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Lead Engineer, Multiple positions

Posted in Engineering


Job Type

Full Time



Description :

Following the devastation caused to life, livelihoods and property by tropical storm Idai in March 2019, the WB has allocated up to US$ 72 million to finance a recovery project for Zimbabwe and the African Development Bank has allocated US$ 25 million to finance socioeconomic recovery in Zimbabwe. The projects addresses both early and mid-term recovery needs in multiple sectors (livelihoods, health, education, agriculture and infrastructure). UNOPS has been requested to establish a multiple project in Zimbabwe to assist with the recovery of the selected areas in Zimbabwe that were most affected by the storm. There are multiple projects and sections that require Lead Engineers including the World Bank funded Zimbabwe Hurricane Idai Recovery Project (ZIRP) and the AFDB funded Socioeconomic Recovery Project. The Lead Engineers required will be based in the districts of Chipinge and Chimanimani.
The Lead Engineer (RE) is responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle
  •  University Degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant discipline is required.
●        Postgraduate qualifications will be an advantage. Experience 
  • Seven years of progressive experience in management, site supervision with focus on monitoring, reporting, development and coordination in either public or private sector organizations required.
  • Candidates with experience working on International /local projects in disaster prone areas will be an asset
  • Experience in contracting and/or consulting environment is also an advantage.
  • Fluency in written and oral English language is required
  • Working knowledge of another, official UN language is desirable
Certifications ●        PRINCE 2 Foundation Certification is an asset ●        A membership of a related professional association is an advantage

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