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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Program Engineer Job at Engineers Without Borders-USA - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Program Engineer

Jobs at:
Engineers Without Borders-USA

Deadline of this Job:
15th April 2019

Duty Station:
Kampala , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 10th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1500000 , Minimum: 1050000 , Maximum: 4500000 , Period: MONTH
Engineers Without Borders-USA builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs. Our highly skilled staff and volunteers work with communities to find appropriate solutions for their infrastructure needs.
The Uganda Country Office is looking for professionals to fill up the following vacancy:
Program Engineer.

Key responsibilities:
• Review project reports submitted by individual EWB-USA chapters/program staff for conformance with our vision, mission, principles of development, and policies.
• Exercise engineering judgment to make sound technical decisions regarding project plans.
• Work with various experts in the field to ensure that the proposed projects are of a high-quality technical level, and can be sustained by the partner community.
• Work with and manage external technical reviewers on project reviews.
• Review of reports for conformance with our M&E System.
• Communicate with the EWB-USA chapters/program staff to guide them through the review process and provide feedback on their project.
• Manage programs to move high quality projects through the project process approvals in a timely, efficient manner, and within budget.
• Provide technical and community development expertise to assist student and professional EWB-USA members in the assessment, design and implementation of culturally and technically appropriate projects.
• Support educational and training activities for EWB- USA members at conferences and in the development of education and knowledge sharing resources.
• Support the country office through the development of technical resources and project processes.
• Coordinate with the Country Office staff to address chapter/ program request.

Professional competencies:
• A bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in the areas of Civil, Environmental, Electrical, Structural, or Construction.
• Minimum of 6 years of experience working as an engineer, 3 years of which implementing community development infrastructure projects.
• Strong project management skills, including prioritizing tasks and problem solving.
• Ability to plan and organize work tasks.
• Highly developed ability to work independently within a strong teamwork ethos, as well as collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written (in English).
• Computer literacy, including AutoCAD, Epanet, Microsoft Suite and Google Suite.
• Driver’s license

Job application procedure
Please apply by 15th April, 2019 through:

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