Education Construction Engineer ( 2 Positions) – Mogadisho

  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • / Monthly

Job Information

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    Posted On May 11 ,2020
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    No. of Openings 2 openings
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    Job Level :
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    Job Experience : 4 years

Job Description

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

The Construction Engineer will organize all activities related to the implementation of construction works in the GPE funded Accelerated Funding program including WASH infrastructure and school’s construction, from design to implementation, including logistics and monitoring. Responsible for the identification, design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all construction activities in the assigned locations under the GPE funded Accelerated Funding program. To supervise all site technical staff in order to effectively implement planned projects. To manage all administration and security of SC engineering activities in the assigned location. S/he will have to coordinate closely with the Community Mobilization Team and ensure that all projects implemented are demand-driven and communities comply with SC requirements in terms of contribution. S/he will report to the GPE project manager.

Contract Duration: 1 Year with the possibility of extension

Location: Mogadishu But Frequently travel to project sites- Somalia

Qualifications and Experience

  • Extensive experience (minimal 4 years) of Infrastructure engineering in humanitarian or fragile state contexts
  • A degree in civil or architectural engineering, with experience in WASH engineering and hygiene promotion activities and Education projects in an NGO context.
  • Experience in Computer Aided Designs like AUTOCAD, ARCHICAD, REVIT ETC is MUST
  • Experience in quantity surveying, project design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Ability to write clear, well-argued technical assessment and project reports
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support
  • Commitment to SC's Child Protection Policy
  • Computer literate (ability to use advanced excel)
  • A basic level of written and spoken English and Somali
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible, and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

Applications will be closed on 18th May  2020.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents