Engineer / Shelter Improvement

  • Hatra
  • Posted date: 5 days before
  • End date: 2024-07-22

Job Title: Engineer / Shelter Improvement

Job In Hatra

Company: COOPI

Start Date: 2024-07-08

End Date: 2024-07-22

Job Description

Job Purpose and Summary of the Position

The Engineer designs, coordinates and supervises all the activities related to the shelter rehabilitation and improvement for People with Disabilities. She/he will also organize the overall schedule for each contractors, supplier, , monitoring the achievements through works’ reports, coordinate with the case managers to ensure the needed services are performed in accordance with the required and agreed progress and standards. The Civil Engineer will report directly to the Project Manager.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Work closely with the protection team and the Physiotherapist in order to evaluate the shelter improvement needs for each beneficiary.
  • Conduct field visit to identify and design the needed rehabilitation/shelter improvement
  • Prepare bill of quantities and plans related to the rehabilitation/civil works.
  • Supervise directly the execution of the rehabilitation/civil works and provide technical guidance and expertise
  • Prepare and submit work reports to the Project Manager using the appropriate templates as per request and schedule.
  • Network/partner with local authorities and relevant stakeholders to ensure standards, regulations and procedures are in line with Governmental bodies
  • Final quality and quantity control and preparation of hand over certificates
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor in accordance with the position





Qualifications & Preferred skills:

  • University degree in civil engineering or equivalent practical field experience, preferably with a humanitarian organization.
  • at least 2 years of experience in humanitarian organizations, especially the shelter related sectors, experience in dealing with people with disabilities.
  • Strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, the humanitarian system and its flexibility, donors and their high demands, security and financial management in humanitarian context.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and resourcefulness with attention to details.
  • Computer (excel) and admin/finance skills.
  • Readiness to commit and adhere to the values, mission, and vision of COOPI.
  • Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work and adapt in different environments and travel to the project’s location regularly.
  • Languages:
    Arabic, English language (written and oral): mandatory
    Kurdish: desirable

Extra information:

  • This position will be based in Shirqat covering 4 project areas: (Hatra, Hawija, Tuz Khormato & Akre) so the applicant should have a high-level flexibility in movement throughout the project’s areas regularly to follow-up the activities.

Interested candidates can send their updated CVs & cover letters to the following email address, by Monday 22th July 2024

Please make sure to include the following job code according to the location : 

ENG872501, within the email's title


applications without a job code won't be considered.

Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the vacancy can be filled prior to the stated closing date.

All applicants are subject to a satisfactory screening check and 3 professional references including HR of the latest or current employer.


  • Your resume and cover letter must be uploaded in PDF format.

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