Project Engineer

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Published March 24, 2022
Location Bardhere, Somalia
Category Engineering  
Job Type Full Time  


The main roles and responsibilities of Engineer are;


Ensure the implementation of Water and sanitation schemes as per approved design

Ensure the quality and quantity of material of water schemes as per desig for livestock and human

Impart training to the community for maintenance of water sources scheme/rehabiliated water sources

The Engineer will support SHF project with duration of 6-months and will be implemented in Bardhere district.


Key Duties:


Assist project Manager in rehabilitation design and implementation of program

Verification of the appropriate standard and quantity of materials used in water schemes.

Ensuring rehabiliations of projects in accordance with standard protocols

Providing training to community members on proper operation and maintenance of schemes

Work in close cooperation with all key stakeholders including government authorities, community leaders, beneficiaries, partner organizations, and other providers.

Ensure timely and efficient monitoring and evaluation of project activities

Contribute to the development of water and sanitation schemes

Assist in the design and implementation of other complementary rehabilitation interventions (including livelihoods).

Conduct any other programming responsibility delegated by the supervisors

Assist in the water trucking activities and ensure the standard guidelines are followed.

Staff Development


Ensure capacity building of all team members on technical things

As delegated by the supervisor liaise with M&E Officers to ensure sharing of lessons learned, tools and systems.

Person Specifications (Requirements):


Diploma or graduation in Civil engineering

At least 3-4 years experience in Water and Sanitation design and implementation.

Fluent in English and Somali

Social mobilization experience preferred

NGO experience, including training and provision of technical support to partners/communities

Flexibility; ability to work as a team in a multicultural context

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Strong team building and management skills

Excellent English written and oral communication skills, knowledge of other local languages an asset

Computer proficient in Microsoft office products, preferably have experience in MS Excel and or any other industry software.

Willingness to spend 75% of time in the field

Physically fit, able to hike to villages.

Having report writing skills and communication skills.


How to apply


To apply the above job please send your CV and cover letter by email or submit it to ADA's Bardhere office. Due to large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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