Save the Children International-FFA Field Engineer/Infrastructure Officer-

FFA Field Engineer/Infrastructure Officer (Only South Sudanese national to apply)

The Field Engineer/Infrastructure Officer will be responsible for overall design, planning, coordination, implementation, monitoring and review of the construction and rehabilitations of communal assets (roads, flood control dykes, solar dries, grain storages, service infrastructures, water points and other structural works identified by the community. The project ‘Food Assistances for Assets (FFA) in Kapoeta South and Budi Counties that will be implemented in partnership with WFP. The role will include working closely with the target communities; the project team and the timely implementation of all the planned community assets and infrastructures project activities.

The incumbent of this position represents Save the Children values and principles in interactions with staff and external audiences. These values and principles include commitment to the mission of Save the Children International, team orientation, quality management and leadership development, introducing systems and procedures to strengthen staff motivation and productivity.


  • Diploma or First Degree in Structural/Civil Engineering, Agro-mechanical Engineering, other relevant fields of study.
  • At least three years for Diploma and one year for First Degree holders proven experience preferably in structural engineering, participatory communal assets appraisal, rehabilitation/maintenance and construction works in rural areas.
  • Relevant experiences of project implementation in supporting community based food security programme and/or emergency interventions in NGOs or similar.
  • Knowledge of the local language and communication skills.
  • Substantial experience in coordinating, mobilizing community, planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring and reporting.
  • Cultural and gender sensitivity
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to mentor staff
  • Proven ability to manage a complex and demanding workload
  • Willingness and ability to travel to all project areas, within approved security frameworks
  • Work experience in diverse international NGOs is an asset.
  • Excellent Report Writing and English proficiency skills.
  • Demonstrated application of micro soft Office: Ms Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • least three years of working experience in agriculture sector or FSL either with local or international NGOs or government


  • Knowledge of the area, socio-culture and local language where the post is located as an added advantage
  • Practical experiences in implementation of projects with community assets rehabilitations and constructions in FFA approach

Contract Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension depending on funding.

Location: Budi County/Eastern Equatoria South Sudan

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at Careers | South Sudan | Save the Children

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.