Infrastructure Program Manager – South Sudan – EPRR

  • Juba, South Sudan
  • Full-time

Company Description

Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

EDC promotes equity and access to high quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens our understanding of the communities we serve, enhancing and enriching our work.

EDC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Job Description

The purpose of the three-year, USAID-funded Education for Peace, Recovery, and Resilience (EPRR) activity is to expand access to learning opportunities in a safe and protective learning environment, while reinforcing resilience efforts and recovery trends for children and youth most affected by conflict.

Position Description

The Infrastructure Program Manager must be an experienced and independent professional who helps the project meet its goals and objectives by designing and managing the construction activities in a timely manner. S/he must provide expert guidance to both the COP as well as construction subcontractors. The types of construction, include, but are not limited to:

  • Construction of temporary learning spaces.
  • Construction of water and sanitation facilities.
  • Refurbishment of existing learning spaces.
  • Improving existing spaces to meet the physical “safe school” standard.

Qualifications

The candidate for the position of Infrastructure Program Manager shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:

Education:

Bachelor’s degree or higher in Civil Engineering.

Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in small scale infrastructure development;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in low-cost, context-appropriate infrastructure design and management of the related procurements;
  • Prior experience in supervising long-term field staff and short-term U.S., third country, and local experts;
  • Experience managing infrastructure projects in humanitarian settings is desired; and
  • Must possess a Professional Engineer license from the United States.

Language:

Fluency in English is required.

Additional Information

EDC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.