Senior Civil Engineer (Nimruz, Afghanistan) 201 views

Job Description

Job Description:

Responsible for all project construction, ensuring the highest standards in the design and execution of infrastructure subprojects.
Ensure that field engineers can work closely with communities in the design of proposals for the infrastructure projects.
Receive ToT of project technical aspect of engineering component
Coordinate with relevant technical agencies and authorities to ensure construction is aligned with any administrative requirements and other ongoing initiatives in particularly with PMU.
Carry out regular monitoring of construction projects in coordination with project leadership and other stakeholders.
Support the capacity building of project technical Engineers, and partners to ensure knowledge transfer over the course of implementation.
Prepare and submit reports on construction activities in line with donor and internal requirements and contractual obligations.
Collaborate with Urban Citizen Charter  Project Management Unit at the provincial level
Advise the engineers on the technical issue linked to infrastructure project as well as on Environmental, Social, and Health and Safety Management (ESHS) Policy
Working closely with the Urban Citizen charter social organizers and the communities regarding the entire process, from project preparation to completion and maintenance system
Attend workshops and technical meetings with PMU, authorities when required to present the program progress, challenges, etc.
Support technical team of Urban Citizen Charter for visiting the project site
 Prepare reports as per the requirement of the project and submit them to the Package Manager / Chief Trainer
Prepare weekly, bi-weekly and monthly reports to Package Manager and HQ about technical activities (surveys, proposals, implementation, training…)
Prepare a proper filing system for each target community and their infrastructure projects.
Support and provide coaching and training to project staff when relevant and required.
Perform any other tasks as required by the package manager/project coordinator/chief trainer


About EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD):

EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) is an Afghan non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 2010 for empowering women and youth at the community and policy levels in Afghanistan. The aim of EPD is to empower women and youth so that they are able to represent their needs and voice their concerns in development, peacebuilding, and democratic processes themselves. EPD envisions Afghanistan as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic state where all Afghans enjoy equal rights without any fear or discrimination.

EPD’s mission is to assist and guide women and youth at the community and policy levels to build coalitions and networks, and jointly promote and advocate for human rights, peace, and good governance. 

To realize its mission, EPD uses research and assessment, training and capacity building, advocacy and awareness, and mobilization strategies to empower women and youth to resume their leadership roles more effectively in their communities.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast-paced environment.

Level of education and experience:

(Preferred) Master Degree in Civil Engineering and minimum 8 years of relevant work experience.
 (Minimum) Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and minimum 5 years of relevant work experience.

(Preferred) Work in senior positions related to public infrastructure/ engineering/ technical design projects for a minimum period of 5 years.
(Minimum) Work in public infrastructure/ engineering/ technical design projects positions for a minimum period of 3 years.
Wide experience in effective strategic level communication and coordination with national partners, central and local authorities, NGO partners, government agencies and other relevant stakeholders.
In-depth understanding of the Afghanistan development context.
 Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and stressful environment, and to coordinate complex activities, meet deadlines, and exercise sound judgment.
Strong project management skillset, including budget management skills and work planning and monitoring.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently.
Excellent written and spoken English and Dari/Pashto skills required.

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Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for this position by sending their CV and statement of interest to by 13th March 2021 with the subject line of EPD-PRO-141. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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