Project Quantity Surveyor Job Careers – Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)

 

Job Title:    Project Quantity Surveyor

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 Quantity Surveyor shall ensure
that quantities and costs at the design phase of all project components are as
per industrial standards & best practices and also ensure that these are
implemented at the construction phase.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Advise the Project Engineer on cost-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 project requirements that will be required in the construction and
equipment of all project deliverables including but not limited to quantities
(BoQs), measurements, costs, labor and services from the Owner’s Engineer.

·       
Inspect all project deliverables and ensure that
construction and installation is as per approved project requirements;

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

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

·       
Ensure that all project cost-related
documentation is maintained.

·       
Any other technical duties that may be assigned.

 

Key Outputs

·       
Approved Project deliverables within cost
estimations such as approved project rate analysis for each project
deliverable, BoQs;

·       
Project cost related documentation;

·       
Project periodic performance and monitoring
reports;

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal candidate for the Uganda Investment Authority
(UIA) Project Quantity Surveyor job placement must hold an honors Bachelor’s
degree in quantity surveying and construction management.

·       
A master’s degree in quantity surveying,
construction management and civil engineering shall be an added advantage.

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

·       
Professional registration with the Professional
Surveyors Board or relevant professional body is a MUST.

·       
Must have at least 5+ years’ work experience in
supervision and management of projects post registration with the Professional
Surveyors Board or relevant professional body.

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

·       
Proof of experience in the 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
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 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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