Civil Engineer Job Placement – Ministry of Health (MoH)

Job Title:       Civil Engineer
Organization: Ministry of
Health (MoH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Assistant
Commissioner Health Infrastructure and the Project Coordinator
About US:
The Government of the Republic of Uganda has received financing from
the International Development Association (IDA) towards the implementation of
the Uganda Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project
herein after referred to as the “Project.” The objectives of the Project are
to: (i) to improve utilization of essential health services with a focus on
reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health services in target
districts; and (ii) Scale up birth and death registration BDR) services.
Job Summary: The Civil
Engineer will provide civil engineering support to the Ministry of Health in
implementing the Uganda Reproductive Maternal and Child Health Services
Improvement Project. The successful candidate will in addition provide civil
engineering expertise in the design and supervision of other infrastructure
work in the Ministry of Health.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with the review of the engineering
    designs and technical specifications developed by project consultants to
    ensure consistency with the Project objectives.
  • Offer advice, coordinate and monitor all
    civil works services during the design and implementation of the Project
  • Participate in the preparation of tender documents, tender
    evaluation and tender reports
  • Undertake scheduled site visits and
    participate in site meetings for the civil works under the Project
  • Maintain records relating to design,
    construction and related correspondence.
  • Prepare and submit quality monthly,
    quarterly ad adhoc Project progress reports
  • Participate in the appraisal of the
    consultants and contractors to make sure that they are working in line
    with the contractual scope of work and Terms of Reference.
  • Participate in the appraisal of the
    project to ensure that the key performance indicators of the project are
    achieved.
  • Undertake monthly and adhoc supervision of
    civil works by Contractors.
  • Review of technical reports prepared by
    Consultants.
  • Review and advise on the work completion
    certificates from contractors
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the Project Coordinator and the Assistant Commissioner Health
    Services (Health infrastructure)
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants must be Ugandan Nationals
    with a Degree (Honours) in Civil Engineering
  • Possession of a post graduate
    qualification in project planning and management, Construction management
    or a related field will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years’ experience of
    practice in building projects.
  • Significant experience with at least two
    (2) large public infrastructure construction projects and at least one
    medical building project
  • Valid registration with the Engineers’
    Registration Board (ERB)
  • Previous experience in implementation of
    projects supported by bilateral or multilateral agencies will be an added
    advantage
  • Extensive knowledge in preparation of
    tender documents and technical specifications for building works.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under
    pressure and meet tight deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Computer literate and competent in the use
    of Autocad and MS Project.
  • Strong analytical, planning and
    organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
    communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong coaching and leadership skills
  • Works under minimum supervision and meets
    strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated integrity and confidentiality
    in handling public matters/resources
  • Computer knowledge and skills in MS Word,
    Ms Excel and internet/email is a mandatory requirement
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandans are encourage to hand
deliver their applications with updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of all your
academic qualification plus other relevant supporting documents to the Office
of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, P.O. Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 24th July 2017
by 5:00pm
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