Investigations Officer – Civil/Structural Job Opportunities – National Building Review Board


Job Title:       Investigations
Officer – Civil/Structural

Organisation:  National Building Review Board

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Senior Investigations Officer –Civil/Structural


About US:

National Building Review Board is a government agency under the Ministry of
Works and Transport established by the Building Control Act, 2013. The Board is
mandated to monitor building developments; ensure that the design and
construction of  buildings and utilities
to which the public is to have access cater for persons with disabilities;
oversee, inspect and monitor the operations of Building Committees;  hear and determine appeals from persons
dissatisfied with the decisions of a Building Committee; and to determine the
fees to be charged by urban and district building committees for approval of
plans, issue of building permits and occupation permits.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Working with the Senior Investigations Officer –Civil/Structural
to ensure appropriate investigation of all Civil/ Structural matters of all

Investigate and respond to complaints from members of the
community about non-compliant building activities, ensure that appropriate
follow-up action is taken making sure that all recommendations and decisions
are based on sound risk assessment and that a proportionate compliance strategy
is applied that considers public interest factors.

Apply technical expertise and interpersonal communication
skills to convey information and manage community expectations about
responsible building practices.

Liaise with relevant stakeholders to obtain information
about allegations of unlawful building practices.

Attend court and other legal proceedings to provide
evidence on matters relating to cases that have been investigated as may be

Perform any other related duties assigned by the


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal applicant for the National Building Review Board
Investigations Officer – Civil/Structural job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree (Hons) in Civil/Structural Engineering from a recognized institution.

REGISTRATION with a professional body (ERB) and Possession
of a VALID practising license is a MUST

At least FIVE (05) years working experience, THREE of
which should have been in Government or a reputable organization as an Engineer
or its equivalent;

Age: 28 to 50 years


How to Apply:

applications should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, National Building
Review Board P.O. Box 7349, Kampala Uganda and submitted directly online via
Email to:



Applications should be accompanied by latest detailed  CV, Copies of academic Certificates, 2
Passport size photographs, copy of a National ID, copy of a valid practicing
License (where necessary) and any other relevant document.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Late submissions SHALL NOT be accepted.


Deadline: 15th September, 2020.


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