ZOA Project Engineer Jobs in Uganda
ZOA Project Engineer Jobs in Uganda
ZOA is looking for a:
The Engineer, with support from the Project Manager (PM) or Programme Manager (PGM), is responsible for planning, coordination and supervision of the hardware/engineering activities under the specific ZOA project(s) assigned to him/her.
Designing of building drawings and estimation of Bill of Quantities (BoQs)
Generating the construction/ building specifications and interpreting whenever necessary to the contractors;
Be able to engage with community/education committees providing sensitization on construction works;
Administer all sites of construction and provide technical guidance on emerging construction issues including standard finishes, repairs and engravings.
Tasks, responsibilities, results
Implements project activities in line with the workplan to achieve optimal project outputs and outcomes in line with ZOA/donor procedures and targets;
Leads the engineering activities and provides technical support during feasibility studies, technical design and implementation;
Performs feasibility surveys of potential sites incl. topo-surveys, flow estimations and soil assessment;
Prepares technical drawings and designs for engineering structures in line with pre-approved (government) guidelines and develops Bill of Quantities (BoQ) accordingly;
Ensures and obtains approval and recommendation from the District Engineering Department for construction works;
Ensures engineering works are conform environmental standards and within the legal frameworks of Government of Uganda;
Prepares technical bid evaluations and makes recommendations to the procurement committee for engineering works;
Ensures that contractors adhere to the ZOA Code of Conduct and ZOA Child Protection Policy;
Participates actively in official refugee day celebrations as organized by the lead partner and/or OPM/UNHCR;
Participates actively in coordination meeting of the respective settlements;
Any other duty assigned by project manager or program manager;
Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the project.
Provide timely and accurate input to supervisor for reporting purposes;
Prepare and submit well written success stories;
Contribute to project reports or implementation plans as required by supervisor;
Collect monitoring data according to ZOA’s systems and activities in the project;
Supervises all construction works and provide technical advice to contractors, ZOA and makes recommendations to PM/PGM;
Verifies completion of works and prepare all
certificates and recommendation reports for payments;
Reports to the supervisor on construction works as indicated in the Project Implementation Plan (PIP) with weekly reports supported by high-quality pictures of the various construction sites;
Captures relevant data trough digital data collection tools;
Accounts timely for executed project activities in line with and according to relevant ZOA policies and guidelines;
Provide any other verbal and written reports to ZOA management when required.
Knowledge & Experience:
Degree or Diploma in Civil Engineering;
At least 3 years successful experience in a similar position implementing hardware activities;
Experience in working in large projects with hardware activities funded by institutional donors is an added advantage;
Having cooperated in a project with a local NGO is an added advantage
Excellent facilitation, communication skills and writing ability;
Understanding of the local context, culture, and language(s) is an added advantage;
Excellent spoken and written command of English.
Experience with design programmes like AUTOCAD;
Good communication, writing and facilitation skills;
Innovative, creative and enthusiastic;
Good computer skills: Ms Excel and Ms Word;
Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;
Ability to drive a motorcycle with valid driving/riding license.
Commitment to ZOA’s mission, vision and values (see https://www.zoa-international.com/corporate-identity/);
Flexibility and adaptability;
Interpersonal and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Able to work under pressures and meet deadlines;
Able to work in a sometimes fluid and innovative environment;
Aims to integrate and reflect Christian values in relief and rehabilitation work.
Ability to travel or ride a motor bike to hard to reach locations of project implementation.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; ZOA Project Engineer Jobs in Uganda
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