DRC NGO Jobs in Uganda - Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant Vacancies

DRC NGO Jobs in Uganda - Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant Vacancies

The Infrastructure Assistant will be purely responsible for strategic intervention and supervision of the labour intensive infrastructure activities in the areas assigned.


Coordination and Representation:

  • Report to the Shelter and Infrastructure Team Leader while executing out programmed activities in all the sub counties assigned.
  • Related linkages representing the organization within its internal guidelines/standards and those of donor partners.
  • Attend and represent the interests of DRC in all infrastructure related meetings with the Lower Local Governments and Coordination Function.
  • Represent DRC to the Local Authorities and other stakeholders in the district of operation as assigned.
  • Mobilize and sensitize communities on NURI project activities
  • Participate in radio talk shows on public works activities in area assigned

    Project Implementation:

  • Mobilize and sensitize communities within the project operation areas assigned to you.
  • Supervise delivery of materials to project sites in Sub County of assignment.
  • Supervise the implementation of infrastructure projects/Public works in area of jurisdiction.
  • Ensure that proper groups’ attendance registers are accurately logged, updated and displayed to facilitate cash payment to NURI project beneficiaries.
  • Ensure that DRC program/activities are carried out with pace, effectiveness, efficiency and in compliance with Internal/Donor and National policies/Operational Standards/Rural infrastructure/water resources management manual.
  • Ensure all relevant local stakeholders are involved in the planning, implementation and monitoring of the infrastructure projects.
  • Ensure safe custody of tools and other assets of organization in his/her possession.
    Uphold DRC code of conduct.
  • Organize trainings for Project Management Committee (PMC), Project User Committee (PUC)
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
    time to time
  • Attend to any other duties assigned


  • Minimum 2 year of relevant work experience in the field of public works
  • Experience in public works in northern Uganda and West Nile
  • Excellent Computer skills in MS word, excel
  • Experience with following standard procedures and guidelines
  • Advanced English proficiency
  • Fluency in English and local languages is a must
  • Must have a valid ridding permit
  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: "Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment"
  • Diploma or degree in the following areas: - Development studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture/ Forestry, Engineering and any other related field
  • Fluency in English and other local languages in the area of implementations is an advantage

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th July, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; DRC NGO Jobs in Uganda - Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant Vacancies

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