Project Engineer, Multiple positions

Job categories Engineering
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5304/16838
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, South Sudan Country Office (SSCO)
Duty station Yambio and Aweil, South Sudan
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
Application period 03-Dec-2018 to 31-May-2019


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.  With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

In November 2011, a Cooperative Agreement was signed by USAID and UNOPS for the Responsive Assistance to Priority Infrastructure Development (RAPID) Program in the Republic of South Sudan. The program covers five activities thus; Economic Growth, Education, Health/WASH, Office of Transition and Conflict Mitigation and Democracy and Governance. The program is contributing to social-economic development of South Sudan. The roads, education, health and water facilities have significantly contributed to increased access to markets, education and health services.

As per the latest RAPID Cooperation Agreement Modification 12, it has been made available for Rehabilitation of Community Access Feeder Roads that link farmers to markets, input suppliers, humanitarian and sustainable services meant to increase community members’ recovery and resilience capacities. This is part of the broader USAID driven “Partnership for Recovery and Resilience program” that is aimed at consolidating efforts for transitioning community members from humanitarian to development. The roads have been prioritized in consultations with key partners like Un Agencies, local government authorities and local community leader.

The Project Engineer provides technical assistance and expertise with reference to the construction works as well as field coordination, ensuring high quality and consistency of work, 

for the rehabilitation and construction works. The Project Engineer promotes a collaborative, client focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Project Team.

The Project Engineer will report to the Programme  Manager.


General construction Feasibility study/needs assessment Design Managemen...

Advanced Degree (Master's) in Civil Engineering or Civil and/or Infrastructure o...

A minimum of 5 years experience in engineering and/or project management and/or ...

Full working knowledge of English is essential. Knowledge of another off...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: IIC...

The UNOPS South Sudan office helps a wide range of local and international partn...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

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