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Position titleSenior Site Engineer
Place of performanceGaza
Apply by12/08/2018
Start date10/08/2018
Durationup to 2 months (@26days/month)
QualificationBachelor's degree in Civil Engineer.
Sector experienceMinimum of 6 years of demonstrable relevant Engineering – Civil experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 6 year of experience in Middle East (essential).
LanguageFluency in English and Arabic are essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.
Overview of position

The objective of this project is to contribute to the successful and sustainable reconstruction of Gaza and relief of the on going humanitarian crisis. Its primary aim is to provide legal, financial and technical support to the most vulnerable IDP households with totally destroyed houses, to establish and protect Housing, Land and Property (HLP) rights of IDPs and to promote security of tenure and then with the provision of cash grants and technical support, to reconstruct quality and sustainable homes.

Role objectives

Provide necessary technical support and assistance through the reconstruction process to beneficiaries. The engineer will be involved in the definition and agreement of the quantities of materials and work for each stage with the selected contractor, the overall schedule for the construction, stages of work and will authorise each respective stage payment upon achievement of the stage achievements in accordance with the required and agreed progress and standards to the beneficiary.

Project reporting

Day-to-day monitoring visit to construction sites are recorded into software monitoring system;
Follow-up of construction plan and reporting according to milestones;
Conduct project audits
Monitor Site Engineers progress and abilities.
Supervise monitoring and progress reports from Site Engineers.

Key competencies• Ability to multi-task and work in an environment where there may be frequent distractions;
• Ability to work in a team;
• Demonstrate strong coaching/mentoring skills, regularly providing helpful feedback and advice to others in the team;
• Ability to work effectively under limited supervision, high stress and rapidly changing situations and circumstances;
• Excellent communications and mediation skills to build strong relationships with internal and external actors;
• Planning and Organizing – Ability to plan work assignments and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines, and with minimal direction/supervision.
• Pro-active and problem solving approach;
• Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure;
• High professionally in computer with particular MS WORD MS Excell, MS Outlook and the internet,
• Ability to adapt to difficult working environment, under pressure and with limited timeframes,
• Integrity,
• Attention to details,

Other Qualifications:
Previous experience in quantity surveying and construction, infrastructure and large scale projects.
knowledge of supplies, equipment and or services ordering and inventory control
Ability to read construction maps and check BoQs.
experience and ability of measuring/running estimations/calculations of used dual-use material in construction
Database management skills
experience in UN or NGO's is highly preferred
Team management
He/ she will be working along with other Construction team members and coordinate with the implementation partner’s colleagues/ S/he will be supervising a team of site engineers.
 Good managerial and coordination skills are necessary for the fulfilment of daily work with beneficiaries and contractors.

Further information
  • The Incumbent must be mentally and physically fit
  • The incumbent must have a clean criminal record
  • when visiting the construction sites, all duties are performed in PPE: safety hat, boots and high Viz
  • Duties may require long periods of standing
  • Hold a valid Palestinian driving license
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply