The Government of the Republic of Uganda has received a credit from the World Bank/IDA,towards the cost of the Uganda Post Primary and Education Training [ UPPET/APL1.]It is intended that part of the proceeds of this Credit will be applied to eligible payments for the services of civil engineers [2No] Architect[1No] and Quantiy Surveyor [1No]. The Ministry of Education and Sports , the executive Agency of UPPET/APL1 , wishes to hire individual consultant to support the Ministry in implementing the civil works component involving a large number of schools being constracted in all the four regions of Uganda, under the project.
2.Objectives of the Assignment
To strengthen the Contraction Management Unit [CMU] of the Ministry of Education and sports by recruiting 4 individual consultants , who will be based in CMU, to improve the technical supervision and monitoring mechanism of the Ministry to ensure better quality and completion of schools within the stipulated contract periods .
3.Terms of reference and scope of services
Their scope of work shall include;
a.Review existing guidelines including specifications ,bill of quantinties , architecture and working drawings of all facilities provided under the project.
b.Review by the group collectively and by the quantity surveyor , particularly , the priced bill of quantities, including the rate analysis of the different items of works and finalise the rate analysis based on fist principles of all items of works of the different facilities provided under the project .
c.Review the bid evaluation reports ,check the arithmetical corrections and comparison of bids of the responsive bidders and the recommendations of award by the schools and submit the recommendations to Assistant Commissioner PDU through AC/CMU. For review and decision ;
d.Review the authenticity and validity and monitor and track the performance bounds and Bank guarantees and ensure through the Technical Supervising Firms (TSF’s), that these are always updated till the handing over of the Schools .
Attractive package (negotiable) commensurate with the qualifications .
5.Duration; 18 Months
They will report to the Assistant Commissioner /Head of Constraction management Unit and shall work closely with the project coordinater based at the ministry of Education and Sports Headquaters , Embassy House Kampala.
Candidates must possess the following
a.Undergraduate [Bachelors ] Degree in related field ofexpertise;
b.At least 8 years of experience in related area of expertise;
c.Good command of spoken and written English , and
d.Adequate computer skills required to discharge their responsibilities in the related area of expertise . Proficiency with ms word and excel for all and standard architectural soft ware eg ArchiCAD,AutoCAD,etc is also required
How to Apply
Applications accompanied by a detailed CV and recent passport size photograph , indicating contact addresses and contact of three referees should be submitted during normal working hours to;
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Education and Sports
Attn; Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit
Floor 7, Room 7.2, Embassy Building
Plot 9/11 King George V1 Way, Kampala
Deadline: August 6, 2012.