Engineering Jobs – Local Infrastructure Programme Officer (Energy and Water) at French Agency for Development (AFD)

Title: Local Infrastructure
Programme Officer (Energy and Water)

French Agency for
Development (AFD)

Office, Uganda

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of
the Local Representative, the Infrastructure programme Officer will:

  • Follow
    up and monitor in-progress operations in energy and water sectors,

  • Follow
    up of the implementation of projects (loans both sovereign and
    non-sovereign, and grant) under the responsibility of Programme officers
    based in Paris Headquarters; (supervision mission, analysis of procurement
    documents, of feasibility studies, ESIA etc.)

  • Reporting
    to Paris headquarters,

  • Participation
    in the decision making process;

  • Transmission
    to our local partners of AFD decisions and proposals made in the course of
    the programs;

  • Drafting
    of correspondence to borrowers, co financiers and other stakeholders.

  • Develop
    the portfolio and participate in appraisal process of new projects.

  • Do
    networking with diverse partners (Government of Uganda, relevant
    Government bodies, donors, NGOs, research institutions, private sector,

Skills & Experience:

  • Infrastructure
    engineer or Energy/Water engineer back ground, additional investment
    knowledge would be highly appreciated.

  • At
    least five years of experiences in. energy or water project monitoring.

  • Good
    knowledge of institutional (ministerial) functioning

  • Ability
    to work in autonomy.

  • Strong
    interpersonal skills.

  • Computer
    literacy Microsoft (Word, excel, etc.).

  • Excellent
    English written and oral communication skills.

  • French
    speaker will be an advantage (if not, French lessons would be proposed).

to apply:

If your profile matches the
above description, send your CV and application letter to:

French Agency for
Development C/O French Embassy 16, Lumumba Avenue, Kampala


Closing date for submission
of applicants: 31st January 2013.

Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.

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