Uganda: Mid to Senior Level Civil Engineer, USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract

Organization: Social Impact
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 28 Feb 2018

Mid to Senior Level Civil Engineer, USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Contract, Uganda

Social Impact (SI) is a global development management consulting firm. We provide monitoring, evaluation, strategic planning, and capacity building services to advance development effectiveness. We work across all development sectors including democracy and governance, health and education, the environment, and economic growth. Since 1997 we have worked in over 100 countries for clients such as US government agencies, bilateral donors, multilateral development banks, foundations, and nonprofits.

Proposal Objective:

Social Impact is preparing a proposal response for the anticipated multi-million-dollar, five-year Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Contract in Uganda. The purpose of the Contract is to strengthen the performance of USAID/Uganda and its Implementing Partners (IPs) in collaborating, learning and adapting to improve the relevance, quality and sustainability of USAID-supported contributions to Uganda’s development.

Position Description:

SI is seeking a Mid to Senior Level Civil Engineer to serve as a source of advice, guidance and other support to improve the design and implementation of USAID/Uganda-funded construction activities. S/he will be based in Uganda and work as part of a team of Social Science Advisors to serve as a source of expertise and guidance to USAID/Uganda throughout the duration of the contract.

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.

· Working 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.

Qualifications:

· At least a Master’s degree in Engineering or a related field.

· At least seven years of professional experience designing and surveying engineering efforts for both urban and rural land development projects.

· Demonstrated experience working with engineering applications, such as TR-20, TR-55, HEC-RAS, HEC-2, HY-8, AutoCAD/Civil 3D 2016 and others.

· Construction management experience is preferred.

· Experience collaborating and coordinating with colleagues across bureaus, departments or organizations.

· Experience or familiarity with USAID is preferred.

· Experience in Uganda or East Africa is preferred.

· Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills. English is required.

To learn more about Social Impact, please visit our website: http://www.socialimpact.com

SI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please, no phone calls.

How to apply:

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SOCIIMPA2&cws=1&rid=1964

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