Chief Engineer, UNDP - Kenya

Employer: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Location: Kenya (Nairobi)

Closing date: 12 Mar

Recruitment Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture coupled with management background
  • Experience: 7 to 10 years of relevant work experience in the area of infrastructure project development/design and management in a multi-cultural setting, preferably in complex UN emergency settings;

  • Experience in quality control and Work certification
  • Experience in procurement and infrastructure contracting
  • Excellent negotiation and representation skills and the ability to establish longer-term collaborative ties with people of different background in terms of age, gender, nationality, ethnicity
  • 4 or more years of Project Management responsibilities of similar size and complexity.
  • IT competencies in Word, Excel, Power Point and internet.
  • Experience with Atlas ad CAD software will be an asset Language requirements: Strong written and spoken English skills.
  • Knowledge of Somali or Arabic is desirable

    Vacancies Contact

    Submission of application

    Please send your curriculum vitae, marked “Chief Engineer” by 12th March to:

    The Deputy Country Director (Operations),
    United Nations Development Programme - Somalia,
    P.O. Box 28832, Nairobi, Kenya,
    Fax: 254-2 4183641,

    Women and Somali Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Applicants are required to fill the P11 Form and submit it together with the application.

    Find the P11 Form for Fixed Term Contract Holders on this link.

    Applications submitted without the P11 Form will not be considered.

    UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.

    This vacancy announcement is also available on and on the Relief Web site (

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