Several International Senior Infrastructure Specialist Careers - Mott MacDonald

Organisation: Mott MacDonald
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Mott MacDonald:
 Mott MacDonald is a leading, employee-owned global management, engineering and development consultancy with £1 billion revenue and more than 14,000 staff working in 140 countries for both the public and private sectors. Our International Development Services Unit, IDS, operates portfolios within the international development sectors of Environment, Climate, Water, Roads, Rural & Urban Development, Education, Health, Social and Economic Development in over 40 countries. Together we implement and manage projects in developing countries and emerging economies around the world, supporting national governments and municipalities in policy, planning, project design and delivery. We are committed to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to provide our expertise to improve the lives of people in need.

About CIG Programme:
Mott MacDonald is currently preparing for a large DFID Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) programme opportunity in Uganda. This project will focus on the areas of urban economic development, local economics and employment, city and regional planning to promote local economic development, urban investment strategies and smart urban solutions in urban infrastructure provision. The overall impact of the CIG programme will be enhanced economic growth leading to job creation and poverty reduction.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates must hold a Masters in Civil Engineering or a related discipline. Preference will be given to Ph.D’s in similar thematic areas
  • The applicants must be experienced Infrastructure Specialists with substantial (minimum of 10 years) international experience for a long-term in-country post.
  • Previous regional experience in sub-Saharan Africa on donor funded programmes
  • Experience in the planning, financing and delivery of infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrable knowledge of a range of infrastructure sectors including energy, water and sanitation, transport (roads, expressways, railway), digital and communications.
  • Experience in infrastructure and basic services provision targeting poor and marginalised groups, and in linking infrastructure to other cross-cutting issues such as: poverty reduction, gender and broader inclusion, climate and environment, and fragility.
  • Previous experience using infrastructure to boost business development & trade and in linking cities, power and infrastructure to energy and infrastructure/civil engineering.
  • Has worked at the municipal infrastructure level on urban-planning; models for public-private financing in local government; investment planning; revenue generation.
  • Experience of capacity building with government and local authorities on brokering investment opportunities, infrastructure financing, managing infrastructure assets.
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Second language skills desirable.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply direct via the careers website of Mott MacDonald at the web lick below. Please create an account and submit a curriculum vitae and application letter.

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