Engineering Officer job post at World Vision Uganda

  • Full Time
  • Arua

World Vision International

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Key Responsibilities:

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.


Position:       Engineering Officer

Report to:     Consortium Programme Manager

Location:      Arua District

Advert Start Date:     10th January 2023

Advert End Date:       17th January 2023  


Purpose of the position:

Provide technical oversight to the West Nile Region building and construction works

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

  • Oversee the technical implementation of Echo- Equate Project constructions in the Region
  • Supervise Engineering activities such as building constructions; Classroom renovations; Water System constructions including all processes from designs, specifications, BoQs, quotations and procurement through to implementation to impact of program in liaison with Procurement and Consortium Managers.
  • Supervise community mobilization teams to engage full participation of beneficiaries in designs, and maintenance of infrastructure construction activities as well as contributions of labour and materials where appropriate.
  • Network/partner with district officials/other stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations, procedures are adhered to.
  • Supervise contractors and assigned staff undertaking project implementation.
  • Develop Monitoring tools and undertake M&E function of Program activities/construction for quality assurance.
  • Give technical oversight/guidance and advise to regional team concerning construction and engineering works in the Region
  • Facilitate design of community operation and maintenance of engineering plans of buildings/ infrastructure and be involved in trainings for such committees.
  • Data collection, accurate record keeping and management of information to measure progress and impact of program activities
  • Provision of weekly updates and monthly reports to the consortium manager and National Construction Engineer


Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • At least 3 years of previous experience in designs and Construction work supervision with development agency.
  • Computer literacy is needed
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Epanet, and GPS mapping software is added advantage.
  • Good command of oral and written English is a must; local language skills are an asset. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Motorcycle riding /driving skills are an asset.
  • Computer literate
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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