Project Engineer, CEDP-AF World Bank Grant Jobs – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

 

Job Title:    Project Engineer, CEDP-AF

Organisation: Private
Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Project Name:
Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP)

Funding Source: World Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Project
Coordinator-CEDP

 

About US:

The Government of
Uganda received credit from the World Bank towards implementation of the
Competitiveness and Enterprise Development Project (CEDP). The Project
Development Objective (PDO) is to improve the competitiveness of enterprises in
Uganda through supporting reforms in priority productive and service sectors
geared towards a better investment climate with particular focus on MSMEs. Government
is scaling up the existing operations through provision of Additional Financing
(AF).

 

The AF is intended
to complete the implementation of the Land and Tourism components while
consolidating and enhancing the achievements realized, as well as scaling up
activities under these components. CEDP-AF will be implemented by eight MDAs.
The overall coordination of the Project will lie with the Private Sector
Foundation Uganda (PSFU) through a Project Coordination Unit (PCU).

 

Job Summary:  The Project Engineer, CEDP-AF will technically
support the PCU on supervision of Consultants and Contractors for building
works to be executed under CEDP-AF.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Review
the structural designs of buildings and advise accordingly

·       
Review
method statements for building works

·       
Train
and mentor staff in the Beneficiary agencies in preparation of requisite
documents, technical evaluation and contract management

·       
Prepare
monthly progress reports to inform CEDP Coordinator and other stakeholders on
progress of building works

·       
Technical
supervision of Consultants and Contractors, and monitoring of infrastructure
subproject construction works

·       
Report
on overall progress of infrastructure subproject implementation

·       
Review
deliverables/outputs of Design Consultants, and advise CEDP Coordinator and
other stakeholders accordingly

·       
Liaise
with contract managers for Beneficiary Agencies in sub project monitoring,
assessments, inspection and certification of infrastructure to ensure quality
and value for output.

·       
On site
monitoring of progress of ongoing subprojects for adherence to sector standards
and specification and agreed implementation strategies and project targets

·       
Participate
in evaluation process for selection of consultants and contractors

·       
Prepare
monthly and quarterly reports on implementation progress and generate specific
data for measurement of infrastructure progress indicators

·       
Participate
in Project Coordination Unit meeting with Stakeholders at district level to
communicate roles and responsibilities, encourage community monitoring of
works, and enhance ownership and co-operation in the implementation of sub
projects

 

Key Result Areas:

·       
Monthly
reports on activities carried out and progress towards meeting assignment
objectives.

·       
A
quarterly report summarizing all monthly reports

·       
Building
Construction Progress Reports

·       
Reports
on review of Consultant’s outputs – specifications, designs, design reports,
drawings, Bills of Quantities, payment and contract matters.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Applicants
should possess an Honors Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering
attained from a recognized university or institution.

·       
Member
of a Professional Body of Engineers and registered or chartered engineer with
the Engineers Board.

·       
A Post
Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or Project
Management from a recognized institution will be added advantage.

·       
The
applicant should possess at least (10) ten years of professional experience
including working knowledge of the disciplines involved for similar assignments
in planning, design and construction supervision of building works, from
concept stage through implementation to commissioning and contract closure.

·       
Proven
technical competence in construction supervision or contractor site management;

·       
Excellent
team player with strong interpersonal skills and capacity to work with project
stake holders

·       
Proven
strong skills in communication, project management and excellent communication,
reporting and writing skills

·       
The
candidate shall be fluent in the English language. Ability to speak at least
one local language in Uganda is an added advantage.

·       
Proven
integrity and confidentiality in handling public resources and in executing
duties confirmed by letters from referees.

·       
Self-motivated
individual with the ability to work with minimum supervision

·       
High
level of computer literacy with proven working knowledge of Microsoft office
and computer aided design applications

 

How to Apply:

Interested eligible
applicants should submit applications including a cover letter, current
Curriculum Vitae and Academic Certificates and Transcripts to demonstrate that
they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the
services; to be received not later than 1700 hrs on January 13, 2021.
Applications addressed as below should be submitted as e-mail attachments to
recruitment@cedp.go.ug. The e-mail subject should indicate the Reference Number
and Position applied for. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

The address referred
to above is:

 

The Project
Coordinator

Competitiveness and
Enterprise Development Project (CEDP)

Private Sector
Foundation Uganda – Lower Building

Plot 43 Nakasero
Road

P.O. Box 7683,
Kampala. Uganda

Tel: +256 312 214600

 

Deadline: 13th January 2021 by 5:00pm

 

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