Water & Habitat Engineer - Bardhere

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Employer: ICRC
Job Title: Water & Habitat Engineer - Bardhere
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Other





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 where 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


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 30th August 2021Clearly indicate the position title Water & Habitat Engineer Bardhere in the subject line of your email message.


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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