Uganda Investment Authority Project Engineer Jobs

Uganda Investment Authority Project Engineer Jobs

Purpose of the job

  • The Project Engineer shall be responsible and support the Project Manager on engineering and technical matters on the project.

    Key areas of focus

  • Project technical studies and designs;

  • Project construction and installation activities;

  • Provides technical support to the Project Technical Team;

  • Oversees the day to day project engineering and technical activities on behalf of UIA;

  • Reviews and inspects project deliverables.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Advise the Project Manager on engineering and technical matters on the project;

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

  • In consultation with the Project Manager, the Project Engineer shall review and approve all technical and engineering requirements from the Owner’s Engineer.

  • Monitor and ensure that the project activities and deliverables meet the approved quality and standards.

  • Lead and supervise the Project Technical Team;

  • Monitor and ensure contract compliance of the Owner’s Engineer and the EPC Contractor;

  • Review and advice on all proposed project changes or variations and ensure that all approved project changes or variations are implemented;

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

  • Any other duties that may be assigned.


    The Project Engineer’s measurable outputs shall include;

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

  • Project engineering and technical documentation;

  • Project issues log, changes or variations log;

  • Requisite project permits and approvals such as construction and building approvals and permits among others;

  • Project periodic performance and monitoring reports.


    The Project Engineer shall possess a minimum of the following;

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management Planning.

  • An honors Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.

  • Registration with the Engineers Registration Board
    is a MUST.

  • A post graduate diploma in project management would be an added advantage.


    The Project Engineer shall possess a minimum of the following;

  • Must have at least 8+ years’ work experience in supervision and management of engineering projects post registration with Engineers Registration Board.

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

  • Proof of experience in working on a large infrastructure projects.

  • 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.

    Skills and Competencies

    The project Engineer should possess;

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with strong organisational 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.

  • Team leadership and project management skills.

  • Attention to detail skills.

  • Risk Management skills.

  • Negotiation and Conflict resolution 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, AutoCAD, and Adobe Acrobat Pro are a MUST.

    How to Apply

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

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