Project Engineer Job Careers – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)


Job Title:    Project

Organization: Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager


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 shall be responsible and support the Project Manager on
engineering and technical matters on the project. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Advise the Project Manager on engineering and
technical matters on the project;

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

In consultation with the Project Manager, the
Project Engineer shall review and approve all technical and engineering
requirements from the Owner’s Engineer.

Monitor and ensure that the project activities
and deliverables meet the approved quality and standards.

Lead and supervise the Project Technical Team;

Monitor and ensure contract compliance of the
Owner’s Engineer and the EPC Contractor;

Review and advice on all proposed project
changes or variations and ensure that all approved project changes or
variations are implemented;

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

Any other duties that may be assigned.


Key Outputs

Project deliverables such as approved project
studies and designs and construction;

Project engineering and technical documentation;

Project issues log, changes or variations log;

Requisite project permits and approvals such as
construction and building approvals and permits among others;

Project periodic performance and monitoring


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate for the Uganda Investment
Authority (UIA) Project Engineer job placement must hold a Master’s degree in
Engineering or Construction Management Planning.

An honors Bachelor’s degree in Civil or
Structural Engineering.

Registration with the Engineers Registration
Board is a MUST.

A post graduate diploma in project management
would be an added advantage.

Must have at least 8+ years’ work experience in
supervision and management of engineering projects post registration with
Engineers Registration Board.

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

Proof of experience in working on a large
infrastructure projects.

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.

Ability to work with minimal supervision with
strong organisational 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

Team leadership and project management skills.

Attention to detail skills.

Risk Management skills.

Negotiation and Conflict resolution skills.

Openness to change and ability to manage

Competencies with MS (Office, Project and Visio)
and other professional software such as Tilos, Micro station, AutoCAD, 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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