Ukraine Office Information
With presence and experience in Ukraine since 2016, UNOPS has provided, on behalf of the Government and people of Ukraine, project management and procurement services to support the national reform and sustainable development agenda, take environmental and climate action, strengthen the rule of law, improve energy and healthcare solutions, as well as address economic and governance institutional weaknesses.
The invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has led to a severe and highly complex humanitarian emergency with a global impact not witnessed in Europe for over 70 years. The international response to the Ukraine crisis has been significant, with exceptional support being provided by many donor countries and organizations. UNOPS, with its ability to add considerable value in its core mandated areas of infrastructure, procurement, and project management services, is part of the response to the ongoing emergency and is augmenting its capacity to be able to provide robust and timely support over the long term, through the recovery and eventual reconstruction phases.
Recognising the enormity and complexity of the challenges ahead, UNOPS has established dedicated Ukraine Country Offices (based in Kyiv and Mykolaiv), from where UNOPS’ operations will, with the support of the UNOPS ECR Regional Office (based in Geneva) and UNOPS’ HQ (Copenhagen), be planned, resourced, implemented, managed and controlled in the months and years ahead.
About the role
UNOPS Ukraine Country Office is looking for a Civil Engineer to provide the required services ensuring smooth implementation of the engineering works within ongoing and developing infrastructure activities in Mykolaiv. Specifically, the role is expected to provide engineering support for the design, rehabilitation and construction works of households, buildings and shelter facilities in Mykolaiv.
The Civil Engineer is required to follow up on Work Plans and activities of contractors and report accordingly to the Senior Project Manager as a direct supervisor or designated alternate. The role will be based in Mykolaiv with frequent field travels to different regions of Ukraine on an as-needed basis.
The Civil Engineer provides technical assistance and expertise with reference to the construction works as well as field coordination, ensuring high quality and consistency of work, for the construction works. The Civil Engineer promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the Project Team.
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Manager or designated alternate, the Civil Engineer will undertake following tasks/duties in geographically determined area of responsibility:
1. Preconstruction services
2. Construction works supervision
3. Quality Assurance
4. Monitoring and progress controls
|Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.|
|Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.|
|Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).|
|Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.|
|Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.|
|Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.|
|Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.|
Contract type: ICA
Contract level: Local ICA Specialist
Contract duration: Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
This is a local position, it is therefore only open to Nationals of Ukraine and to individuals who have a valid residence/work permit.
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