Head Quality Control Job Placement – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director Network Planning and Engineering

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 Head Quality Control will be responsible for
developing, implementing and managing in-house quality control and assurance procedures
and plans. The incumbent  will also be
responsible for carrying out independent quality and assurance checks and
mainstreaming quality control within the organization and contribute towards
UNRA’s ISO certification process or any other internationally accepted independent
certification. The head quality control will also be responsible for accountability
of the resources under the department including human, financial, property,
equipment etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and set performance benchmarks for the
    department in line with the strategic plan and Board directives;
  • Plan and Develop Quality control assurance procedures
    for UNRA road works in line with approved quality standards;
  • Keenly review and coordinate the
    Implementation of Quality control and assurance systems in line with
    approved quality standards;
  • In charge of managing Quality control and
    assurance contracts in line with approved guidelines;
  • Plan and monitor the implementation of projects
    in Quality Control in line with UNRA quality standards;
  • Plan, budget and account for Quality Control
    departmental resources in line with UNRA financial management guidelines
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks
    in the quality assurance activities and develop risk mitigation measures.
  • Mentor and supervise the performance of direct
    reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director
    Network Planning and Engineering

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Head Quality
    Control job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering,
    Highway Engineering;
  • 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.
  • Professional registration with the Professional
    Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth
    countries is mandatory
  • Five or more years’ experience in quality
    control and or material testing on roads and bridges projects.
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of integrity.
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relations
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills.
  • 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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