Structural/Seismic Engineer

Concern Worldwide
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-08-24 Deadline: 2016-08-31
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Honors/Masters in Structural engineering
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Engineering/Civil /Architecture
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Concern Worldwide (CWW) is a non-governmental International humanitarian organisation, which operates in 24 countries across the globe, with its Head Office in Dublin, Ireland and fundraising offices in the UK and USA. Concern Worldwide is dedicated to reducing suffering and ending extreme poverty in the world's poorest countries.

Job Title : Structural/Seismic Engineer (National Position)

Contract Length: One Year Fix Term Contract (Possible extension)

Location : Country Office, Lalitpur

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with our partners to identify and implement appropriate seismic resilient shelter activities
  • Liaise closely with and provide technical support to the Livelihood Programme Advisor and WASH Advisor for infrastructure projects and ensure that partners are provided with adequate technical support
  • Working with the partners, solicit the views of the community and users in the design and construction of shelters, whilst ensuring that all designs are earthquake resistance
  • Support the development of Bills of Quantities, tender documents, etc. as needed
  • Participate in relevant cluster meetings and working groups at national and district level
  • Support partners to disseminate technical information to communities on safe demolition of damaged structures and earthquake resistant building in line with government guidelines
  • Worked closely with partners in building technical capacity on structure design

Qualifications / Experience:

Education, Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Honors/Masters in Structural engineering
  • Overseas emergency response experience in a humanitarian field
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in seismic strengthening and retrofitting of buildings in a post-earthquake context
  • Previous experience in proposal and reporting writing.
  • Demonstrable experience in supervising, managing/coaching and training others (people management and training of trainers)
  • Previous experience in design, planning and budgeting of seismic engineering projects
  • Demonstrable knowledge of low cost earthquake proof infrastructure designs, demolition and debris management
  • Experience in financial management, budget development and monitoring
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills with internal and external audiences, experience working in partnership with Governments and national NGOs
  • Fluent oral and written English;
  • Experience in the oversight of infrastructure programmes
  • Experience in main streaming disaster risk reduction (DRR) into programmes

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a Cover Letter and CV to clearly indicating the position applied for in Subject line by not later than 31st August 2016.

Only short-listed candidates will have their applications acknowledged. Concern is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The successful candidate must abide by Concern's Programme Protection Participation Policy and Code of Conduct and strictly apply them. Detail Job Description can send on request.

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