Field Assistant (Engineer)

  • Contract
  • Somalia
  • TBD USD / Year

CTG

CTG Overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of Position

  • Our clients Somalia team is implementing frontline activities as well as taking the lead in coordinating the Camp Coordination & Camp Management (CCCM) cluster to improve the coordination, delivery & monitoring of humanitarian services to vulnerable populations living in communal settings.
  • Under the overall supervision of the CCCM National Program Officer & the Site Development Engineer & the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant, the Field Assistant will be responsible for supporting our clients site maintenance & improvement works.

Role Objectives

  • Assist in monitoring all site maintenance & improvement works & providing timely technical feedback to contracting companies & workers.
  • Report on the daily progress of work in the site & alert the Site Development Engineer on any actual or potential shortcomings in construction works.
  • Maintain regular communication with construction companies implementing works for our client in order to support coordination works at site level.
  • Actively assist joint assessments, needs analysis, identification of gaps & monitoring & evaluation activities.
  • Assist the coordination of the procurement of sector related materials or equipment, this includes aiding in the preparation of bid documents with inputs on, among other things, technical issues & quantity.
  • Participate in studies on feasible options for identified adequate IDP sites in close cooperation with local authorities, community representatives & other humanitarian & development agencies.
  • Provide technical assistance for other programs in EPC as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required.

Project Reporting

This role works under the overall supervision of the CCCM National Program Officer & the Site Development Engineer & the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant

Key Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited academic institution, with three years of relevant professional experience or a high school certificate / diploma with five years relevant experience.
  • Experience in monitoring the development works in the relocation sites.
  • Experience in organization, delivery & monitoring of humanitarian services to community.
  • Experience in the complex field setting, preferably in Somalia or same region with direct experience in Baidoa, Somalia being considered as an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Word & Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity in performing responsibilities assigned.
  • Ability to pay close attention to details, take initiative & work with minimal supervision.
  • For all applicants, fluency in English & Somali both writing & speaking is required
  • Fluency in Maay dialect is an added advantage.
  • Respects & promotes individual & cultural differences. Encourages diversity & inclusion.
  • Maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day to day challenges.
  • Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
  • Produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner. Is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own actions & delegated work.
  • Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
  • Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example & demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision, assists others to realize & develop their potential.

Team Management

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

CTG Overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of Position

  • Our clients Somalia team is implementing frontline activities as well as taking the lead in coordinating the Camp Coordination & Camp Management (CCCM) cluster to improve the coordination, delivery & monitoring of humanitarian services to vulnerable populations living in communal settings.
  • Under the overall supervision of the CCCM National Program Officer & the Site Development Engineer & the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant, the Field Assistant will be responsible for supporting our clients site maintenance & improvement works.

Role Objectives

  • Assist in monitoring all site maintenance & improvement works & providing timely technical feedback to contracting companies & workers.
  • Report on the daily progress of work in the site & alert the Site Development Engineer on any actual or potential shortcomings in construction works.
  • Maintain regular communication with construction companies implementing works for our client in order to support coordination works at site level.
  • Actively assist joint assessments, needs analysis, identification of gaps & monitoring & evaluation activities.
  • Assist the coordination of the procurement of sector related materials or equipment, this includes aiding in the preparation of bid documents with inputs on, among other things, technical issues & quantity.
  • Participate in studies on feasible options for identified adequate IDP sites in close cooperation with local authorities, community representatives & other humanitarian & development agencies.
  • Provide technical assistance for other programs in EPC as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as may be required.

Project Reporting

This role works under the overall supervision of the CCCM National Program Officer & the Site Development Engineer & the direct supervision of the Senior Project Assistant

Key Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited academic institution, with three years of relevant professional experience or a high school certificate / diploma with five years relevant experience.
  • Experience in monitoring the development works in the relocation sites.
  • Experience in organization, delivery & monitoring of humanitarian services to community.
  • Experience in the complex field setting, preferably in Somalia or same region with direct experience in Baidoa, Somalia being considered as an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Word & Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity in performing responsibilities assigned.
  • Ability to pay close attention to details, take initiative & work with minimal supervision.
  • For all applicants, fluency in English & Somali both writing & speaking is required
  • Fluency in Maay dialect is an added advantage.
  • Respects & promotes individual & cultural differences. Encourages diversity & inclusion.
  • Maintains high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day to day challenges.
  • Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
  • Produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner. Is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own actions & delegated work.
  • Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
  • Provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example & demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision, assists others to realize & develop their potential.

Team Management

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further Information

  • Qualified female candidates are encouarged to apply for this role.
  • The highest educational certificate(s), of the selected candidate will be sent for verification.
  • Qualified female candidates are encouarged to apply for this role.
  • The highest educational certificate(s), of the selected candidate will be sent for verification.

How to apply

https://app.tayohr.io/jobs/detail/vac-11437-field-assistant-engineer-10156


Deadline: 26-Feb-24