Assistant Electrical Distribution Engineer

Job categories Engineering
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5303/19351
Department/office AFR, KEMC, Kenya MCO
Duty station Chipinge, Zimbabwe
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended contract, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance)
Application period 14-Feb-2020 to 10-Mar-2020

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

This vacancy is closed.

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Following the devastation caused to life, livelihoods and property by Cyclone Idai in March
2019, the World Bank (WB) has allocated up to US$ 72 million to finance a recovery project for
Zimbabwe and the African Development Bank (AfDB) has allocated US$ 25 million to finance
socioeconomic recovery in Zimbabwe. These projects address both early and mid-term recovery needs
in multiple sectors (livelihoods, health, education, agriculture and infrastructure). UNOPS has been
requested to establish multiple projects in Zimbabwe to assist with the recovery of the selected areas
in Zimbabwe that were most affected by the cyclone.
The particular project that these terms of reference is in respect to is the AfDB funded Post Cyclone
Idai and Kenneth Emergency Recovery and Resilience Programme (PCIREP) for Zimbabwe.
An Assistant Electrical Distribution Engineer will be required for the above mentioned AfDB project
(based in Chipinge).
The Assistant Electrical Distribution Engineer is responsible to support the Electrical Distribution
Engineer in all aspects of the project life cycle. S/he must be able to apply with direction, the duties and
responsibilities of the project success criteria, given below.
The incumbent will be based in Chipinge with possible requirements for travel to other Districts of
Manicaland Province (Chimanimani) and will work in close collaboration with the respective Project
Manager and the KEMC Technical Services Unit.
The Assistant Electrical Distribution Engineer will work under the guidance and supervision of and
report to the Electrical Distribution Engineer to assist in the monitoring the design development and
construction work implemented by design consultants and contractors and also by the Zimbabwe
Electrical Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC).

1. Stakeholder Management Assist the Electrical Distribution Engineer to ma...

University Degree in Electrical Engineering, or any other electrical distributio...

Two years experience in the management and supervision of the design development...

Fluency in written and oral English language is required

PRINCE2 Foundation Certification is an added advantage; Membership of a rela...

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

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

Contract type: Local Individual Contractor Agreement (LICA) Contract level: LICA...

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


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