Regional Engineer Western Region Charity Jobs - World Vision International

Job Title:         Regional Engineer Western Region
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Regional Programmes Manager

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Regional Engineer Western Region will provide technical oversight to the Western Region Programs.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Manage the technical implementation of WASH Program activities and civil works in the Region
  • Supervise Engineering activities such as borehole/latrine construction; well rehabilitation; water source protection, Buildings construction including all processes from designs, specifications, BoQs, quotations and procurement through to implementation of programs in liaison with Procurement and Cluster Managers.
  • The jobholder will also supervise community mobilization teams to engage full participation of beneficiaries in design, and maintenance of infrastructure construction activities as well as contributions of labour and materials where appropriate.
  • Network/partner with district officials/other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations, procedures are adhered to.
  • Supervise contractors and assigned staff undertaking project implementation
  • The incumbent will formulate monitoring tools and undertake M&E function of Program activities/construction for quality assurance.
  • Provide technical oversight/guidance and advise to Regional team concerning construction and engineering works in the Region
  • Facilitate design of community operation and maintenance of engineering plans of buildings/ infrastructure and be involved in trainings for such committees.
  • Ensure data collection, accurate record keeping and management of information to measure progress and impact of program activities 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Regional Engineer Western Region job opportunity must hold a University Degree in Civil Engineering or related disciplines
  • A minimum of four years of previous experience in design and Construction work supervision with development agency.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, GPS mapping software is added advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Motorcycle riding skills are an asset.
  • Excellent command of oral and written English is a must, local language skills are an asset. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 12th July 2017

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