4 World Bank Project Jobs – District Engineering Assistants – Office of the Prime Minister

 

Job Title:    District Engineering
Assistant (4 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister

Project Name:
Development Response to Displacement Impact Project  (DRPIF)   

Funding Source: World Bank

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: DRDIP
Project Engineering Officer

 

About US:

The Government of
Uganda received a grant from the World Bank towards the Development Response to
Displacement Impact Project (DRDIP). The Project is intended to improve access
to social services, expand economic opportunities and enhance environmental
management for host and forcibly displaced households in the targeted areas of
Uganda. The project has components which include (i) Social and Economic
Services and Infrastructure; (ii) Sustainable Environmental Management; (iii)
Livelihoods Program; and (iv) Project Management including Monitoring and
Evaluation, and Regional and National Institutional Support.

 

Job Summary:  The District Engineering Assistant will provide
technical support in the planning and implementation of infrastructure
development/ public works projects in refugee hosting districts. The incumbent
will also assist the project engineer in infrastructure development activities
at National, District and Community levels to ensure maximum benefit to the
Project beneficiaries.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Review cost estimates of schedules of materials, labor, transport,
    tools and bill of quantities to ensure correctness and reflection of
    actual requirements.
  • Verify expenditure against physical progress of sub projects.
  • Advise in the preparation and revisions of budgets and cost
    estimates to reflect current needs and prices as well as costing of
    community inputs.
  • Liaise with sector staff in subproject appraisals, monitoring,
    assessments, inspection and certification to ensure quality of output
  • Monitor progress of on-going sub projects for adherence to sector         standards and specification and
    agreed implementation strategies and project targets.
  • Draw up terms of reference to serve as basis for engaging
    facilitators/ consultants who may assist in the supervision of subproject
    t implementation.
  • Assist communities in engaging lead local artisans or contractors in
    liaison with the district.
  • Review subproject requests submitted by the Districts to ensure
    accuracy, completeness, viability, sustainability and compliance with
    relevant sector norms and standards before financing.
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Civil
    Engineering from a reputable University
  • Two years of experience or Diploma in Civil Engineering with 10
    years’ experience in similar work.
  • Additional training in rural infrastructure development shall be an
    added advantage
  • Good oral and written communication skills, should be fluent in
    English.
  • Proven high level of integrity in handling public resources and in
    executing duties.
  • A high level of interpersonal and management skills and ability to
    work with teams. 
  • Age: 30 years and
    above

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send application forms which should be scanned and sent by email on hrm@opm.go.ug. The application must be
accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic
transcripts, three competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current
employer or previous employer (for those temporarily unemployed) plus a
passport photo, contact details (mobile number and e- mail), photocopy of the
National ID should be addressed to:      

 

The Permanent
Secretary,

Office of the Prime
Minister New Government,

Block Plot 9-11
Apollo Kaggwa Road,

P.O. Box 341,
Kampala. Uganda

 

Note: Only
short-listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall
automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

 

Deadline: Friday, 8th October 2020 by 5:00 p.m.

 

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