National Architect Job at BTC - Career Opportunity in Uganda
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Vacancy title:
National Architect

Jobs at:
BTC Company

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 31st March, 2017.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Job details:
FUNCTION BACKGROUND.
BTC, the Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government Ministries, are implementing the bilateral co-operation between Uganda & Belgium.

In the framework of the MoES/BTC Support to Skilling Uganda Project implemented by the Ministry of Education 8t Sports and the Belgian Development Agency (BTC Uganda), ONE (1) National Architect is to be recruited to operate within the infrastructure team and will work under the direct supervision of the international Technical Adviser for infrastructure and the Project Management Team. The National Architect will work closely with the counterpart of the Construction Management Unit and the Procurement and Disposal Unit of MoES.

Major Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare sketches or drawings and specifications for project components related to solid waste management, maintenance of buildings, energy efficiency, etc.;
  • Research and/or design furniture for colleges;
  • Research alternative durable construction materials and design pilot projects;
  • Support in follow up of the project activities related to construction, rehabilitation, equipping and furnishing of the training institutions that are part ct the project;
  • Support in controlling of quality and cost of all activities related to the infrastructure component of the project;
  • Support in organising the infrastructure activities, including capacity development and awareness raising, with a special focus on involving the training institutions in the preparation and execution of works, including maintenance activities;
  • Joining regular site visits during rehabilitation! construction works;
  • Support in introducing ‘State of the Art’ sustainable architecture and energy efficiency principles into MoES guidelines and strategies;
  • Keeping complete administration (both hard and soft copies) of all project activities related to the infrastructure component of the project, including correspondence, approved documents, finance, reports, procurement, etcetera);
  • Contribute to the reporting and lay-out of project results and lessons learned. '

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in design and follow-up of construction works;
  • Experience in designing for Education is an asset;
  • Experience in designing with Architecture offices abroad is an asset;
  • Experience in sustainable Architecture and energy efficient designs is an asset;
  • Creative thinker and artist;
  • Experience in working with public tendering procedures;
  • Good communicator and team-player;
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing;
  •  No objection to working overtime and undertaking field missions.

Job application procedure
Salary Package BTC will offer a competitive salary package with a gross monthly income of between UGX 5,100,000 and UGX 6,100,000 depending on the relevant years of work experience, medical insurance for staff, spouse and all biological dependents plus a 13th Month compulsory package paid together with their December salary. It you qualify for this position: Hand deliver your application to: Human Resource Officer; BTC Uganda Plot 1B Lower Koloio Terrace P.O.Box 40131, Kampala

Attach a copy of your CV (Resume), application letter plus copies of academic certificates as well at least 3_ (Three) recent referees with their contacts. Send in your application not later than 31st March, 2017. Qualifying female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Job Info
Job Category: Architectural jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: not later than 31st March, 2017
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Posted: 17-03-2017
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-03-2017
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-03-2038
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