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Water & Habitat Engineer 1
ICRC
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Damazin
 Closing Date: 05 August 2021

 
 Background:

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an impartial, neutral and independent organisation striving to protect and assist the victims of war and internal violence, has been working in Sudan since 1978. The ICRC is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to fill the position of Water & Habitat Engineer 1 in Damazin.

 

Purpose:

WatHab Engineer 1 plans, designs and implements engineering projects within the scope of the ICRC’s water and habitat assistance objectives with supervision and coaching from their hierarchical superior. S/he monitors on-site works, carries out needs assessments and surveys, and plans new projects. S/he has a close working relationship with external stakeholders related to their projects.

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Draws up documents (drawings, bills of quantities, contracts, etc.) for engineering projects using approved formats; monitors project implementation for compliance with project documents, ICRC standards, and local building codes/standards, ensuring corrective action is taken where necessary.
  • Supervises small numbers of contractors working on project sites and conducts quality control of infrastructure installed by the ICRC.
  • Creates project files in electronic databases (such as the WatHab Project Assistant application) and keeps them up to date.
  • Prepares implementation/progress reports.
  • Provides regular information to colleagues on security, stakeholder issues and site progress.
  • Manages project purchasing on labor and materials according to the delegation's financial rules.
  • Administers hand-over of ICRC-provided infrastructure to end-users.
  • Trains or organizes training for end-users in the operation and maintenance of infrastructure installed by the ICRC.
  • Uses results-based management to evaluate project implementation.
  • Helps identify needs through assessments and surveys.

 


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s 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
  • 3-5 years of experience in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or similar technical position.
  • Experience in assessing, surveying, calculating and preparing estimates and technical drawings of buildings
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.
  • Very good level in computer skills
  • Familiarity with the standard norms and rules in construction, local techniques and requirements for construction
  • Driving license, succeeded in ICRC driving test
  • Familiar with the geographical responsibilities of the Sub delegations
  • Proficient with drawing software skills in construction and hydraulics engineering, AUTOCAD and MS project-management
  • Experience managing 1-3 technical support staff.
  • Leadership, Accountability, People management, Teamwork & Collaboration, Representing the ICRC, Beneficiary & Client focused.

 


What We Offer

  • Rewarding work in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
  • The opportunity to promote humanitarian values and to alleviate suffering
  • Attractive social benefits

 

How to Apply:

  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their complete files only in English (CV, motivation letter and certificate) on Sudanjob.net website before Thursday, 05 August 2021 at 04 pm.
  • The recruitment office will not consider any applications which are not received directly on Sudanjob.net
  • The selected candidates will be subject to a reference check.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The ICRC values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 









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