Training Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers ( UIPE )

Job Title:     Training Officer (TO)
Organization: Uganda
Institution of Professional Engineers ( UIPE )
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE) is
the Institution that brings together all Professional Engineers in Uganda. It
was constituted to promote the general advancement of the science and practice
of engineering in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Training Officer (TO) shall work under the delegated
authority of the Executive Secretary (ES) but shall be managed and supervised
by a Professional Development Manager (PDM). 
UIPE is developing a forward-looking programme of training and
professional development courses that will increase the attractiveness of
corporate membership of UIPE to all Engineers and Technicians in Uganda and
therefore contribute to the growth, development and financial success of UIPE. 
 The TO’s primary role, with guidance from the
PDM, will be to plan, develop and deliver UIPE’s professional training and
educational programmes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Managing, accounting
and reporting:
Training Officer shall report to the PDM on all aspects of his/her job
 Assist the PDM to deliver UIPE’s professional
training and educational programmes, including the:
Upscaling of training at the Ugandan Technical
Colleges (UTCs)
Training Programme (GTP)
Professional Development (IPD)
 Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
Learning resource centre
TO shall be required to monitor and r
eport on the delivery of all UIPE
approved courses requiring regular interactions and visits with UIPE delivery
partners and collaborating institutions, industry representatives, students,
UIPE members and non-members
weekly reports for the PDM f
or onward submission to the ES on the
Education and Training activities carried out in the department.
Planning and
the PDM to plan for and implement a Training Needs Assessment with the
employers to
determine skills gaps that need to be filled.
and advise on new training and education programs resulting from the in-depth
within clearly defined delegated powers of a small executive organisation
effective working relationships with a wide range of internal committees and
The ability to Communicate formally and informally, in
writing and orally in English is essential.
to all UIPE stakeholders to understand their needs and formulate training
most suited to them
diligently reports provided by UIP
E stakeholder organisations to ensure
an accurate understanding of their content and its impact on UIPE and the
training programmes developed by them
clear concise and well laid out proposal documents, business plans, reports and
to the Professional Development Manager and the Executive

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The  Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years
post qualification experience in roles with
responsibility for at least
2 of the following:
Supervision or management as a qualified
Engineer or Technician
Business planning and development of an organization
position with responsibility for planning, managing and/or delivering a project
or programme or part thereof
 Construction management involving cost
estimating, site or contracts management
Education or training of professionals
will be given to candidates offering a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human
Development, or directly related area of knowledge
offering a technical degree in a Construction Industry or Engineering related
topic shall
be considered if they can demonstrate experience in, or an
aptitude for, training and education of professionals.
and analytical thinking and learning;
time management
working – respectful of colleagues, peers, superiors and subordinates
Leadership skills suitable to the role and the
values of a professional institute and applicable to small teams of mixed
professionals, internal and external stakeholders;
and ability to work under pressure;
How to Apply:
Applications may be submitted by e-mail at, or by hand to the Honorary Secretary, Uganda
Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE), Public Works Training Centre,
Plot 2 Gloucester Avenue, Kyambogo
P.O. Box 1308, Kampala.
Deadline: midday,
Friday 28th February 2020
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