CARE is a leading humanitarian organization dedicated to fighting poverty and social injustice with a special emphasis on women and girls. CARE began working in Zimbabwe in 1992 in response to severe regional drought and has since expanded programming to address longer-term development issues. The organisation seeks to recruit outstanding candidates who are known for their excellence, professionalism, integrity and who are committed to providing support to the country office.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children and safeguarding employees and communities from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.
The Project Engineer will be responsible for providing technical guidance in the design, implementation, and certification of infrastructural projects in line with national/international standards
- Undertakes detailed feasibility study and pre-check surveys in conjunction with relevant government departments to determine scope of work (including person days, food, workers)
- Generates Bill of Quantities (BoQs), financial budget and technical design for the project
- Provides input into procurement plan (technical input, specifications, delivery timelines)
- Contributes to new proposal development and providing technical guidance to the designated C/FFA project field assistants, logistical and information support with respect to food basket, NFI material dispatches, cash/food distributions, monitoring, and evaluation.
- Training community asset management members and staff on construction standards, operation, and maintenance of created or rehabilitated infrastructure
- Supervises the contractor / communities during the project implementation.
- Monitors and reviews use and movement of project hardware (such as NFIs, equipment), resources and assets (such as level equipment) and monitoring a reconciliation of project activities in line with the budget.
- Facilitates collaborative joint progress monitoring at project sites with relevant government technical departments and local authorities at provincial and district levels.
- Prepares completion certificates of completed assets for endorsement by communities and government authorities.
- Coordinates learning visits with project partner organizations.
- Compiles and maintains asset registers for NFI materials at project sites and preparing disposal plans for the materials.
- Facilitates handover of completed livelihood assets to communities and stakeholders.
- Degree in Civil Engineering/Agricultural Engineering or equivalent
- 4-6 years’ experience in community projects engineering or related field
- Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent report writing skills.
- Exceptional planning and organizing skills.
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