The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Khartoum is seeking qualified candidates for the following post:
|Job Title:||Project Manager/Senior Engineer (five posts) - Re advertised|
|Section/Unite:||UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme)|
|No. of Post:||Five|
|Duty Station:||El-Genina, Nyala and El-Fashir, Al Diean & Zalengi|
|Closing Date:||26 Oct 2014|
UN-Habitat in Sudan has developed in recent years a complex but consistent programme that addresses sustainable urbanization, public/basic services delivery, housing development and livelihoods, among other aspects, with activities ranging from policy and strategy making, to studies and assessments, training and capacity development, and implementation of physical interventions at the local level, using participatory approach and alternative construction technologies. Up to now the programme is been implemented in Khartoum State, Southern Sudan and Darfur, and has the ambition to expand to Eastern Sudan, as well as starting national initiatives.
In the context of the ongoing conflict in Darfur, UN-Habitat is intensifying its urban planning and human settlement programmes to complement humanitarian assistance and prepare the grounds for an eventual transition to recovery and development. UN-Habitat has established an important presence in Darfur as the leading UN agency in the areas of Urban Planning, Land Management and Pro-poor Housing through a variety of large projects that are managed from Khartoum and implemented through competent national professional in Darfur.
UN-Habitat participated effectively in the Darfur Joint Assessment (DJA) in August 2012 and in the development of Darfur Development Strategy which was endorsed during the Doha Donors’ conference in April 2013 and identified a number of joint programme with other UN agencies and individual projects focusing on Land Conflict resolutions and Land Management, Improving Urban Environment, and enhancing the basic services and infrastructure and livelihoods.
The Project Manager/Senior Engineer is supposed to provide technical and managerial guidance to the contractors and other implementing partners who are implementing UN-Habitat construction and rehabilitation projects applying environmentally-friendly construction technology. He/she should support the design and implementation of the projects and ensure high quality and timely delivery of works according to the UN standards.
SCOPE OF THE WORK
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Regional Programme Coordinator; the Project Manager/ Senior Engineer strengthens the relationship with the government counterparts including DRA and HAC at the state level, to advocate for UN-Habitat mandate and ensure the facilitation of and smooth implementation of UN-Habitat programmes/projects; in coordination with UNAMID and other UNCT partners.
|Duties and responsibilities:
Specifically the UN-Habitat Regional Programme Coordinator shall:
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
|Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing fee at any stage of the recruitment.
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