Niras Team Leader (Design, preparation of tender documents and tendering phase) Jobs in Uganda

Niras Team Leader (Design, preparation of tender documents and tendering phase) Jobs in Uganda


  • The Wakiso West Water Supply and Sanitation project will provide access to safe and clean water for people in the area and sanitation and reduced environmental impact on Lake Victoria. The project is Danida Business Finance (DBF) project with the implementing partner of National Water and Sewage Corporation (NWSC) in Uganda.

  • The project helps address these needs by construction of a 62,500 m3/day Water Treatment Plant (WTP), water intake from Lake Victoria, installation of the main and secondary system of water pipes, and construction of a 400 m3/day Faecal Sludge Treatment Plant. It also includes a 2.95 MW capacity Solar energy-plant to cover parts of the electricity needs of the WTP, STP, and pumping stations.

  • The works contractor selected will finalize the design, build the project and hand over to NWSC for operations. During construction, the supervision engineer will support NWSC to undertake monitoring of the implementation and general performance of the contractor, including adherence to IFC standards. The consultant will monitor implementation and undertake verification at take-over/ end of defect liability.

  • We are looking for an accomplished team leader who will be in charge of the team and establish the following tasks;

  • Management of the design review, detailed designs and approval process,

  • Ensuring the preparation of tender documents and tendering activities ,

  • Management of
    inputs and planning and managing the activities and tasks

  • Reporting to the NIRAS HQ Project Management unit

    Qualifications required:

    • Master Degree in a relevant engineering subject.

    • Good level of English.

    Professional experience required:

    • 15+ years post graduate relevant experience in engineering consultancy, including at least 5 years working in developing countries.

    • 10+ years’ experience in water supply implementation.

    • At least 2 earlier assignment as a team leader for design components.

    • Experience in sub Saharan Africa is an advantage.

    • Experience of large Water Treatment Facilities is an advantage.

    • Experience on design, preparation of tender documents and tendering infrastructure projects is an advantage according to FIDIC Conditions of Contract – Red and Yellow Book.

    • Experience of implementing IFI projects is an advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Niras Team Leader (Design, preparation of tender documents and tendering phase) Jobs in Uganda


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