Job title: Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant- Public Works
Reporting to: Team Leader-Shelter and Infrastructure
Technical line manager: Project Support Manager
Direct reports: Team Leader -Shelter and Infrastructure
Overall purpose of the role:
The Infrastructure Assistant will
be purely responsible for strategic intervention and supervision of the labour
intensive infrastructure activities in the areas assigned.
Coordination and Representation
- Report to the Shelter and
Infrastructure Team Leader while executing out programmed activities in all the
sub counties assigned.
- Related linkages representing the
organization within its internal guidelines/standards and those of donor
- Attend and represent the
interests of DRC in all infrastructure related meetings with the Lower Local
Governments and Coordination Function.
- Represent DRC to the Local
Authorities and other stakeholders in the district of operation as assigned.
- Mobilize and sensitize
communities on NURI project activities
- Participate in radio talk shows
on public works activities in area assigned
- Mobilize and sensitize
communities within the project operation areas assigned to you.
- Supervise delivery of materials
to project sites in Sub County of assignment.
- Supervise the implementation of
infrastructure projects/Public works in area of jurisdiction.
- Ensure that proper groups’
attendance registers are accurately logged, updated and displayed to facilitate
cash payment to NURI project beneficiaries.
- Ensure that DRC
program/activities are carried out with pace, effectiveness, efficiency and in
compliance with Internal/Donor and National policies/Operational
Standards/Rural infrastructure/water resources management manual.
- Ensure all relevant local
stakeholders are involved in the planning, implementation and monitoring of the
- Ensure safe custody of tools and
other assets of organization in his/her possession.
- Uphold DRC code of conduct.
- Organize trainings for Project
Management Committee (PMC), Project User Committee (PUC)
- Perform any other duties as may
be assigned from time to time
- Attend to any other duties
Experience and technical competencies:
- Minimum 2 year of relevant work
experience in the field of public works.
- Experience in public works in
northern Uganda and West Nile
- Excellent Computer skills in MS
- Experience with following
standard procedures and guidelines
- Advanced English proficiency
- Fluency in English and local
languages is a must
- Must have a valid ridding
All DRC roles require the
post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
- Striving for excellence: Focusing
on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
- Collaborating: Involving relevant
parties and encouraging feedback.
- Taking the lead: Taking ownership
and initiative while aiming for innovation.
- Communicating: Listening and
speaking effectively and honestly.
- Demonstrating integrity:
Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional
conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding
against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. ”
Diploma or degree in the
following areas: – Development studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture/ Forestry,
Engineering and any other related field
Fluency in Madi, Lugbara, kakwa,
Nubian and Arabic are a must.
Interested candidates who meet
the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and
cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.
We only accept applications sent
via our online-application form on http://www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications
close on 27th June 2019.
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in
staffing at all levels in light of this, women candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.
Equal Opportunity: DRC is an equal opportunity employer, we value
diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on
mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age,
sex, disability status, religion, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status
or other protected characteristics.