Water & Habitat (WatHab) Engineer

Published November 20, 2022
Location Galkayo, Somalia
Category Engineering  
Job Type Full Time  



The Water & Habitat (WatHab) Engineer plans, designs and implements engineering projects, monitors on-site works, carries out needs assessments, surveys and initiates new projects within the area of responsibility.

This is a national/resident position based in Galkayo, Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares relevant documents, drawings, bills of quantities and contracts for engineering projects using approved formats
Monitors project implementation for compliance with project documents, ICRC standards, and the local building code/standards, ensuring corrective action is taken where necessary
Helps identify needs through assessments and surveys; shares results and findings with the Wathab Delegate
Supervises contractors working on project sites and conducts quality control of infrastructure installed by the ICRC
Ensures that contract terms are understood and respected by the contractors
Establishes a close working relationship and networks with the relevant stakeholders
Monitors security issues related to project sites and provides regular information to the technical supervisor
Oversees hand-over of ICRC-provided infrastructure to end-users
Prepares project implementation/progress reports and shares with the technical supervisor
Minimum qualifications and required competencies

University degree in Civil Engineering, Construction management or Architecture
5 years of professional experience in the supervision of civil engineering works, experience working with an international humanitarian organization is an asset
Proficient in use of drawing softwares; AutoCAD or other relevant softwares
Experience in managing technical support staff
Detail-oriented, highly organised and practices strict adherence to timelines
Excellent planning and reporting skills
Fluency in written and spoken English and Somali languages
Computer proficiency especially in MS office suite
Flexibility and willingness to travel extensively in Somalia
Good knowledge of political, economic, social and cultural environment of this region
We Offer

A challenging job opportunity within a dynamic work environment in an international humanitarian organization
Training and development opportunities

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