ACTED JOB OPPORTUNITY
CAMP COORDINATION & CAMP MANAGEMENT ENGINEER –BAIDOA
Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Engineer
Background on ACTED
ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill CCCM Engineer position in Baidoa. However this position is contingent on the organization securing funding.
The CCCM Engineer is responsible for all activities associated to site maintenance and improvement works and infrastructure in the sites (if applicable), under the direct supervision of CCCM PM.This includes but it is not limited to mobilizing, training and supervising skilled and unskilled labour, dealing with contractors, creating Site Maintenance Committees, involving and consulting communities prior to any works and ensuring that the needs of vulnerable groups and people with specific needs are taking into account and addressed during activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Infrastructure and site maintenance.
Supervising regular assessment of site infrastructure and physical service delivery in the camp (e.g. drainage, roads, water supply, community infrastructure)
Prepare accurate BoQ for site maintenance and infrastructure works
Select casual labours in cooperation with communities and ensure that there is an equal representation of gender, age and minorities within the workforce
Preparing plans for site works, and overseeing implementation by casual labours /contractors as needed
Considering environmental impacts of infrastructure works from planning to implementation and taking all the necessary measures to mitigate the impacts as much as possible
In coordination with the other team members, as well as the line manager, conduct assessments to identify infrastructure needs related to CCCM priorities, with a focus on improving vulnerable resident’s access to services
Ensure all the necessary measure to guarantee safety of casual labours, contractors and site population are in place through the implementation of site maintenance, shelter and infrastructure works
Store, manage and maintain tools and items for site upgrading/site maintenance in coordination with the logistic department and ensuring compliance to ACTED internal procedures
Coordinate with other ACTED department regarding procurement of any material resources for site upgrading/site maintenance
While carrying out site maintenance, infrastructure and site improvements intervention always paying special attention to accessibility and special needs of vulnerable group, particular of people with limited mobility
Partner coordination and Service Delivery Monitoring
Conduct regular service and infrastructure monitoring for the sites in close cooperation with the Information Management Assistant and map partner
s and community infrastructure in the sitess members to create a skill database of the residents in the site, particularly in regards to construction and specialized works (such as plumbing, carpentry etc.)
Timely report to the Site Manager any gaps and duplication in the service delivery and any site upgrading/maintenance intervention needed
Support to partners to achieve agreed minimum standards and service delivery quality. Community liaison, mobilisation, and accountability
Leading in the creation or strengthening of Site maintenance committees so that the appointment of committee members is done in a transparent and inclusive way and that ToR are created in a participatory manner and agreed upon all stakeholders
Train the committee members and coaching them through organisation of regular meetings was well as daily supervision
In cooperation with the other team members, consult community members and particular community governance structures prior to implement site improvements and maintenance works
Cooperate with the other team
Liaising with other team members for complaints and feedbacks related to site maintenance and infrastructure
Support training and coaching of other camp committees, partner agencies and site team on CCCM and
Supporting improvement of information management systems in the site in collaboration with the database assistant including: identification of information gaps, databases and reports and infrastructure mapping and monitoring
Considering gender, protection, and GBV concerns in all aspects of activities
Promoting of and adhering to Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policy and guidelines (for site residents, ACTED staff, partner agencies, casual labours)
Supporting and promoting participation of women, youth, people with specific needs and marginalised groups in camp governance mechanisms and CCCM Activities
Referring to and following up with protection partners on identification and addressing of cases of vulnerability within the camp found during daily activities
Ensure that principles of data confidentiality are respected in information management activities and that sensitive data of beneficiaries are protected when stored or shared if strictly necessary
Consult the community prior to conduct any site maintenance and infrastructure work so that the activities are implemented in a participatory manner, with active involvement of community members, particularly vulnerable groups and people with specific need
Ensuring that all site maintenance and infrastructure interventions are carried out through a vulnerability lens and whenever site maintenance activities are implemented, always consider accessibility to infrastructure and inclusion of people with specific needs
Project management and reporting
Planning, Implementing and Reporting
Supporting the line manager in devising weekly and long-term work plans for the project implementation, particularly or information management activities
Attending regular staff coordination meetings
Excellent liaison with other Site Team Members, ensuring consistency and coordination of activities in the site
Timely reporting on problems and challenges in the site to the line Manager
Timely reporting on security and safety incidents, including fire, evictions, floods and any possible security hazards in the site to Site Manager
Timely submission of weekly report or other reports as requested by the line manager
Prepare accurate BoQ for Project Implementation
Send accurate and precise order forms in a timely manner
Confirm quality of material selection if and when applicable
Dealing with contractors whenever needed or requested
Commitment to continuous learning through trainings and timely identification of capacity-building needs and opportunities, in coordination with line Manager/TC/HR Dept.
Select casual labours for site maintenance and infrastructure work
Train and supervise unskilled labours
Ensuring compliance to ACTED internal procedures and donor procedures
Accurate record keeping of project documentation, including photos and proper filing of meeting minutes, databases, attendance sheets, assessment reports/documents, review and updating of databases etc., in soft and hard copy
Provide translation of various documents (e.g. reports, minutes, beneficiary lists, information signs ) upon request of the Site Manager
Perform any additional task as requested by the line Manager.
Essential qualifications and experience:
Completion of university degree in civil engineering, architecture, urban planning or engineering
Minimum two years of experience in international and/or local NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs.
Experience with leading construction of permanent, semi-permanent of transitional shelter, preferably in the IDP context
Technical skills such as using AutoCAD, ArcGIS, or similar
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Package
Experience in community services, women empowerment, youth activities, protection, distribution or registration.
Experience in working with national partners, local/government authorities, and UN organizations.
Experience training unskilled labour.
Essential knowledge and skills:
Extensive knowledge of Somalia displacement context.
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and team-playing skills.
Highly flexible, with the ability to use initiative.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.
Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
Commitment to promoting gender equality.
Proven leadership skills
Proficiency in English and local language, both oral and written.
Managerial experience, including leading/supervising subordinate staff, organizing activities and report writing.
Preferable experience in CCCM, including Introduction to CCCM Training and in Shelter/NFIs program
Preferable experience operating in a refugee/IDP camp environment.
Knowledge of logistics and procurement processes.
Qualified Kenya/Somalia persons with the required skills and qualifications are invited to submit their detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter as a single document (i.e. the cover letter should be on the first page and the CV should start on the second page of the same document) to firstname.lastname@example.org and received on or before 19th September 2018 with the subject line “ENGINEER BAIDOA”. Applications sent after the deadline will not be considered.
This position is contingent on the organization securing funding
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitments.
ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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