Local recruitment: Water & Civil Works Engineer

World Vision (WV)

Omonada, Ethiopia 🇪🇹

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Major Responsibility

  • Coordinate and ensure the Civil and Water Works planning, study, design, implementation and monitoring of the Projects and programs Civil and Water Works within the designated geographic area of operation.
  • Ensure the implementation of the Civil and Water Works Component of the projects is in compliance with donor’s requirements, WV and government policies and global standards. Collect drawings/designs, specifications, bill of quantities from concerned government offices and review/verify technical compliance
  • Ensure the Civil and Water Works projects delivery, evaluation and reporting carried out efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  • Develop and regularly update Civil and Water Works work plan guiding the projects implementation and ensure this is used by the project team to monitor projects progress. •       Review APs water resource development and other civil works document and make regular discussions with government line offices to create smooth relationships, mutual understanding and support;
  • Engage in the preparation of the annual operation plan of the program and ensure timely submission of standardized quarter, biannual and annual accomplishment reports. Engage in reviewing activity vs. budget plan in quarter, biannual and annual basis to monitor the activity progress and budget utilization.
  • Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and Christian commitment.
Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification
  • M.Sc /B.Sc Degree in Water Resource Engineering, Hydrogeology, Sanitary Engineering, Hydraulics and other related fields.
Required Professional Experience
  • 4 and above Years related work experience
  • Able to work with simple technical and surveying equipment with good knowledge of drafting techniques and principles;
  • Good communication and presentation skill;
  • Able to work with hand tools
  • WASH Program Management, designing of big water supply systems, contract administration and construction supervision.
Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Filed-base with frequent travel to project site

Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only





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