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Posted date: 2020-Jun-17
Location: Rest of Uganda
To design, develop and construct a huge range of projects of the physically and naturally built environment from conception through to completion.
¬†VACANY ANNOUNCEMENT AT FINN CHURCH AID (FCA)
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest Finnish international aid organization. We operate in¬†14 countries, where the needs are most dire. We work with the poorest people, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political convictions. Our work is based on rights, which means that our operations are guided by equality, non-discrimination and responsibility. FCA is now looking for competent persons to fill the following vacant positions below.
1.¬†¬†¬† ENGINEER (1 VACANCY)
DUTY STATION: KYAKA
REPORTS TO: ENGINEER COORDINATOR ¬†
Position Summary:¬† To design, develop and construct a huge range of projects of the physically and naturally built environment from conception through to completion. He or she will support implementation of FCA construction works in Kyaka Field office.
KEY RESULT AREAS
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Routine Supervision of Construction sites/works in accordance with the specifications and drawings
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Write weekly, bi-weekly and monthly systematic progress/ status reports on the various construction projects being implemented.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Organising Joint monitoring Visits to the Construction sites with key stakeholders like OPM, UNHCR, District officials,etc
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Conducting monthly construction management meetings with the Contractors and with all the stakeholders
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Guide contractors on technical issues, make recommendations, issue instructions in line with the specifications and B.O.Q s and be able to enforce the implementation of your recommendations and instructions.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Ensure use of quality materials, reject any substandard materials and ensure excellent workmanship on sites.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Follow up on building services such as (water, electricity wirings, gas) are of high quality and in accordance with standard code of practice respectively.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Monitor and ensure that every constructed facility is safe, accessible and all inclusive as per government guidelines
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Follow up and ensure that Contractors use the S.O.P on sites as per the M.O.H guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 and other diseases.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Make sure the Physical planning committee of Kyegegwa D.L.G approves drawings and B.O.Q s before construction starts.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Preparation of drawings and B.O.Q s as may be required by management or as may be directed by the Engineer Coordinator.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Conduct on site investigations and analyse data (maps, reports, tests, drawings and other)
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Carry out technical and feasibility studies and draw up blueprints that satisfy technical specifications
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Assess potential risks, materials and costs during construction processes
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Provide advice and resolve creatively any emerging problems/deficiencies
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Oversee and mentor staff and liaise with a variety of stakeholders necessary for construction work
Qualifications and Experience
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Degree in Bachelor‚Äôs degree in Civil Engineering,
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† At least 3 years Proven working experience in civil engineering in an NGO will be an added advantage
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Excellent knowledge of design and visualizations software such as AutoCAD, Civil 3D or similar
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Excellent knowledge on structural analysis and design of structures
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Proficiency in site layout, grading, utility design, erosion control, regulatory approvals etc
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Project management and supervision skills
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Strong communication and interpersonal skills
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† License of professional engineer
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Proven commitment to accountability practices.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with limited supervision
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Excellent knowledge on both software (word processor, spreadsheet, Linux servers, Windows and hardware (network cards, memory upgrades.
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Good management, communication, teamwork, capacity building and report writing
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Ability to work independently when necessary, set realistic goals, and work within agreed timelines
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applications should send a cover letter and a CV (not more than 5 pages) with at least three referees and a daytime telephone contact with copies of academic papers addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager,
Finn Church AID, Uganda Country Office.P.O. Box 21826 Kampala, Tank Hill Rd, Roche Close, Plot 1495 Muyenga, Uganda.
Email applications should be in one file attachment (Ms Word or PDF) mentioning the position title in the subject to Ugaco.hrkua.fi Applications may also be hand delivered to our office in Kampala.
Deadline for receiving applications is Friday 26th June 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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