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:  

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

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

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;

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

procured services of quantity surveying in line with UNRA contract management


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

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

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;

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

literacy is a must.

level of integrity;

track record of outstanding performance;

interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations;

oral and written communication skills;

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.




Deadline: 2nd November 2020


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