Senior Design Architect Job Placement – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Job Title:      Senior
Design Architect

Organization: National
Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Head
Technical Operations, Design & Innovations      

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 Design Architect will be
responsible for formulating proposals for new project sites ranging from
planning, design, and documentation as well as construction supervision and

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Initiation and formulation of conceptual proposals for new
    projects  and other related building
    works in line with Company business
  • Prepares design guidelines and concept papers including aesthetic
    concepts and coordinate other design team members and draft persons for
    the preparation of detailed drawings.
  • Consultation and preparation of documents for applications to local
    authorities for approval.
  • Lodges project drawings to the local authorities and follows them up
    regularly to ensure speedy approvals.
  • Supervises ongoing constructions at the sites in order to ensure
    strict adherence to architectural designs and building standards.
  • Participate in various meetings as scheduled with business partners
    and Stakeholders
  • Manage and develop staff under his/her supervision, through  inter alia, professional training,
    coaching, mentoring, delegation, appraisal and feedback

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the National Housing & Construction Company
    Limited Senior Design Architect job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree  in  Architecture, or  a 
    closely  related  and 
    relevant  discipline  from 
    a recognized University.
  • Full and valid membership of a nationally, or internationally
    recognized professional Architects ‘body, with a valid practicing
    certificate is a MUST. 
  • Specialized training, with appropriate qualifications in Project
    Planning and Management, from a recognized institution, will be an added
  • Proven knowledge and skills in application of Architectural
    designrelated Software such as AutoCAD, ArchCAD, Revit, 3D & Animation
    are a MUST
  • Proven knowledge and skills in application of MS Office Package
    (especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint), are essential.
  • Creative, innovative and adventurous.
  • Ability to give attention to details.
  • A pervasive sense of organization.
  • Willing to take other people’s ideas.
  • Prepared to undergo continuous learning and research in order to
    keep abreast of new trends in the building practice.                                                                                                                                      
  • Age: Below 50

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.


Email to: .  (All
applications via email must be sent as one document not more than 10 MBs)

Deadline: 13th September 2019 by 4:00 pm

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