UNRA Cost Estimator Job Opportunities – Uganda National Roads Authority

Organization: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Cost
Estimation Specialist
About UNRA:
The Uganda National
Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by the 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.
Job Summary:  The Cost Estimator will assist the Cost
Estimation Specialist in ensuring that the cost estimation methods used in
determining the design and construction costs are in line with the industrial
accepted standards. The Estimator will also be responsible for caring out unit
rate analysis for all construction items using best cost element of labor,
material, equipment, overheads, risks and profit. In addition, the Estimator
will be responsible for preparing cost comparisons of both unit rates and per
kilometer costs with similar on-going road and bridges development and
maintenance projects both in Uganda and within the region.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
templates for unit rate analysis and cost estimates;
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;
in preparation of tender and contract documents in line with UNRA standards and
Annual Statutory performance agreement;
and analyze costs for bids in line with UNRA Directorate Work Plan;
market re-assessment of bid prices in line with UNRA Annual Statutory
performance agreement;
cost optimization procedures for value for money analysis in line with UNRA
Annual Statutory performance agreement;
risks in the cost estimation activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
ideal candidate for the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Cost Estimator job
opportunity must hold an honors degree in Quantity Surveying, or Engineering or
related field;
At least
three years’ experience in construction cost estimation;
postgraduate qualification in a related field will be an added advantage;
to a related professional body is an added advantage;
literacy is a must.
level of computer skills and experience in the use of database management, spreadsheets,
word processing, scheduling and computer based estimating tools.
level of integrity;
track record of outstanding performance;
interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations;
oral and written communication skills.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates who wish to join the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online.
Deadline: 27th November 2019
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