Architect/Civil Engineer Senior Level

ASF Nepal
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-12-29 Deadline: 2016-01-01
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Senior Level
  • Qualification Degree : BE
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Construction / Engineering
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

NGOs Support and Monitoring Program
 Job description for an Assistant Manager , Architect/Civil Engineer
Deadline for application: Friday, 1st of January
Architecture Sans Frontières-Nepal (ASF Nepal) along with Architecture & Développement (A&D) have setup a Technical Support Office (TSO) operating from Kathmandu, aiming at providing technical support to local NGOs, CBOs and other operators.
For the needs of this program, ASF-A&D is now recruiting an architect/Civil Engineer, for the position of project assistant, who will have to:
o Assist the project manager in monitoring various NGOs in their construction or reconstruction projects
o Attend cluster meetings, compile the relevant information and disseminate it to NGOs, CBOs, etc.
o Supervise and provide technical advice before and during construction projects (various districts)
o Provide quick and efficient low-cost designs for temporary or semi-permanent structures, with control of costs
o Assist with reception visits on the field and give technical retrofitting recommendations
o Help with identifying additional and external expertise linked to reconstruction process in order to compile a skills database.
o Help with identifying and documenting appropriate and innovative construction technologies for reconstruction in order to build a database
Humanitarian skills
o Knowledge of humanitarian mechanisms – roles of Government agencies, National Clusters and International NGOs
o Knowledge of humanitarian standards of construction (shelter, latrines, layouts, etc.)
o Understanding of local NGOs and international NGOs mechanisms 
o Adaptation skills, field competencies, mobility and reactivity
o Ability to interact comfortably with beneficiaries and communities’ stakeholders
Technical skills
o Design, construction and cost estimate skills, especially with appropriate materials and building systems (mud, bamboo, stone, wood, etc.)
o Extensive knowledge of ecological, appropriate and vernacular technologies
o Good understanding of technical details and retrofitting strategies
o Good comfort on construction sites
o Autocad, Sketchup or equivalents and good hand sketching
o Great knowledge of Word and Excel
Personal skills
o Leadership qualities
o Good multi-tasking with time-management skills. Ability to work under pressure.
o Strong team-working skills., ability to work independently, as well as in a group setting
o Excellent verbal and communication skills in English and Nepal

Apply Instructions

ASF Nepal
Chakupat, Lalitput
Ph. No 01-5260638

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Organization Summary

Architectures Sans Frontieres Nepal (ASF Nepal) is a non – profit NGO established in 2015 by a group of professionals in the fields of architecture, engineering and the built environment, aiming to contribute to the sustainable development of disadvantaged communities in Nepal by sharing technical and scientific expertise, thereby helping communities improve the quality of their lives.

ASF Nepal is a legally registered at the CDO Office and the Social Welfare Council as a non-governmental organization. It is a member of Architecture Sans Frontieres International Network registered in 2009 in France under statutes of according to French law as an International NGO representing various national NGOs following common Hasselt Charter with the interest in social and environmental issues in relation to the built environment and dissatisfaction with ethical standards of mainstream architecture.

More specifically, ASF-Nepal’s aims are: to form a dynamic and cooperative platform for architects, engineers and professionals who want to exchange knowledge and experience with disadvantaged communities in the fields of technology and natural science, through long term contributions based on local needs and demands; to initiate and perform development related projects; to support communities to recover and reconstruction from any disaster; to support existing education programs; to support development programs that enhance the sustainability of communities; to support distribution of knowledge as a means to arouse the interest of organizations in Nepal’s development; to collaborate with other organizations in sustainable development projects; to research, promote and disseminate sustainable technologies and architectural and engineering solutions aimed at the development of communities.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kupondole
Organization Size 1-10
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