Civil Engineer

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/5/2018 2:41 PM)
Location
Uganda
Type
Proposal/Contract

Overview

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects.  IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies.  IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

 

Job Title: Mid to Senior Level Civil Engineer                        

Department/Location:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports To: Chief of Party                

Type: Consultancy

Classification:  Consultant                             

 

Overview: IBTCI is seeking a mid to senior level civil engineer for the anticipated USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract. The five-year contract has the objective of achieving strengthened collaboration, learning and performance to enhance the impact and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.  The contract will help USAID/Uganda strengthen its Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) and overall performance through a broad range of technical assistance, professional development, logistics, small grants and other staff support. This position is contingent on award. Ugandan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:  

  • Serve as a ready source of advice, guidance and other support to improve the design and implementation of USAID/Uganda-funded construction activities;
  • Help ensure that USAID/Uganda is compliant with USG law and regulations, USAID policies, and Ugandan law, policies and regulations relevant to construction and environmental protection;
  • Help ensure the integrity of USAID/Uganda-funded construction projects;
  • Work with the social scientists and Contract collaboration staff, help USAID/Uganda ensure that construction activities benefit from sound social soundness analysis, community input into construction activities, and social sound implementation practices;
  • Draft SOWs for, help select, arrange meetings and site visits for, and deepen the work of visiting engineering teams and individuals funded by USAID/Uganda.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least seven (7) years of experience applying engineering expertise to construction projects in developing countries, preferably those funded by donors;
  • Experience with USAID or another donor;
  • Working knowledge of and experience with USAID construction and environmental; protection policies, regulations and procedures;
  • Quality past performance references related to the position.

 

Working Environment: Corporate office environment as well as field work.

 

Education:  Master’s degree in information technoloy, engineering or other related field required.

 

Travel: The position is based in Kampala but may require travel to other areas of Uganda.

 

 

No phone calls please.  All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

 

 

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws.  We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

 

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