SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL is an international humanitarian organization based in Paris, France, which provides aid and assistance to victims of war and natural disasters. For the past 35 years, the organization’s vocation has been to meet the three vital needs - drinking, eating and sheltering – of vulnerable populations around the world. Our programs mainly focus on emergency relief actions related to water and sanitation but also related to food security as well as shelter and infrastructure rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Civil Engineer Officer

Affectation: Teknaf, Bangladesh
Start of the activities: June 01, 2018
Number of positions: 05
Duration of the contract: up to October 31, 2018 (with possibility of extension)

Responsibilities and description of tasks:

Under the supervision of the Civil Engineer, the Civil Engineer Officer will lead and supervise CfW projects, respecting deadlines and technical requirements.

His/ her main responsibilities in below:

Set-up and operational monitoring

  • Under the supervision of his/her supervisor, take part in logistical and administrative organization and the planning and preparation of job sites
  • Ensure that the Cash for Work activities are carried out using SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL tools (in particular):
    • Take part in the identification of sites where work is to be carried out, in cooperation with the PDCs and the Civil Engineer
    • Recruit and train the workforce and daily workers
    • Allocate the on-site workforce according to instructions given by the supervisor
    • Carry out work according to technical guidelines and estimates
    • Respect deadlines established with his/her supervisor
  • Supervise operational teams, and communities, and ensure the best use of available resources
  • Organize, plan and supervise community participation
  • Anticipate any problems associated with the management of his/her activity and propose solutions to avoid them
  • Manage the supply of worksite materials by collaborating with the logistics department
  • Report to the Civil Engineer on the state of the decentralized stock (‘field’ stock) on his/her sites
  • Respect SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL’s administrative procedures before, during and after each work project
  • Establish safety and security measures for each activity and ensure that these rules are respected by the workforce under his/her supervision and by the population

Reporting/communication /representation

  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL office, accessible to his/her Program Supervisor and/or Activity Manager
  • Take part in the drafting of project progress reports under the supervision of his/her Program Supervisor
  • Take part in workshops related to the carrying-out of activities and to project objectives
  • Report to the Program Supervisor regarding the development of activities and specific tasks that he/she has been assigned, any problems encountered and the quality of relations with the beneficiaries
  • Report back all information or problems linked to his/her activity, SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL programs or safety issues
  • Listen to the local population and authorities in order to identify any needs, complaints, or major events which could affect the activities of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation by taking into account protection issues/Do No Harm to the population
  • Collaborate with local authorities and administration

Take part in restitution meetings and clusters on request

Qualifications and Competencies: 

  • Bachelor degree/ diploma in civil engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience in humanitarian and/or development programs.
  • Experience in Community mobilization and cash for work projects
  • Good understanding experience with MS Office applications, including Excel.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill.

Salary Range: Monthly consolidated salary BDT 38,300 and other benefits as per HR policy of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL.

ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)
Line manager: Civil Engineer
Functional manager: Site Manager PM

Application dead line:  Tuesday 22nd May 2018.

Only short listed candidates will be invited for test and interview.
SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL promotes diversity in its workforce”