Water and Habitat Engineer

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), is looking for a suitable candidate to fill this role

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures a proper and close supervision, monitoring of the implementation of WatHab projects, under the guidance of the WatHab Delegate
  • Designs project proposals (including rationale, physical – drawings and process design, cost estimation, logistic needs, tentative planning);
  • Provides training, support, monitoring of partners (i.e. National Society staff, technical departments of local authorities, contractors) as required
  • Attends to meetings with other actors involved in the field of Water and if required (coordination, networking).
  • Follow up the purchasing (technical specifications) of WatHab materials with logistic if required
  • Provides Field-Trip reports, Site inspection reports and Minutes of Meetings according to the existing format to the WatHab Delegate in a timely manner.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree, 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 (supervision experience on urban water supply projects is an added value)
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Expert level in computer skills (Epanet or any other related water network design skills is an added value)
  • 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 water supply pipelines/networks and civil construction
  • Adapting and Learning
  • Team Work, Planning,
  • Organization and Assessment
  • Analysis & Synthesis
  • Responsibility & Autonomy

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Summary

Company

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Plateau

Specialization

Engineering

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years