Regional Engineer Job Careers – World Vision

Job Title: Regional Engineer
Organization: World Vision
Reports to: Regional
Programs Manager
Duty Station: Uganda
About us:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda
implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation &
hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child
protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and
adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
Job Summary: The Regional Engineer will provide
technical oversight to the Western Region building and construction works
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Oversee the technical implementation of UWASH
Program activities in the Region.
·    Supervise Engineering activities such as
borehole/latrine construction; well rehabilitation; water source protection,
Buildings including all processes from designs, specifications, BoQs,
quotations and procurement through to implementation to impact of program in
liaison with Procurement and Cluster Managers.
·   Supervise community mobilization teams to engage
full participation of beneficiaries in designs, and maintenance of
infrastructure construction activities as well as contributions of labour and
materials where appropriate.
·   Network/partner with district officials/other
stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations, procedures are adhered to.
Supervise contractors and assigned staff
undertaking project implementation.
·    Develop Monitoring tools and undertake M&E
function of Program activities/construction for quality assurance.
Give technical oversight/guidance and advice to
Regional team concerning construction and engineering works in the Region.
Facilitate design of community operation and
maintenance of engineering plans of buildings/ infrastructure and be involved
in trainings for such committees.
Data collection, accurate record keeping and
management of information to measure progress and impact of program activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·       The ideal applicant must hold a University
Degree in Civil Engineering.
·       At least 2 years of previous experience in
designs and Construction work supervision with development agency.
·       Computer literacy is needed.
·       Knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Epanet, GPS
mapping software is added advantage.
·      Good command of oral and written English is a
must, local language skills are an asset. Good communication and interpersonal
Motorcycle riding /driving skills are an asset.
Computer literate.
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand
above denominational diversities.
Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions
and weekly Chapel services.
Perform other duties as required.
 How to apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World
Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th October 2019
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