Jan 16, 2018

World Vision Vacancy in Ethiopia - Water & Civil Works Coordinator for BOT Project

  • World Vision Ethiopia
  • Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia
Full time Engineering NGO/Nonprofit/Social Services

Job Description

World Vision Ethiopia

Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Water & Civil Works Coordinator for BOT Project


As an International Christian Humanitarian Development organization, World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is trusted to deliver integrated programs with target communities through its 58 Area programs (APs) located in seven regional states of the country.  WVE envisions a thriving organization where our strong leadership at all levels results in improved delivery of results for children.

World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is an International Humanitarian Christian Organization whose objective is to provide holistic and integrated development and emergency response programs in the country. WVE National Office has an immediate opening for Civil & Water Works engineer.


Major duties and Responsibilities


  • Coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of the Civil and Water Works within the designated BoT Implementation areas

  • Ensure the implementation of the Civil and Water Works are in compliance with donor’s requirements, WV and government policies and global standards.

  • Ensure proper coordination and management of the Civil and Water Works projects with strict adherence to financial and other applicable policies, strategies, guidelines, principles and core values.

  • Ensure the preparation of high quality programmatic and financial reports, for donors and support offices. And ensure the delivery, evaluation and reporting carried out efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.

  • Review BoT project area civil work projects and water supply works in various Health facilities,  document and make regular discussions with government line offices to create smooth relationships, mutual understanding and support;

  • Collect drawings/designs, specifications, bill of quantities from concerned government offices and review/verify technical compliance

  • Conduct close field supervision to ensure the implementation of water resource development and other civil works projects are in line with the plan, design, available standards, community needs and donors requirement;

  • Prepare monthly, biannual and annual progress reports;

  • Prepare bill of quantities, specification and cost estimate for civil work projects and water supply works 

  • Facilitate handing over of completed constructions by BoT Project to the user communities or the concerned government offices and ensure proper documentations for future reference

  • Provide timely feedback on the progress of the construction works, challenges and concerns encountered to the Regional coordinator in writing and copy the infrastructure officer for appropriate action by the Region and/or BoT Director as deemed necessary frontline staff.



Job Requirements

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: B. Sc 
  • Technical training qualifications required:  Civil engineering and other related fields 
  • Experience:  B.Sc with minimum 6 year experience in civil engineering
  • PreferredOther NGO experience constructions related to Health facility supervision and water supply schemes
  • Experience in using word, excel and other computer skills is an asset


Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment:  Field-based
  • Travel:  90% field  travel to sites in West Gojam, South Gondar and North Gondar zones



How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to fill the   employment application form   found at   Here

Applicants should email the employment application form on or before the closing date of this announcement to recruitment_ethiopia@wvi.org 


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World Vision Ethiopia is a child focused Organization and is striving to keep children safe and is committed to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for this position.

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