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UNDP Internship Opportunity: Engineering Associate (Multiple Posts) at NPSA 6, Part-Time 80%

UNDP Internship Opportunity: Engineering Associate (Multiple Posts) at NPSA 6, Part-Time 80% in Serbia

Country: Serbia
City: Belgrade
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UNDP Internship Opportunity: Engineering Associate (Multiple Posts) at NPSA 6, Part-Time 80% in Serbia

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Engineering Associate has the responsibility to support infrastructure activities related to the design, supervision and quality assurance. The Engineering Associate should provide technical expertise and support assuring that the projects produce the results specified in the Project Documents for the infrastructure components, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost.

Duties and Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities will include assistance in the implementation of activities with the aim of achieving the following project results:

  • Assisting in production of infrastructure project design documentation such as pre-feasibility and feasibility study, preliminary design, main design, revision of design documentation.
  • Facilitation of needs assessment process with the beneficiary, support in design of tender documentation, preparation and execution of tender processes for procurement of goods and services, procurement guides, provide inputs for contracts for goods and services.
  • Assisting in supervision of project design development process, coordination and supervision of construction works.
  • Suggest and advise on how to resolve problems and/or conflicts and recommend corrections in terms of design, materials or the quality of work and managing these corrections upon the approval by the Project Manager
  • Support to project management of works with adherent installations aimed at energy efficiency improvements, and related environmental management issues.
  • Reporting on on-site monitoring.
  • Provide early warning to the Project Manager of potential problems and/or critical issues regarding the infrastructure improvement and execution of the works.
  • Collection, analysis and presentation of background information for preparation of project annual work plans and progress reports.
  • Providing inputs for creation of project monitoring and evaluation framework.
  • Ensuring full compliance of activities with established project management rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Drafting correspondence on project engineering issues for Project Manager as required.
  • Liaising with contractors, municipalities and other partners on project matters.

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Institutional Arrangement for Engineering Associate

  • Engineering Associate will work under the guidance and direct supervision of the Project Manager and in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

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Required Skills and Experience for Engineering Associate

  • Secondary education.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, technology engineering, chemical engineering, water supply and sewerage engineering, architecture or a related field will be given due consideration

Minimum 6 years (with Secondary Education) or 3 years (with Bachelor´s degree) of relevant experience in construction-related project management, in particular in the fields of:

  • Construction Engineering – including structural designs engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Water Supply and Sewerage Engine
  • Low Rise Civil Engineering works – including traffic infrastructure works
  • Safety measures and Fire Protection of buildings
  • Energy Efficiency

Required skills:

  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling ethical standards.
  • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback.
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors.
  • Excellent information technology skills, including word processing, database applications, presentation software, and internet
  • Ability to work under very tight deadlines.
  • Evidence of ability to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in team
  • Ability to summarize and systematize complex information
  • Ability to deliver when working under pressure and within changing circumstances
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude Excellent negotiating and leadership skills
  • Responsible, communicative, well-organized, team-oriented person
  • Ability to demonstrate a sense of self-assuredness.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Desired skills in addition to the competencies covered in the Competencies section

  • Experience in preparation of tender documentation, design activities and supervision for WTP and WWTP (water and wastewater treatment plants) and/or large infrastructure projects.
  • Experience in projects that requires knowledge of FIDIC and PRAG procedures, CEB, KfW and IFI’s rules and regulations.
  • Experience in preparation of design in accordance with the Law on Planning and Construction requirements
  • International working experience with WWTP would be considered an asset (design and supervision).
  • Certified user of AutoCAD, 3D modeling
  • Proficiency in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems
  • Work experience in international organization and/or government institution would be an asset
  • Knowledge of national legislation
  • Familiarity with Law on Planning and Construction requirements

Required Language(s) 

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Serbian and English.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline03 April,2024



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