Uganda Investment Authority Project Engineer (Civil) Jobs

Uganda Investment Authority Project Engineer (Civil) Jobs

Purpose of the job

  • The Project Site Engineer (Civil) shall supervise and ensure that all civil construction activities are implemented in line with the approved designs and statutory requirements.

  • The civil construction shall cover; roads and bridges, water distribution network, sewage network, waste treatment plant and all building structures within the project.

    Key areas of focus

  • Project technical studies and designs;

  • Project construction and installation activities;

  • Management of the day to day project civil engineering and technical activities;

  • Inspections and acceptance of project deliverables.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

    The Project Engineer (Civil) shall be expected to carry out the following duties and responsibilities;

  • Assist the Project Engineer on civil engineering and technical related matters on the project;

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

  • In consultation with the Project Engineer, review all civil engineering requirements from the Owner’s Engineer.

  • Inspect all project civil engineering activities and ensure that construction is as per approved project requirements and statutory provisions;

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

  • Preparation of periodic monitoring and performance reports as per the project reporting requirements;

  • Ensure that all project civil engineering documentation is maintained.

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

  • Any other duties that may be assigned.


    The Project Site Engineer (Civil) measurable outputs shall include;

  • Approved Project deliverables such as approved project studies and designs;

  • Project civil engineering and technical documentation maintained;

  • Project issues log, changes or variations log;

  • Project periodic performance and monitoring reports;


    The Project Site Engineer (Civil) shall possess a minimum of the following;

  • An honors Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

  • A master’s degree
    shall be an added advantage.

  • A postgraduate qualification and or membership to any project management professional body shall be an added advantage.

  • Registration with the Engineers Registration Board is a MUST.


    The Project Site Engineer (Civil) shall possess a minimum of the following;

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

  • Proof of experience in working in complex environments and large infrastructure and or electrical works particularly in the field of construction supervision and management.

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

  • Experience in contract management, project management and programming-related work.

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

    Skills and Competencies

    The project Site Engineer (Civil) should possess;

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

  • Technical 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 Engineer (Civil) Jobs

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