Project Engineer (Civil) Job Opportunities – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

 Job Title:    Project
Engineer (Civil)

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 Site Engineer (Civil) shall
supervise and ensure that all civil construction activities are implemented in
line with the approved designs and statutory requirements.  

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist the Project Engineer on civil engineering
and technical related matters on the project;

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

·       
In consultation with the Project Engineer, review
all civil engineering requirements from the Owner’s Engineer.

·       
Inspect all project civil engineering activities
and ensure that construction is as per approved project requirements and
statutory provisions;

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

·       
Preparation of periodic monitoring and
performance reports as per the project reporting requirements;

·       
Ensure that all project civil engineering
documentation is maintained.

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

·       
Any other duties that may be assigned.

 

Key Outputs

·       
Approved Project deliverables such as approved
project studies and designs;

·       
Project civil engineering and technical
documentation maintained;

·       
Project issues log, changes or variations log;

·       
Project periodic performance and monitoring
reports;

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal candidate for the Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA) Project Engineer (Civil)  job placement must hold an honors Bachelor’s
degree in civil engineering.

·       
A master’s degree shall be an added advantage.

·       
A postgraduate qualification and or membership
to any project management professional body shall be an added advantage.

·       
Registration with the Engineers Registration
Board is a MUST.

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

·       
Proof of experience in working in complex
environments and large infrastructure and or electrical works particularly in
the field of construction supervision and management.

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

·       
Experience in contract management, project
management and programming-related work.

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

·       
Ability to work with minimal supervision with
strong organizational skills;

·       
Technical 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
partners.

·       
Project management skills.

·       
Attention to detail skills.

·       
Openness to change and ability to manage
complexities.

·       
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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