Chief Engineer Job Opportunities – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Organization: National Housing
and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
Executive Officer

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 Chief Engineer will be responsible for
providing leadership in project development, constructing and managing
residential, industrial, commercial and any other projects and business units
in furtherance of the Company’s mandate and Strategic objectives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Develops departmental
policies, Strategies, work plans and budgets and ensure their successful
·       Coordinate design,
development and supervision of Company products/joint venture projects as well
as conducting research in order to ensure quality products, cost optimization
and guarantee profitability for each project
·       Review and approve
project designs prior to implementation including Site infrastructure designs,
Architectural Drawings, Structural Drawings, Electrical drawings, Bills of
Quantities etc.
·       Oversee development of
Strategic Business Units (SBU) within the department and monitor their
effective operations and profitability.
·       Be a team player and
provide technical input in attraction of financing for strategic projects
·       Provide technical advice
to Management with regard to the Company’s investment opportunities and
projects – especially those involving Partnerships, External Contractors and
other Service Providers
·       Manage and develop
departmental staff professionally as part of performance management practice.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant must hold
a Bachelor’s degree in Building and Civil Engineering, or a closely related and
relevant discipline, from a recognized University.
·       A Master’s Degree in
Engineering, Management, Construction Management or any relevant field.
·       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
·       Specialized training,
with appropriate post graduate qualifications in Project Planning and
Management, from a recognized institution, as a MUST
·       Proven knowledge and
skills in application of the following Engineering related 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 12 years (three of which should have been at Senior Manager
level) 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

Personal Attributes:
·       Good Understanding of
the building industry
·       Negotiation and
Communication skills.
·       Well developed business
management skills
·       Planning, coordination,
and networking skills.
·       Project supervision
·       Competencies in
Analytical thinking
·       Interpersonal, and human
relations skills
·       Leadership, high ethics
and integrity.

to Apply:
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;

Chief Human Resource Officer,
5, 7th Street, Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659, Kampala, Uganda.


to: .  (All
applications via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 MBs)

7th February 2020 by 4:00 pm

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