The International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation Water and Habitat Engineer I Jobs in Ethiopia

The International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation Water and Habitat Engineer I Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 215687

Category: Engineering
Location: Jijiga, Somali
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Job Description

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization 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, visit website:

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Ethiopia is looking to hire an experienced, highly motivated and qualified person for the position of Water and Habitat Engineer I.

Job Description

  • Assessment of the requirement for engineering projects in civilian community in Somali region, Ethiopia to improve the living conditions of the society
  • Design of engineering projects; water, sanitation, buildings to improve the living condition of detainees, including drawings and bills of quantities
  • Planning of the implementation of engineering projects, including preparation of tender documents, project planning,
  • organization of the procurement and delivery of construction materials and organization and supervision of construction labour and contractors
  • eporting verbally, and in writing and financially on projects under their management
    Representing the ICRC in meetings with authorities
    and community leaders at wereda and zonal level and with Commercial Companies, International Organisation and Non-Governmental Organisations that the ICRC water and habitat department collaborates with.

    Job Requirements

  • University Degree in Engineering (Civil Preferred) with a strong knowledge of water and sanitation
  • 4 Years Work Experience in construction project management
  • Good managerial, analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficient in use of standard programmes (Word, Excel, AutoCad)
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds
  • Fluent spoken and written knowledge of English & Somali (who knows the region very well and speak the language)

    How to Apply

    Electronic application can be made ONLY through the website. Alternatively, you can submit application & CV with copies of relevant documents in person to the ICRC Delegation in Addis Ababa (in front of EIAR, around Egziabher ab church)/ICRC Sub – delegation in Jigjiga OR, send to the ICRC Delegation Addis Ababa, Human Resources Department, P.O.Box 5701, Addis Ababa.

    Closing date: August 02,2019

    Women applicants and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
    Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted at all stages of the selection process.

    The International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation Water and Habitat Engineer I Jobs in Ethiopia

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