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WATER & HABITAT ENGINEER – Bardhere , Somalia

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  • Full-Time

Job Description

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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

WATER & HABITAT ENGINEER

BARDHERE

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

We Offer

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 sokrecruitment@icrc.org. 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 sokrecruitment@icrc.org.

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