Several Engineer Road Rehabilitation Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager Road Rehabilitation
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 Engineer Road Rehabilitation will be
responsible for the monitoring the implementation of the 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 Project Engineer 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 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 road
    rehabilitation in line with the approved work program;
  • Prepare and submit progress reports on rehabilitation
    projects in line with performance agreements;
  • Actively monitor financial progress of the
    project(s) managed in line with contract financing agreements;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures of management of road projects.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager
    Road Rehabilitation
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Engineer Road
    Rehabilitation job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering
    and Construction Management;
  • Professional registration with the ERB or
    other relevant Association of professional engineers in the Commonwealth
    countries is an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in roads
    rehabilitation.
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management
    of major construction works;
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • 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 application 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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