Asphalt Specialist Career Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Head Quality Control

About UNRA:
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 Asphalt Specialist will be  tasked with the implementation and management
of in-house quality control and assurance procedures in respect of all asphalt
works. The job holder will also be responsible for carrying out independent
quality and assurance checks, and mainstreaming asphalt works quality control within
the organization. In addition, the Specialist will contribute towards UNRA’s
ISO certification process by providing input to the processes for asphalt quality
control to be followed within the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Regularly review and make proposals for
    asphalt works quality control and assurance procedures in line with UNRA
    Annual Statutory performance agreement;
  • Actively monitor and evaluate asphalt works
    in line with the quality guidelines and directorate guidelines;
  • Develop and implement quality control and
    assurance procedures in line with UNRA standards;
  • Evaluate the performance of contractors in
    asphalt overlay on roads and compliance with the asphalt laying standards
    and take timely decisions;
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks
    in the asphalt activities and develop risk mitigation measures;
  • Mentor and Manage the performance and
    development of staff under the section in line with the performance
    management system.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
    Quality Control.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Asphalt Specialist
    job placement should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Highway
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in a related
    field and other post graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering or other
    relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • Registration with the Professional Engineers
    Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth is
  • At least five years’ experience in asphalt
    construction works and mix design;
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Ability to manage/supervise multi skilled
    teams and 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 send their applications online at the link belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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