Ended WASH Assistant – Site Technician (2)

The Job

Job title: WASH Assistant – Site technician ( 2 Positions )

Employment category: NMI

Reporting to: Base Manager - Hajjah

Direct reports: None

Unit/department: WASH

Location: Almahabsha – Hajjah

Authorization level: TBC

Overall purpose of the role

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been providing relief and development services in Yemen since 2008. Using a right-based approaches, DRC has mainly focused on refugees, migrants and internally displaced People by conflict and natural disasters. Programs include WASH, protection, Food security/livelihoods and mine risks education, amongst others. DRC has hub offices in Sana’a, Aden, Hodeida and several sub-offices throughout Yemen.  In response to the humanitarian needs and the resulting increase of conflict affected population in Yemen, DRC is seeking qualified WASH Officer with civil engineering background to facilitate and coordinate WASH interventions Al Mehabesha, Hajjah Governorate.

Geographic scope: Country (Yemen)                                                                                                     

DRC Yemen is seeking an experienced WASH Assistant – Site Technician to fill in this position preferring applicants from same targeted areas (Al Mehabesh, Hajjah).

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

  • Serve as a local/resident’s technician in the above mentioned district to monitor and supervise the daily rehabilitation for WASH facilities in the targeted sites till be completed by the contractor, and till handing over the sites to the local authorities.
  • Following-up the field works in all sites according to BoQs, specifications, drawings and the agreed timeframe and contact with the DRC WASH Engineer accordingly.
  • Ensure quality control on implementation and ensure that the provided materials are met the specifications and quality standards.
  • Documenting all implemented works and take notes/comments on daily basis.
  • Dealing duly with the contractor and away of doubts or any behavior that might to effect the quality of implementation.
  • Receiving/dealing with all the letters/requests that provided by the contractor, and deliver/discuss them with the DRC WASH Engineer.
  • Ensure quality control on implementation and ensure that the provided materials are met the specifications and quality standards.
  • Documenting all implemented works and take notes/comments on daily basis.
  • Dealing duly with the contractor and away of doubts or any behavior that might to effect the quality of implementation.

Required experience and competencies                                                                                                                               

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:  

• Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.  

• Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.  

• Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  

• Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.  

• Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Education: (include certificates, years of experience etc.)

Essential qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in water/environmental civil Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in the design and implementation of WASH Engineer in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN.
  • Knowledge of MS utilities (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Strong networking, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Competencies:

  • Adheres to the DRC’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the DRC Yemen Program;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Willingness to travel very frequently to field sites and percent of the time.
  • Organizes and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships; 
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and partners to facilitate the provision of support.
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral): sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, respectful and helpful relations with project staff.
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English – Very Good
  • Arabic - Fluent

Core
competencies

Basic

Advanced

Expert

Striving for excellence

Collaborating

Taking the lead

Communicating

Demonstrating integrity

 

 

¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.

How to Apply

CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by the 12th Sep 2019. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and based on urgency, DRC may fill the position prior to the closing date. Please name your CV before uploading the file. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=157065&DepartmentId=19111&SkipAdvertisement=true

  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Hajjah
  • Posted on: 5 September 2019
  • Deadline: 12 September 2019

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