legal guidelines, and health and safety requirements.
  • Take
    lead in controlling the quality of design information & implementation
    for projects.
  • Solve
    problems and generate solutions in the field for special cases, especially
    retrofits and additions to existing buildings.
  • Render
    support in the revision or development of new structural engineering
    technical resources, including but not limited to structural and
    architectural drawings, bills of quantity, construction checklists
2. Project Management Responsibilities:
  • On
    a project-by-project basis, implement the project work plan as developed
    with the Managing Director.
  • Maintain
    ownership of project milestones and consistent communication with the
    Managing regarding schedule or deliverable challenges.
  • Work
    with project technical staff to ensure their proper and effective
    implementation of the project work plan. Work with the Human Resources
    Manager to resolve any staffing issues if they arise.
  • Works
    closely with CSR department in assessing the environmental impact and
    risks connected to projects
  • Send
    weekly reports on progress
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should have at least two years’ experience in Civil and Building
    engineering with demonstrated experience in delivering results on time.
  • Prior
    experience in managing several projects of buildings, roads, bridges
  • Cost
    estimating, structural design software, and 3D AutoCAD literacy
  • Skill
    set for managing project tasks, including ownership over milestones, work
    plans, reporting, using computer tools such as Excel
  • Highly
    effective, timely and clear professional communication skills, including
    formal and informal oral communication, written communication.
  • Practical
    construction experience in masonry, reinforced concrete, and carpentry and
    construction management is a plus.
  • The
    successful candidate will be flexible, proactive, patient, and have a good
    organizational, planning and people skills ready to work and stay at the
    site locations
  • Possess
    a valid driver’s license
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their copies of only relevant certificates,
updated CV, cover letter and salary expectations, plus addresses of three (3)
referees to the undersigned:
The Human Resources Manager Amatheon
Agri -Uganda;
E-mail to:
Please clearly indicated in the subject line “Application for the position of
Project Manager-Construction.”
Deadline: 14th February 2015
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