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Senior Program Engineer Non-profit Jobs – Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA)

Job Title:    Senior Program Engineer
Organisation: Engineers
Without Borders USA (EWB-USA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Engineers Without
Borders USA (EWB-USA) is a dynamic non-profit organization based in Denver,
Colorado. EWB-USA in Uganda provides technical and engineering support to
government and non-governmental institutions where there is an identified
capacity gap. EWB-USA in Uganda collaborates with partners in the sectors of
Water, Energy, Environment, Structures, Agriculture, and Disaster Response.
Established in 2002, EWB-USA has over 16,000 members engaged in 600 projects
around the world.
Job Summary:  The Uganda Program Engineer is responsible for
coordinating partner programs in collaboration with the Country Director, and
providing technical support to volunteers and local partners, following local
guidelines, standards and procedures. The Program Engineer is also responsible
for overseeing project implementation in the field, as well as providing
capacity building components to our partners. Together with the Uganda Country
Director, he/she will be responsible for assuring quality for all projects
implemented in the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Manage
all engineering related activities in country programs assuring quality service
delivery.
·       
Contribute
to program development.
·       
Coordinate
EWB-partner programs.
·       
Provide
technical and engineering support to partners.
·       
Develop
and Deliver manuals, guidelines, and training materials for partners and
partner programs.
·       
Provide
reporting in accordance with country office and partner requirements.
·       
Establish
and maintain relationships with relevant governmental institutions.
·       
Review
and advise on current EWB projects.
·       
Coordinate
EWB projects with local partners, volunteers and US based coordinators as
needed.
·       
Support
educational and training activities implemented by EWB-USA for partner programs
regionally.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must be a Ugandan national with a master’s degree in engineering in the areas
of water, civil, environmental, electrical.
·       
Registered
Engineer.
·       
Minimum
5 years’ experience as a Senior Manager/Program Director in a humanitarian/
development context.
·       
Proven
experience coordinating large development infrastructure projects, especially
in WASH sector, and with a range of implementing partners.
·       
Strong
project management skills, including prioritizing tasks and problem-solving.
·       
Ability
to communicate effectively with a wide spectrum of stakeholders.
·       
A
passion for EWB-USA’s mission in a way that motivates and our members and
staff.
·       
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 and
Luganda or Swahili).
·       
Computer
literacy, including Microsoft Suite and Google Suite.
·       
Driver’s
license.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should upload a  cover letter and
resume/cv describing why your background, skills and experience are relevant for
this particular position and click on the following link:
Deadline: 14th February 2020
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