Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Design and Real Estate Management Unit and overall supervision of the Chief Engineering and Facilities Maintenance and Management Section, the Civil Engineer UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
In liaison with relevant stakeholders like requestors, end users and EFMMS Unit Chiefs; conduct preliminary site surveys, apply engineering standards and practices and generate concept and detailed design drawings and layout plans for mission-approved projects.
Follow up with the relevant military, police officers/requestors/EFMMS unit chiefs/Chief Engineer for final approvals of the concept design drawings prior to proceeding to the next phase of task order proposal (TOP) preparations of the commercial service contractors.
Conduct a final review of draft Task Orders (TOs) submitted through relevant Project Managers by mission contracted vendors and certify that all necessary supporting documents/information (e.g. Approved Engineering Works Request forms, contract information, proper/detailed description of works, location of the works, projected works schedule, bills of quantities duly certified by consultants and devoid of arithmetic errors, key performance indicators (KPls), etc.) are included in the draft TOs.
Liaise with the Section's Inventory Management Cell for status and availability of UN provided materials and assets that are related to vendors task orders.
Confirm that the correct signatories of task orders are included in the Task Order (TO) documents.
Subsequently finalize and submit task orders (TOs) to Chief Engineer and Chief Service Delivery for signature prior to issuance to vendors for acceptance and commencement of the task
In coordination with the Section's Contracts Management Cell and Budget focal point, monitor consumption of Not-to-Exceed (NTE) amounts of contracts in UMOJA to avoid cost overruns.
Monitor and Update task order tracking matrixes for contracts and liaise with EFMMS budget focal point to confirm expenditures are covered timely and within the obligations.
Update/upload the documents in the Engineering shared drive to ensure institutional knowledge of the section is recorded, be kept up to date for annual internal and external auditing of EFMMS.
In liaison with EFMmS technical units and budget focal points, link task order management process Into Real Estate Assets Under Construction by assigning the correct Unique Number and Work Breakdown Structure Element (WBSE) numbers to Task Orders
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Degree in Civil Engineering.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering projects. Knowledge of AUTOCAD draughting will be an added advantage.
English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Other engineering and construction related experience
Engineering, industry, construction and skilled trades
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams