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


Job Title:    Project Engineer

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 Engineer (Electrical) shall
supervise and ensure that all mechanical and electrical construction activities
are implemented in line with the approved designs and statutory requirements. 


The electrical construction shall cover; MN power services,
CCTV network, fiber optic services, street lighting and all other electrical
components of the project.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Assist the Project Engineer on electrical
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

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

Inspect all project electrical 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 electrical engineering changes or
variations and ensure that all approved project electrical changes or
variations are implemented;

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

Ensure that all project electrical 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 electrical engineering and technical

Project issues log, changes or variations log;

Project periodic performance and monitoring


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

A minimum of five years of 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

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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