Water Engineering Officer Non-profit Jobs – Cordaid

Job Title:     
 Water Engineering
Organization: Cordaid
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Cordaid is a Dutch Catholic
Non-profit Organization for Relief and Development Aid. We aim at a just and
sustainable world for everybody. Where we share our Global Common Goods, where
we make space for diversity and where we work together with everyone who shares
our values, interests and a common purpose.
About CORDAID Project:
CORDAID is implementing a WASH
project in the settlement of Imvepi and Omugo in West Nile Sub-region working in
collaboration with other WASH partners to provide safe WASH services to the
South Sudanese refugees.
Job Summary: The Water
Engineering Officer should have hands-on experience in project planning and
implementation, designing and developing BoQs, supervision of WASH related
hardware works as detailed below.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project planning and
  • Work
    with Cordaid WASH team to undertake Sanitation and Hygiene detailed needs
    assessments and analysis at project implementation level and design
    appropriate project interventions to meet the needs on ground based on
    UNHCR and Sphere standards.
  • Develop
    Designs and Bills of Quantities for the WASH hardware works
  • Take
    lead on the supervision and provision of hands-on technical back stopping
    to Cordaid’s contractors during construction but also giving appropriate
    instructions to improve on the work quality.
  • Work
    with the WASH Officers to monitor the distribution of HH latrine
    construction materials and support/guide beneficiaries to construct their
    latrines especially in rocky and flooding sites.
Monitoring and evaluation of
the project
  • Actively
    take part in the inspection and certification of the contractors’ works
    and evaluate the performance of the contractors ensuring that quality work
    is delivered.
  • Actively
    take part during the joint monitoring visits to the areas where Cordaid is
    implementing hardware works
  • Work
    directly with Cordaid’s contractors on a daily basis on-site to ensure
    that the client is well represented and attend to all the issues that may
    arise during construction
Documentation and reporting
  • Document
    all field activities, prepare and submit timely reports to line manager.
    This will range from daily, weekly progress updates to monthly, quarterly
    and end of project reporting.
  • Represent
    Cordaid at the WASH coordination working group meetings (much emphasis on
    the Water Supply Technical Working Group) and interagency when delegated.
  • Ensure
    that all the WASH construction documents are filed and kept safe
  • Any
    other duty as assigned by the supervisor/line manager from time to time
    based on the identified needs and urgency and note that this ToR is not

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Cordaid Water Engineering Officer job vacancy
    should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil, Environmental
  • Knowledge
    of Sanitation and Hygiene promotion in a refugee setting is desirable
  • Three
    years of experience working in the WASH sector with a bias in water supply
    systems’ contracts management and water supply standards.
  • Proficient
    in using computer aided engineering software for designing WASH related
    designs e.g WaterCAD, AutoCARD, EPANET and GIS
Desired start date: ASAP
How to Apply:
Please send your application
letter and a CV that contains three referees in English with the position title
in your subject line to RBA@cordaid.org
Deadline: 25th April, 2018 by Midnight
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