Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative ( NURI) Supervising engineer Jobs in Uganda

Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative ( NURI) Supervising engineer Jobs in Uganda


  • NURI (Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative) is one of eight development engagements under the Denmark-Uganda Country Programme 2018 – 2022.

  • The Country Programme aims to contribute to poverty reduction through inclusive and sustainable economic growth, promoting democracy, good governance and human rights and support Uganda’s stabilizing role in the region.

  • The Country Program is divided into two Thematic Objectives; UPSIDE (Uganda Programme for Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy) and UPGRADE (Uganda Programme for Governance, Rights, Accountability and Democracy).

  • NURI is one of three Development Engagements under UPSIDE and contributes to the objective of sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

  • The total Danish contribution to NURI for the period 2018- 2022 is DKK 285 million over the five-year period 2018-2022, with one output area starting in 2018, and two output areas starting in 2019. DKK 35 million of the budget frame derives from the Danish Climate Change Envelope (CCE).

  • NURI covers 13 districts; Arua, Madi-Okollo, Terego, Nebbi, Zombo, Pakwach, Koboko, Moyo, Obongi, Adjumani in West Nile region and Kitgum, Lamwo and Agago in Acholi sub-region. The programme targets the National Farmer Groups and Refugees in the districts of implementation.

    Job Role

  • Responsible for technical quality assurance and due diligence of all Rural Infrastructure and Water Resource Management activities under NURI programme.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide quality assurance on construction of all RI & WRM projects under the NURI programme.

  • Conduct technical assessments and monitor the quality and quantity of materials used for projects.

  • Ensure high standard of technical screening of projects jointly with District Technical Planning Committees (DTPC)

  • Quality assure training of contractors and masons hired to implement NURI activities

  • Prepare reports for CF including
    monthly highlights, quarterly and annual report

  • Assess the activities undertaken for efficient use of resources (value for money).

  • Advise on right structures to address infrastructure bottlenecks

  • Ensure regular communication between communities at the project implementation sites and DRC

  • Liaise with the district engineering team, DRC/NURI engineer and DRC/NURI water engineer to assess the quality of infrastructure projects

  • Provide quality assurance on training of Project Management Committees (PMC) and

  • Project User Committees (PUCs) together with district technical team.

  • Social mobilization of communities for maintenance of completed projects.

  • Follow up implementation of recommendations from reviews and studies of RI and WRM activities.

  • Participate in District monitoring, project reviews and evaluations.

    Competency and Skills Requirement

  • A Bachelor degree in engineering

  • 15 years of post-graduate relevant work experience

  • Experience from 3 projects as Engineer.

  • Relevant experience with agricultural related rural infrastructure;

  • Experience with donor funded projects and International Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Relevant work experience from Northern Uganda

  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with limited supervision.

  • Proficiency in English, Knowledge of one or more of the local languages spoken in the programme implementation area, preferably Alur, Lugbara, Luo and Madi.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative ( NURI) Supervising engineer Jobs in Uganda


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