World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 24 Districts of Rwanda.
World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire two highly qualified, dedicated and experienced nationals for the positions of WASH Engineers. The two positions will be based in Huye District, one WASH Engineer for West Region office reporting to the Regional Managerand another WASH Engineer forFood For Education Project reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party for the project.
Purpose of the position:
To supervise, conduct design, studies and review water resource, sanitation and hygiene development projects. And closely follow up and ensure the implementation of water resource development projects are in line with the plan, design, available standards, to address the needs of the most vulnerable communities. The job holder is responsible for the overall WASH projects management as well as representing the WASH sector at a strategic level within WV Rwanda and also projecting our position at a Regional level.
The major responsibilities include:
End Results Expected
WASH Infrastructures study and design
Learning, innovation, accountability and reporting
Financial and risk management
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.
Minimum Qualification required:
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering, Sanitary Engineering or related fields
At least 2 years’experience in WASH sector.
Additional Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Ability to demonstrate the following desired knowledge, skills, technical capacity and professional competency
Experience in using MS Officer , excel , PPT and other computer skills
Experience in using engineering softwares: AUTOCAD ,Covadis, ARCHICAD , Artlantis (perspective), GIS(Arc view, Arc map), EPANET, ….
Experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and information management.
Experience in supervising/ inspecting construction projects and WASH infrastructures
Experience in water in the review and conduct detail investigation on water resource development projects sites around the camp;
Prepare bill of quantities, specification and cost estimate for water resources, sanitation and hygiene facilities and services; conducting site meeting and elaboration of construction site visit reports
Prepare hydraulic calculation , technical designs
Data collection and its analysis and technical study reparation and presentation report
Coordinate site yard works
Verification of attachments and invoices submitted by the contractor.
Monitor, supervise and evaluate project progress on monthly basis.
Approve the executed works according to the drawings and standards
Effective in written and verbal communication in English and Kinyarwanda
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Water Resources/ Hydraulic engineering technical training
Having experience in working by NGO or other institutions recognized for WASH expertise is an added advantages.
A team player, capable of building staff and community capacity in Water, Sanitation and hygiene projects through training.
Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision
Good understanding of SPHERE , WHO standards , Rwanda building construction regulation and standards and other international standards.
The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:
N:B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.
How to apply:
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda
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The closing date for submission of applications is March 21, 2019; no late applications will be accepted
As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks