Jobs at Uganda National Roads Authority- Project Engineer


 Job Title: PROJECT ENGINEER – TECHNICAL SERVICES

[ii] Scope of the position
The holder of this position will be responsible for the management of
institutional, policy, and technical studies carried out in the Directorate of
Planning. The performance of the post holder is reflected in the effective
and timely execution of studies in the Planning Directorate offering best
value for money.

[iii] Position relationships
 Reports to Manager, Technical Services
 Supervises subordinate staff as allocated.
 Liaises on a daily basis with the Project Engineers in the Operations
and Projects Directorate

[iv) Key duties & responsibilities
1. Prepares scope statements for engineering, institutional and other
studies;
2. Prepares terms of references, expressions of interest, requests for
proposals, etc for studies;
3. Procures technical services following PPDA and Development Partner
procedures
4. Reviews technical report submissions by service providers;
5. Provides technical regular reviews of technical specifications for
development projects and maintenance performance standards to
ensure value for money;
6. Analyses historic unit costs and identifies causes of any peculiar
trends;
7. Reviews project consultants’ designs and specifications;
8. Prepares standard designs and specifications for roads, bridges and
other structures having regard to construction and maintenance
requirements and whole life costs;
9. Participates in the evaluation of causes and mode of failure of road
pavements and structures;
10. Custodian of all technical manuals and specifications in the Authority;
11. Manages technical studies implemented by the Directorate of
Planning;
12. Prepares regular and ad hoc reports for the Director of Planning as
required;
13. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned by the
Manager, Technical Services from time to time.

[v] Person specification
The post holder must have a degree in civil engineering or its equivalent.
Registration with a recognized engineering institution would be an added
advantage. Likewise a post graduate qualification related to high way
engineering would be an added advantage. At least five years road sector
experience is required including preparation, feasibility, design and
implementation of road development and maintenance projects. .

[vi] Position Grade SG 4

How to Apply:
Salaries and Benefits:
Appointments will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a range of
benefits.
Conditions for Applying:
Applications accompanied by:
(i) A capability statement detailing the applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and
illustrated personal experience
(ii) Copies of testimonials (the applicant must endorse on each copy of the submitted
testimonials);
(iii) Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by the applicant on each and every page and
showing previous positions held;
(iv) Current salary;
(v) Three referees; and
(vi) Postal addresses and day time telephone contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the Board of Directors
Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Plot 5, Lourdel Road
P.O. Box 28487
Kampala, Uganda.
To reach the Secretary not later than 30 November 2012 at 17.00 hours. Only short-listed candidates
will be contacted.
Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will lead to disqualification.
Those who applied before for the same positions should not re-apply.

Deadline: 30th Nov 2012


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