World Vision Ethiopia Contract Administration Engineer Jobs

World Vision Ethiopia Contract Administration Engineer Jobs

Job Id: 226344

Category: Engineering

Location: Addis Ababa 20% travel to the field, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Contract


Job Description

As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver community service through its 58 Area Development programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.

Currently, WVE envisions a thriving organization where our improved business processes come together to transform and model organizational leadership built on sustainable practices. WVE is looking for persons who fulfill the following qualifications.

Purpose of the position:

  • To be accountable for design review before bid processing, preparing TOR and bid documents as per the standard guidelines, to processes transparent and efficient bids for construction activities, proper project follow-up during implementation which includes a site visit, proper contract administration, and timely payment processes.

    Major Responsibilities

  • Review submitted PR, MOU, Construction design, TORs, BOQ, Specifications, and other related documents to ensure Ethiopia’s construction standards are met in the minimum and ensure cost appropriateness, and recommend improvements and as necessary prepare design and technical TOR documents with specification

  • Prepare prequalification documents and invite contractors and take part in the technical committee to be assigned for the evaluation to have prequalified contractors for the fiscal year.

  • Prepare Bid documents for each project, invite and distribute bid documents for shortlisted contractors for financial offer, evaluate the bid documents opened by the HO Procurement committee and submit evaluation results and proposal to the HO Procurement committee.

  • Issue letter of award for the winner approved by HO procurement committee and ND, And Prepare construction contract agreement and submit to the WVE Legal unit with all relevant documents and close follow up for contract signing from WVE and Contractor on the ground and report the outcome of the analysis to make decisions.

  • Share the contract documents and contact address of the contractor to Apps, Work closely with APs, CPO, WASH, and other departments to develop a timetable and start and
    end date for each performance component. Prepare and implement the design of templates for stage approvals, Project progress report, payment request Payment certificates, provisional and Final acceptance, and other relevant standard formats to ensure the monitoring of the contractor’s progress and performance is going as per the contract agreement.

  • Provide regular and secluded analysis of project progress report against the program and an explanation of the causes of any delays supported with progress photos.

  • Make regular follow-ups on all construction works undertaken by the project, ensure interim and final payments are approved and effected at particular milestones and confirm payments are prepared based on the value of work that has been completed

  • Conduct site visit before any final payment approval and contract termination and also for selected projects based on the sensitivity, technical and contractual requirements and submit site visit report with recommendations

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

    The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Prospective candidates should have a minimum of BSc in Civil Engineering/Constriction Technology
  • Candidates should also have at least 5 years’ experience in contract administration of Building /Water supply and other related projects
  • Must be conversant with construction industry practices, procedures and progress reporting skills, and systems
  • Have the ability to manage contractors and associated problems,
  • Fair command of oral and written English is a must.
  • Candidate must also be computer literate with proven skills in AutoCAD and basic Microsoft applications e.g. Excel

    Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: 80% Office-based and

  • 20% travel required

  • Work Place Addis Ababa Support Service Department

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are required to fill the employment application form (you can get this form from ) and email on or before the closing date of this announcement to

    World Vision Ethiopia is a child-focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.

    World Vision Ethiopia Contract Administration Engineer Jobs

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