Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    May 11, 2024
  • Expiration date
    May 23, 2024
  • Experience
    10 Years +
  • Gender
  • Qualification
    Bachelor Degree
  • Organization
    World Vision
  • Required Languages
    English, Krio

Job Description


World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.


World Vision International Sierra Leone (WVISL) has been operational since 1996 assisting communities with various interventions in health, education, child protection, water & sanitation and livelihoods.

World Vision International Sierra Leone is seeking the following positions for the Global Fund multi-component grant HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria program. The below key positions will be responsible for the overall leadership and functional oversight of the program. Interested applicants need to have a keen understanding of the local dynamics and work collaboratively, effectively and efficiently with the Ministry of Health, other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone (GoSL), the Global Fund Country Team, the Country Coordinating Mechanism and its Secretariat, the key affected populations Organizations and all stakeholders.  The grant is part of World Vision International Sierra Leone and is under the overall leadership of the National Director. The Chief of Party will manage a team of senior staff and ensure the quality, timeliness and efficiency of all products and activities generated/ delivered under the grant.

The Global Fund grant is a three-year project, with a budget of 21 million dollars, and the possibility of an increase at a later stage. This position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.


Below are the positions open for recruitment. All Applicants are required to apply through our online application system, through the links below.


Freetown, Sierra Leone
time type
Full time
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Posted Yesterday
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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Job Purpose

The selected Civil Engineer will be responsible for carrying out all civil engineering projects within WVISL_Programme Management Unit (PMU)_ GC7 Grant, from the sketch to the final reception of the work and develop various tender documents (DAO). He/She will exhaustively determine the estimated cost of each project necessary to cover each work.

The Civil Engineer will be placed under the responsibility of the Chief of Party – Global Fund_ PMU. He/She will work in collaboration with National Control Programs in the MoH and take on responsibilities at different levels in order to ensure the proper completion and monitoring of studies and construction sites technically.


Tasks and Responsibilities

These tasks will consist of:

  • Making bids on potential building projects
  • Working with MoH (different National Control Programs) to determine requirements for building projects
  • Developing initial estimates on structure costs, building time and special requirements
  • Preparing detailed drawings showing both the appearance and interior structure of a building project
  • Leading in the development of project drawings, studies and budgets
  • Preparing work contracts for building subcontractors
  • Visiting building worksites to ensure work is being done according to architectural plans.
  • Developing and giving presentations to inform the DHMTs/local authorities about upcoming public building projects
  • Supervise external contractors and report regularly about their activity.
  • Propose designing solution about any technical issue arising and discuss them with the Chief of Party.
  • Defend projects to the MoH and public administration until the building permit is obtained.
  • Write the Minutes of all meetings in which he takes part.
  • Distribute the minutes of all meetings by email.
  • Maintain a schedule to be able to follow the progress of the studies (sketch, preliminary design, project).
  • Prepare all execution files (execution plan and section, construction details, estimated and summary measurements, technical clauses of the specifications).
  • Participate in site meetings.
  • Write and distribute minutes of site meetings.
  • Checking technical designs and drawings for accuracy and to ensure that they are followed correctly.
  • Ensuring project packages meet agreed specifications, budgets and/or timescales.
  • Ensuring that health and safety and sustainability policies and legislation are adhered to.
  • Analyze the various technical trades (major and finishing work, electricity, plumbing/sanitary facilities, exterior fittings, etc.).
  • Prepare the files for the works to be rehabilitated according to the criteria defined by the Chief of Party on the available budgets.
  • Write provisional and final acceptance reports for construction sites.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Job profile



  • Hold a Civil Engineer or Architectural Degree issued by a university or School of Architecture known and officially recognized by the National Order of Architects of the Republic of Sierra Leone or outside the country.
  • Having carried out construction work on behalf of companies in various sectors.
  • Have a good knowledge of the drafting of call for tender documents (technical specifications, establishment of quantitative and estimated schedules, different architectural and civil engineering plans, etc.).
  • Have perfect mastery of writing the various project activity reports and be able to work independently.
  • Having good command of IT tools, in particular Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Computer Aided Drawing (AutoCAD 2D or MicroStation) or similar is a major asset (Photoshop, Rino, Revit, SketchUp).
  • Diploma or certificate in team management is an additional asset.



  • The Civil Engineer candidate must have proven experience of at least 5 – 10 years of effective and discontinuous practice of civil engineer or architecture.
  • A portfolio listing his major projects over the last 5 – 10 years should be attached to the CV and cover letter.



Professionalism; Punctuality; Rigor in work; Open-mindedness; Flexible; Calm attitude; Curiosity; Respect of deadlines; Ordered; Express yourself clearly in English; Know how to synthesize; Presented projects in public; Constructive attitude towards the unknown or errors; Enduring.


Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only