Infrastructure and Shelter Assistant at DRC, Anbar, Iraq

Deadline: 10 November 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Infrastructure and Shelter Assistant in Anbar, Iraq. The duration of this post is 6 months.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Infrastructure and Shelter Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Under the supervision of the Infrastructure and Shelter Officer and Manager, the Infrastructure and Shelter Assistant undertake regular field/site visits and supervise construction work at buildings as defined by project requirements, technical standards, specifications and other documentation.
  • Act as a focal point for DRC Shelters activities in the worksites he/she is covering.
  • With the support of the Infrastructure and Shelter Officer and Manager, the Assistant liaises directly with the contractor focal point at the worksite to monitor the quality of the works, alongside the relevant governorate directorate. The Assistant may be tasked with approving/rejecting the works after consulting the Infrastructure and Shelter Officer according to the agreed standards in the BoQ.
  • Ensure that the workplan of Cash for Work activities is respected for the worksites he/she is responsible for, liaise directly with the workers implementing Cash for Work activities and make sure that all the necessary documentation (attendance sheets, certificate of completion of works etc.) is properly filled and filed.
  • Support the identification of potential beneficiaries for Shelter activities and conduct any technical assessment needed in order to tailor the response, taking into consideration the specific needs of vulnerable individuals and persons of concern.
  • Prepare and follow up Procurement Requests forms for all materials or services needed to allow proper continuation of the works
  • Provide daily updates to the Infrastructure and Shelter Officer and contribute to regular reports on progress and activities.
  • Contribute to the proper management of stock, inventories, materials, tools and equipment, including correct filing and documentation in close cooperation with the logistics department and notably warehouse officer.
  • Support with the preparation and filing of Payment Requests and other project related documentation, as requested by Line Manager.
  • Ensure the respect of DRC Code of Conduct and DRC’s zero tolerance policy of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA), humanitarian principles and contribute to the integration of Protection and Age, Gender, Diversity (AGD) mainstreaming into DRC programming.
  • Undertake any other duties that may be assigned by the Line Manager.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Proven work experience in supervising construction projects including Shelter infrastructure and previous INGO experience implementing Shelter activities.
  • Experience in distributions is an asset.
  • Proficiency in the following computer programs: MS Excel, MS Word. Autocad is an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a complex multicultural environment as a flexible and respectful team member.
  • Willingness and capacity to work in the field and travel frequently to project sites when needed.
  • Willingness and capacity to work outside of regular working days (national holidays or extra hours) in case of emergency response.
  • Ability to work sensitively with vulnerable people, taking into account gender, age and diversity.
  • Nationality of Iran.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.