Construction of Jesus Cares Storeyed girls hostel for St.Philip-bwera Parish,Bwera Archdeaconry.
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This report details construction and project management practices that the author participated in as the contractor’s project manager during the construction of Jesus Cares Storeyed girls hostel for St. Philip Bwera parish, Bwera Archdeaconry South Rwenzori Diocese – Kasese district. The project was one storey building for St. Phillip - Bwera parish targeting students from nearby Bwera secondary school and other surrounding institutions like Bwera School of Nursing and Midwifery. It is a requirement that a student undertaking a Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management at Makerere University undergoes training on construction site to attain the practical skills on project management practices and relate the site knowledge obtained to the acquired knowledge in the lecture room. It is upon this background that the author was able join the labour contractor -Ronex Consult Engineering Ltd as a trainee contractor’s project manager. Chapter one discusses the project background, its objectives, scope and other details like the contract sum, duration and different stakeholders. Chapter Two covers project acquisition and execution of works .This chapter details the site construction activities, project management and contract administration aspects including the different techniques used in the actual construction. Chapter Three entails the challenges encountered during project implementation, solutions used to solve the site challenges and lessons learnt. Chapter Four details the conclusions and recommendations drawn by the author on the execution of the proposed storeyed Girls hostel.