Housing and Infrastructure Assistant (National Staff Only)

Housing and Infrastructure Assistant (National Staff Only)
Deadline for applications: Friday, June 2, 2017
Location: Tripoli
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Job Description

We are looking for a highly qualified candidate who can fit the Housing and Infrastructure Assistant position in Tripoli office. 

Who are we? 
DRC has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade, running a combination of livelihood, protection, advocacy and relief projects. DRC has six project offices throughout Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia/Libya, Turkey, and both a country and regional office in Jordan. 
DRC Lebanon has been assisting the Syrian displaced, fleeing Syria into northern Lebanon, since May 2011. This assistance has come through the provision of food and non-food items, various outreach activities (registration, follow-up and awareness sessions) rehabilitation of collective shelters and the implementation of quick impact projects. 
For further information about DRC, please refer to our website: www.drc.ngo
About the job 
Assist in the implementation of housing and infrastructure related projects 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Under the supervision of Housing and Infrastructure Officer to implement daily / weekly / monthly site visits and monitor ongoing works; 
• Manage contractors/workers on site and daily report to Shelter Officer; 
• Assist in drafting layouts, technical drawings and bill of quantity (BoQ) for potential sites to be rehabilitated/assisted; 
• Support in cost estimation for rehabilitation works and project design; 
• Participate in joint site visits with donors and explain technical details if needed; 
• Perform other assignments as foreseen by Housing and Infrastructure Officer, Manager and Area Manager.


About you 

To be successful in this role you must have:  
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:  
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.


Moreover we also expect the following: 

Required qualifications 
• Bachelor in Civil or Mechanical Engineer, Architect or other related engineering field;   
• At least 2 years of professional local experience in site supervision and construction work execution experience in non governmental organization ; 
• Experience to in preparing specifications and BOQs; 
• Demonstrated competence in the use of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD. 
• Excellent interpersonal skills and team player;


Desirable qualifications 

• University qualification  
• Previous experience with DRC/NGOs


We offer 

DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract until 31st of December 2017, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work from June 2017 and be willing and able to work in Tripoli. 
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level B1. 
Application process 
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to www.drc.ngo under current vacancies. 
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered. 
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk 
Applications close 2nd of June 2017. The interviews are expected to take place within one week after the deadline 
Need further information? 
For more details on this position please contact Dolene Khairallah at dolene.khairallah@drclebanon.dk  
Please note that applications sent directly to Dolene Khairallah will not be considered. 
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo 



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