WATER & HABITAT ENGINEER – Bardhere , Somalia
- Job category: Engineering/Construction Work
- Post date:21 Dec 2020
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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose ICRC exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and
strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
WATER & HABITAT ENGINEER
About the Job
The Water & Habitat Engineer plans, designs and implements engineering projects, monitors on-site works, carries out needs assessments, surveys and plans new projects within the area of responsibility. S/He works under the supervision of Head of Antenna Bardhere and the WATHAB Delegate.
This is a national/resident position based in Bardhere, Somalia.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares relevant documents, drawings, bills of quantities and contracts for engineering projects using approved formats
Monitors project implementation for compliance with project documents, ICRC standards, and the local building code/standards, ensuring corrective action is taken if necessary
Helps identify needs through assessments and surveys; shares results and findings with the Wathab Delegate
Supervises contractors working on project sites and conducts quality control of infrastructure installed by the ICRC
Ensures that contract terms are understood and respected by the contractors
Establishes a close working relationship and networks with the relevant stakeholders
Monitors security issues related to project sites and provides regular information to the technical supervisor
Under Wathab Delegate directives oversees hand-over of ICRC-provided infrastructure to end-users
Prepares implementation/progress reports for projects under his/her responsibility and shares with the technical supervisor
Minimum qualifications and required competencies
University degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or Architecture
4 years of professional experience in the supervision of civil engineering works, experience working with an international humanitarian organization is an asset
Proficient in use of drawing softwares; AutoCAD or other relevant softwares
Experience in managing technical support staff
Detail-oriented, highly organised and practices strict adherence to timelines
Excellent planning and reporting skills
Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali languages
Computer proficiency especially in MS office suite
Flexibility and willingness to travel extensively in Somalia
Good knowledge of political, economic, social and cultural environment of this region
A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organisation
Training and development opportunities
A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework
How to apply
Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager, ICRC Somalia Delegation, on the email address email@example.com. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 15th January 2021. Clearly indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.
NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted, and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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