Several Project Engineer Jobs at National Housing and Construction Company (NHCC)

Job Title: Project Engineers
Organisation: National Housing and Construction Company (NHCC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Construction Manager
Supervises:   Site contractors, site staff and site security provider
Department:            Operations                                    
About NHCC:
National Housing and Construction Company Ltd is a private limited company registered under the Companies Act. The Company’s primary mandate is to increase the housing stock in the country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes in an organized environment.
The Vision for NHCC: “To transform people’s lives and communities by providing affordable and well-built housing.”
Job Summary:  The Project Engineer will oversee construction of buildings and supervise the contractors and site staff to ensure that the needs of the company are met in the most economical and effective manner

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Interprets building plans and supervise the construction of the housing projects as per specifications and schedule.
  • Prepares work plans, materials schedules and other relevant documentation in a timely manner for proper planning and execution of projects.
  • Supervises and evaluates works of contractors & pieceworkers.
  • Prepares monthly project progress reports, weekly project briefs and cost capture.
  • Measures and evaluates works done and prepares payment certificates
  • Evaluates the quality of materials supplied to project site and & effectively manages the usage in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Ensures a clean, safe and reliable work environment at site with a target of zero incidences and accidents.
  • Plans for and manages the use of plant and equipment on site to ensure they are available and put to optimum usage.
  • Participates in the evaluation of technical and financial proposals from contractors and other suppliers.
  • Coaches, mentor, develop and regularly appraise staff. 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • The applicant should be a registered engineer with at least 5 years experience in project management.
  • Post graduate qualification in related field would be an advantage
  • Supervisory skills training
  • Experience in large contract management is an added advantage
  • Computer literacy in appropriate packages which must include MS projects. 
Personal Competencies:
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Versatile management style and able to multi – task
  • Results oriented
  • Has people management skills
  • A team-worker and leader and an able net-worker
How to Apply:
All suitable candidates should clearly mark their applications with  “Application for the position of Project Engineer” and accompany them with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of testimonials & three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street,
Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
NB: Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th June, 2013 by 4.00p.m (Local time)
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