PURPOSE: Responsible for managing activities pertaining to estate management, construction, maintenance and rehabilitation of University Infrastructure, plant and equipment.

• Preparing and ensuring adherence to work plans
• Spearheading preparation of detailed inventory of all university infrastructure both mobile and fixed assets
• Spearheading formulation of maintenance plans for planned, unplanned and scheduled maintenance plans
• Representing the University on major construction projects to ensure that projects are built within the specified time frame, desired quality standards and attainment of value for money
• Spearheading provision of technical specification for preparation of tender documents for all university construction projects
• Presiding over the technical evaluation committee and directing the issuance of variation orders and site instructions
• Spearheading preparation and verification of final account for civil engineering and building construction projects
• Advising Management on cost implication on proposed construction projects and maintenance project e.g. life cycle costing
• Resolving design or construction problems and meeting with contractors and the public
• Directing the scrutinizing and approval of all civil engineering drawings prepared and submitted by the civil engineering contractors for University approved projects to ensure compliance to required standards
• Superintending over the preparations of bills of quantities and cost estimates for all in-house-work and the University tender documents for outside engineering works
• Directing the usage of computer aided engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
• Directing the identification of project sites, and interpreting and analyzing reports, maps, drawings and tests on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics and other geological data to plan and design projects
• Supervising and appraising subordinate staff
• Ensuring the preparation of quarterly and annual operational performance reports
• Grade 12 School Certificate or its equivalent
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or any technical relevant field
• Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia;
• Registered with the Engineers Registration Board
Attributes & Skills
Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience and some supervisory experience; or equivalent training and experience in Civil Engineering department of any reputable organization
Closing Date
Application Process
Applications can be submitted either physically or electronically, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of educational certificates, names and addresses of three traceable referees and contact address/telephone/e-mail details.

Physical applications should be sent to the address provided below and the position applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope.

The Registrar University of Zambia
P.O Box 32379

Electronic applications should be sent to the email address provided below: