Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries Engineer Jobs in Uganda


Number of positions: One (1)

Reports to: Senior Engineer

Remuneration: Attractive

Terms of reference

Reporting to the Project Senior Engineer, the Engineer will support the planning and implementation of the civil works activities in the Project.

The specific tasks of the Project Engineer will include;

  • Carry out field surveys and data collection for purposes of preparing plans and designs for civil works projects such as roads, irrigation infrastructure, storage infrastructure, buildings, etc.
  • Supervise civil, mechanical and electrical works for constructions, operations and maintenance activities at project sites.
  • Work with local governments to train farmers on maintenance of project supported infrastructure
  • Supervise and monitor civil works service providers to meet all performance and delivery obligations.
  • Work with farmers and local governments to plan for farm infrastructure in Project areas.
  • Prepare drawings, bills of quantities and specifications for civil works related projects.
  • Participate in bid evaluations for supplies, works, and services.
  • Inspect works, review contractor’s invoices and interim certificates and recommend to the Project Engineer for certification.
  • Keep contract management records and close file on completion of all contract obligations.
  • Prepare reports on the progress of the works as required
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities related to Project work as directed
    by the Senior Engineer.

    Specific qualifications

    The following specific qualifications are required: –

  • An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or Water Resources Engineering, or Agricultural Engineering, or Irrigation Engineering.
  • At least 3 year’s working experience in design, Construction, Maintenance and Supervision of Water and Agricultural related Infrastructure.
  • Possession of knowledge and experience of Government planning and reporting procedures will be of added advantage.

    How to Apply

    The Mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries is to “Transform Subsistence Farming to Commercial Agriculture”.

    The Government of Uganda has received credit from the African Development Bank towards financing the Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (AVCP 1).

    The main goal of the project is to contribute to poverty reduction and economic growth in Uganda through enhanced productivity and commercialization of agriculture.

    Applications are now invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions. The detailed Terms of References can be viewed on the Ministry Website www.agriculture.go.ug

    The applicants should fill Public Service Form 3 to be submitted to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe, not later than 5pm of 31st December 2019.

    These positions are to be filled on a two year contract, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and needs of the Employer.

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