Under the overall supervision of the Provincial Project Manager (PPM), the Field Engineer will facilitate a process aimed at ensuring the following:
Responsible for planning, implementation and follow-up of all technical engineering and construction matters related to the Peace & Development programmes infrastructure development components of link roads, bridges, drainage, sanitation, irrigation channels, drinking water supply schemes, street pavements, rehabilitation of government buildings and installation of solar water geysers and water pumps etc.
Supervise and coordinate the identification and implementation of community infrastructure schemes being executed in partnership with CSOs in all target areas;
Develop a work plan engaging all relevant stakeholders regarding community infrastructure schemes;
Develop and exercise monitoring and coordination system for identification, approval and implementation of community infrastructure schemes
Plan and conduct coordination activities engaging the community, government and non-government organizations on infrastructure schemes
Conduct field visits to inspect project sites to ensure quality of work and guide partner organizations during implementation
Prepare monthly progress reports for infrastructure schemes in accordance with the work plan
Take lead for capacity building of project committees on supervisory and repair and maintenance skills
Provide technical advice to the partner organizations on an ongoing basis - Ensure that DRR and environmental concerns are addressed while designing and executing the community based infrastructure schemes.
Coordinate and facilitate installation of solar geysers and solar pumps
Coordinate with the Finance section for timely disbursement of funds to the partner organizations as per agreed Contract/ Agreements.
UNDP provides an Equal Opportunity to all equally qualified male and female candidates including persons with disabilities.
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UNs values and ethical standards.
Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of the UN.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
Functional (UN) Competencies
Professionalism Advanced knowledge of the use of information management in humanitarian response and recovery environments; highly developed conceptual, analytical and innovative ability to identify and articulate the information management requirements of complex situations requiring a coordinated response between disparate actors; demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to use sound judgment to ensure the effective and timely completion of complex tasks; ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters).
Communication Excellent communication and training (spoken and written) skills including the ability to convey complex information management concepts and recommendations to staff at all levels, both orally and in writing, in a clear, concise style that can be readily understood by non-information management practitioners.
Teamwork Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision.
Planning and Organizing Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Accountability Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors’ commitments; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates and peers, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable. Client Orientation Considers all those to whom services are provided to be clients and seeks to see things from clients point of view; designs solutions and basis recommendations on the principles of usability; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to clients.
Judgment/Decision-making Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision.
Commitment to Continuous Learning Demonstrated history of keeping abreast of new developments in the field plus a commitment to continuous learning.