Qries

Quantity Surveyor Job Careers – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

 

Job Title:    Quantity Surveyor

Organization: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About UNRA:

The Uganda National
Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by the National Authority Act, No. 15 of
2006. UNRA became operational on 1st July 2008. The mandate of UNRA is to
develop and maintain the national roads network, advise Government on general
roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport concerns.

 

Job Summary: The
Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for developing methods of measurement of
quantities to match the general specifications. The Quantity Surveyor will also
be responsible for preparing the unit rate analysis for each major construction
item using best cost elements of labour, material, equipment, overheads, risks
and profit. In addition the Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for preparing
cost comparisons of both input unit rates and aggregate cost per kilometer with
similar ongoing road and bridges development and maintenance projects both in
Uganda and within the region.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        
Develop
templates and data collection systems for unit rate analysis and cost estimates
in line with UNRA’s guidelines and standards;

·        
Develop
standard BOQ to guide cost estimates of projects in line with UNRA standards
and Annual Statutory performance agreement;

·        
Develop
and implement systems to monitor all costs associated with design, construction
and maintenance of roads and bridges in line with UNRA Annual Statutory
performance agreement;

·        
Develop
and implement cost optimization procedures for value for money analysis in line
with UNRA Annual Statutory performance agreement;

·        
Manage
procured services of quantity surveying in line with UNRA contract management
guidelines.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant for the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Quantity Surveyor job
must hold an Honors Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management,
Civil Engineering;

·        
For
those with a Bachelor’s Degree, a Master’s Degree in a related field and other
Post Graduate qualifications in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management,
Cost Engineering or other relevant field will be an added advantage;

·        
Professional
registration with a Professional Surveyors Board or its equivalent in the
Commonwealth or relevant professional body is a must;

·        
At least
five years of experience in cost estimation for road or bridges related
projects.

·        
Computer
literacy is a must.

·        
High
level of integrity;

·        
Proven
track record of outstanding performance;

·        
Excellent
interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations;

·        
Excellent
oral and written communication skills;

·        
Ability
to manage/supervise multi skilled teams and deliver accurate results in a
timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.

 

How to Apply:

All qualified
candidates who wish to join the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online.

 

 Click
Here

 

Deadline: 2nd November 2020

 

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *