Quantity Surveyor Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)




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

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 Quantity Surveyor will be charged with
developing methods of measurement of quantities to match the general
specifications. The Quantity Surveyor will also be responsible for preparing
the unit rate analysis for each major construction item using best cost
elements of labour, material, equipment, overheads, risks and profit. In
addition the Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for preparing cost comparisons
of both input unit rates and aggregate cost per kilometer with similar ongoing
road and bridges development and maintenance projects both in Uganda and within
the region.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop templates and data collection systems
    for unit rate analysis and cost estimates in line with UNRA’s guidelines
    and standards;
  • Develop standard BOQ to guide cost estimates
    of projects in line with UNRA standards and Annual Statutory performance
    agreement;
  • The job holder will also develop and
    implement systems to monitor all costs associated with design, construction
    and maintenance of roads and bridges in line with UNRA Annual Statutory
    performance agreement;
  • Develop and implement cost optimization
    procedures for value for money analysis in line with UNRA Annual Statutory
    performance agreement;
  • The incumbent will manage procured services
    of quantity surveying in line with UNRA contract management guidelines.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the
    Head Design.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Quantity Surveyor
    job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Quantity Surveying,
    Construction Management, Civil Engineering;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in a related
    field and other Post Graduate qualifications in Quantity Surveying,
    Construction Management, Cost Engineering or other relevant field will be
    an added advantage;
  • Professional registration with a Professional
    Surveyors Board or its equivalent in the Commonwealth or relevant professional
    body is mandatory;
  • At least five years’ experience in cost
    estimation for road or bridge-related projects.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;
  • Computer literacy 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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