Project Engineer, Multiple positions

Job categories Engineering
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5304/15347
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, South Sudan Country Office (SSCO)
Duty station Juba, South Sudan
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration one year
Application period 05-Apr-2018 to 14-Apr-2018

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

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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  • Management of workforce, including international and national staff, casual labour and contractors, in accordance with UNOPS Policies and Procedures;
  • Management of all works on-site to ensure compliance with UNOPS Policies and Procedures and contractual requirements;
  • Management, documentation and reporting of site expenditure and costs, including, but not limited to, contractor progress claims, casual labour payment and procurement of local materials;
  • Operational planning, including preparation of plans, schedules, procedures and budget for recruitment, mobilisation, operations, health, safety and environment, security and site closure;
  • Identification of site/work package risks, preparation of risk assessments and implementation of approved risk mitigation measures;
  • Ensuring all completed works are in accordance with design and quality requirements. Provision of all necessary documentation and test results to confirm;
  • Preparation and maintenance of site or work package records, including documentation of all phases of the project lifecycle;
  • Preparation of periodic and ad-hoc progress and security reports. Immediate reporting to management of all issues affecting progress or security;
  • Evaluation of contract variations and extension of time notices, must address at the minimum scope of work, bill of materials, costing and time implications;
  • Preparation of site instructions, including technical and quality specifications and design works;
  • Preparation of audit documentation in accordance with design, contract and UNOPS procedural requirements. Preparation and implementation of an audit schedule;
  • Ensuring all site clearances, certificates and site possession are in place prior to the commencement of mobilisation;
  • Ensuring that good working relationships with local authorities, representatives and stakeholders are developed and maintained;
  • Preparation of all site/work package closure reports and handover documentation;
  • Ensuring workforce demobilisation and closure of site is performed in accordance with UNOPS policies and procedures and all contractual requirements.

Broader responsibilities include:

  • Input to strategic project planning;
  • Input to design review, including the identification resolution of operational issues;
  • Input to recruitment and procurement processes;
  • Identification of project risks and preparation of mitigation measures;
  • Participation in addressing donor/client relations, including but not limited to attendance at meetings and site inspections;
  • Input to donor/client reports, including but not limited to photographs and stories from the field;
  • Liaise with implementation partners (within the limits of delegated authority) to achieve project goals;
  • Other duties as required by the Line Manager.

Monitoring and Progress Controls:

  • Preparing and maintaining proper records of daily progress; maintain site journals and financial records and prepare periodic and ad-hoc reports to management within reporting deadlines;
  • Report project delivery progress against the works schedule
  • Prepare payment certificates for the contractors


Final product: 

  • Successful project completion meeting all the performance targets, including the client and donor satisfaction;

  • Requested tasks are delivered in a timely, efficient manner and according to UNOPS procedures to meet project requirements;

  • Clear monthly work plan schedule for inspection of construction works;

  • Weekly progress reports on civil works activities;

  • Construction works well inspected and timely completed based on approved specifications.

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