The ICRC Delegation in Libya has a vacancy for:
Water and Habitat Engineer in Benghazi Sub-Delegation
The position will be based in Benghazi Sub Delegation
In his/her capacity as WatHab Engineer based in BENGHAZI, (s)he will support the WatHab department in the assessment, evaluation, elaboration and implementation of ICRC Water-and-Habitat-projects in the WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene) and construction sectors.
Takes contacts with various interlocutors (Water authority, Electrical authority, LRCS, other relevant authorities, community leaders, etc.) and assures follow-up independently.
Organises meetings with interlocutors and assures follow-up independently.
Updates the lists of interlocutors and contractors regularly.
Takes minutes of WatHab information/working meetings and shares with his superiors.
In line with the Sub-Delegation’s priorities, he plans and organizes visits to operational areas and project sites, if need be with overnight stays in the field.
Coordinates his field trips with other departments if necessary
Reports on any occurred issues immediately to his superiors
Interviews authorities, local associations, NGO’s and beneficiaries independently.
Draws up documents (drawings, bills of quantities, contracts, etc.) for wathab projects (WASH and Construction) using approved formats; monitors project implementation for compliance with project documents, ICRC standards, and local building codes/standards, ensuring corrective action is taken where necessary.
Assesses the needs related to water, sanitation, hygiene and “habitat” and collects all relevant information for the implementation of WatHab interventions.
Analyses the collected information and presents the situation.
Elaborates projects based on analysis and in line with WATHAB objectives and the Delegation’s priorities.
Submits written project proposals to WatHab Coordinator (including detailed work description, necessary drawings, BoQ, cost estimates, etc.)
Contributes to the preparation and submits of tendering and contract documents if requested.
Monitors and evaluates the project activities regularly.
Ensures that WatHab objectives are respected and in line with the Delegation’s overall objectives and SD’s operational priorities.
Organises the material deliveries and assures necessary checking of the material and paperwork.
Participates in the evaluation of the program and makes recommendations.
Ensures follow-up of LOG supply chain (SRs, contracts, purchases, quality control, stock management, deliveries, etc.).
Ensures respect of the ICRC financial, administrative and logistical regulation rules in close coordination with Log, Admin and WathabCo
Organizes and maintains the WatHab Department’s filing (all relevant project documents), including WatHab Team Space.
Provides input to operational reports (WOR/weekly operational reporting, monthly reports and Quarterly reports).
Updates and manages the WatHab Project Assistant database (WPA), with input from other Wathab Engineers if necessary.
Provides Field-Trip reports, Site inspection reports and Minutes of Meetings according to the existing format to the WatHab Engineer in charge, all in a timely manner.
Handles general and individual information accurately and with confidentiality;
Understands the three components of Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement.
Applies the security rules at all times.
Respects and observes the staff regulations of the ICRC in Libya.
May be requested to perform duties and task not covered in this job description as well as to provide support to other departments when necessary.
Required background, skills and experience:
University degree in a relevant field (ideally Civil or Hydraulic Engineering or similar)
2-4 years’ work experience in a similar field
Strong advocacy skills
Very good command of written and spoken Arabic and English
Very good computer skills
Good knowledge of geographically assigned environment
Very good analytical skills
Capacity to apply ICRC rules and procedure
Capacity of treating information confidentially
Excellent organizational and methodical abilities, sense of initiative
Service oriented with a strong sense for setting of priorities and flexibility.
Interest for humanitarian activities (especially ICRC’s).
Good knowledge of project management is a strong asset.
We offer a rewarding and enriching work opportunity in a humanitarian and international environment with initial training and on-boarding.
Interested Candidates with the required background and experience are invited to submit their application with 2 references to firstname.lastname@example.org before 08th July 2019, with the title in the email subject “WatHab Engineer based in in Benghazi”.
CVs not mentioning the position in the subject line, will not be considered
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for tests and interviews.
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