Nigeria nationals: Water Engineer (Infrastructure)

 (via ReliefWeb)
Damasak/Ngala, Nigeria
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Junior (3-4 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job title

Water Engineer(Infrastructure)

Work location

Damasak & Ngala

Reporting to

Livelihood Coordinator

Supervision of



The Livelihood Officer- Water & Infrastructural Engineer would provide supervision for all the project Water & Infrastructural activities, promoting Community participatory approaches in all the Water & Infrastructural activities throughout the project cycle, which includes identification of beneficiaries, awareness-raising and sensitisation, Livelihood project activities, Pre and Post Activities Monitoring (PDM) as well as other monitoring and evaluation activities under direct supervision of Livelihood Field Coordinator, specifically, on Solar Power Boreholes construction for Farming and Livestock use, Social Infrastructure Development and Rehabilitation & Capacity Building etc.

Main responsibilities and tasks

Project Management

 Lead the field team in Planning, Managing, Monitoring and Reporting all INTERSOS’s field Livelihood-related activities in the area of Solar Power Boreholes construction/rehabilitation for Farming and Livestock use, Social Infrastructure Development and Rehabilitation & Capacity Building etc

 Provide primary field level information / Assessment/targeting / Analysis to elaborate project concept notes and proposals for submission to Livelihood Field Coordinator;

 Participate in the development of relevant Livelihood projects, including targeting, monitoring, assessment/verification process;

 Manage the program implementation, including on issues on nutrition, protection and gender mainstreaming project cost and indicators, input, output & outcome at the field level;



• BSc Degree in Water/ Civil/ Environmental/Agricultural Engineering or related courses

• Further qualification in a related subject is preferred


• Minimum 3-5 years of experience from national-level project experience implementation position in a humanitarian/developmental context;

• Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts;

• Technical Livelihood expertise (Solar Power Boreholes construction for Farming and Livestock use, Social Infrastructure Development and

Rehabilitation & Capacity Building, and WFP Food for Assets program);

• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;

• Experience in leadership and problem solving;


• Fluency in English and local language, both written and oral;

Personal requirements

• Capacity to adapt to basic living conditions;

• Ability to put up with job pressure;

• Ability to deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines;

• Strong negotiation skills.


How to apply:

Candidates interested in this position should complete this form and attach CV with the following format “Surname_Position you applied for”.

Please note that ONLY applicants whose competencies meet the requirement of the position will be contacted.

Application deadline: apply no later than 22nd January 2020 at 4:00 PM

Please note that INTERSOS do not ask for any form of payment at any stage of recruitment.