Danish Refugee Council (DRC) NGO Jobs – Engineering Supervisor

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Arua,
Uganda
About DRC:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than twenty five countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect
refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to
promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
The protection and assistance to conflict affected population is
provided within a long-term, regional and rights-based approach in order to
constitute a coherent and effective response to the challenges posed by today’s
conflicts. Assistance consists of relief and other humanitarian aid,
rehabilitation, support to return and repatriation as well as promotion of
long-term solutions to displacement and its causes. In addition, support and
capacity building of local and national authorities and NGOs form an integral
part of DRC’s work.
Job Summary:  The Engineering Supervisor’s main duty is to
manage the technical designs including: development of BOQs and management of
infrastructure works in Arua, Nebbu and Zombo districts in West Nile Sub –
Region. He/She will be responsible for Quality Assurance of infrastructure
works and its components. He/She will ensure that technical specifications for
all infrastructure works are in line with DRC’s Infrastructure Manual.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Oversee the construction of all infrastructures
    and ensure works are carried out as per set standards specified in the
    Infrastructure Manual.
  • Prepare bills of quantities for
    construction works.
  • In charge of preparing budget estimates
    for infrastructure related activities.
  • Prepare engineering drawings and designs.
  • Actively monitor quality and quantity of
    materials used in the field.
  • Carry out technical assessments as and
    when required.
  • Prepare monthly work plans and reporting
    on actual work achieved against work plan.
  • In charge of technical report preparation
    and to maintain an update on all infrastructure works in the West Nile Sub
    – Region.
  • Mentor and supervise Engineering Officer,
    masons and ensure that the workmanship is as per set standards.
  • Work closely with the District Engineering
    Departments for any technical advice.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    Supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the DRC’s
    Engineering Supervisor Career opportunity should hold a   Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering
    from a recognized University or Institution.
  • A minimum of five or more years of
    relevant work experience in labor based construction technology (cash for
    work interventions).
  • Possess the ability to provide technical
    leadership in the field of infrastructure engineering.
  • A strong team player and ability to work
    well with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse
    groups of people.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel within
    the West Nile Sub – Region.
  • Computer literacy – proficiency in Excel
    and AutoCAD Program is preferable.
  • Fluency in Lugbara/ Alur an added
    advantage. 
How to Apply:  
All qualified candidates are encouraged to send their applications that
should be in English and include the following:
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages).
    The CV should include information about your qualifications, relevant
    training courses, work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant
    references. 
The complete documents can be uploaded online at the web link below
Deadline: 8th December 2014.
NB: If you have problems
uploading your application, please contact job@drc.dk.
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