Position details

Vacancy id VAC-7625
Job title VAC-7625 Project Clerk (Shelter Engineer)
Location Helmand
Apply by 03-Jul-2022
Start date 01-Aug-2022
Duration 6 months
Number of vacancies 2
Qualification Bachelor's in University degree (BSc. or higher) in Civil Engineering from a recognized university. (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 5 Years year/s of demonstrable relevant Engineering – Civil experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 Years year/s of experience in Middle East (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).
Fluent in Dari (essential).
Fluent in Pashto (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit 
www.ctg.org to find out more

Role objectives
  • Ensuring effective coordination with all stakeholders in smooth and effective implementation of the project.

  • Identifying shelter needs of the IDPs, returnees and host’ families in communities through needs assessment using standard tools and methodology used by program.

  • Conduct technical assessment/survey and analysis of data collected and recommend appropriate design and modalities (suitable to context) of shelter construction specific to target location.

  • Conduct shelter construction/repair technical assessments to identify the most vulnerable families meeting criteria for shelter construction/repair intervention.

  • Identification of the most vulnerable beneficiaries in line with the program set criteria for shelter construction/repair through data collected during technical assessment and in line with Shelter Guideline/Standard Operating Procedure.

  • In coordination with enumerator Conduct market survey ensuring required materials for shelter construction/repair are available in the province/district of the target locations as well as deriving price estimation for shelter construction.

  • Prepare estimation of the construction materials needed for shelter construction/repair of the selected beneficiaries and developing bill of quantities (BoQ).

  • Establish and strengthen community engagement in the areas where beneficiaries are targeted for shelter interventions including close coordination with other stakeholders at district and provincial level.

  • Organize trainings as well as ToT on shelter construction/repair and maintenance of shelter for the selected beneficiaries during all phases of the shelter construction.

  • Preparing workplan for all shelter activities in the assigned communities in consultation with the beneficiaries and review it periodically in order to keep track of the progress ensuring timely completion of the shelter construction/repair.

  • Monitor the shelter construction/repair activities within target communities through regular site visits and spot checks as well as providing technical support to the selected beneficiaries during construction.

  • Upon completion of required construction progress, coordinate with national team and financial service provider, community, and beneficiaries for disbursing grant instalments to the target beneficiaries.

  • Ensure all work is carried out as per the community needs and project standards.

  • Preparing quality reports (daily, weekly, monthly, and at hoc basis) and submitting it to Shelter Officer and Program Manager.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Project reporting

N/A

Key competencies

Values

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

 

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

 

Notes:

Appointment is subject to funding availability.

Team management

N/A

Further information
  • University degree (BSc. or higher) in Civil Engineering from a recognized university.

  • At least 5 years of work experience in construction particularly in community-based projects in challenging environments preferably with UN, International NGOs, and National NGOs.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in shelter projects implementation.

  • Having experience in organizing and overseeing construction site activities, preferably engaged with shelter activities.

  • Knowledge of shelter guidelines, standards, and indicators.

  • Experience in working with IDPs and returnees.

  • Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market-based programs.

  • Ability to conduct estimation, develop bill of quantities, and perform market survey.

  • Ability to prepare and develop status reports as required by management.

  • Ability to use Ms Office, and Auto CAD.

  • Demonstrated understanding of different data collection methodologies.

  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously in a team and in the inter-agency context with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated gender awareness and gender sensitivity.

 

 VI. Languages:

 

  • Required: English, Dari, Pashto

 

VII. METHOD OF APPLICATION:

 

Interested applicants are invited to send curriculum vitae through ACBAR website by Close of Business (CoB) 03 July 2022 latest, we do not accept hard copies.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your application is accurate.

Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.