WASH Project Officer

Qatar Charity

About QC:

Qatar Charity (QC) is a non-governmental organization based in the state of Qatar. QC works in the fields of sustainable development, poverty reduction, and emergency response by initiating long-term programs. QC has been operating in Yemen for the last twenty years either through different implementing partners or through direct implementation. In 2012, QC has established its direct presence in Yemen and its representation to facilitate more Humanitarian aid as well as development interventions into the country and work closely with its partners, the community, and other stakeholders.

Purpose/Scope of the task

The WASH Officer will be responsible for implementing water, sanitation, and hygiene activities in the targeted locations. All project activities must be in coordination with the relevant local authorities and the relevant UN Clusters.

He/She will be in charge of the implementation of the wash, and he will report to the project manager. And follow up on all wash activities (Latrine’s constructions, installation of solar pumps, water desalination systems…. etc.).

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • · Work as a resident site engineer at the project site Abs District, Hajjah Governorate.
  • · Prepare detailed drawings for implementation and present them it to the project manager.
  • · Assess existing water and sanitation structures/operations (including the Latrine’s constructions, installation of solar pumps, water desalination systems, water networks…. etc), and hygiene promotion activities in the assigned area(s) and recommend actions to be taken. This should include activities, costs, and timescales.
  • · Compile for review, BoQs with costs and designs/technical drawings for all water and sanitation structures, hygiene activities, and water
  • · Ensure beneficiary participation, feedback, and accountability in all aspects of the project
  • · Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities to the WASH Manager
  • · Preparing minutes and receipt forms for WASH activities.
  • · Approve sample materials required for the implementation of WASH activities.
  • · Direct supervision of the implementation of Project WASH activities (Latrine’s constructions, installation of solar pumps, water desalination systems…. etc ) during the implementation period.
  • · Follow up the implementation of all construction, metallic and other works related to the activities of building latrines and rehabilitating wells according to engineering technical specifications, bills of quantities, and the signed contract.
  • · Track the quantities of work completed and submit it to the project manager.
  • · Follow up on the progress of the implementation of the works according to the work plan by the contractor and notify him when deviating from it.
  • · Submit weekly and monthly reports on the completed work, obstacles and solutions to the project manager.
  • · Preparing the contractor’s statements with their requirements of and documents supporting the disbursement of the value of the works.
  • · Supervising the Water Committee’s training and pumps’ operation by contracting companies.
  • · Facilitate regular team meetings with WASH team ensuring team members are kept informed of issues relevant to their work and providing opportunities for feedback.
  • · Supervise contractors and direct labor work teams.
  • · Represent Qatar Charity at relevant local-level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies, and other NGOs
  • · Coordinate and liaise with members of the QC’s WASH team to ensure all objectives of the WASH program are met.
  • · Provide monitoring data to input to weekly and monthly reports to the WASH Manager
  • · Other tasks assigned to him by the direct supervisor.

Qualifications and experience:

  • · Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, preferably in water and sanitation.
  • · Knowledge of designing water and sanitation systems.
  • · 2 to 3 years of work experience with local and international organizations in the same required specialty (WASH officer).
  • · Knowledge of designing Solar water Pump systems.
  • · Knowledge of water desalination systems.

Languages:

  • Fluent in Arabic and English (Speaking and Writing).

Skills:

  • · Engineering planning and execution.
  • · Team management and knowledge transfer.
  • · Decision making
  • · Ability to provide recommendations to solve problems
  • · Management skills.
  • · Communications skills.
  • · Ability to achieve planned goals.
  • · Ability to work under pressure.
  • · The ability to use a computer, including engineering programs.
  • · Beneficiary & Client focused.
  • · Good communication skills with the host communities and Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs).

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to apply for this position by clicking on the link below:

Apply Here

  • Qualified candidates must apply online.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
  • Applicants should send their CVs and Cover Letters in English through the online application form.
  • All applicants should have valid passports.

This position is for Yemeni National only . Candidates from Hajjah Governorates are strongly encouraged to apply.