Industry: Non-profit/International Development
[Candidates are expected to be flexible to relocate in various earthquake effected areas]
Founded in 2004, Build Change is a nonâ€profit social enterprise whose mission is to save lives in earthquakes and hurricanes. Build Change designs disaster-resistant houses and schools, trains homeowners, builders, engineers and government officials to build them, works with governments to develop and implement building standards, partners with the private sector to improve building materials quality and create jobs, and facilitates access to incentive-based capital for reconstruction and retrofitting by partnering with financing institutions and government subsidy programs. Build Change started its work in Aceh, Indonesia after the 2004 earthquake and tsunami and has since expanded to include programs in China, Haiti, Colombia, Guatemala, Nepal, and the Philippines. Build Change has trained more than 27,850 people on earthquake-resistant design and construction techniques, guided 42 organizations in using homeowner-driven design, created over 12,300 jobs and provided technical assistance for almost 51.300 safer buildings, impacting an estimated 257,621 people.
For the position of QC Manager, Build Change is seeking a talented structural engineer with a minimum of three years professional experience as a design engineer at a consulting engineering firm. Additional experience managing low-rise building construction is a major plus. The successful applicant will have a proven management track record and demonstrated ability to communicate technical terms and concepts to non-technical persons. This position reports to and receives technical direction from Lead Structural Engineer at Build Change Nepal.
Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and typhoons. Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes and typhoons in emerging nations.