Assistant Estates Manager / Civil Engineer Job Careers – National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)

Organisation: National
Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data Bank (NAGRC&DB)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration
Manage 
About NAGRC&DB:
The National Animal Genetics Resources Centre and Data Bank,
(NAGRC&DB) is a body corporate under the Ministry of Agriculture Animal
Industry and Fisheries whose mandate is to take a leading role in establishing
a comprehensive National Animal Breeding Programme in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Estates Manager / Civil Engineer will manage the Centre’s estates, advise on
and supervise the execution of physical and roads infrastructure development,
projects and maintenance civil engineering works.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Plans for and supervises the implementation of
unit budgets, projects and programs.
·        
The jobholder manages inventory of the
Headquarters and satellite stations including safe custody of records
pertaining to titling of the institution’s land or renewal of leases as
appropriate.
·        
Organizes and supervises the periodic valuation
of the Centre’s estates.
·        
Supervises the execution of internally initiated
or outsourced construction, rehabilitation and repair civil engineering works.
·        
Develops viable civil engineering projects or
designs that meet the needs of the institution or as requested by the technical
Units.
·        
Offers timely technical support in the sourcing
for external contractors in the procurement process and supports the drafting
of technical specifications for civil engineering contracts.
·        
Regularly monitors, supervises and reports on
the status of the institution’s physical infrastructure and advises the
management accordingly.
·        
Develops and executes schedules for periodic
preventive maintenance of the institution’s physical infrastructure.
·        
Supports the technical Units in generating
realistic technical specifications for civil engineering works during the
budgeting process.
·        
Supervises and appraises performance of staff in
the Unit
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised institution.
·        
A Masters degree in Estates Management or a
relevant Civil Engineering discipline from recognised institution is an added
advantage.
·        
At least five years’ experience in civil
engineering, two (2) of which should have been at a supervisory level.
·        
Should be registered by the Engineers
Registration Board of Uganda and a member of a recognized professional
engineering body like the Uganda Institute of Professional Engineers or
equivalent institution.
·        
Should have well developed leadership,
interpersonal relationship, negotiation and communication skills.
·        
Proven ability to manage simultaneous projects
and to co-ordinate a safe and efficient operating environment.
·        
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in
using word processing, spreadsheet, database and engineering software packages.
·        
Broad knowledge of project management, strategic
planning and budgeting.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should send their updated CVs, applications,
testimonials and three professional referees (one of whom should be work-based)
to;
The Executive Director,
Attn: Human Resource / Administration,
National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and DataBank (NAGRC & DB)
P.O. Box 183, Entebbe-Uganda.
Note: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 28th November 2016
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