11 October 2016

Head Quality Control Job Placement - Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Organisation: Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Network Planning and Engineering

About UNRA:
The 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 Head Quality Control will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing in-house quality control and assurance procedures and plans. The incumbent  will also be responsible for carrying out independent quality and assurance checks and mainstreaming quality control within the organization and contribute towards UNRA’s ISO certification process or any other internationally accepted independent certification. The head quality control will also be responsible for accountability of the resources under the department including human, financial, property, equipment etc.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and set performance benchmarks for the department in line with the strategic plan and Board directives;
  • Plan and Develop Quality control assurance procedures for UNRA road works in line with approved quality standards;
  • Keenly review and coordinate the Implementation of Quality control and assurance systems in line with approved quality standards;
  • In charge of managing Quality control and assurance contracts in line with approved guidelines;
  • Plan and monitor the implementation of projects in Quality Control in line with UNRA quality standards;
  • Plan, budget and account for Quality Control departmental resources in line with UNRA financial management guidelines
  • Plan and implement a system of managing risks in the quality assurance activities and develop risk mitigation measures.
  • Mentor and supervise the performance of direct reports in line with the performance management system of UNRA
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director Network Planning and Engineering

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the UNRA Head Quality Control job vacancy should hold an Honors Degree in Civil Engineering, Highway Engineering;
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in a related field and other post graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering or other relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Professional registration with the Professional Engineers Registration Board (ERB) or its equivalent in the Commonwealth countries is mandatory
  • Five or more years’ experience in quality control and or material testing on roads and bridges projects.
  • Demonstrated working experience in managing diverse professionals.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • High level of integrity.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance
  • Excellent interpersonal, particularly staff/management relations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage/supervise multi skilled teams and 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. 

Click Here (Read Instructions) -> Register (Click Here) -> Application 

Deadline: 14th October 2016 

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