WASH and Rehabilitation Officer 

Acción Contra El Hambre

Aleppo, Syria 🇸🇾

Duration : 6 months
Start date : 01-Apr-2023

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …

The purpose of this position is to support the day-to-day implementation of the WASH and Infrastructure related projects delivered by AAH. The roles involve but not limited to, technical assessments, technical designs, preparation of BoQs and technical specifications, supervision of implementation works and monitoring.

Find out more about us https://www.accioncontraelhambre.org/es

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1: To ensure successful implementation of WASH and Rehabilitation activities according to AAH and humanitarian agreed standards and protocols, as well as to validated plans, budget, and timeframes

  • In collaboration with other AAH Department, undertake assessment and identification of communities WASH and infrastructure priority needs as directed by the line manager
  • Preparation of projects technical documents (Bill of quantity, drawings, technical specifications etc) and ensures its accuracy and quality.
  • Ensure quality and quantity of goods and services received from contractors/suppliers and that these are compliant with contract, sector, AAH and donors’ standards
  • Ensure that the implementation of WASH and Infrastructure activities are being done as agreed with local authorities and agencies and Partners in line with validated plans, budget, and timeframes
  • Supervise and carry out the implementation of WASH and infrastructure activities, including but not limited to rehabilitation of shelter, rehabilitation and upgrading of WASH infrastructure, sewerage system, irrigation, distribution off NFI, hygiene kits etc
  • Carryout documentation and achieving all documents related to WASH and Infrastructure activities, in your area of responsibility
  • Preform Any other duties relevant to WASH and Infrastructure activities
  • Contribute to preparation of weekly and monthly work plan

Objective 2: External and Internal Representation and Coordination.

  • Work closely with the project team, Log and Admin staff to make sure activities are being implemented according to the planned timelines, within the budget
  • Liaise and coordinate with relevant authorities’ implementation of WASH and Infrastructure projects in the field.

Do you meet the profile required criteria?

  • Bachelor’s degree (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Prior experience in implementing, Mechanical and/or electricity-related projects in Syria in humanitarian organizations or in the private sector, for example but not limited to: installation of solar systems, connections of water stations to medium voltage lines, low voltage projects, etc Previous involvement in implementation processes (including the development of bill of quantities, cost estimations, etc.) is essential
  •  Experience in water-related projects is a plus: mechanical knowledge of submersible and horizontal pumps, installation of gensets, rehabilitation of water networks, Water tanks, sewer networks, irrigation systems, boreholes, rehabilitation of public health centers etc.
  • At least2 to 3 years of previous relevant job experience in a relevant field 
  • Valuable prior experience in issues related to the promotion of gender equality or personal commitment to gender equality.
  • Frequent travels to different Syrian governorates
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Very Good command of both Arabic and English languages.
  • Very Good Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PPT) and AutoCAD

Our remuneration package:

Contract period: 6 months renewable base on Action Against Hunger fund and performance.

Salary/benefits: According to Action Against Hunger’s salary scale and terms and conditions.

Duty station: Aleppo

– Candidates may be contacted for other suitable positions within Action Against Hunger.  

– Due to the high-number of application received, only potential applicants will be contacted. 

-Applications will be assessed and vacancy might be closed before the end of the announcement as per qualifications availability.
 – The organization is committed to the principles of non-discrimination and diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people.

In the process of recruitment, selection and appointment Action Against Hunger implement a range of procedures and actions including Criminal Background Checks/ International vetting/Certificate of good conduct to ensure children and vulnerable adults are safeguarded and abuse is prevented

Action against Hunger is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work such as but not limited to sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and/or financial misconduct; We expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through endorsing our code of conduct and other related policies and only those who share our values and code of conduct will be recruited to work for us.






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