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Project Engineer - Tambura, South Sudan

Job Description


To supervise all activities which involve civil works in Tambura ARP, and the Greater Equatorial Zone as assigned by Zonal Management. This includes supervision of all construction activities and WASH programs under different projects in the ARP and the Zone.


  • Develop design plans, working drawings, technical specifications, bill of quantities as per approved standards by the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, for all construction works outlined on the project design for the said project using AutoCAD or similar drafting computer software.

  • Prepare tender documents for purposes of soliciting bids/tenders from contractors for the said project.

  • Coordinate community mobilization and sensitization of community on WASH activities under the project.

  • Follow up, inspect and ensure project materials are delivered as per specified measurements at field level in timely way, and make follow with you supervisor those not delivered as per requisition.

  • Design, supervise and certify construction of Education Facilities (schools), Health clinic/Public health facilities, institutional latrines and community water facilities through labor contracts and liaison with relevant government ministry’s technical department and the user community as outlined in the project documents.

  • Liaise with World Vision South Sudan supply chain department in selection of contractors through cost effective ways.

  • Coordinate and supervise implementation works including managing construction contracts per set terms of contract.

  • Conduct the CLTS campaigns targeting the beneficiary community.

  • Under take training of community hygiene promoters on aspects of PHAST and CLTS.

  • Coordinate community mobilization activities especially on Water supplies construction works with view to ensuring community groups participate in availing labor and locally available construction materials etc as required.

  • Liaise with beneficiary community and local authorities in the selection of project sites as per requirement of the project design.

  • Represent the organization and actively participate in County or State level WASH Cluster meetings, Planning and coordination meetings.

  • Coordinate day-to-day operation and financial management of the construction works in the field in accordance with the approved project work plan.

  • Coordinate and participate in project startup/project closure workshops, baseline survey and end of Project Evaluation for the project as per project design and within the project implementation deadlines.

  • Prepare project documentation including monthly project reports on implementation/ construction status, intermediate and final narrative reports as per donor requirements and sending them to WASH Sector Specialist and other relevant team members for review/further action within set deadlines.

  • Liaison with WVSS Grants division in tracking project expenditure, reviewing financial reports, and addressing queries related to expenditure in timely manager.

  • Contribute to monthly reports for WASH cluster attention.


  • Minimum Degree in Civil Engineering or Water Resources Engineering or Building Construction.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in infrastructure works or in Water and/or Sanitation Project implementation.

  • Experience supervising construction teams/ contractors in water supply and sanitation construction works.

  • Skills in project management, including managing resources, and financial and budget planning.

  • Experience and skills in community mobilization.

  • Skills in community total-led sanitation (CLTS) and Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Tools Methodology (PHAST) desirable.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Having demonstrated organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Organized, efficient, and able to work long hours to meet deadlines.

  • Willingness to work under pressures in unstable security and remote location with basic necessities a big plus.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field based under difficult and complex emergencies.

  • Travel: 40% domestic/international travels is required.

  • On call: Available for communication with partners and colleagues from diverse time zones.