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Advertisment for Tichnical field Officer
Preliminary Job Information
Job Title :Technical Field Officer - North , Center & SOUTH West Bank
Country & Base of posting : Occupied Palestinian territory / nablus
Reports to : Civil Engineer / Technical Manager
Creation/Replacement (incl. name) : Renewal
Expected Date Of Arrival : Mid / End of March 2016
Under the responsibility of the Civil Engineer / Technical Manager, the South, Center & North Technical Field Officer Role is to provide technical recommendations and supervise the implementation of the emergency and preventives measures in the North, Center & South of West Bank.
That mainly – but not exclusively – includes:
-Conducting technical assessment for the emergency & preventive responses
-Follow up & Monitoring of the material delivery with the supplier and community / beneficiaries and Consortium Partners
-Assessment, Delivery and monitoring after demolition
Internally, He/she will contribute in reporting, updating the activity follow up tools and work plans.
Externally, she/he will develop the community mobilization, relations with the municipality councils, identification of local partners if relevant, identification of opportunities/vulnerable groups and communities, etc.
In addition, He/she is responsible in alerting the team about any related protection issue/incident occurring in the area of intervention. She/he will ensure that the PUI procedures and regulations are fully respected during the implementation of the livelihood activities.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Conducting Technical assessments related to preventive & emergency responses
-Conducting field visit in order to evaluate the feasibility and the technical specifications (etc.) of the potential emergency /preventives responses identified
-Cross checking the collecting information with different source of information (CEW; VC. Suppliers; victims; Geographical Partner)
-Conducting a risk assessment for each proposed response including the formulation of some recommendation of material delivery and installation (i.e. Area C)
-Updating the Technical assessment with the technical specifications and budget according to the ongoing tender
-Being part of the emergency and preventive response’s committee selection
Supervising and monitoring the delivery of the material in the North, Center & South
-After the validation of the response, coordinating with the supplier the delivery of the material
-To ensure delivery of construction material. Establishing the bill of quantities and delivery notes.
-Coordinating the delivery & installation of the material with the community, victims and the consortium Partners
-Monitoring the smooth implementation the material by conducting regular field visit and writing reports
-Document all activities by collecting and providing all necessary information and taking photos before/after the activity. )
-Assessment and monitoring after demolition
With the support of the Civil Engineer-Technical Manager, conducts assessment and monitoring of the response after demolition incident.
Civil Engineer – Technical Manager
Works in coordination with
-WB Field Coordinator
-Protection Team Unit
-Logistics & Administrative assistant
This position is based in PUI Field Office in Nablus with at least 70% of the working time spent on the field including Center, South of West Bank (Hebron mainly).
Required knowledge and skills
-Bachelor degree preferably in the field of Civil Engineering, Agriculture studies, Agronomist, WASH or related field.
-Minimum of 2 years of relevant working experience in related fields.
-Project management certificate is preferred.
-Valid and clean driving license.
Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into the team, suitability for the job and assignment)
-Very good knowledge of North West Bank villages and ability of movement in the field.
-Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English
-Professionalism, presentation, communication and networking skills.
-Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
-Ability to work under pressure.
-Ability to work with various partners, in a spirit of openness, and with adaptable communications strategies
-Ability to write reports and follow-up execution of projects’ activities.
-Ability to meet deadlines.
-Sense of diplomacy
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit a cover letter and a detailed resume including a salary history, 2 professional supervisory references (whom we may contact). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Send your application to:
The email subject line should include the following position name: Technical Field Officer, the closing date is: March 15, 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.