Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Senior Project Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Senior Project Engineer Jobs in Uganda


Job Title: Senior Project Engineer

Accountable to: Projects Manager

Department: Corporate

Duty Station: Head Office

Job Purpose: To coordinate Electrification Schemes undertaken by UEDCL by: Monitoring Project quality, Project scoping, Costing and appraisal, making timely reports and Managing way-leaves.

Principal accountabilities

  • Provide project development expertise to the project development process, including relevant procurement and health/ safety processes and procedures, ensuring all projects go through the capital investment approval processes in a timely manner.
  • Follow an approved project life cycle processes to submit high quality project definition packages, within set specifications and periods.
  • Provide expertise and technical inputs in the project designs and specifications.
  • Provide inputs to the project approvals and processes according to delegations of authority.
  • Maintain regular and accurate reporting to projects manager on project development process, including analysis and evaluation of progress, with respect to the current and forecast status on assigned projects. Identify potential risks with project delivery and take appropriate remedial action.
  • Coordinate with project definition partners, including consultants and
    contractors, so that objectives are achieved and procedures complied with. Generate specifications for out sourcing materials & construction works in line with policies and guidelines
  • Initiate materials requisitions for contractors and account for all the materials issued to contractors in line with the PPDA act.
  • Carry of project appraisal by costing and undertaking cost benefit analysis
  • Participate in pre-commissioning tests and inspections of completed schemes, prepare schemes closure certificates, and participate in handover to operators in line with UEDCL policies.
  • Coordination with other entities and stakeholders in electricity Industry to ensure that the works undertaken are in line with Government Agenda.
  • Generate timely progress reports on project works, materials utilization and preparation of payment certificates

    Technical requirements/experience/qualifications

  • B.Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering from a reputable Tertiary Institution.
  • 5 Years Minimum Experience in Electricity Network planning or Electricity related project management
  • Post graduate qualification in project management is a requirement
  • Must be below 35 years of age
  • Corporate Member of Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE)

    Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Senior Project Engineer Jobs in Uganda

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