07 August 2017

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 Uganda.”

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 Responsibilities:  
  • 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 Experience:
  • 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 projects.
  • 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 player.
  • 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 2017

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