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Project Engineer Karamoja

Job Description

Position: Project Engineer

Report to: Regional Engineer and Project Coordinator

Project: Educate a Child For The Out Of School Children (EAAF & KOICA)

Location: Kotido, Karamoja Region

Purpose of the position:

Supervise and monitor the technical aspects of all construction works ensuring quality implementation off all classroom and staff houses construction as guided by the WV construction Engineer and in line with guidelines from the ministry of Education and Sports. The position holder is responsible for providing technical supervision to ensure quality construction and value for money

He/ She will be required to participate in the daily implementation of the above components of the EAAF & KOICA project, providing an insight into gender sensitivity as well as assisting to see that the activities are implemented in an all in all inclusive, timely and participatory manner.

Major Responsibilities

  • Conduct verification/ assessment of school infrastructure needs in the districts;

  • Ensure timely development and submission of project BOQs;

  • Conduct community mobilization to participate in school infrastructure development to ensure ownership of these facilities;

  • Supervise and monitor the technical aspects of construction ensuring quality implementation of the projects in line with the standards in the Building Bills of Quantities;

  • Facilitate formation and training of SMC and PTAs;

  • Support the procurement process of contractors in line with the construction Engineer and in accordance with WV procurement guidelines;

  • Participate in routine supervision of contractors and ensure that certificates of completion are available for payments of works done;

  • Write and submit periodic project reports to the project coordinator and the construction Engineer;

  • Support WASH Project activities in Sub-county i.e Child-to-Child approach, SMC/ PTA trainings, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • At least a Diploma in Civil Engineering;

  • Background in humanitarian work especially in NGO settings;

  • Familiarity with WASH intervention is an added advantage

  • Computer literate

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals; qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.