CRS is an international NGO based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS Nepal implements earthquake recovery and resilience programming in Gorkha and Okhaldhunga districts to provide technical support for reconstruction of earthquake resilient houses, livelihood recovery and WASH. CRS is also carrying out a USAID supported livelihood technical assistance program in province 3,5,6 and 7. The Housing Recovery and Reconstruction Platform (HRRP) is led by CRS Nepal from March 2017. CRS plans to extend its recovery and resilient program in Kavre District (KRRP).
This position is required to implement KRRP activities. Final selection of the candidate is subject to the approval of the program from the NRA.
CRS Nepal invites applications from interested Nepalese citizens for the following position:
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum of 4 years of work experience in similar roles, in Civil Engineering.
Urban reconstruction experience is required.
Experience in using AutoCAD, supervising detail drawings and their presentations.
Experience with I/NGO and coordinating and liaising with local government is preferable.
Education + Experience:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in architecture or a related field, Master’s degree in urban planning and development specific discipline would be a plus.
A detailed job description for the above positions can be obtained by contacting CRS Human Resources Office at HRNepal@crs.org. Please apply by sending a CV with a cover letter to HRNepal@crs.orgby close of business on 4th February 2 20. In the subject line, please indicate the position you are applying for.
By applying to this job, you as the candidate, understand and acknowledge that CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, and human trafficking. Further, you understand that if you are a successful candidate, you will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and your personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate your behaviors related to the above safeguarding-related topics.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and reimbursement of lodging and transportation will be provided for the shortlisted candidates who travel from districts outside of Kathmandu Valley for written test and interview. CRS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali Society. Applicants from disadvantage caste, under-represented ethnic groups, persons with disabilities and women are especially encouraged to apply. CRS Nepal provides many benefits for its staff members including staff development opportunities, paid maternity and paternity leave, nursing hours for nursing mothers, per diems for the child of the staff when staff travel out of station on official business etc.
The job is concerned with the organization and management of Community Health Promotion services in focus with the designing, cost estimation and technical input in the construction of various types of Water schemes and buildings under CEHP project, and also to support District Chapters, Sub-Chapters and Health facilities to implement action plans and project activities according to calendar of operation, policy and procedure laid down by the programme.
The staff member is expected to work with the highest degree of moral behavior and conduct adhering to the Red Cross Movement Code of Conduct and seven principles. The code of conduct is integral part of the working contract.
The employee will be stationed in Nepalgunj, although s/he has to spend required time in the program field to ensure the effective implementation of the programme.
The employ is directly reporting to unit head.
Responsibilities in detail:
Support for the implementation of the project according to the project design and log-frame under Community Health component in CEHP.
Support to enhance the technical capacity of the relevant technical staff of CEHP and program districts
Carry out detail survey and prepare the design and cost estimate report of different water supply systems, sanitation facilities and infrastructures for health facilities
Support to complete the construction related works on time
Ensure the quality in construction related works
Support to carry out social and technical activities related to the programme.
Support on organizing and facilitate the relevant workshops, trainings and orientations as required.
Make regular visit to the programme areas to supervise, monitor and also observe progress of the project
Provide technical support to the Red Cross District Chapters, Sub-Chapters, health facilities & communities as per need.
Develop/design necessary formats, tools, manuals, guidelines etc as required.
Maintain coordination and linkages with relevant stakeholders to achieve the optimum results.
Record the programme related information/documents properly.
Fulfill other assignments given by the CEHP.
Nepalgunj (frequent travel to field of project districts in Province 5 and Karnali Province)
Ability to communicate and write reports both in English and Nepali languages.
Computer skills in Office Applications including AUTOCAD. Age bar is 21-40 yrs.
Education + Experience:
Bachelor in civil engineer (BE) from recognized college/institute.
At least 2 years work experience on detail survey, designing, preparing cost estimate report related to the construction of different types of water schemes and buildings.
Contract period for the position is for one year with possibility of extension.
Women and candidates from disadvantaged/marginalized groups/communities are highly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates may submit their applications along with latest bio-data, together with a recent photo with details of two referees firstname.lastname@example.org. Only short listed candidates will be called at Nepalgunj office for further selection process.