Quantity Surveyor Job Opportunities – Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title:     Quantity Surveyor
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Construction
and Supervision
Ref: UNRA RB6/2017/EXT
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 Quantity
Surveyor will be responsible for developing methods of measurement of
quantities to match the general specifications. The Quantity Surveyor will also
be responsible for preparing the unit rate analysis for each major construction
item using best cost elements of labour, material, equipment, overheads, risks
and profit. In addition the Quantity Surveyor will be responsible for preparing
cost comparisons of both input unit rates and aggregate cost per kilometer with
similar ongoing road and bridges development and maintenance projects both in
Uganda and within the region.
Key Duties and
Develop templates and data collection systems
for unit rate analysis and cost estimates in line with UNRA’s guidelines and
Develop standard BOQ to guide cost estimates of
projects in line with UNRA standards and Annual Statutory performance
Develop and implement systems to monitor all
costs associated with design, construction and maintenance of roads and bridges
in line with UNRA annual statutory performance agreement;
Develop and implement cost optimization
procedures for value for money analysis in line with UNRA Annual Statutory
performance agreement;
Manage procured services of quantity surveying
in line with UNRA contract management guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the UNRA Quantity Surveyor job
placement should hold an Honors Degree in Quantity Surveying, Construction
Management, Civil Engineering;
A Bachelor’s Degree, a Master’s Degree in a
related field and other Post Graduate qualifications in Quantity Surveying,
Construction Management, Cost Engineering or other relevant field will be an
added advantage;
Professional registration with a Professional
Surveyors Board or its equivalent in the Commonwealth or relevant professional
body is a must;
At least five years’ experience in cost
estimation for road or bridges related projects.
Computer literacy skills
High degree 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 below. Please follow the instructions at the
link below.
Deadline: 10th October 2017
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