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Construction/Civil Engineer (Consultant) 59 views0 applications Al Fashir

Relief International

Relief International Al Fashir Sudan

4 months ago


Position: Construction/Civil Engineer (Consultant)

Direct Supervisor: Human Resource for Health Project Manager

Administrative reporting: Area Manager – North Darfur

Coordination: Health and WASH Sector Teams

Location: Based in El-Fisher


Relief International (RI) is a leading nonprofit organization working in 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.


The... Construction/Civil Engineer Consultant will lead and provide oversight of all construction and rehabilitation works at El-Fisher Academic Health Science. He/ She will support construction design reviews and provide expertise in engineering project management. This role will include planning, engineering design, construction procurements, monitoring, supervision and contract management of construction activities.

The position is based full-time El-Fisher, in North Darfur state and she/he will report to the Human Resource for Health Project Manager. He/She will oversee and guide construction and rehabilitation works, and will also oversee the equipping of the training institution in conformity with Sudan national standards.

• Review of technical documentation, assessments and surveys (geotechnical elaborates, existing and future lay out).
• Undertake and review preliminary and detailed technical designs including preparing drawings, schematics, masterplans, design calculations, reports, and technical specifications.
• Prepare and review bill of quantities with estimation of costs, technical description, specification, drawings and scope of work.
• Prepare terms of reference for construction and rehabilitation designs.
• Assist in the preparation of procurement documents and technical evaluation reports of civil engineering tenders and bids.
• Read, interpret and review of technical drawings, specifications and bill of quantities.
• Assesses construction sites and estimate rehabilitation and construction needs.
• Verify progress or completion of engineering projects and make recommendations for payment.
• Monitor the construction projects for quality and timely implementation; track the progress against the agreed-on work plan and take appropriate remedial measures.
• Conduct regular field visits, collect data and contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on outputs.
• Oversee construction works, programming, coordination and management of contractual matters.
• Write periodic reports on the infrastructure construction works progress including review and approval of periodic payment installments.
• Prepare final reports upon completion of the construction work.
• When necessary and in coordination with the DCD of Programs, support WASH and Civil Engineering projects in other states where RI is operational.
• Act as WASH Technical Advisor/ Coordinator in the Absence of the Technical Advisor.

Representation/coordination with external actors
• Represent RI at sector working groups, coordination meetings as well during other stakeholder meetings (if relevant), and maintain a positive, continuous and visible presence for RI.
• Ensure RI’s mandate is shared with relevant stakeholders.
• Pro-actively liaise and build rapport with local officials, community representatives, UN agencies, and any other relevant stakeholders
• Attend WASH cluster and other WASH related coordination meetings physically in the state.
• Attend virtually WASH coordination meetings held at national level.

• Liaise, as necessary, with the programs, procurement and supply chain, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly.

• Uphold and promote RI’s commitment to ensuring the safeguarding and safety of the vulnerable communities we serve.
• Consistent with RI’s safeguarding and protection policies, ensure all people who come into contact with Relief International are as safe as possible
• Equity and Diversity commitment
• Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding of systemic diversity and cultural differences.
• Ensure that gender equity is addressed in our staffing and programming


• Bchelor degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering specialty with strong construction background. Post Graduate studies in WASH related courses.
• Knowledge and experience in engineering design software applications and construction works supervision.

• Minimum eight years of professional experience relevant to implementation of construction projects.
• Experience with NGOs in relative sector is preferable.

Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of and adherence to NGO Code of Conduct.
• Good communication and coordination skills.
• Ability to work and contribute to team building.
• Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
• Flexible and willing to work extra hours when required.
• Organizational skills and ability to work independently.

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:
• Inclusiveness
• Transparency and Accountability
• Agility and Innovation
• Collaboration
• Sustainability

More Information
• Job City North Darfur
Al Fashir Sudan

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