Several UNRA Jobs – Highway Specialists

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 Highway Specialist will primarily be
responsible for developing and implementing a functional geometric system
design for highway road infrastructure in accordance with Uganda Design Manual
and UNRA guidelines and standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan, develop and coordinate the execution of
    route assignments as well as preparation of the geometric designs in line
    with Uganda Design Manual and UNRA guidelines and standards;
  • Plan and provide technical input to the
    preparation of statements of requirements/terms of references for road
    studies in line with UNRA guidelines;
  • The incumbent will plan, review and
    coordinate the inspection of road geometry for roads under construction in
    line with approved UNRA designs standards;
  • Plan and coordinate the review of highway
    components of feasibility studies and road designs in line with UNRA set
    standards;
  • Plan, develop and implement a system for
    monitoring and supervision of road design contracts in line with UNRA
    design standards;
  • Plan, review and coordinate the process of
    provision of value engineering of road infrastructure design in line with
    UNRA guidelines and international best practice;
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks
    in the designs activities and develop risk mitigation measures;
  • Manage the performance and development of
    staff under the section.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
    Design.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Highway Specialist
    job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Highway
    Engineering or;
  • For those with a Bachelor’s Degree, 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 is a must;
  • At least five years’ experience in highway
    design for major road projects;
  • Significant experience in preparing bidding
    documents and bids for road design and construction project;
  • Prior demonstrated working experience in
    managing diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of integrity;
  • Proven track record of outstanding
    performance;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly
    employee relations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
    skills;
  • Proven 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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