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Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (Uganda) | Entebbe, Uganda | Log in or register to see the closing date
Site Engineer (Kitumbezi)
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- Post-graduate education
- Engineering, architecture
- Experienced (senior worker)
- Full Time
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries received funding from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to support government of Uganda’s efforts to attain rice self-sufficiency through “Enhancing National Food Security through Increased Rice Production (ENRP) Project.” The project will contribute to the increase in production, marketing and consumption of rice for improved Nutrition, Food Security and Incomes in Uganda as well as support, build and strengthen the institutional and technical capacities, for sustained agricultural growth that contributes to the poverty alleviation and food security.
To implement and provide technical support of infrastructural installations, designs and liaise with the project engineer and other technical staff at the centre.Qualifications
Applicants should fill Public Service Commission (PSC) Form 3 (2008) here:http://psc.go.ug/downloads, in triplicate and attach certified copies of academic certificates and testimonials, appointment letters as evidence of working experience and two referees, one of whom must be a current or previous employer and most recent passport photographs. Applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, and delivered to the Open Registry.
- Provide technical advise on a construction site for contractors, subcontractors, craftspeople and operatives;
Ensure that all materials used and work performed are in accordance with the specifications;
Manage, monitor and interpret the contract design documents supplied by the consultant/architect/contractor.
Liaise with any consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project;
Liaise with the local authority (where appropriate to the project) to ensure compliance with local construction regulations and by-laws
Liaise with district officials, farmers, architects, engineers and surveyors on behalf of the project, including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress;
Carry out day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any contractor and subcontractors
Oversee quality control and health and safety matters on site;
Maintain proper records of all procurement documentation and develop a monitoring and reporting system in line with the IDB’s progress reporting requirement;
Generally, observe the implementation progress of the Project and advise the Project Engineer and the Project Coordinator on issues that need attention and improvement on site;
Follow-up closely on the day to day activities of the consultants’ and contractor’s works on site with the view to ensure that they adhere to the project implementation schedule and generally advise the Project Engineer and Project Coordinator on progress;
Advise the Project Coordinator on possible problems that might be encountered during study, surveys and construction and recommend appropriate solutions (in particular identify possible sources of delays, cost overruns, and propose measures to overcome them);
Participate in the preparation of the Project Completion Report at the completion of the Project for submission to the Government and IDB; and
Support the conduct of environmental impact assessments for all construction works
Facilitate technical training activities.
Review the results of activities of the project and provide recommendations for the improvement of the project’s work-plan.
Perform any other assignment in the field of competence as may be required.
- Perform any other duties as may be instructed by the Supervisor
General InformationSalary range
: Not specifiedAdditional information
: Not specifiedContract type
: TemporaryJob type
: Full TimeLocation
: EntebbeArea of work
: Engineering, architectureSeniority
: Experienced (senior worker)
Job RequirementsRequired education
: Post-graduate educationRequired relevant work experience
: 3 yearsRequired skills
: Construction management; Reporting; Operative management; Contractual negotiations; Work place safety; EngineeringRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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