Fresher USAID RHITES-EC Renovations Engineer Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:        Renovations Engineer
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide.
With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages
projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.

Job Summary: The Renovations
Engineer is mainly responsible for the provision of administrative support for
the bid solicitation process for renovation contracts, including coordination
with facility, MOH, engineering consultants, and RHITES EC program team to
develop bills of quantity/design schemes and document the solicitation and
competitive bidding process.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Develop/review drawings, plans &
    measurements for works to be contracted
  • Regularly review quotations and bids by
    potential Contractors to ensure that they are economical & that they
    meet the required standards
  • Supervise/oversee works carried out by
    Contractors to ensure that they meet the desired quality and are carried
    out within the time limits
  • Prepare payment documentation for the
    finance team in accordance with the purchase order and subcontract
    agreements – including certification of monitoring by the construction
    management firm, pertinent reports, and purchase order documentation.
  • Offer support in the administration of
    facility renovation contracts, both construction and monitoring,
    including; preparation of required documentation for finalization of
    purchase orders and subcontracts and any required modifications,
    maintenance of files for contractor agreements, and coordination with the HQ
    contracts and program support team.
  • Maintain a facility renovations tracker,
    updating contract, payment, technical, and construction management
    information, in collaboration with the finance and program management
    teams.
  • Maintain both electronic and hard copy
    files of contract, renovation activities and payment documentation
  • Organize site monitoring visits for
    construction management firms, scheduling logistics and coordinating with
    the program management team to determine when RHITES EC presence is required.
  • Formally communicate feedback from the
    construction management firm to the contractors and the program management
    team, identifying and tracking issues requiring follow-up and/or
    modification.
  • The jobholder will prepare payment
    documentation for the finance team, in accordance with the purchase order
    and subcontract agreements – including certification by the construction
    management firm, pertinent reports, and purchase order documentation
  • Consult/work with Architects, Engineers
    & Contractors to meet URC renovation requirements
  • Take up any other duties as may be
    assigned

Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Renovations
    Engineer career placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Civil
    Engineering or related discipline.
  • One to two years’ experience in the
    administration of office and document processing for a construction
    contract.
  • Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Suites
    specifically Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of PMWEB, Primavera
    (P6), and Welcom Cobra.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply common sense
    understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or
    diagram form desired
  • Ability to demonstrate how to effectively
    present information and respond to questions from groups of managers,
    clients, and contract desired
  • Ability to demonstrate how to deal with
    problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
    — interpersonal skills and leadership skills desired
  • Safety Training desired
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES EC Project should send their cover letters, certificates of good
conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact
information for three professional references addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division,
Jinja. Uganda
E-mail to:
HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 24th July 2017 by
12:00 pm
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