Ended Site Engineer (2)

The Job

Job Title: Site Engineer (2)

Location: Abs district- Hajja

Number of Opening: 2
Application Deadline:   25- 04- 2019

Start Date: 01-05-2019

Duration: 4 Months

 

Background

Abs Development Organization for Woman and Child (ADO) is a non-profit, non-governmental humanitarian development organization working in the whole country of Yemen particularly the remote rural regions located at Tehama Cost, which was deprived of all public services and health care. Since its establishment in 1996, The Organization has been striving to create and maintain better living standards for impoverished women, youth and children through improvement programs designed to enhance livelihood, promote political, social and civil rights, provide health and humanitarian assistance and protect vulnerable women and girls suffering from gender based violence in partnership with the local Civil Society Organizations CSOs and International humanitarian institutions.

Reporting lines

a) Reports to: Project Manager / Hygiene Promotion Officer

b) Subordinates: WASH Community Volunteers /Construction Contractor and Daily Workers

Core Functions & Responsibilities

  • Technical WASH assessments and participation in the selection of target communities, through technical feasibility studies, household level questionnaires, focus group discussions, site visits, and interviews with key community members.
  • Latrines Design and Construction: Design, bills of quantities, specifications, contract development, and quotation review, follow-up and evaluation of activities related to the Construction of Family wet Latrines for IDPs in Abs district, such as:
  • Design and develop layout plans and construction drawings.
  • Prepare scope of work, cost estimates, bill of quantities , materials and construction schedules.
  • Provide technical advice during tender committee meetings (for instance evaluating capacity and quality of contractors).
  • Supervise construction or rehabilitation of temporary and permanent latrines.
  • Ensure quality, conformity, cost and timeliness of assigned projects.
  • Consult with reporting manager regarding appropriate adjustments in program design or implementation strategies.
  • Ensure quality, conformity, cost and timeliness of assigned project.
  • Training of community volunteers, members of WASH committees, governmental staff in operation and maintenance of latrines.
  • Establish technical aspects of the internal purchase orders for construction and rehabilitation of 1600 Family wet Latrines.
  • Quality control of WASH materials purchased, including those by subcontractors.
  • Supervise contractors and beneficiaries carrying out the construction or rehabilitation of latrines, ensuring that work is being completed as per the technical designs and BoQ, to time-frame and to the quality required, resolving any issues that arise.
  • Establish and maintain relations with all stakeholders, including local authorities, and ensure all activities are planned in line with local needs, assessment and legal authority.
  • In collaboration with hygiene promotion officer guide and train community volunteers on Sanitation and Hygiene methods.
  • Verify that the Construction of Family wet Latrines are carried out according to quality standards established by ADO through quality checklists.
  • Plan and be responsible for the weekly reporting of data in order to follow up the standard project and strategic indicators (number of beneficiaries, number and type of activities completed).
  • Ensure that construction works are integrated with hygiene promotion and community participation to ensure sustainability of the Latrines built.
  • Coordinate WASH construction activities with other local actors at the district and governorate level.
  • Ensure integration of gender, child protection, disability, HIV, environment and other crosscutting issues to the design, implementation and development of WASH construction activities, and ensure that activities take into account the needs of specific groups and individuals, especially children, the elderly and disabled.
  •  Conduct all duties in a professional manner following ADO regulations, code of conducts and charter.     
  •  This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task including field visits to supervise, implement project activities.
  • Maintain project files Conduct all duties in a professional manner following ADO regulations, code of conducts and charter.     
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task including field visits to supervise, implement project activities.

Qualifications                   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferably in civil or construction, water Engineering or related field. Construction/renovation field experience favorable
  • 2-3 years of experience working in WASH projects, preferably with I/NGOs organizations.
  • Experience working with host communities and understanding their special needs is desirable.

 Specific skills for the post:

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications and AutoCAD software
  • Good conceptual understanding of gender, protection, and human rights
  • Honest and trustworthy person.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently;
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and relationship building skills.
  • Strong computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Good knowledge of public sector and/or emergency services.
  • Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
  • Prefer to be able to communicate and develop linkages with NGOs & INGOs, Government agencies, local communities.
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time in field conditions

Languages

Spoken and written Arabic and English is essential.

Competencies and Values

Accountability, Striving for excellence, Planning and Organizing, Collaborating, Taking the lead, Communicating, Demonstrating integrity.

Working Conditions

Due to nature of activates and areas where we operate, work might entail difficult working/travel/accommodation conditions. Able to work on a computer and operate a keyboard, for extended periods of time.  Able to work out of office location, at times at odd hours. Extensive field travel to the target areas required.

 

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements and interested in this job please send your CV to https://forms.gle/ZZ2x3mRgsCgybhfV7

Deadline to send your application: 25.4.2019, you need to write the title of the position you apply for in the "email subject line". Any application without clear subject indicate to the position name will be excluded. Also please make sure to write your name in the attachment else, your CV won’t be perceived.

 

RECRUITMENT IS URGENT: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and not to wait until the closing date, as CVs will be reviewed as they are submitted and INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON A ROLLING BASIS.

  • Employer: ADO
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Abs, Hajjah
  • Posted on: 15 April 2019
  • Deadline: 25 April 2019

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