Job Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY WATER & HABITAT Engineer HARGEISA About the Job Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Water & Habitat (WatHab) Engineer, plans, designs and implements engineering projects, monitors on-site works, carries out needs assessments, surveys and plans projects for Sub Delegation North Area of Responsibility. This is a resident/National position based in Hargeisa. Duties and Responsibilities · Supports the Program Manager in identifying, assessing, planning, designing and implementing water projects in the area of responsibility (AoR) and monitors the impact of these projects** · Conducts basic Design of engineering projects and on-site follow-ups · Manages independently, execute administrative/office and technical works related to WatHab projects · Supervises contractors, on-site works and conducts quality control during the design and construction of the infrastructures implemented by the ICRC · Plans post-implementation assessments and administers hand-over of the infrastructures implemented by the ICRC to end-users · Organizes training for end-users in the operation and maintenance of infrastructure installed by the ICRC · Support in the planning of the Community Mobilization activities and facilitate in the formation of water users’ committees as per the need of the operation context · Provides the general updates, daily reports, field trip reports and technical reports for projects under his/her responsibility · Prepares the necessary implementation, progress and completion reports for projects under his/her responsibility · Ensures an efficient and effective information flow in either oral and written reports and accurately interprets from English to Somali and vice versa during field visits and/or when requested · Establishes a close working relationship and networks with the relevant various interlocutors; Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS), relevant authorities, Water Authorities, NGOs and communities Minimum qualifications and required competencies · University degree in Civil Engineering, mechanics, rural hydraulic, construction or architecture · At least 2 years of professional experience in the supervision of civil engineering works, construction of berkads, rainwater catchment, subsurface dams, hand dug wells, boreholes as well as small scale hydraulics structures · Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali · Proficient in use of drawing software Autocad or similar · Strong relationships with relevant organizations/actors in target projects communities; youth groups, women organizations, community leaders, local NGOs, media and local authorities · Good knowledge of water and sanitation, civil engineering, rural hydraulics works · Experience in managing at least 3 Technical Support staff · Excellent organizational, planning and reporting skills · Good knowledge of the political, social and cultural context of the country We Offer · A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization · Training and development opportunities · A competitive salary with benefits, based on the ICRC Compensation and Benefits framework
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