Temporary Civil Engineer– Puntland


TITLE: Temporary Civil Engineer– Puntland


POST TYPE: National

Level3–the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people.

The Temporary Civil Engineer will contribute to Save the Children’s capacity of meeting its drought response, development and child poverty objectives in Puntland.
The role wills pecifically address provision of quality engineering technical support, including needs assessment, sites election, construction or rehabilitation needs in development/emergencies, development of  technical designs and BOQs, management, capacity building supervision and evaluation.
In addition, the role exists to develop direct development/emergency programs, strengthen and provide technical support for Save the Children’s core Programme sector sof FSL, Health,Education, ChildProtection and hunger reduction where required.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Reportsto:Area Supply Chain Manager
CountryDimensions:Save the Children has worked in Somalia for over 60 years, since 1951.Ourvisionis that every child in Somalia attains the right to survival, protection,development and participation. Save the Children has 530 staff across 14field offices:Hargeisa,Burao and Borama in Somaliland; Bossaso, Garowe,Gardo and Galkayo in Puntland; BeletWeyne, Adaado, Abudwaq, Baidoa, Dhobley, Kismayo and Mogadishu in Central and South Somalia. Due to our long operational history and broad geographical coverage, we have established positive working relationships with key stakeholders, including national government, local authorities, donors, international and local NGOs, as well as the trust and acceptance of the communities them selves.
Staff directly reporting to this post:N/A

Working effectively with others (accomplished level)
–       Enables people from a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives to contribute to positive outcomes
–       Breaks down silo working and challenges behaviors that are not collaborative
–       Knows when to follow and when to lend leadership to strengthen other leaders
–       Recognizes when trust is broken and seeks to resolve conflict and re-establish trust

·         ABSc/BA/BEng inCivilengineering orarelatedsubjectwithequivalentfield experience.
·         Significanttechnicalexperienceworkinginadevelopment/emergencyresponsecontext.
·         Experience of, and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountabilityinPuntlandcontext.
·         Knowledgeofmonitoringandevaluation.
·         Experienceoftrainingandcapacitybuildingactivities.
·         Commitment to SC’s Child Protection Policy
·         Computer literate (ability to use advanced excel)
·         A basic level of written and spoken English and good command over Somali

  Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently,achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities-giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applyig appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  Creates a managerial environment to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding
  Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  Future orientated, thinks strategically and ona global scale
  Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues,Members and external partners and supporters
  Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to workcross-culturally.
  Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach
  Honest,encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence

Any employee, consultant, contractor or the supplier undertaking an activity on behalf of SCI must sign the Child Safeguarding – Declaration of Acceptance  Form] and comply with the SCI’s Child Safeguarding Policy which is a statement of SCI’s commitment to preventing abuse and protecting children with whom it comes into contact.
This extends not only to children with whom SCI and its partners work directly, but also includes children whom staff are responsible for.  SCI believes that the situation of children must be improved through the promotion of their rights supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children International’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to.

Because Save the Children’s work is based on deeply held values and principles, it is essential that our commitment to children’s rights and humanitarian principles is supported and demonstrated by all members of staff. Save the Children’s Code of Conduct sets out the standards which all staff members must adhere to
Declaration of commitment:
I ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. understand and agree to undertake my responsibility in accordance with the above listed accountabilities/activities and also abide the terms and conditions of the contract
Signature: ……………….                                                             Date: ………………

Application Procedure
Interested applicants can apply this position through the below URL and can submit their application to our portal. The application closes on 11th January, 2020 at 11:59 pm.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages all the qualified candidates to apply.

Date of Issue: December, 2019
Author: SCI


SOURCE: Temporary Civil Engineer– Puntland

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