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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

12 Clerk of Works Job at Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry And Fisheries - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
12 Clerk of Works 

Jobs at:
Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries 

Deadline of this Job:
3rd December 2018

Duty Station:
Abim, Amudat, Amuria, Bukedea, Kaabong, Katakwi, Kotido, Kumi, Kween, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit, Uganda 

Summary
Date Posted: 12th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time


JOB DETAILS:
Introduction:
The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Agriculture Animal Industry and Fisheries has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Regional Pastoral Livelihood Resilience Project (RPLRP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for Construction of Livestock Watering Infrastructure & Construction of Livestock Marketing and Production infrastructure in Abim, Amudat, Amuria, Bukedea, Kaabong, Katakwi, Kotido, Kumi, Kween, Moroto, Napak and Nakapiripirit.
The Permanent Secretary (MAAIF) wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant positions under the RPLRP Project on one year contract terms.
Job Title: Clerk of Works (12)
Salary: Attractive
Reports to: Project Engineer.
Duty Station: Any of the above mentioned Districts
Job Summary: Overseeing day to day supervision of construction works
Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Carry out full-time day to day detailed monitoring and supervision of the construction works at the allocated site(s);
  •  Examine the approved program for construction, check progress and report to the Project Engineer on a weekly basis;
  •  Liaise with all stakeholders on site to ensure harmony among them during implementation of the project and update them on technical aspects of the project;
  •  Record and report disputes arising out of the Project Activities as necessary to Contract Management team;
  •  Liaise with the Project Supervision Consultants & Project Engineer in the review and interpretation of Designs, Drawings and Technical Specifications ensuring that any discrepancies are dealt with in good time;
  •  Ensure that the required standards of quality and accuracy of work and materials are maintained, ensuring that samples of materials, concrete slump tests, concrete test cubes, CBR tests, pressure testing of pipelines, etc; are taken and results assessed by Project Supervision Consultants;
  •  Ensure that all construction work is accomplished as required in accordance with the approved work program;
  •  Prepare and submit progress, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the Project Engineer;
  •  Carry out stock condition surveys and prepare reports and records to assist in valuation and management of the works and ensure the project records are well kept and maintained for completeness and safety;
  •  Assist the Project Engineer in the review of the Bills of Quantities for Civil Works under the project developed by the Consultants;
  •  Assist the Project Engineer to review Payment certificates for the Civil Works Contractors prepared by the Project Supervision Consultants;
  •  Ensure that the Contractor adheres to safety regulations. (Safety measures will include provision of safety helmets, boots, guard rails, safety equipment, site signs, fi rst aid equipment, etc); and also adheres to the recommendations of the ESHS Management Strategies and Implementation Plans;
  •  Perform any other relevant duties as may be instructed by the Supervisor.
Persons Specification
Academic Qualifications and Experience
  •  Either A higher Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  •  At least 2 years’ experience in supervision of structures of similar nature. from Government or reputable Organization.
  •  OR An Ordinary or National Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  •  At least 5 years’ experience of which 3 years in supervision of structures of similar nature. from Government or reputable Organization.
    Skills and Competences
  •  Computer skills in MS-Word, MS-Excel and Internet applications are essential.
  •  Good interpersonal skills and
  •  Good communication skills
Job application procedure
Applicants should fill Public Service Commission (PSC) Form 3 (2008) in triplicate and attach certified copies of academic certificates, appointment letters as evidence of working experience and two referees, one of whom must be a current or previous employer and most recent passport photographs.
Applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P. o. Box 102, Entebbe, and delivered to the Open Registry, not later than 3rd December 2018.