Head – Technical Operations, Design & Innovations Employment Opportunity – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

 

Job Title:      Head – Technical Operations,
Design & Innovations
 

Organization: National Housing and Construction
Company Limited (NHCC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Operations Officer

 

About US:

National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was
founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan construction and real estate management
company, partly owned by the Uganda Government. The Company’s mandate is to
increase the housing stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry
and encourage Ugandans to own homes in an organized environment.

 

Job Summary:  The Head-Technical Operations, Design &
Innovations will be responsible for ensuring efficient project development and
construction of high quality, competitive and profitable residential,
industrial and commercial business, as well as other products, in line with the
Company’s strategic objectives.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Participate in the Development of the
departmental Strategies, work plans and budgets and ensure successful
implementation.

·       
Lead continuous, coordinated, efficient and    profitable  
conceptualization,   design   and development of new products and projects
for the Company.

·       
Ensure that all new projects are well researched
and exhaustive consultation and involvement of all relevant stakeholders is
carried out in order to ensure quality products and their profitable sale.

·       
Prepares design guidelines and concept papers
including aesthetic concepts and coordinate other design team members and draft
persons for the preparation of detailed drawings.

·       
Lead the coordination of the Company’s
construction supervision activities and ensure that projects are delivered on
time and within approved cost and quality standards. This includes ensuring
that all the Company’s Contractors and projects, including those implemented
with its partners, are efficiently and profitably managed.

·       
In liaison with Chief Operations Officer and
Chief Finance Officer, facilitate finance department on attraction, partnership
and support of suitable Financial Institutions/Funders/Investors to favorably
provide the necessary financing to NHCCL’s construction business.

·       
Support Management in handling all other matters
relating to safety, operation and maintenance of both Company landed and asset
properties.

·       
Manage and develop departmental staff
professionally as part of performance management practice.

·       
Perform any other duties as may, from time to
time, be assigned by the Chief Operations Officer.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant for the National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) Head-Technical Operations, Design &
Innovations employment Opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Architecture, or a closely related and relevant 
discipline  from  a recognized University. An advanced degree
shall be an added advantage.

·       
Full and valid membership of a nationally, or
internationally recognized professional Architects body, with a valid
practicing certificate is a MUST.

·       
Specialized training, with appropriate
qualifications in Project Planning and Management, from a recognized
institution,  is a MUST.

·       
Additional qualifications in Business
Management, from a recognized institution, are desirable.

·       
Relevant working experience of 7 years (three of
which should have been at Senior Manager level) as an Architect, or in a
similar senior position, in a large and reputable Construction, or Civil Works
Company, or reputable Consultancy firm, or on any other large civil works
project in public or Private Sector organization.

·       
Proven knowledge and skills in application of
Architectural design-related Software such as AutoCAD, ArchCAD, Revit, 3D &
Animation are a MUST.

·       
Experience in working with public, or private
sector organizations involved in housing-related projects, or programs, shall
be an added advantage.

·       
Well-developed business management skills

·       
Planning, coordination, and networking skills.

·       
Competencies in Analytical thinking

·       
Interpersonal, and human relations skills

·       
Leadership, high ethics and integrity.

·       
Creative, innovative and adventurous.

·       
Age: Below 45 years 

 

How to Apply:

All interested candidates are encouraged to send their
applications indicating the position being applied for and accompanied by
detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates, evidence of
relevant working experience & contacts of three professional referees
should be addressed to;

 

The Chief Human Resource Officer,

Plot 5, 7th Street, Industrial Area,

P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.

 

Or

 

Email to: info@nhcc.co.ug (All applications
via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 MBs)

 

Deadline: 15th September 2020 by 4:00 pm

 

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