Uganda Investment Authority Project Architect Jobs

Uganda Investment Authority Project Architect Jobs

Purpose of the job

  • The Project Architect shall supervise and ensure that all project architectural related activities comply with project and statutory requirements.

    Key areas of focus

  • Project architectural designs;

  • Construction of buildings as per approved architectural designs;

  • Inspections and acceptance of project structural deliverables.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    The project Architect shall be expected to carry out the following duties and responsibilities;

  • Advise the Project Engineer on architectural matters on the project;

  • Ensure that UIA’s interests are protected in the architectural and technical studies, designs and construction phases of all project infrastructure;

  • In consultation with the Project Engineer, review all architectural requirements including but not limited to plan layouts, designs, structural specifications and costs from the Owner’s Engineer.

  • Inspect project building sites and ensure that construction is as per approved architectural designs;

  • In consultation with the Project Engineer, review and advice on all proposed project architectural changes or variations and ensure that all approved project architectural changes or variations are implemented;

  • Participate in the preparation of all periodic monitoring and performance reports as per the project reporting requirements;

  • Ensure that all project architectural documentation is maintained.

  • Facilitate the securing of requisite permits and approvals in relation to architectural and statutory requirements.

  • Any other duties that may be assigned.


    The Project Architect’s measurable outputs shall include;

  • Approved Project deliverables as per architectural designs such as approved architectural designs;

  • Project architectural documentation;

  • Project Permits and approvals such as architectural and structural plans from the local authorities of Wakiso and Mukono among others;

  • Project periodic performance and monitoring reports.


    The Project Architect shall possess a minimum of the following;

  • A Master’s degree in architectural studies, Construction Management and Urban Planning.

  • An honors Bachelor’s
    degree in architectural studies.

  • Registration with the Architects Registration Board is a MUST.


    The Project Architect shall possess a minimum of the following;

  • Must have at least 5+ years’ work experience in supervision and management of projects post registration with Architects Registration Board.

  • Proof of experience in working in complex civil works environments, particularly in the field of construction supervision and management.

  • Proof of experience in implementation of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects.

  • Proof of experience in contract management, project management, research, strategic theme development, procurement, and programming-related work.

  • Proof of experience in working on large infrastructure projects will be an added advantage.

    Skills and Competencies

    The project Architect should possess;

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with strong organizational skills;

  • Report writing and oral communication skills.

  • Must be results-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm, tact, diplomacy and integrity.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and professional skills in interacting with investors, government and development partners.

  • Project management skills.

  • Attention to detail skills.

  • Openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

  • Competencies with MS (Office, Project and Visio) and other professional software such as Tilos, Micro station, Archi CAD, and Adobe Acrobat Pro are a MUST.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda Investment Authority Project Architect Jobs

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