Head Projects Job Opportunities – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Organization: National Housing
and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
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.
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
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
  • 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
  • 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 degree 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
  • 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 MUST
  • 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
  • Competencies in
    Analytical thinking
  • Interpersonal, and
    human relations skills
  • Leadership, high
    ethics and integrity.
  • Age: Below 50
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.
 info@nhcc.co.ug .  (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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