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13 Mar 2019

Water and Environmental Engineer

Job Description

1. Job Title Water and Environmental Engineer
2. Department Water Resources
Section Rural Water Supply System Plan & Design Unit
3. Assignment Location Mogadishu, Ministry of Energy and Water Resources
4. Grade Level Grade A, Level 3
5. Reporting To Head of Rural Water Supply System Plan & Design Unit
6. Supervisory Responsibility The water and environmental Engineer will be responsible for the supervision of employees in the Rural Water Supply System Plan & Design Unit.
7. Job Purpose Design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental health hazards utilizing various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.
8. Objectives of the Job ·        Characterizing the Rural Water Supply systems

·        Evaluating long-term trends in Water Supply Systems.

·        Assessing new or emerging issues of Water Supply Systems.

9. Duties and Responsibilities The duties and responsibilities  Environmental & Water Engineer will be to:

·        Design overall schemes, such as rural water points improvement schemes or flood defence programmes, and associated structures, such as pumping stations, pipe work and earthworks.

·        Ensure the quality of rural water supply through regular monitoring and evaluation of the project activities and providing technical supports needed on the field and the local communities.

·        Implementation of water and environmental sanitation activities in the operation area.

·        Applying analytical and design principles for the development of rural water supply system.

·        Undertake evaluation of the physical works associated with the rural water supply system

·        support other departments within Ministry if needed.

·        keep up to date with environmental matters, and be aware of policy and developments in this area

·        present technical data or project results to both technical and non-technical colleagues

·        gather data from a range of sources through site assessments, environmental monitoring and third party reports

·        Evaluate the environmental impact ongoing projects in the Ministry.

11. Education ·        University degree in natural resources management, Environmental Engineering or related area is required.

·        Postgraduate qualification in related area an advantage

12. Experience Essential experience and skills:

  • At least 3 -5 years proven work experience in development projects with a focus on water and Environment
  • Experience in Natural resources and Environmental Engineering related works, including assessments, design and implementation is essential
  • Experience in environmental impact assessment analysis and design of waste water treatment plant is essential
  • Excellent engineering software skills including familiarities with AutoCAD, ARCGIS, Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Fluent language skills (oral and written) in English
  • Distinct advisory and communication skills as well as report writing skills
  • Ability to work effectively in teams as well as being a self-starter personality
  • Mobility and ability to work under time-pressure
13. Skills Mix Requirements ·        Governance

·        Change management

·        Leadership and development

·        Problem-solving techniques

·        Blend of analytical, observational, organizational and networking skills

·        Strategic planning and benchmarking

·        Project management

·        Performance measurement

·        Team building and management

·        Monitoring and evaluation

·        ICT skills

·        Report writing

·        Excellent oral and written English and Somali languages

14: Competency Requirements ·        Gives objective advice based on sound analysis

·        Focuses on outcomes

·        Gives purpose and direction

·        Thinks strategically

·        Involves people in decision-making

·        Communicates effectively

·        Demonstrates commitment to organization/ corporate decisions

·        Displays an intelligent awareness of the political environment

·        Prepares plans with clear short and long term objectives

·        Functions effectively in a team of professionals

Kindly submit your CV and covering letter to cc why you are interested in this position and also the skills and experiences you can bring to the position. Your CV letter should also include details of 2 referees.

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