Civil / Construction Engineer – International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organisation: International Organization for
Migration (IOM)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About IOM:
The International
Organization for Migration (IOM), established in 1951, is the leading
international intergovernmental organization dealing with migration.  Its objective is to ensure the orderly migration
of persons in need of migration assistance throughout the world. 
IOM Uganda has
been registered and operational since 1988, when the field mission was
established. Throughout the past 20 years, IOM Uganda has processed movements
and facilitated information gathering and support towards refugees, internally
displaced persons, demobilized child soldiers, trafficked women and other
migrants and their specific needs, both on individual and large scale
population movement. In addition to operational matters and research, IOM has
an important role in enhancing and building national capacity in migration
Key Duties and
  • Provide advice on all technical matters, including physical
  • Make key recommendations on the procurement of all the required
    material, equipment and tools to ensure timely implementation of plans and
    functioning site facilities.
  • Offer technical assistance and supervision in construction
    activities and refurbishment of existing units.
  • Prepare lay out, bill of quantities, assist in calling for bids,
    provide the technical evaluation, assist in preparing the contractual
    agreements and supervise the work of successful contractors.
  • Guide on contracting and construction arrangements especially make
    all necessary measurements and control the quality of works and make all
    engineering decisions required for the successful and timely
    implementation of the construction contracts
  • Ensure that the construction methods as proposed by the contractor
    for carrying out the works are satisfactory
  • Administer the Construction Contracts, approve materials, and work
    methods to ensure the quality of the works in accordance with the
    contractual specifications and if required suggest modifications in the
    contractor’s work program, method statements, material sources, etc;
Skills and Experience:
The applicant for International Organization for Migration (IOM) should
hold a University degree in Civil engineering with additional
training/experience in rural development.
PS: These services will not be provided
full time and will be required as and when needed.
How to Apply:
All those
interested in working with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
should send a cover letter and CV with detailed relevant work experience to IOM
HR department via E-mail to
Deadline: 27th
March 2015

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