Project Engineer Job Vacancies – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Head Project Formulation
About UNRA:
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of Parliament;
The Uganda 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, among others.
Job Summary: The Project Engineer will actively participate in
project formulation comprising preparation of concept notes, scope statements,
pre-feasibility studies and preparation of project profiles. In addition, the
project Engineer will participate in project appraisals with development
partners, preparation of the relevant reports and documentation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct project identification and initiation
    in line with the strategic plan and departmental guidelines and targets;
  • Participate in preparation of funding proposals
    for planned projects in line with departmental targets and guidelines;
  • Perform project appraisals in line with
    departmental guidelines and targets;
  • Take part in contract management in line with
    departmental guidelines and standards;
  • Regularly respond to audit reports in line with
    departmental guidelines and standards;
  • Develop a risk matrix and put in place risk mitigation
    measures in the projects;
  • Actively participate in Planning, budgeting
    and reporting in line with departmental guidelines and targets.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head
    Project Formulation
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Project Engineer
    job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering or any other
    relevant field;
  • Possession of Post Graduate qualifications in
    Project Planning, or any other relevant field will be an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in project
    formulation and management.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their
handwritten application letters, filled application form (Download
) , an updated CV with copies of academic documents and two referee
letters (one of whom should be work-related) to the UNRA Kyambogo Training
Centre addressed to the:
of the Director Human Resource,
National Roads Authority,
5 Lourdel Road Nakasero, P.O. Box 28487, Kampala.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants will lead to disqualification. Candidates
who present forged documents/testimonials will be arrested and prosecuted.
Deadline: Monday, 1st February 2016 by 17.00 hours
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