Senior Project Engineer Job Placement – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Job Title:      Senior
Project Engineer
Organization: National
Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head
Projects
About US:
National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan
construction and real estate management company, partly owned by the Uganda
Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the country,
rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes in an
organized environment.
Job Summary:   The Senior Project Engineer will mainly plan,
coordinate and effectively manage the construction of Company projects, with a
view to ensuring that they are carried out within the authorized cost,
schedule, specifications and in accordance with best practices, as well as
established Company policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide overall project coordination, supervision and communication
    within the Project Management Teams of ongoing construction projects.
  • Interpret building plans and supervise the construction of the
    housing projects, as per specifications and schedules.
  • Prepare work plans, materials schedules, activity schedules and
    other relevant documentation in a timely manner, for proper planning and
    execution of projects.
  • Prepare relevant project reports including but not limited to
    monthly project progress reports, weekly project briefs, cost capture reports.
  • Review and certify all applications for payment to various
    construction service providers
  • Ensure a clean, safe and reliable work environment at project sites
    – with the target of zero incidences and accidents.
  • Responsibility for monitoring site operation of Quality Assurance
    and Quality Control procedures
  • Plan for and manage the use of plant and equipment on sites to
    ensure that they are available at all times.
  • Participate in preparation and review of contractual and
    procurement/tendering processes and documents including contract
    administration
  • Provide the Company’s Management, whenever necessary, with relevant
    specialist,  expert and technical
    advice (on the basis of appropriate and comprehensive analysis and
    evaluation), with regard to the Company’s investment opportunities and
    projects – especially those involving Partnerships, External Contractors
    and other Service Providers – as well provide the necessary supervision,
    quality  assurance,  facilitation  and 
    coordination of  the  implementation of  the corresponding projects – with a view
    to ensuring their profitable success.
  • Manage and develop staff under his/her supervision, though, inter
    alia, professional training, coaching, delegation, appraisal and feedback.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the
    relevant authority.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or
    a closely related and relevant discipline, from a recognized University.
  • Full and valid membership of a nationally, or internationally
    recognized professional Engineers’ Institute, or body, such as UIPE, is a
    must. Registered Engineer with ERB is desirable.
  • Specialized training, with appropriate qualifications in Project
    Planning and Management, from a recognized institution, is a MUST.
  • Additional qualifications in Business Management, from a recognized
    institution, are desirable.
  • Proven knowledge and skills in application of Engineering-related
    Software and MS Office Packages (especially AutoCAD, Revit, MS Project,
    Word, Excel and PowerPoint), are a must.
  • Relevant working experience of 5 years as a Civil Engineer,
    Construction Engineer/Manager, or in a similar position, in a large and
    reputable Construction, or Civil Works Company, or reputable Consultancy
    firm, or on any other large civil works project in public or Private
    Sector organization.
  • Proven construction project management track record and working
    experience in housing, or civil works project implementation, with
    evidence of successful projects, will be an added advantage.
  • Good negotiation and Communication skills.
  • Results-oriented, business-focused and pays attention to details.
  • Planning, coordination, and networking skills.
  • Project supervision skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • IT and computer proficiency skills.
  • Interpersonal, and human relations skills
  • Leadership, high ethics and integrity.



How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are encouraged to send their applications indicating the position
being applied for and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of
academic certificates, evidence of relevant working experience & contacts
of three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human
Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street,
Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or
Email to: info@nhcc.co.ug .  (All
applications via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 MBs)
Deadline: 30th November 2018 by 4:00 pm
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