Regional Engineer – Western Region
Water, Sanitation and Health (WASH)
World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.
Position: Regional Engineer – Western Region
Report to: Regional Programs Manager
Location: Kiboga District
Purpose of the position:
To provide technical oversight to the Western Region building and construction works
Oversee the technical implementation of UWASH Program activities in the Region
Supervise Engineering activities such as borehole/latrine construction; well rehabilitation; water source protection, Buildings including all processes from designs, specifications, BoQs, quotations and procurement through to implementation to impact of program in liaison with Procurement and Cluster Managers.
Supervise community mobilization teams to engage full participation of beneficiaries in designs, and maintenance of infrastructure construction activities as well as contributions of labour and materials where appropriate.
Network/partner with district officials/other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations, procedures are adhered to.
Supervise contractors and assigned staff undertaking project implementation.
Develop Monitoring tools and undertake M&E function of Program activities/construction for quality assurance.
Give technical oversight/guidance and advise to Regional team concerning construction and engineering works in the Region
Facilitate design of community operation and maintenance of engineering plans of buildings/ infrastructure and be involved in trainings for such committees.
Data collection, accurate record keeping and management of information to measure progress and impact of program activities
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
University Degree in Civil Engineering.
At least 2 years of previous experience in designs and Construction work supervision with development agency.
Computer literacy is needed
Knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Epanet, GPS mapping software is added advantage.
Good command of oral and written English is a must, local language skills are an asset. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Motorcycle riding /Driving skills are an asset.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
Perform other duties as required