Project Architect Job Careers – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)


Job Title:    Project

Organization: Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Engineer


About US:

Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is a statutory agency that
is mandated to promote, attract, facilitate, register, monitor, and evaluate
all forms of investments and business activities in Uganda as per the
Investment Code Act, 2019. It is on the basis of this mandate that UIA
initiates and supports measures that enhance investments in Uganda and advises
the Government of appropriate policies conducive for investment promotion and
growth in the country.


Job Summary: The
Project Architect shall supervise and ensure that all project architectural
related activities comply with project and statutory requirements. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Advise the Project Engineer on architectural
matters on the project;

Ensure that UIA’s interests are protected in the
architectural and technical studies, designs and construction phases of all
project infrastructure;

In consultation with the Project Engineer,
review all architectural requirements including but not limited to plan
layouts, designs, structural specifications and costs from the Owner’s

Inspect project building sites and ensure that
construction is as per approved architectural designs;

In consultation with the Project Engineer,
review and advice on all proposed project architectural changes or variations
and ensure that all approved project architectural changes or variations are

Participate in the preparation of all periodic
monitoring and performance reports as per the project reporting requirements;

Ensure that all project architectural
documentation is maintained.

Facilitate the securing of requisite permits and
approvals in relation to architectural and statutory requirements.

Any other duties that may be assigned.


Key Outputs

Approved Project deliverables as per
architectural designs such as approved architectural designs;

Project architectural documentation;

Project Permits and approvals such as
architectural and structural plans from the local authorities of Wakiso and
Mukono among others;

Project periodic performance and monitoring


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA) Project Architect job placement must hold a Master’s degree in
architectural studies, Construction Management and Urban Planning.

An honors Bachelor’s degree in architectural

Registration with the Architects Registration
Board is a MUST.

Must have at least 5+ years’ work experience in
supervision and management of projects post registration with Architects
Registration Board.

Proof of experience in working in complex civil
works environments, particularly in the field of construction supervision and

Proof of experience in implementation of
Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects.  

Proof of experience in contract management,
project management, research, strategic theme development, procurement, and
programming-related work.

Proof of experience in working on large
infrastructure projects will be an added advantage.

Ability to work with minimal supervision with
strong organizational skills;

Report writing and oral communication skills.

Must be results-oriented, a team player,
exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy and integrity.

Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and
professional skills in interacting with investors, government and development

Project management skills.

Attention to detail skills.

Openness to change and ability to manage

Competencies with MS (Office, Project and Visio)
and other professional software such as Tilos, Micro station, Archi CAD, and
Adobe Acrobat Pro are a MUST.


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should send their
Cover letters with updated CVs and certified academic certificates and
transcripts to the address below;


Ag. Director General,

Uganda Investment Authority

P.O. Box, 7418 Kampala

Plot 22B Lumumba Avenue

2nd Floor TWED Plaza, Nakasero

Kampala Uganda.


Deadline: Monday 7th
September 2020 by 5:00 pm


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