Engineer Nob, Kampala, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2216973688
Engineer Nob, Kampala, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified July 1, 2024


JOB TITLE: Engineer NOB TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed Term UNIT/DIVISION: Administration DUTY STATION (City, Country): Kampala DURATION: 12 Months ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT: These jobs are found in Headquarters (HQ) or Country Offices (COs).

They report to the Division/Country Director or the designate, and are subject to overall normative and technical direction by the Chief Engineer, WFP Engineering in relation to all matters of engineering services and construction activities.

Job holders operate under the direct supervision of a more senior and experienced Engineer holding recognised accreditation as “Chartered Engineer” or “Professional Engineer”.

They are involved in day–to-day practical engineering activities and analytical work.

Subject to the overall guidance, job holders complete assignments and provide advice on engineering issues, applying the established norms, standards regulations and providing expertise in making determinations and recommendations across a range of daily activities.

JOB PURPOSE: To provide construction and engineering expertise and contribute to the efficient delivery and quality outputs.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority): Contribute to the implementation of WFP Policies, standards, norms and practices ensuring compliance with wider WFP policies, procedures, guidelines and operations.

Provide engineering and project management services, apply best practises, standards and innovative technologies that comply with WFP standards and processes.

Contribute towards the analysis of project proposal to enable effective decision making on project technical feasibility.

Prepare evidenced based recommendations for senior staff on measures to improve WFP facilities suitability to operational purpose, safety, and efficiency of structures and equipment.

Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting on outputs to facilitate informed decision-making and consistency of information presented to the stakeholders.

Provide technical guidance that support a successful construction procurement process.

Participate in technical or design review, exchange of knowledge and experience, keeping abreast of construction and engineering technologies, to facilitate implementation of innovative engineering solutions.

Support the capacity building of engineering staff to facilitate the continued development and high performance.

Establish and maintain partnerships with internal and external clients to effectively meet clients’ expectations.

Contribute to preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance and monitor the management of risks.

Other as required.

WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK: COMMON STANDARDSOF BEHAVIOUR Leadsby Examplewith Integrity Upholds WFP values, principles, and standards Demonstrates and encourages others to uphold the WFP values, principles and standards Respectsothersand values diversity Values diversity using respectful and inclusive language, and encourages others to do the same Staysfocusedand calm under pressure Stays focused and calm when under pressure, encourages others to do the same, and offers guidance and support to manage difficult situations Demonstrateshumility and a willingness to learn Demonstrates humility and a willingness to learn and share knowledge, frequently seeking and acting on feedback, and pursuing opportunities to develop Drives Resultsand Delivers on Commitments Deliversresultsfor maximum impact Identifies and aligns objectives to the required outcomes, holding self and/or others accountable for the delivery of results for maximum impact Delegatesappropriately Delegates responsibly and provides appropriate support empowering others to deliver results Adaptsreadilytochange Responds readily to change in different contexts and adapts accordingly Fosters Inclusiveand Collaborative Is inclusive and collaborative Promotes inclusive teamwork and psychological safety by encouraging colleagues to collaborate by sharing ideas and openly raising issues Givestimelyand constructivefeedback Supports development for others by giving timely and constructive feedback Buildsand shares new perspectives Seeks out, trusts and listens attentively to diverse views to capture, learn, build and share new perspectives 1 Subject to the Circular OED 2014/015, and in agreement with the Chief Engineer, WFP Engineering.

Applies Strategic Thinking Communicatesand fulfils WFP’s vision Communicates and fulfils WFP’s vision and operational outcomes to deliver meaningful solutions Embracescuriosityand new ways of doing things Demonstrates curiosity, designs and implements new ways of doing things when relevant Analysesandevaluatesdata Gathers data and different perspectives, shares knowledge and uses evidence to inform decision making Considersthe impact of decisions Implements decisions, considering the risks and implications of actions for teams, projects and other initiatives Buildsand Maintains Sustainable Partnerships Buildspartnerships Initiates and builds partnerships by identifying and promoting opportunities for mutual areas of interest and benefit Collaboratestodelivercommonobjectives Collaborates with partners to deliver common objectives by sharing information and co- creating innovative solutions with beneficiaries when appropriate FUNCTIONAL CAPABILITIES: Capability Name Descriptionofthe behaviour expected for the proficiency level Business Support Services& Reporting Exhibits ability to convert business plans into clear actions for team members to support the implementation of the program.

Collects and reports data to draw out fact-based insights.

Internal Controls& Risk Management for Administration and Engineering Utilises understanding of risk management approaches and internal controls to monitor projects and programmes to confirm regulatory compliance, ensure data integrity and ensure client satisfaction.

Resource Management for Administration and Engineering Monitors trends in staffing and resource usage to anticipate and escalate potential issues to programme leaders and key clients.

Specialised Knowledge in Engineering Applies advanced engineering knowledge in own area of responsibility and working knowledge of other engineering disciplines to provide technical support to operations and projects.

Leads independent action and decision making in an engineering context.

Engineering & Project Management Demonstrates a strong proficiency in developing project scopes, engineering and design proposals, and identifying required tasks and milestones.

Applies working knowledge of project management tools, engineering technologies, techniques and best practice to track and monitor project progress, delivering projects on schedule and on budget.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE: Has worked effectively under supervision on a large number of varied design and construction projects and taken responsibility for work elements which have been assigned.

Has attained advanced academic qualifications relevant to engineering.

Has contributed to projects demonstrating knowledge of engineering specialisations in relation to fire safety, seismic blast or environmental requirements.

STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS: Education: First University degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering discipline.

Hold or be eligible for Accreditation to “Professional Engineer” or “Chartered Engineer” status, or recognised equivalent by an appropriate national or international regulatory authority.

Languages: English Knowledge of local languages spoken in WFP areas of operation is considered an advantage.

Application Deadline: June 28, 2024

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Engineer nob, kampala

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