Project Engineer NGO Job Careers – ZOA Uganda

 

Job Title:    Project Engineer (for Ugandan
Nationals Only)

Organisation: ZOA
Uganda

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: Programme Manager

 

About US:

ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and
biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its
headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on
three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or
natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work
together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the
affected communities, we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.

 

Job Summary:  The
Project Engineer with support from the Project Manager (PM) or Programme
Manager (PGM), is responsible for planning, coordination and supervision of the
hardware/engineering activities under the specific ZOA project(s) assigned to
him/her.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Designing of building drawings and estimation of Bill of Quantities (BoQs)

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Generating
the construction/ building specifications and interpreting whenever necessary
to the contractors;

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Be able
to engage with community/education committees providing sensitization on
construction works;

·       
Administer
all sites of construction and provide technical guidance on emerging
construction issues including standard finishes, repairs and engravings.

General

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Implements
project activities in line with the workplan to achieve optimal project outputs
and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and targets;

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Leads
the engineering activities and provides technical support during feasibility
studies, technical design and implementation;

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Performs
feasibility surveys of potential sites incl. topo-surveys, flow estimations and
soil assessment;

·       
Prepares
technical drawings and designs for engineering structures in line with
pre-approved (government) guidelines and develops Bill of Quantities (BoQ)
accordingly;

·       
Ensures
and obtains approval and recommendation from the District Engineering
Department for construction works;

·       
Ensures
engineering works are conform environmental standards and within the legal
frameworks of Government of Uganda;

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Prepares
technical bid evaluations and makes recommendations to the procurement
committee for engineering works;

·       
Ensures
that contractors adhere to the ZOA Code of Conduct and ZOA Child Protection
Policy;

·       
Participates
actively in official refugee day celebrations as organized by the lead partner
and/or OPM/UNHCR;

·       
Participates
actively in coordination meeting of the respective settlements;

·       
Any
other duty assigned by project manager or program manager;

·       
Any
other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.

Reporting

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Provide
timely and accurate input to supervisor for reporting purposes;

·       
Prepare
and submit well written success stories;

·       
Contribute
to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;

·       
Collect
monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;

·       
Supervises
all construction works and provide technical advice to contractors, ZOA and
makes recommendations to PM/PGM;

·       
Verifies
completion of works and prepare all certificates and recommendation reports for
payments;

·       
Reports
to the supervisor on construction works as indicated in the Project
Implementation Plan (PIP) with weekly reports supported by high-quality
pictures of the various construction sites;

·       
Captures
relevant data trough digital data collection tools;

·       
Accounts
timely for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant
ZOA policies and guidelines;

·       
Provide
any other verbal and written reports to ZOA management when required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering;

·       
A
minimum of three years of successful experience in a similar position
implementing hardware activities;

·       
Experience
in working in large projects with hardware activities funded by institutional
donors is an added advantage;

·       
Having
cooperated in a project with a local NGO is an added advantage

·       
Excellent
facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;

·       
Understanding
of the local context, culture, and language(s) is an added advantage;

·       
Excellent
spoken and written command of English.

·       
Experience
with design programmes like AUTOCAD;

·       
Good
communication, writing and facilitation skills;

·       
Innovative,
creative and enthusiastic;

·       
Good
computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;

·       
Self-motivator,
able to work with limited supervision;

·       
Ability
to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license.

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Commitment
to ZOA’s mission, vision and values (see
https://www.zoa-international.com/corporate-identity/);

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Flexibility
and adaptability;

·       
Interpersonal
and cross-cultural sensitivity;

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Able to
work under pressures and meet deadlines;

·       
Able to
work in a sometimes fluid and innovative environment;

·       
Aims to
integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work.

 

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via the
link below.

 

Click Here

 

Note:

·       
CV’s of
no more than 2 pages in length and Cover Letter of 1 page are appreciated.

·       
Please
provide at least 3 references related to your previous employment listed in the
application. References of previous positions held should not be older than
five years.

·       
Only
selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process
of recruitment.

·       
Qualified
female candidates and or individuals with disabilities are highly encouraged to
apply

 

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