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Water & Habitat Engineer

Published on 23.07.2021

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Position : Water & Habitat Engineer

PURPOSE

​ The Water and Habitat Engineer for detention contributes in implementing systemic support and engineering project in South Sudan, in cooperation with other Detention teams of the ICRC, according to the objectives set out in the delegation’s planning of Water and Habitat programme. S/he has the capacity to conduct assessment, technical proposals for WatHab interventions with some degree of autonomy.

FUNCTION DESCRIPTION

Assesses needs according to WatHab criteria by collecting all relevant information regarding the humanitarian situation in the field.; Analyses the collected information, draws appropriate conclusions, makes recommendations and presents the results, both orally and in written.

  • Collects information on other organisations' programs in the area to identify gaps and prevent duplication; Design, implementation and monitoring of the program
  •  Proposes and designs WatHab projects to meet the assessed needs according to objectives; Carries out costing of projects and prepares BoQs; Contributes to the planning and organisation of activities together with the WatHab delegate.
  • Monitors and evaluates the program regularly; Proposes corrective steps when necessary.
  • Deals with special cases. Proposes solutions; Reports on problems without delay to the direct supervisor; Reports regularly on programme implementation, both orally and in written; Regularly updates WPA projects to keep information up to date.
  • Provides secretarial and administrative support to his/her department in the follow up of the program/projects.
  • Develops and maintains a network of relevant contacts to further the WatHab programme.
  • Engages authorities and beneficiaries to promote participation and ownership of WatHab projects.
  • Supports the WatHab delegate with attendance at cluster meetings, ensuring respect for ICRC’s observer status; Submits the monthly Time Reporting; Contributes to the monthly financial forecast together with the WatHab delegate in charge.
  • Ensures necessary paperwork (MoU, contracts, certificates, etc.) relevant to the WatHab program is established, follows up with administration, and ensures documents are properly filed: Ensures payments of daily workers, suppliers and contractors according to procedure; Settles working advances according to procedure; Makes orders through WPA according to procedure; Maintains a list of suppliers and contractors up to date. Contributes to the tender process as required.
  • Provides technical support to Logistics for purchases; Organises material deliveries and ensures checking of the material quality and conformity of paperwork.
Required profile for job ad : Water & Habitat Engineer

bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, some college coursework completed, an Associate Degree or equivalent higher education degree in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or any related technical field.

  • Additional vocational training in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or any related technical field.
  • 4-6 years of experience in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or similar technical position.
  • Advanced conversational in English and Arabic.
  • Expert level in computer skills (including MSOffice and some CAD drawing and design software).
  • Skilled in the following competencies: Adapting & Learning; Teamwork, Planning, Organization & Assessment; Analysis & Synthesis; Responsibility & Autonomy.
  • Familiarity with the standard norms and rules in construction, local techniques and requirements for construction.
  • Driving license, succeeded in ICRC driving test.
  • Experience in assessing, surveying, calculating and preparing estimates and technical drawings of buildings
Job criteria for job ad : Water & Habitat Engineer
Job category :
Public buildings and works professions
Industries :
Engineering, development studies
Public buildings and works sector, construction
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Aweil - Bentiu - Bor - Juba - Kuajok - Malakal - Rumbek - Torit - Wau - Yambio
City : Juba
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Spoken language :
arabicfluent
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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