Fresher Inspector of Works Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Resident Engineer
About UNRA:
The
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament;
The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became operational on
1st July 2008.  The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns, among others.
Job Summary: The Inspector of Works will be responsible for the
monitoring the implementation of the development/rehabilitation of road projects.
This will involve monitoring of the projects works, ensuring environmental and
social safeguards are mainstreamed, timely progress reporting and participation
in the preparation of closure report detailing assets to be handed over, as
built drawings, etc. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for
overseeing quality control, health and safety matters, and traffic management
and also participate in taking of measurement of works.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively monitor and supervise
    development/rehabilitation of roads in line with standards and
    specifications and project plans;
  • Conduct quality management and confirmation
    of measurements of the executed works in line with bills of quantities,
    standards, and specifications;
  • Actively monitor project timelines for
    development/road rehabilitation in line with the approved work program;
  • Prepare and submit progress reports on development/rehabilitation
    projects in line with performance agreements;
  • Actively monitor financial progress of the
    project(s) managed in line with contract financing agreements;
  • Implement risk matrix put in place and risk
    mitigation measures of management of road projects.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Resident
    Engineer
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Inspector of Works
    job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering or
    Construction Management;
  • At least two years’ experience in supervision
    of road development/rehabilitation projects.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Ability to deliver accurate results in a
    timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their handwritten application letters, filled form (Download Here),
an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee letters (one of
whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training Centre addressed to
the:

Office
of the Director Human Resource,
Uganda
National Roads Authority,
Plot
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours

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