Assistant Structural Design Engineer - UNRWA - مساعد مهندس التصميم الهيكلي

توظيف كوم

UNRWA is a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some 5 million registered Palestine refugees. Its mission is to help Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip to achieve their full potential in human development, pending a just solution to their plight. UNRWA’s services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance. UNRWA is the largest UN operation in the Middle East with more than 30,000 staff. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions.

Consultant – Assistant Structural Design Engineer, Design Unit - HQ Gaza (Local)


The consultant will be responsible for supporting Structural Design Engineer, Design Unit, HQ Gaza to form design duties (calculation, modeling, drafting, quantities take-off and BOQ/specification development) at Design Unit - UNRWA HQ (Gaza) according to UNRWA’s policy and procedures.


Has a wide knowledge and experience in design resources, which specified for drawing and calculations.
Assist in preparing tender documents (Structural works part) through systematic procedure compatible with other works.
Assist in preparing technical specifications for materials specified during design works.
Commits to hand-over time of design works according to drawn plan by direct supervisor.
Archives all done works versus time.
Prepares itemized BOQ and cost estimate for works designed by staff.
Performs market research for materials to be used during design and still updated with international markets.
Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Civil/Structural Engineering.
A minimum of two years’ experience in Structural design (building concrete works).
Strong ability in use of computers in design and Drafting development (mainly SAFE, ETAB, Prokon, AutoCAD software).
Relevant background in structural works design and drafting for building project (i.e. schools, health centers, housing project).

Ability to use Outlook, Excel and Word application.
Strong reporting skills.

Good communications skills;
Ability to work under pressure;
Team spirit and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
Good command of spoken and written English.

The duration of the consultancy is 6-11 months with the expected start date of January 2020.
Remuneration for this consultancy will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.
The incumbent will be based in Gaza.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV or UN Personal History Form demonstrating clearly the knowledge and experience required to meet the consultancy requirements via indicating the title of this consultancy “Assistant Structural Design Engineer, Design Unit, HQ Gaza” in the subject line of the message. The deadline for the submission of applications is 22 December 2019.

UNRWA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from both women and men. UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women. Only those applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted. UNRWA is a non-smoking environment