Water Engineer Non-profit Careers – Malteser International

Job Title:      Water Engineer
Organisation: Malteser
Duty Station: Uganda
About Us:
Malteser International is an international non-governmental aid agency
for humanitarian aid of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, founded in 2005
by Malteser Germany (founded in 1953). The relief service has more than 50
years of experience in humanitarian relief and currently covers around 100
projects in about 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the Americas. Malteser
International has been working in Uganda since 1996, with projects in several
regions of the country. In Northern Uganda and more specifically in the West
Nile region, MI is active in the WASH sector in Rhino Camp for improving the
lives of both the host population as well as the refugee population.
Key Duties and
The jobholder will plan, monitor and control the
overall construction activities in Bidibidi refugee settlement and the
implementation of Malteser International project activities.
Manage and advise on planning and selection of
suppliers, material, etc.
Work in a team to provide leadership, direction,
and assistance for extension workers and other staff
Actively contribute to proposals and cost
Maintain good communications and working
relations with other stakeholders, partner organizations and authorities
Prepare and submit project status reports
Collaborate closely with the Arua program office
Conduct field inspections and site assessments,
closely monitor construction progress
Participate in emergency response activities as
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in Water Engineering from a recognized university. Other degrees such as
Civil or Environmental Engineering might also be considered, strong focus on
water, hydraulics, etc.
At least three to five years of progressive
engineering, including project management experience
Previous exposure and experience in WASH related
humanitarian/development projects
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills,
working with different groups, partners and nationalities
Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a
strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle
Ability to multitask and cope with competing
demands under tight deadlines
Ability to cope with high workload and stress
and identify priority activities and assignments, and adjust priorities as
Ability to establish and maintain good working
relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary
Politeness and helpfulness in dealing with
Possess a valid driving license (motorcycle)
Experience in and willingness to work and live
in a rural environment
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in
(Microsoft Office and good knowledge of ICT technologies
Fluency in English (written and spoken), local
language of advantage (Lugbara, Kakwa, Arabic)
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to submit their application CV,
letter of motivation, copies of diplomas and three professional references)
online at the link below.
Deadline: 25th
November 2016
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