Water and Habitat Engineer at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Portharcourt

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Portharcourt Sub-Delegation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below. Water and Habitat Engineer   Main Responsibilities:

  • Plans, designs and implements engineering projects within the scope of ICRC Water and Habitat assistance objectives under supervision and with limited coaching
  • Carries out needs assessments and surveys, and plans of new projects
  • Responsible for the implementation of all or part of the WatHab programme in his/her area of geographic responsibility
  • Monitors project implementation for compliance with project documents, ICRC standards, and local building code/standards and ensures corrective action is taken if necessary
  • Evaluates project implementation and analyses data within the framework of results-based management.
  • Contributes to the analysis of the security, water and habitat, cultural and political environment relevant to the ICRC and proposes adapted interventions/programs
  • Provides field-trip reports, site inspection reports and Minutes of Meetings according to the existing format to the Head of Sub-delegation and WatHab Delegate in a timely manner

Education and Experience required:

  • Bachelor Degree, some college coursework completed, an Associate Degree or equivalent higher education degree in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or any related technical field
  • Additional vocational training in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or any related technical field
  • 4-6 years of experience in water supply, sanitation, construction, engineering or similar technical position
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Expert level in computer skills
  • Familiarity with the standard norms and rules in construction, local techniques and requirements for construction
  • Driving license, succeeded in ICRC driving test
  • Experience in assessing, surveying, calculating and preparing estimates and technical drawings of buildings
  • Familiarity with Niger Delta region

Desire profile and skills:

  • Adaptable and Autonomous
  • Efficient and Organized
  • Communicative and clear
  • Responsible and reliable

How to apply

  • Send Curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to ABJ_Recruitment_Services@icrc.org
  • Clearly indicate “Wathab Engineer PoH” as the subject of your application (Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
  • In the body of the mail, please indicate the following in the format as seen:
        • Qualification(s)
        • Current location
        • Languages you speak
        • Years of relevant experience
        • NYSC status

The deadline for the submission of applications will be 02.05.2018, 16:30 h. Late application will not be considered   Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.   The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.   For more information about the ICRC, please visit our website www.icrc.org

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