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Purpose and Scope of Assignment

Under the direct supervision of the Electrical Engineer, site supervisor will be responsible for installation and commissioning of solar power systems and electrical appliances in schools in the project area as per defined quality, BoQ, specifications. Specific responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in monitoring daily activities at project sites
  • Assist in preparing and circulating daily, weekly and monthly progress reports
  • Assist in conducting selected schools verification and assessment
  • Assist in checking and confirming solar systems and appliances are successfully installed and commissioned by vendors in selected sites are according to BoQ, time line, specifications, & quality
  • Assist in reviewing the submitted IPCs/ running bills from vendor(s) for verification from the Electrical Engineer
  • Regularly enter accurate data of installed solar systems and appliances in data base
  • Assist in coordination with schools administration, local community and PTC for smooth work progress.
  • Report any technical, social issue, deviation from work plan or design to Electrical Engineer.
  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned.

Core Competencies

Agility: Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

Solutions Focused: Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

Effective Communication: Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Integrity & Inclusion: Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and

Functional Competencies

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work schedules;
  • Ability to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Ability to develop, maintain and supervise accountability systems for materials and services
  • Be able and willing to travel to visit project sites when required

Background Information UNOPS

UNOPS supports the successful implementation of its partners’ peace building, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Working in some of the world’s most challenging environments, our vision is to advance sustainable implementation practices, always satisfying or surpassing our partners’ expectations.

With over 7,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, wherever they need it.

A flexible structure and global reach mean that we can quickly respond to our partners' needs, while offering the benefits of economies of scales

Background Information Pakistan

UNOPS commenced operations in Pakistan in 1999 and significantly up-scaled activities from 2005 onwards to support populations affected by and vulnerable to earthquakes. In 2010, UNOPS opened a permanent office in Islamabad to support the Government of Pakistan and other partners to undertake humanitarian and reconstruction services, following the most devastating flood in the nation’s history.

UNOPS Pakistan has been implementing projects in the areas of early recovery and reconstruction of community infrastructure, project management and related monitoring and verification, community development, fund management, and procurement. Supported strategically by a regional operational hub and UNOPS headquarters in Copenhagen and within the overarching framework of the ONE UN Programme, UNOPS Pakistan continues to deliver projects across the country under its core delivery practices of sustainable infrastructure, sustainable procurement, and sustainable project management.

UNOPS is based in Islamabad and has a provincial office in Peshawar. In addition, UNOPS is administrating Global Environment Facility (GEF) small grants on behalf of UNDP to support community led projects in Baluchistan. Similarly, UNOPS is also acting as the Local Fund Agent of the Global Fund. In Pakistan, UNOPS monitors a grant portfolio of $600,000,000 by undertaking regular and mandatory field visits across the country including FATA to provide independent monitoring of the activities carried out by the grantees of the Global Fund.

Job Details

Total Positions:
4 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Diploma or B-Tech in Electrical Engineering
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (Assignments are in 7 Districts of KPK under United Nations Office for Project Services ( UNOPS ))
Apply Before:
Sep 25, 2019
Posting Date:
Sep 18, 2019
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