ENGINEER at Rosters Administered by Department of Operational Support

United Nations Department of Operational Support (UNDOS)

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ENGINEER at Rosters Administered by Department of Operational Support

ENGINEER at Rosters Administered by Department of Operational Support

Job Opportunity: ENGINEER

Job ID: 230322
Job Network: Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain
Job Family: Engineering
Category and Level: Professional and Higher Categories, P-3
Duty Station: Field Locations
Department/Office: Rosters Administered by Department of Operational Support
Date Posted: Mar 22, 2024
Deadline: Apr 20, 2024

The Department of Operational Support is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Engineer at various field locations. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced professionals to contribute their expertise to support critical operations in challenging environments.


  • Conduct engineering assessments, surveys, and evaluations to support infrastructure projects in field locations.
  • Develop engineering designs, specifications, and cost estimates for construction, renovation, and maintenance projects.
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to construction contractors and project teams.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure compliance with engineering standards, regulations, and safety requirements.
  • Monitor project progress, identify issues and risks, and propose solutions to address them.
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, and documentation to communicate project status and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with other units and departments to integrate engineering activities with overall operational objectives.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in engineering, construction, or related field is required.
  • Professional certification or licensure in engineering is desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in engineering design, project management, and construction supervision.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Proficiency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is an asset.

Application Deadline: April 20, 2024 Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online through the UN Careers portal. Please visit the following link to access the job posting and submit your application: Job ID 230322: Engineer

We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Department of Operational Support. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment. We look forward to welcoming qualified individuals who are committed to making a positive impact through their work supporting UN operations worldwide.


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