Project Engineer

Habitat for Humanity
Location: Kanchanpur
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2019-01-09 Deadline: 2019-01-20
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kanchanpur
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Engineering
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Duration: 6 Months (Extendable if funding and need permits)
Reports to: Project Coordinator
Field Visits: Frequent travel to project areas

Core Function: This position is responsible to deliver as overall subject matter expert in construction research, implementation, and training. He/she ensures that Habitat Nepal construction activities are delivered according to Habitat Housing Quality Standards and also the Nepal Government codes and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for construction research and development of appropriate technologies, and leads construction-related trainings
  • Ensures that Habitat Nepal construction designs meet Habitat for Humanity Housing Quality Standards and/or appropriate government building codes and regulations.
  • Ensures construction research, preparation of BOQs, construction/maintenance manuals
  • Develop guidelines on selection and quality of materials
  • Evaluate quality of materials from local vendors and select the optimum ones
  • Provides support for training design, proposal writing and research
  • Responsible for delivering or support to quality construction-related trainings as per DUDBC curriculum or any other curriculum as per Habitat Nepal request
  • Ensure that partners (site-supervisors and other staffs) fulfill their duty following their M&E responsibilities and feed in to the real time database. Work in close coordination with the Habitat Nepal GIS/Database expert to maintain an updated database
  • Ensure timely reporting by providing the necessary information in a timely manner to the project manager/coordinator
  • Undertake weekly/monthly/quarterly or as per need monitoring visits to the designated implementation areas to support the partner with implementation aspects of the project and/or monitoring visits as per program M&E plan
  • Provides subject matter expert (SME) support for Global Village (GV) build implementation, and works in close coordination with the Program Manager, Engineer and other GV staff
  • Provides supervision and oversight to partner staff, including performance, planning, goal setting, monitoring, feedback, evaluation and development
  • Liaison with all related stakeholders on district, municipality and community level to support the project implementation
  • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

Education Qualification and Professional Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in construction, including significant on-site or field experience
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Supervisory experience preferred and most importantly WASH related experience

Apply Instructions

How to Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply with an application letter and updated resume by January 20, 2019 addressed to:

National Director, Habitat for Humanity International, Nepal.
E-mail: recruitment@habitatnepal.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Organization Summary

Habitat for Humanity started working in Nepal since 1997. In the eight years till 2005, Habitat for Humanity Nepal has helped 830 families to build decent homes in the districts of Kailali, Surkhet, Kaski, Chitwan and Jhapa. To increase its impact, HFH Nepal began to leverage on partnerships with non-governmental organizations, microfinance institutions, and village lending and saving groups. Driven by the overall vision of the organization, the Meaningful Life through Housing Campaign was launched in July 2011. Through the campaign, HFH Nepal aims to develop a people-driven and community-owned methodology to address the need for decent housing in a sustainable and viable way. Programs are largely focused on rural housing in eastern and western Nepal.

In June 2011, HFH Nepal celebrated its 10,000th family served and by the fiscal year ended 30 June 2014 more than 54,000 families were helped. The momentum continued until Nepal was hit by two major earthquakes on 25 April and 12 May, 2015.

The earthquakes, in April and May of 2015, destroyed and damaged more than 880,000 houses killing over 8,000 people. HFH Nepal’s disaster response included rubble removal with the help of local volunteers, distribution of temporary shelter kits and water backpacks for the affected families to enable survivors’ to fetch and store water. Through generous funding, HFH Nepal is helping affected families by providing technical assistance in conducting safety assessment of the damaged houses and distribution of winterization kits to the affected families to protect against the cold weather.

Through the Build Nepal strategy, Habitat Nepal is committed to building homes and hope in both disaster-affected and non-affected areas across the country.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Dhumbarahi Marg, Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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