Architect Job Opportunities – Watoto Child Care Ministries

Job Title:       Architect
Organization: Watoto
Child Care Ministries
Duty Station: Watoto
Church Down Town, Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Watoto Child Care Ministries is
a ministry of Watoto Church that rescues vulnerable children and restores
dignity to them by providing holistically for their physical, spiritual and
emotional needs. Watoto has operations in Kampala, Wakiso, Mpigi and Gulu.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Draft
    detailed Architectural plans, layouts & other drawings indicating
    dimensions, specifications and details as required to enable accurate
    interpretation of designs  by  draftspersons/architectural assistants,
    engineers as well as other design professionals.
  • Study
    contractual law, tax obligations for architectural firms as well as
    management of construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Participate
    in contractor procurement, full tender process management and conducting
    client architect meetings.
  • Prepare
    all required documents like architectural drawings, payment, completion
    certificates and ensure to liaise with local authorities for approval of
    architectural drawings and plans
  • Follow
    up of consultants in project team to enable them to submit required
    deliverables like architectural and engineering drawings, Bills of
    Quantities, NEMA EIA/EA, TIA reports etc in time.
  • Participate
    in construction supervision, project management, chairing meetings,
    drafting meeting minutes, recording site instructions and reviewing
    contractor reports.
  • Supervision
    of architectural assistants to ensure completion of work to the required
    set standards to enable consistency with design concepts. Ensure that all
    consultants have site inspection reports submitted regularly.
  • Identifying
    work/project needs within the Ministry including future projects and
    converting them into proposals/briefs and assist in the administration of
    the architectural construction projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Watoto Architect job should hold a degree in
  • Five
    years of progressive working experience in the architectural design
    environment and be registered with the Architects Registration Board as
    well as a member of the Uganda Society of Architects
  • Strong
    leadership, interpersonal skills and commitment to work within a team
  • Self-motivated,
    ability to multi task, innovative and creative.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send one merged PDF with a cover letter, academic
documents and CV ( not more than 6 pages, less than 20MB) a cell recommendation
letter to (Subject Line: Architect – Candidate – First
Name, Last Name).
Deadline: 6th April 2018
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