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Job Description:

Lutheran World Federation (LWF/WS – Ethiopia) is a registered foreign charity which has been operating in Ethiopia since 1973 implementing various development and humanitarian projects in different parts of Ethiopia. LWF is currently looking and invites qualified candidates to apply for Water Engineer   vacant position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible with others for the study and design of water supply and sanitation schemes,
  • Produce study and design documents construction specifications, bill of quantities & construction schedule for the water and sanitation works to be carried out in the project. 
  • Facilitate the water sanitation and hygiene provision to the community on time with the needed quantity and quality,
  • Facilitate sanitation and hygiene activities in LWF intervention areas,
  • Facilitate the work to make the water supply systems to properly function;
  • Facilitate service and maintenance of water pumps and other equipment are being carried out on time. 
  • Conduct/arrange trainings on water usage/conservation and sanitation to the Water Committee,
  • Conduct/arrange awareness raising sessions for the targeted people in LWF intervention areas, 
  • Supervise water and sanitation works,
  • Prepare annual, quarterly and monthly work plans for water supply, sanitation scheme and related works based on the project document,
  • Prepare monthly work plan on water work and sanitation and check if all activities are implemented according to the plan. Inform the project coordinator any deviation for timely decision,
  • Supervise the up-keeping and check monthly progress records of the work carried out by the laborers.
  • Ensure an efficient utilization of water works and sanitation materials and manpower during water supply and sanitation work.
  • Make sure that the operation and maintenance of the water supply points in the project are handled properly together with the project staffs, host communities and other concerned bodies.
  • Supervise the quality and quantity of work of the water supply and sanitation schemes and related construction activities,
  • Supervise water trucking and WaSH NFIs distribution to the drought affected people,
  • Supervise rehabilitation work of different water supply schemes,
  • Prepare necessary monthly, quarterly, and annual progress reports of each scheme and submit to the project coordinator on time,
  • Responsible for materials & properties allocated for water supply and sanitation scheme,

  • Ensure the establishment and strengthening of community water users committee and also make sure that the water and sanitation works are sustainable.

Duty Station: Kebribeyah Town & Project Kebeles - Somali Regional State

Employment Term A year contract with possibility of extension

Job Requirements:

Required qualification and Work Experiance:  

  • M.Sc. or Bachelor Degree in Water Supply Engineering or Water Resource Engineering or Hydraulic Engineering or any other related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience for MSc and 4 years for BSc degree.

Key competencies:

  • Excellent written and oral English Language skills required
  • Ability in lead a team
  • Ability of planning for better future and crisis management
  • Interested to work under pressure and in harsh environment
  • Knowledge of the Somali language is advantageous
  • Previous related experience in NGO setup is an advantage
Posted:
12.04.2018
Deadline:
12.11.2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Engineering
Employment:
Location:
Kebribeyah Town, Somali
The Lutheran World Federation World Service - Ethiopia The Lutheran World Federation World Service - Ethiopia
http://www.lutheranworld.org/

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