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2 UNMHCP Project Vacancies – Assistant Site Engineers at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry of Health
Project
Name:
Uganda National
Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP)
Funding
Source:
Arab Bank for
Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), OPEC
Fund for International Development (OFID) and the Government of Uganda
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Project Supervising Engineer
About
US:
The Government of The Republic of Uganda
has received funds from Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA),
Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), OPEC Fund for International Development
(OFID) and the Government of Uganda for rehabilitation and expansion of Kayunga
and Yumbe Hospitals. The project objective is to deliver the Uganda National
Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP), through improvement of Health
Infrastructure.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • In
    charge of the day-to-day monitoring of workmanship, materials, and work
    methods by Project Contractors to ensure adherence to Drawings,
    Specification and Health & Safety requirements
  • Work
    closely with the Project Consultants, provide the contractor with the
    technical back up to assist in resolving queries arising on site, identify
    and suggest solutions to problems to ensure that work proceeds in an
    effective manner
  • The
    incumbent will work in close consultation with the Project Engineer,
    Consultants and Contractors in the review and interpretation of Designs,
    Drawings and Technical Specifications ensuring that any discrepancies are
    dealt with in good time.
  • Ensure
    accuracy of work and materials on site, including taking samples of
    materials such as concrete test cubes and carefully observing test
    procedures of the contractor
  • Ensure
    that the materials and workmanship approved by the Project Consultants
    meet the contract requirements and notify the Project Supervising Engineer
    of unsafe working practices
  • Attend
    all site meetings for the Project Works and submit written progress
    reports every two weeks
  • The
    incumbent will maintain a diary to record the progress of construction,
    weather conditions, site visitors, and other significant facts
  • Take
    measurements and any records to assist in valuation and management of the
    works
  • Support
    the Project Supervising Engineer in the review of the Bills of Quantities
    for the Works
  • Performs
    any other duties as assigned by the Project Supervising Engineer.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants for the Assistant Site Engineer vacancies should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree or equivalent in either Civil /building Engineering or Architecture
    or Quantity Surveying or Construction from a recognised University. Holders
    of the relevant National Higher (Advanced) Diploma with wide experience
    may also apply.
  • At
    least one year’s experience in building construction site supervision.
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Excellent
    communication skills, high integrity, excellent interpersonal relations
    and good time management skills
How
to Apply: 
All interested but suitably qualified
individuals should send their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum
Vitae, copies of academic/professional certificates should be delivered to the
address below;
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health,
Plot 6 Lourdel Road – Nakasero,
First floor, Room No. C107,
P.O. Box 7272, Kampala.
Deadline:
20th August 2015 by 1700 hrs
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