Head Projects Employment Opportunity – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Job Title:      Head
Organization: National
Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
About US:
National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan
construction and real estate management company, partly owned by the Uganda
Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the
country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes
in an organized environment.
Job Summary:  The Head Projects will be responsible for
providing assistance to the Chief Engineer in overseeing a cluster of projects
through the various stages of project development & Implementation. The
assistance shall include but not limited to, contribution to design,
documentation and project development phases. Coordinate procurement, construction
and overall implementation and delivery of projects at sites as well as ensure
effective performance of business units in furtherance of the Company’s Mandate
and Strategic Objectives.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in the Development of the departmental Strategies, work
    plans and budgets and ensure successful implementation.
  • Regularly visit and monitor ongoing Company projects in order to
    offer quality assurance, facilitation and coordination of the
    implementation of the corresponding projects, with an objective of
    optimizing costs and guarantee profitability of each project.
  • Conduct design and documentation reviews prior to implementation
    including Site infrastructure designs, Architectural Drawings, Structural
    Drawings, Electrical drawings, Bills of Quantities etc and advise the
    Chief Engineer accordingly.
  • Ensure project sites are free from encumbrances, boundaries are
    opened, site surveys are conducted, project orientation and land
    optimization is undertaken
  • Oversee development of Strategic Business Units (SBU) within the
    department and monitor their effective operations and profitability.
  • Prepare and consolidate periodic project reports for all ongoing
    projects for consideration by the Chief Engineer
  • Develop and review contractual and procurement/tendering processes
    and documents including contract administration as well as management
  • Ensure efficient maintenance of the Company’s properties, including
    plant and monitor the operation and maintenance of the Company’s
    mechanical plant and equipment to ensure that the needs of the Company are
    met in the most
  • Review and verify all applications for payment to various
    construction service providers.
  • Coordinate and ensure effective budgetary and operational provisions
    for all project site teams.
  • Manage and develop staff under his/her supervision, through inter
    alia, professional training, coaching, mentoring, delegation, appraisal
    and feedback.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Housing & Construction Company Limited
    Head Projects job placement must hold a Bachelor’s in Building and Civil
    Engineering, or a closely related and relevant discipline, from a
    recognized University.
  • Must be a registered Engineer with Engineers Registration Board
    (ERB) of Uganda or any other internationally recognized professional
    engineer’s institute, or body.
  • Affiliation/Membership to any other professional body such as Uganda
    Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE) and Association of Consulting
    Engineers etc shall be an added advantage.
  • Specialized training, with appropriate post graduate qualifications
    in Project Planning and Management, from a recognized institution, as a
  • Proven knowledge and skills in application of the following
    Engineeringrelated Software and Ms Office Packages is a MUST (Ms Project,
    Word, Excel and power point).
  • Proven knowledge and competence in the following design soft ware’s
    will be added advantage (AutoCAD, Revit and Arch CAD etc).
  • Relevant working experience of 7 years as a Civil Engineer, Construction
    Engineer/Manager, or in a similar senior position, in a large and
    reputable Construction, or Civil Works Company, or reputable Consultancy
    firm, or on any other large civil works project in public or Private
    Sector organization.
  • Proven construction project management track record and working
    experience in housing, project implementation, with evidence of successful
    projects, will be an added advantage
  • Good Understanding of the building industry
  • Negotiation and Communication skills.
  • Well developed business management skills
  • Planning, coordination, and networking skills.
  • Project supervision skills
  • Competencies in Analytical thinking
  • Interpersonal, and human relations skills
  • Leadership, high ethics and integrity.
  • Age: Below 50
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are encouraged to send their applications indicating the position
being applied for and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of
academic certificates, evidence of relevant working experience & contacts
of three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human
Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street,
Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: info@nhcc.co.ug .  (All
applications via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 MBs)
Deadline: 13th September 2019 by 4:00 pm
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