Infrastructure Officer (Roving)

Job Ref No IOR/10/2022 | Published on Oct 24, 2022 10:00 AM

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Job Category:

 Logistics and Supply Chain

Duty Station:

 Kampala, UG

Employment Type:


Salary Scale:

 Not Specified


 Oct 28, 2022 05:00 PM

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Age Limit:

 Not Specified

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Hello Hello!  Alight is recruiting Infrastructure Officer for our program in Uganda to be based at Kampala Office. You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here! 

If you join us, you will find…

A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.

A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it. 

Reporting to the Logistics & Supply Chain Coordinator, the Infrastructure Officer is responsible for planning and providing technical guidance in the execution of Construction activities. To closely work with partners (OPM, UNHCR & Shelter Partners), District Engineer and contractors to ensure construction works are carried out as per the designs, specifications and timeframe.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Technical Support for Supervision of Construction works
  • Guide the contractors on the site location and setting out of the proposed structures
  • Ensure construction works are being done as per the designs, specifications and within the given timeframe.
  • Ensure Quality control of the works executed per specifications and designs
  • Monitor and evaluate the construction works being executed by the Contractors.
  • Liaise with District Engineer to ensure that the different stages of work are inspected and the completion certificates issued.
  • Prepare payment certificates for the completed stages of work as per the District Engineer’s report.
  • Ensure the construction works are being done as per the Government Regulations and by-laws.
  • Prepare and update the schedule of all field works regularly to update all concerned stake holders.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports of the Construction works for submission to project management and UNHCR/BPRM.
  • Provide technical support to the contractors when necessary to resolve any technical issues arising on the site.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with at least 5 years’ experience OR Higher Diploma in Civil Engineering with 10 years in supervision, monitoring and evaluation of construction activities.
  • Experience in working in remote/rural areas.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications like Ms Word, Excel, Ms Project and design software AutoCAD, or ArchiCAD,
  • Fluent in English and Swahili

Behavioral competences:   

  • Strong analytical, written and verbal skills
  • High level of integrity, accountability and personal ethic
  • Good interpersonal skills; ability and inclination to work in/with teams
  • High level of self-drive, discipline and desire to achieve
  • A go getter requiring minimal supervision to work towards results.
  • Willingness to travel and stay for extended periods in remote refugee sites to support work. 

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Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Any form of canvassing in the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

"By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that ALIGHT is committed to ensure compliance of its code of conduct by staff and any other persons working on behalf of ALIGHT  with zero tolerance to GBV acts and Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. ALIGHT requires its staff and any other person working on behalf of ALIGHT to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse and any nature of exploitation. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the above safeguarding related topics". "QUALIFIED WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY". 

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