UNICEF Uganda National WASH Consultant (Engineer) Jobs
UNICEF Uganda National WASH Consultant (Engineer) Jobs
Scope of work:Preparation of Bill of Quantities, bidding documents and evaluation Review the BOQs and drawing prepared at the Zonal office and /or prepare BOQ and drawings and ensure that these are in accordance with required technical specifications.. (Deliverable: a) Input provided on BOQs within 3 days of receipt from Zonal office either to Zone office for correction or to Thematic Leads for processing b) Design and BOQs developed for new WASH system
Support technical evaluations of construction bids and other related documents including prequalification of contractors.
Deliverable: Provide evaluation input within three working days of the documents received)
Quality assurance of construction projects, monitoring and reporting
Ensure detailed records are kept enabling real time tracking of construction progress (Deliverable: Fortnightly update of progress of construction projects supported by UNICEF in Uganda)
Advise UNICEF on any potential risks and propose corrective measure regarding construction timeline, budget and quality of the works. (Deliverable: Fortnightly update on Red Flags and areas of concern to the respective thematic leads)
Conduct spot checks of selected sites to ensure quality and agreed/established supervisory regulations and documentations are being complied with. (Deliverables: At least one week per month spent on technical spot checks of works carried out; to be reported monthly.)
Provide technical guidance to any technical challenge encountered by the Zonal team related to WASH Construction projects (Deliverable: Technically advice provided within 48 hours of receipt of requests from the Zonal office )
Technical Review of WASH construction project reports submitted by the contractors through the zonal offices and ensure deliverables have been met based on contract provision.
Ensure deliverables have been met based on contract provision.
Deliverable: Report of Technical review of reports on construction projects; and recommendations for corrective measures.
Feasibility studies and design of water supply and sanitation system
Provide technical backstopping for consultants who will be carrying out feasibility studies under the Climate Resilience and R-WASH projects. (Deliverable: Field trip Reports and Reports of consultation at national/regional/district /community level)
Carry out community consultations and Prepare Design and Bill of Quantity for innovative dual water system under Climate Resilient WASH initiative (Deliverable: a) Design of Water supply system along with BOQs and other related technical documents b) Process documentation of community consultation which will feed to deliverable under 4 i)
Carry out documentation of innovative approaches under the Climate resilience projects. (Deliverable: ) Documentation of CR WASH Project implemented in
Karamoja ii) Process Documentation of a) ground/surface water monitoring system for scaling up b) Innovative dual use water supply system.
Working with Thematic leads Provide technical input finalizing the design of WASH facilities for Schools and Health Facilities. Provide technical input to communication section colleagues in developing appropriate communication material on technical designs (gender and disable friendly) of WASH facilities for community, schools and Health facilities (Deliverable: Finalized Design of WASH facilities and communication material)
The selected Consultant should have:
A master’s Degree in Structural Engineering/ Hydrology/ construction Management/ or a relevant technical discipline related to Design/ Construction from a recognized University / Institution.
A Bachelor’s Degree Civil Engineering.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience working on supervising construction projects especially water supply and sanitation construction projects in a project management and coordination capacity.
Experience of working with the UN systems in similar function is highly desirable.
Proficiency with Autocad (or drafting equivalent software), GIS software, excel and MS word is required, familiarity with other software programs is a plus including designing a water supply system.
A high level of interpersonal, management skills, integrity and ability to work with complex teams is required.
Proven ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with minimum supervision is required.
Fluency in written and verbal English.
Skills and abilities:
Proven skills in strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
Excellent written and oral communication skills; Proficient in English language (both writing and spoken)
Effective organizational skills; high drive for results;
High commitment; Teamwork and strong interpersonal and intercultural skills;
Computer literacy especially with Excel and related skills of managing data is required.
Understanding of issues and challenges in the areas of WASH in institutions and communities.
Understanding of the UN procedures.
Understanding of Government Systems.
Understanding of the donor policy and projects especially those related to KOICA, Iceland, Dutch, SIDA
How to apply
For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Uganda National WASH Consultant (Engineer) Jobs
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