Water and Habitat Engineer at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Maiduguri Sub Delegation is looking for suitable candidate to fill the vacancy below.

Job Title: Water and Habitat Engineer

  • · Contributes to the implementation and running of construction and water projects / programmes, independently and as a team member
  • · Maintains contacts with interlocutors / authorities at local level mainly independently
  • · Conduct assessments on construction, shelter, water and any other Water and Habitat projects.
  • · Participates in the evaluation of the projects / program and makes recommendations
  • · Establishes a comprehensive technical report on a completed Water and Habitat project
  • · Prepares projects proposals including descriptions, sketches, drawings, bill of quantities, estimation costs and implementation planning based on analysis and Water and Habitat objectives
  • · Supervises contractors, sub-contractors and consultants in the field
  • · Trains and coach technical field staff & daily workers working on ongoing Water, sanitation and shelter projects


  • · Engineering University degree preferably in water supply engineering
  • · 4 years' work experience in construction projects, water projects, shelter and sanitation
  • · Fluent in written and spoken English
  • · Fluent in Hausa and Kanuri is an added advantage
  • · Team leadership skills
  • · Very good analytical skills
  • · Good knowledge of the geographical assigned area
  • · Very good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD and other water engineering related programs/software's.

Personal Attributes:

  • · Capacity to work independently
  • · A very good team player
  • · Capacity to supervise construction projects, water projects, sanitation and shelter works
  • · Very good analytical and reporting skills
  • · Good communication skills
  • · Capacity to travel to different areas and support Water and Habitat team
  • · Ability to work under pressure and various deadlines

Job Location: Maiduguri

Application Closing Date
20th March, 2017

How to Apply
Persons interested and qualified should send application letter, curriculum vitae and contact details of three referees to [email protected]
Please clearly indicate "WatHab Engineer Maiduguri" as the subject of your application
(Applications intended for this role without this subject will not be treated)
The deadline for the submission of applications will be 20.03.2017. Late application will not be considered
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
However, ICRC will not request for any monetary payments from applicants at any stage of the recruitment process.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

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