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Principal Civil Engineer

  • Post-graduate education
  • Engineering, architecture
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

(REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/01)

To coordinate Implementation of Policies, Strategies, Projects and Programmes in the Roads and Railways sub-sector.


  1. A Master’s degree in Civil engineering and must be a Registered Engineer with a recognized Engineers’ Registration Body;
  2. At least 10 years relevant experience in the roads and railway sector specifically in the areas of project design, management and construction with 5 years at senior level.
  1. Proficiency in computer applications and good Analytical skills;
  2. Negotiation skills;
  3. Good communication, project proposal and report writing skills.

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Please note:
  1. You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
  2. Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
  3. Only qualified candidates will be contacted
  4. EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.


  1. Coordinate the development of appropriate programmes and projects in the sub-sectors;
  2. Coordinate harmonization of laws and regulations relating to Road and Railway transport in the region;
  3. Develop proposals for funding relating to Roads and Railways sub-sector;
  4. Coordinate implementation of Council decisions in the sub-sectors;
  5. Coordinate the implementation of the Funded Projects in the sub-sectors.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Engineering, architecture
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Project management; Architectural planning and design; Analytics; Structural engineering; Project implementation; Engineering
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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East African Community

GovernmentalCompany size: 1000+ people

The East African Community (EAC) is a regional intergovernmental organisation of five Partner States, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, with its headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

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