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Project Manager (Civil Engineer and Land Surveyor)

Posted 27 days ago by AFKAR for Trading and Consulting Services
Location Al Ḩasakah Job Type Contract
Sector Service
Responsibilities: 
Under the general supervision of the designated Functional Unit the senior facilitator will be involved in:
Management tasks:
  • In close consultation with UNHCR, facilitate coordination of service provision and other defined activities in camps, urban and rural settings in Northeast Syria.
  • Support the affected community/ or camp population’s mobilization and participation in the community-based structures.
  • Monitor service provision in the camp/ to the community by all actors in accordance with the criteria, guidelines, and methodology provided by UNHCR.
  • Collect information on provided assistance and services and any gaps.
  • Build good relationships with all actors present in the camp/ area, including community leaders, to facilitate networking and information gathering that could enhance the humanitarian assistance provided
  • Facilitate joint assessments, needs analysis and identification of gaps in all sectors, including camp infrastructure and shelter projects.
  • Serve as an entry point for UNCHR visit into new geographic locations and provide mission support.
  • Support UNHCR in the coordination role of sectors led by UNHCR, mainly with Shelter/NFIs sector.
 
Engineering Tasks:
  • Monitor and assess the shelter situation and gaps in camps and infrastructure and for urban and rural settings.
  • Report on daily activities and observations to UNHCR focal points
  • Prepare an analytical report on the information gathered in accordance with the established weekly work plans
  • Attend coordination and working groups meeting as requested by UNCHR.
  • Survey locations with occurring displacement with the objective to propose effective shelter solutions
  • Monitor the implementation and maintenance of shelter projects and other livelihoods economic infrastructure rehabilitation (markets, bakeries..)
  • Gather information on shelter and infrastructure gaps to enable UNHCR’s decision making for suitable interventions
  • Perform other shelter and livelihood activities as requested by UNHCR focal point.
  • Under the supervision of the designated Functional Unit the facilitator (designated as a surveyor) will be requested to perform the following:
    • Preparation of land surveys with all necessary surveying equipment:
    • Total station
    • Level measuring device (Nivo) 
    • Prisms, Tripods, etc.
 
Qualifications:
  • For General shelter: University degree in civil engineering or in a field related to the scope of work.
  • For surveyors: topographic surveying or equivalent degree.
  • At least five to ten years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in project/program management and monitoring. Experience in collecting and compiling quantitative and qualitative data is an asset.
  • Experience in leading a team and in the coordination of different actors.
  • Experience working in a humanitarian context is an asset (UN or NGO programs/projects)
  • Relevant technical experience related to the scope of work.
  • Experience in planning shelter construction activities in the field.
  • Experience in working in public infrastructure projects
  • Fluency in Arabic, and preferably good knowledge of written and oral English. 
 
Competencies:
  • Strong leadership, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Good knowledge of the area.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to analyze diverse and complex information from a wide range of sources to make analytical statements to inform decision-making.
  • Capacity to work in an emergency context under stressful conditions and strict deadlines.
  • Good communication and networking skills, including the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams as well as establishing and maintaining close working relationships with a variety of implementing partners and counterparts at different levels. 
  • Good computer skills, including experience with various management and technical engineering software applications, with more focus on computer skills linked to the scope of required work, e.g AutoCAD, Ms. Projects.
  • Surveyors are expected to be in possession of surveying tools and equipment.
 

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