Project Civil Engineer Job Careers – Uganda Heart Institute (UHI)

Job Title: Project Civil Engineer

Organisation: Uganda Heart Institute (UHI)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator


About US:

Uganda Heart Institute was legally established in 2001 as a Company limited by guarantee of its founding Bodies namely, Mulago Hospital, Ministry of Health, Makerere University and

Uganda Heart Foundation. In UHI therefore commenced operating as a semi-autonomous Unit under Mulago Hospital. The purpose of the registering UHI as a limited Company was to fasten the growth and development of the Institute, by enabling it to solicit for funds and manage its resources at source.


Job Summary: The Project Civil Engineer will be responsible for monitoring and supervision of the construction works and equipping of Uganda Heart Institute Project


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

In accordance with the project objectives, the project Engineer shall; –

  • Approve works and prepare certificates for payment to the contractor
  • Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photography and other topographical or geological data for the plan projects
  • Monitor progress and ensure conformance to design and specifications and including health and safety of workers and the public
  • Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades and elevations to guide construction ensure all activities are  carried  out
  • Exercise control  to as scheduled and within the cost and able to meet quality expectations
  • Prepare and submit reports to the project coordinator
  • Conduct joint measurement of works with the consultant team
  • Certify on the certificates
  • Raise any technical issues that require to be addressed through the consultant
  • Review technical reports from consultant

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Must be a registered or chattered Structural Engineer with a Bachelor’s degree qualification or its equivalent from a recognized University/Institution
  • Applicants with a relevant post graduate qualification will have added advantage
  • He/She must be registered with the relevant professional body (Engineers registration Board- ERB for Uganda)
  • At least fifteen (15) years in structural design and investigation of buildings and pavements/roads with ten (10) years being in construction supervision.
  • Should be familiar with governing design codes in the country
  • The applicants shall be computer literate
  • Competence in use of standard architectural software
  • The applicant shall have knowledge in preparation of tender documents and technical specifications for building works
  • He/she must  have  a  high  level  of  interpersonal  and management skills, high integrity and proven ability to work with teams at all levels
  • Must have the proven ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with minimum supervision


How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the under listed posts. Eligible persons should address their applications including a cover letter, copies of their academic/professional certificates and practicing licenses, curriculum vitae (CV) and other relevant documents, to the Executive Director, Uganda Heart Institute, P.O. Box 37392, Kampala. Applications can also be hand delivered to Uganda Heart Institute Headquarters,

Mulago –Kampala. Online applications should be sent on the UHI official e-mail


Deadline: 30th December, 2022.


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Date Posted 2022-11-30
Valid Through 2022-12-30
Hiring Organization Uganda Heart Institute (UHI)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda