Ended WatHab Technician

The Job

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and armed violence. Please visit www.icrc.org for more information.

The ICRC is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of:

WatHab Technician 1

Contract type   :      Open Ended

Number of Posts :     1 Post

Grade :   B1

Duty Station   :     Sana’a


​WatHab Technician 1 implements small or non-complex engineering projects within the scope of ICRC's water and habitat assistance objectives and under the close supervision and guidance of their hierarchical superior. S/he personally carries out on-site works and monitors them for quality control and compliance with design documents. S/he has a close working relationship with external stakeholders related to their projects.

General Duties:

  • Understands and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Understands and adheres to the ICRC Code of Conduct
  • Understands the roles of the components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Respects and observes staff regulations and security rules at all times
  • Represents the ICRC in a professional manner at all times
  • Develops and maintains a pleasant and conducive working environment with colleagues and line managers
  • Performs all duties with the highest level of confidentiality in the interest of the employees and the ICRC
  • May be asked to perform tasks not covered in this job description and to provide support to other departments when necessary

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Conduct assessment and provide assessment report when needed
  • Prepare and manage emergency intervention (mainly related to Cholera and IDPs camps)
  • Monitor the implementation of the interventions
  • Participate to cluster meetings when needed and prepare MoM
  • Assist the WatHab delegate in monitoring the projects that are transversal to the whole SAC AoR
  • Assist the WatHab delegate in FU the logistic component for SAC AoR
  • Assists and coach the SAC WatHab team on following the log and financial procedures

Certifications/Education Required

  • Assessment skills
  • Project management skills
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Excellent command (spoken and written) of Arabic
  • Very good command (spoken and written) of English
  • Experience in Cholera management is an asset


  • Leadership                           
  • Accountability                                  
  • People management                         
  • Team work & Collaboration                           
  • Representing the ICRC                                 
  • Beneficiary & Client focused 
How to Apply
  • Letter of Motivation in English
  • C.V. in English (maximum 3 pages);
  • Copies of the Academic Certificates, Work Certificates, and Letters of Recommendation if any.

Please send your applications by email to: san_hr_services@icrc.org

Indicating in the subject line: WatHab Technician 1

Applications with no clear indication of the subject will not be considered

Deadline to send your application: 10.10.2019

  • Employer: ICRC
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 30 September 2019
  • Deadline: 10 October 2019