Road Development Engineer Jobs – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Manager Road Development

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 Engineer Road Development will be responsible
for the monitoring the implementation of the upgrading/new construction of road
projects. This will involve monitoring of the projects works, progress of land acquisition,
ensuring environmental and social safeguards are mainstreamed, timely progress
reporting and participate in the preparation of closure report detailing assets
to be handed over, as built drawings, etc. In addition, the incumbent will be
responsible for overseeing quality control, health and safety matters, and traffic
management and also participate in taking of measurement of works.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively monitor and supervise the
    upgrading/new construction for road projects in line with standards and
    specifications and project plans;
  • Conduct quality management and confirmation
    of measurements of the executed works in line with bills of quantities,
    standards, and specifications;
  • In charge of monitoring project timelines for
    upgrading/new projects in line with the approved work program;
  • Prepare and submit progress reports on upgrading
    / new road construction projects in line with performance agreements;
  • Actively monitor financial progress of the
    project(s) managed in line with contract financing agreements;
  • Respond to audit reports and implement agreed
    recommendations within specified time frames;
  • Develop risk matrix and put in place risk
    mitigation measures of management of road projects.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Manager
    Road Development

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Engineer Road
    Development job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering
    and Construction Management;
  • Professional registration with the ERB or
    relevant Association of professional engineers in the Commonwealth countries
    is an added advantage;
  • At least three years’ experience in roads
  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management
    of major construction works;
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing
    diverse professionals.
  • High degree of integrity;
  • Excellent track record of outstanding
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly
    staff/management relation skills
  • Ability to deliver accurate results in a
    timely manner and in an environment with multiple and challenging tasks.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link belowPlease follow the instructions at the link below. 

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Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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