Quantity Surveyor Job Opportunities – Ministry Of Health

Job Title:  Quantity Surveyor

Organisation: Ministry Of Health

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Government of the Republic of Uganda received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the implementation of the Uganda Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project (URMCHIP) and Uganda Covid-19 Response and Emergency Preparedness Project (UCREPP).


The Projects are implemented through the existing institutional arrangements of Government whereby the respective Departments at Ministry of Health and other Government Parastatals are responsible for implementation of the respective components of the Projects.


Job Summary: The Quantity Surveyor shall ensure that Civil Works are delivered within the approved projects costs.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare or review the Bills of Quantities for Civil Works under the Project.
  • Prepare or review the Confi dential Cost Estimates for Civil Works under the project.
  • Ensure that costs of Civil works are managed in accordance with the approved budgets and established practice.
  • Monitor and Manage the post-contract services performed under the Civil Works.
  • Ensure that Payment Certificates for the Project consultants are prepared and submit them to Procurement Specialist to initiate payment.
  • Prepare annual disbursement schedules for Civil Works.
  • Undertake scheduled site visits and participation in site meetings for the civil Works under the Project.
  • Contribute to the preparation of Monthly and Quarterly Project Progress Reports;
  • Contribute to the regular performance appraisals of the Project Consultants and Contactors to ensure they are in line with their Terms of References.
  • Participate in the appraisal of the Project to ensure that the Key Performance indicators (KPI’s) of the Project are achieved;
  • Ensure the project records are well kept and maintained for completeness and safety.
  • Provide advice to the Health Infrastructure division on all QS related issues.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should be a Ugandan National with either a Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying or Building Economics or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Registration with the Surveyors Registration Board is an added advantage.
  • At least ten years of experience in Quantity Surveying with demonstrated capacity to handle big civil works projects.
  • Experience working with Government of Uganda and or Development Partner Funded Projects.
  • Computer knowledge in AutoCAD, Excel, Word, Power Point are mandatory.
  • High level of interpersonal and management skills and ability to work with teams at all levels.



How to Apply:

Written Expression of Interest (hand delivered or sent by email to: procurementprojects@health.go.ug accompanied with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials and three referees, one of whom must be from your current or previous employer should be submitted and addressed to:


The Procurement Specialist, Ministry of Health, Block D,

Room D109, Plot 7 Lourdel Road, P. O. Box 7272 KAMPALA


Deadline: 2nd August 2021 at 4:00pm


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