Public Works Officer

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5304/17552
Department/office AFR, South Sudan Country Office (SSCO)
Duty station Juba, South Sudan
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or to satisfactory performance
Application period 13-Mar-2019 to 03-Apr-2019


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



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UNOPS South Sudan Country Office (SSCO) will be implementing the South Sudan Safety Net Project (SSSNP), which is funded by the World Bank (WB) to address existing challenges of soaring levels of poverty, vulnerability, unemployment and idleness, particularly amongst youth. The project development objective is to provide access to income opportunities and temporary employment to the poor and vulnerable households and strengthen safety nets delivery systems.

SSSNP has three main components namely:

a.    Public works plus including complementary activities like entrepreneurial skills, WASH training and early childhood development and nutrition messaging;

b.    Direct income support targeting House Holds who are labour constrained;

c.     Strengthening safety net delivery systems;

The project will be targeting the most vulnerable segments of South Sudanese population aiming to be benefit in excess of 68 thousand beneficiary House Holds in more than 10 vulnerable locations across the country

Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the incumbent is required ...

Masters degree or advanced degree in Civil Engineering or Agricultural Engineeri...

A minimum of 2 years experience in public works projects is required. Skills...

Fluency in written and oral English is required Knowledge of Arabic Language...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: LICA-9 Cont...

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

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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