Assistant Project Manager Employment Opportunity – Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title:        Assistant Project Manager
Organisation: Uganda
Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About US:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible
for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the
electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is
also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. UETCL
envisions: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission
and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in
Job Summary: The Assistant
Project Manager will support the Project Manager in planning, co-ordination and
control of the project from its start to the time it is completed. The
incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that the requirements regarding the
functionality, specifications and standards are met. He /She will also be
responsible for ensuring that the project is concluded successfully.
Key Duties and
  • Assuming
    Operational Management of the project in consistency with the
    project document, policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring
    that the project outputs are achieved as identified in the Project
    Document and as advised and instructed by the Project Coordinator.
  • Tasked
    with amending the Work Plan in accordance to output delivery.
  • Overseeing
    the financial management of the project in consultation with the Project
    Coordinator and other relevant offices.
  • Setting
    and agreeing on tasks and timelines for consultants and contractors, and
    oversee their execution and performance.
  • Keeping
    record of project related documents.
  • Preparing
    and submit all necessary reports (including weekly progress, monthly
    progress) as required by management.
  • Work
    closely with the Project Coordinator, prepare mandatory and any other
    budget revisions or Project Implementation Plan revisions as necessary.
  • Facilitating
    and cooperate with audit processes at all times as required.
  • Organizing
    and oversee any financiers’ supervision missions set during the period of
    the project lifetime.
  • In
    charge of scheduling and coordinating all types of design reviews during
    the construction process.
  • Supervising
    consultants as they manage the EPC contracts.
  • Ensuring
    that the project is completed within the specified time lines.
  • Ensuring
    that the contractors adhere to all safety requirements.
  • And carry out any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal applicant for the UETCL
    Assistant Project Manager job placement should hold a University Degree in Electrical or
    Civil or Mechanical Engineering or similar relevant qualification.
  • The
    applicant must hold professional registration with relevant body will be
    added advantage.
  • Additional
    training in Project Management will be added advantage.
  • Broad
    knowledge of Industrial & SHE regulations.
  • Significant
    exposure and experience in managing multi-lateral financed
  • Experience
    in PPDA and donor-funded procurement guidelines and reporting practises.
  • Computer
    literacy skills with proficiency in Ms Projects or similar project
    scheduling and monitoring tool.
  • Hold
    a valid National Driving Permit.
  • Must
    have Analytical skills, Interpersonal skills, Supervisory skills,
    Report writing skills.
  • Ability
    to withstand stressful work situations and have willingness to work long
    hours outside the normal hours.
  • Hold
    impeccable integrity, highly motivated, innovative and a committed team
  • Willingness
    travel extensively and be away from duty station for extended periods.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications
enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials
along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime
contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three (3) referees to:
The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 18th August
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