CARE International is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to saving lives and ending poverty. We work in over 94 countries around the world to provide over 1000 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects.
We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Infrastructure Technical Officer
The Infrastructure Officer will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring of Cash for Work, Cash transfers and Food for Assets component of WFP livelihood project in Yobe/ Borno states.
She/he will be responsible for managing the infrastructure and community assets construction component effectively and efficiently according to CARE and WFP systems and procedures.
Responsibility - Management of the cash and social infrastructure component according to contractual requirements, operating priorities:
Develop work plan in collaboration with project team members according to the proposal
Make sure that specific project components are implemented according to contractual requirements, both in relation to project implementation and financial management
Conduct periodic assessments to ensure project implementation is happening according to the agreed upon work plans and budgets
Liaise closely with other agencies working in the same geographic regions and/or sectors to ensure coordination and avoid overlap.
Responsibility - Program quality of the project is ensured during each phase of the project implementation process:
Conduct regular progress review meetings with field teams and stakeholders to ensure quality is maintained and address any problems
Prepare BoQ and necessary documents for infrastructure development/ rehabilitation component
Make sure field teams collect relevant information on outputs, outcomes and impact, in both qualitative and quantitative form, based on reporting formats.
Responsibility - Provide technical inputs/ Trainings:
Provide technical input on construction/ renovation and rehabilitation of social infrastructures under cash component and develop work procedures to the beneficiaries
Conduct technical trainings to the beneficiaries to implement cash transfer component
Visit field locations frequently to monitor infrastructure development activities of the beneficiaries
Provide training on Cash for Work/ Food for Assets process and procedures
Basic University Degree/ Diploma in Civil Engineering/ Construction
Minimum 3 years work experience in the development or humanitarian sector particularly construction/ shelter projects
Fluent in English (written and verbal) essential and fluency in at least one of the local languages, preferably Hausa/ Kanuri
Excellent community mobilization/ sensitization and communication skills.
Advanced computers skills at least intermediate skills in windows based word processing, spreadsheet
Ability to establish priorities, plan, coordinate and organize own work plan.
Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and public speaking skills
Understanding of political dynamics, foreign policy decision making procedures
Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Ability to exercise independent judgment and work without direction
Excellent training skills
Application Closing Date
20th November, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and detailed CV as a single document indicating clearly in the subject line of the email the "Position" being applied for and the "Location" (in Caps e.g. Infrastructure Technical Officer – Yunusari) to: [email protected]
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CARE strongly encourage women to apply
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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