Friday, 21 September 2012

Istituto Oikos~Civil / Water Engineer Vacancy, Tanzania

Istituto Oikos is an Italian no profit association that works in Europe and in the developing countries to promote environmental conservation as tool of socio-economic development. Today, Istituto Oikos manages more than 30 projects in 12 countries.

We are currently recruiting a Civil / Water Engineer for our Water Facility Project "Improving Water and Sanitation access and Hygiene standards to achieve the MDGs in Arusha Region, Tanzania", which aims at increasing access to safe and properly managed drinking water and improving hygiene and sanitation awareness and practices, thus helping achieve the Water and Sanitation Target of the MDGs. Direct beneficiaries of the project are the people living in 8 target villages (around 45.000 people).

Assignment Period: 15/10/2012 for one year with possibility of extension. The Civil / Water Engineer will be responsible for the following functions:

Assistance to pipeline lining and implementation of hydraulic works and civil works. Organization of field temporary sites in accordance with work needs of the Water Facility Project Manager. Assisting the Water Facility Project Manager in implementing the activities regarding latrines and rain harvesting systems. Supervise supply chain functions: planning, sourcing, market analysis, delivery, asset management and support implementation of the project in the field Up-date database for suppliers. Organize, supervise and control the deliveries. Supervise the up-dating of the store journals in Nkoasenga base. Supervise warehousing and recording systems, stock control and reporting for Oikos East Africa (OEA) bases Management of project car maintenance and services in collaboration with the OEA logistician. Responsible for the office maintenance in Nkoasenga

Base of job: Nkoasenga Village, Arusha Region – Tanzania.

Requirements: Minimum 3 years experience in water and sanitation projects Experience of working with international staff and donors' procurement procedures Manage GIS is required. Autocad knowledge is a preferential requisite. Reporting capacity. Knowledge of No-profit sector, strong commitment to teamwork; effective communication, motivating leadership and interpersonal skills

Languages: Proficiency in English is a must

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to indicate Vacancy Notice No TZ/12/WE02 in the subject line.

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