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Objectives, Mission, Vision and Core Values of UIPE

  1. To hold meetings of the Institution for reading and discussing communications bearing upon engineering or the application thereof, or upon subjects relating thereto.
  2. To co-operate with Universities, other educational institutions and public educational authorities for the furtherance of education and training in engineering science and practice.
  3. To initiate research programmes and to co-operate with Government, private research Institutions and private individuals in promoting research into engineering science and technology.
  4. To print, publish, sell, lend or distribute the proceedings or reports of the Institution or any papers, communications, works or treaties on engineering or its application or subjects connected therewith.
  5. To do all other things incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects or any of them.
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    Who we are

    The Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE) was established as an association of Professional Engineers of Uganda in 1972, as a successor to the defunct East Africa Institution of Engineers (EAIE), which had started in 1945 .

    The objectives and purposes of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers are to promote the general advancement of the science and practice of engineering and its applications, and to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas on those subjects amongst the members of the Institution.

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    Terms of Reference for Consultant to Undertake Development of Training Content for Technicians and Technologists Training Workshops
    Monday, 14th September 2020

    The Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers(UIPE) is the Institution that brings togetherengineers, technologists and technicians in Uganda. It was constituted topromote the general advancement of the science and practice of engineering inUganda.

    UIPE is undertaking the third phase of the GCRF project focusingon “Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion in Uganda’s engineering sector” withsupport of an award from the Royal Academy of Engineering. Amongst theactivities to be delivered is Development of training workshops for technicians(Diploma Holders) and technologists (Higher Diploma).

    UIPE is currently experiencing a challenge of very low numbers ofTechnician and Technologist members, the total membership for each of theseclasses stands at 84 and 77 respectively. They are hardly attracted to attendingUIPE activities as most of the trainings and conferences are more inclinedtowards the engineers.

    These training workshops should be demand driven courses that enhancethe professional growth, competences and relevance of all technologists and techniciansacross the country, and resultantly stimulate membership growth for thesespecific classes of UIPE Membership.

    The Institution seeks to recruit a consultant to develop contentand training materials for use in the trainings for Technologists andTechnicians.

    Scope/duration of consultancy (up to 45 days)

    Deliverables/duties and responsibilities

    1.      Identify 6 relevant trainings for Technologists and Technicians tokeep them relevant to the job market (1)

    2.      Develop content, topics and course outline for the proposedtrainings (2)

    3.      Prepare a Training Manual and guidelines (3)

    4.      Propose required competences for the trainers of the identifiedtrainings (4)

     

    Qualifications and Experience

    The consultant should:

    1.   Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Management,Public Administration and Management or equivalent.

    2.  At least 5 years of experience in developing course content for trainingfor Technicians and Technologists

    3.      Membership with a professional body will be an added advantage.

    4.   Should demonstrate ability to communicate and should have a trackrecord of deliverables within an agreed time.

     

    Applications:

    Applicants should send a cover letter and CVto executivesecretary@uipe.co.ug.Applications should be received by 17:00hrs 25th September 2020


    Terms of Reference for Consultant to Undertake Development of Training Content for Technicians and Technologists Training Workshops
    Monday, 14th September 2020

    The Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers(UIPE) is the Institution that brings togetherengineers, technologists and technicians in Uganda. It was constituted topromote the general advancement of the science and practice of engineering inUganda.

    UIPE is undertaking the third phase of the GCRF project focusingon “Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion in Uganda’s engineering sector” withsupport of an award from the Royal Academy of Engineering. Amongst theactivities to be delivered is Development of training workshops for technicians(Diploma Holders) and technologists (Higher Diploma).

    UIPE is currently experiencing a challenge of very low numbers ofTechnician and Technologist members, the total membership for each of theseclasses stands at 84 and 77 respectively. They are hardly attracted to attendingUIPE activities as most of the trainings and conferences are more inclinedtowards the engineers.

    These training workshops should be demand driven courses that enhancethe professional growth, competences and relevance of all technologists and techniciansacross the country, and resultantly stimulate membership growth for thesespecific classes of UIPE Membership.

    The Institution seeks to recruit a consultant to develop contentand training materials for use in the trainings for Technologists andTechnicians.

    Scope/duration of consultancy (up to 45 days)

    Deliverables/duties and responsibilities

    1.      Identify 6 relevant trainings for Technologists and Technicians tokeep them relevant to the job market (1)

    2.      Develop content, topics and course outline for the proposedtrainings (2)

    3.      Prepare a Training Manual and guidelines (3)

    4.      Propose required competences for the trainers of the identifiedtrainings (4)

     

    Qualifications and Experience

    The consultant should:

    1.   Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Management,Public Administration and Management or equivalent.

    2.  At least 5 years of experience in developing course content for trainingfor Technicians and Technologists

    3.      Membership with a professional body will be an added advantage.

    4.   Should demonstrate ability to communicate and should have a trackrecord of deliverables within an agreed time.

     

    Applications:

    Applicants should send a cover letter and CVto executivesecretary@uipe.co.ug.Applications should be received by 17:00hrs 25th September 2020


    UIPE PRESIDENTIAL VOTING LINK
    Wednesday, 9th September 2020
    As we may have informed you earlier , voting for the next UIPE Presidentis online. With that please visit https://uipe.vote/ to cast your vote.Only eligible members,fully paid up will be able to vote.Below are the instructions/guidelines to ease the process.1. Open the shared link.(uipe.vote)2. The poll details are displayed (UIPE Presidential Elections)3. Click Request voting code.4. Enter your membership ID(Number) as PE/...,GM/...,ATM/...,OTM/...5. A list of phone numbers/number will show up, choose a number where theVoting Code should be sent.6. Type out the number in full and click submit7. Click Go to Poll8. Enter Voting Code sent via SMS9. List of candidates will appear.10.Choose one candidate and cast your vote.NOTE:1. At the moment the airtel network is still facing a challenge withreceiving a voting code, however if you have two phone numbers both werecaptured in the system so when you select number please select preferablythe MTN number. But if you only provided the airtel number and you face achallenge with receiving the voting code, please send in your mtn numberand be edited.(The problem is still being worked, please bear with us.)2. Any other challenge faced , dont hesitate to get back on this email orcall 256414287292, 0704133250

    Why Join UIPE?

    The Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers was formed in 1972 to bring together the engineering fraternity to share ideas and to promote engineering . Today , UIPE is the leading independent organisation for the engineering profession in Uganda and embraces Engineers, Technicians and Technologists right from when they start college, as they progress as young professionals and then as they mature into senior practitioners.

    Becoming a member of UIPE demonstrates that you are a trusted professional and provides access to services that will help your career progress . Membership also helps link our members with fellow professionals in Uganda and beyond. UIPE promotes the high engineering standards, professional ethics and best practice that our members embody. With the practical knowledge of engineering professionals behind it, UIPE advises government , business and education on policy and practice , and is an independent voice on engineering matters of public interest.

    You can become a student , Graduate ,technologist , technician and Corporate member of UIPE. Find these details on our website uipe.co.ug under the membership category.