Norwegian Refugee Council Shelter Project Officer Jobs in Kakuma, Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council Shelter Project Officer Jobs in Kakuma, Kenya

Duties and responsibilities
  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
  • The Engineer, in close coordination with the Project Coordinators, Support Coordinator and Area
  • Manager will develop procedures for the implementation of construction and rehabilitation works in accordance with sound engineering practice, applicable national/county building standards and regulations,
  • Will design, supervise construction and rehabilitation works under the relevant core competencies including Education Infrastructure.
  • Will develop BoQs for relevant works to be undertaken under the relevant sectors/support departments
  • Provide technical support and guidance in evaluation of tenders for construction/rehabilitation works.
  • Review and input in to agreements with contractors
  • Oversees and supervises works by contractors and provide progress reports/certification as required.
  • Make inputs in to donor reports in coordination with PCs for construction/rehabilitation activities under the respective projects.
  • Ensure constructive engagement with other sectors/departments within NRC, local authorities, school administration and other partners including international, local and UN Organisations.
  • Participate in and provide update during sectorial meetings and other coordination fora as may be requested by the Area Manager.
  • Conduct assessments of potential sites for construction and rehabilitation works
  • Support the Project Coordinators in the drafting of new proposals and assessment reports
  • Actively promote the rights of refugees, IDPs and host community beneficiaries
  • Maintain overall overview of construction/rehabilitation projects in relation to achievements, procedures and timeframes
  • Provide guidance to Programme staff in the planning of activities in relation to construction and rehabilitation works.
  • Conduct field visits to check work progress in the field, provide technical feedback to contractors and share updates with PCs,
  • Procurement and Management on project progress and/or any concerns
    from field/site visits.
  • Contribute in the preparation of documentation in relation to construction/rehabilitation works for procurement and payment purposes.

    Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Civil/building and structural design, implementation and supervision of building and civil works.
  • Design and supervision of the construction of WASH assets such as boreholes, earth pans, shallow wells, etc
  • Work experience in refugee or other displacement areas
  • Degree or Higher National Diploma in Structural/ Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Construction Management and any other relevant technical education
  • Project management training.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD/ArchiCAD
  • A member of relevant Engineering professional body Construction technical knowledge

    Personal qualities
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Zero tolerance for corruption
  • Commitment to the prevention of sexual abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries and others
  • Flexible, creative and co-operative
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential
  • Very Good English Language level
  • Knowledge of NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector Goal oriented
  • Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Kakuma.

    How to Apply
  • Application deadline: 4th November 2019
  • Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position
  • For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Shelter Project Officer Jobs in Kakuma, Kenya

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