Ended WASH Engineer Officer (2)

The Job

Job Title: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Engineer Officer

Department: Program Department  

Reports To:  WASH Senior Engineer Officer

Location:  One position in Taiz, Alajshoub District, and the other one in Dhamar, Almanar District / Yemen

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Global Communities, has designed an 18-month, Integrated Modalities to Promote Agricultural, Cash-for-Work and Training in Yemen (IMPACT Yemen) program with the goal of meeting continued humanitarian assistance and early recovery needs of vulnerable and conflict-affected populations in Yemen through an integrated, holistic approach to bolstering food security and livelihoods, improving WASH outcomes, and promoting economic opportunities. IMPACT’s multi-sectoral approach is aimed at addressing the intertwined and underlying factors of the conflict that are creating widespread malnutrition and disease. The proposed program will address the needs of 72,982 vulnerable beneficiaries in Sana’a, Ibb, Taiz, and Dhamar through three objectives: 

  • Objective 1: Improved household food security and livelihoods by restocking critical agricultural inputs, including seeds, tools, and inputs for composting, fodder and livestock.
  • Objective 2: Increased household income for vulnerable households through market-driven vocational training and cash-for work opportunities that simultaneously rebuild critical community infrastructure and support to asset building groups.
  • Objective 3: Improved access to safe water supplies, sanitation facilities, and improved hygiene practices in targeted communities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The WASH Engineer Officer will participate in design, manage and supervise all water-related rehabilitation activities. Based in Sana’a and travel to Dhamar to follow up the projects implementation also this position is expected to travel to project sites in different districts to work with governorate representatives on the implementation and training of all water-related rehabilitation/CFW activities. The duties are specified in particular as follows:

  • Participate in a field level needs assessment/survey/data collection of proposed water-related rehabilitation activities, in coordination with Community Mobilizers; develop summary bill of quantities (BOQ); prepare detailed report of assessment/survey findings.
  • Participate in the implementation oversight of all water-related rehabilitation activities.
  • Follow up the Cash-For-Work (CFW) beneficiaries.
  • Ensure that all water-related rehabilitation activities are implemented in adherence with Global Communities, USAID and/or other recognized international construction quality, environmental mitigation and safety standards.
  • Ensure quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established deadlines.
  • Prepare required progress/weekly reports for the WASH Engineer.
  • In collaboration with relevant program implementation staff, prepare, oversee, and update the work plan for rehabilitation activities.
  • Due to the nature of the program’s activities, the abovementioned tasks are indicative only and are subject to change. Others/additional tasks may be delegated to meet programmatic objectives.
  • Keep soft and hard documents related to all water-related rehabilitation activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • University degree preferably in engineering (Civil or WASH engineering) is required and 1-2 years of relevant professional experience in a similar setting and capacity. 

TECHNICAL SKILLS 

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and teamwork-oriented.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organization skills.
  • Very good in written and verbal English and Arabic is required. Must be able to read and interpret documents, and communicate with others as necessary to perform job duties effectively
  • Proficient in standard Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, Outlook) and typing.
  • Ability to travel as required within Yemen.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels.
  • Sense of neutrality and ability to work across Yemen, in cooperation with all parties to the conflict.
  • Previous experience in field offices is a plus  

DURATION

From October 2019 until 31 March 2020 with possibility of extension.

How to Apply
  • Application should consist of a one-page cover letter and detailed resume or CV. Cover letter should include the applicant’s earliest date of availability to begin work with the IMPACT Yemen program.  Resume or CV should include the applicant’s detailed work and educational history.
  • Applications should be submitted to https://podio.com/webforms/21463955/1491567   
  • Applications submitted after September 15, 2019 not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.  
  • Employer: Global Communities
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Dhamar, Taiz
  • Posted on: 9 September 2019
  • Deadline: 15 September 2019

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