Job holders operate under the direct supervision of a more senior and experienced Engineer holding recognised accreditation as “Chartered Engineer” or “Professional Engineer”. They are involved in day–to-day practical engineering activities and analytical work. Subject to the overall guidance, job holders complete assignments and provide advice on engineering issues, applying the established norms, standards regulations and providing expertise in making determinations and recommendations across a range of daily activities.
JOB PURPOSE: To provide construction and engineering expertise and contribute to the efficient delivery and quality outputs.
Under the overall supervision of the WFP Nepal Country Director and the direct supervision of Engineer Project Manager the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:
Has a minimum of four (4) years working in the Construction industry since graduation.
Has worked effectively under supervision on a number of varied design and construction projects and taken responsibility for work elements which have been assigned.
Has contributed to Humanitarian projects demonstrating knowledge of engineering specialization in relation to seismic mitigation, effects of monsoons, fire safety, seismic blast or environmental requirements.
Has worked with UN Agencies and/or NGOs for more than 6 months
STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: First University degree in Civil Engineering or related Engineering discipline. Hold or be eligible for Accreditation to “Professional Engineer” or “Chartered Engineer” status, or recognised equivalent by an appropriate national or international regulatory authority.
Language: Fluent, both reading and writing, in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.
Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available onhttp://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Doti). The application can be sent either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Engineer” and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 08 April 2016.
WFP Nepal Country Office
Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road
P.O. Box 107
“Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview.
The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.
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